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Over de functie
As Integral (Pre-)development Project Leader, you are responsible for multi-disciplinary (pre-)development of Mother & Child Care products. You have at least 6 years experience in leading multi-disciplinary product pre-development & development projects in a high volume consumer product development environment. If you like to work in an innovative and dynamic organization, then we have the job for you!
Are you excited by innovation and new developments for the consumer market and do you want to be part of a team with exciting challenges, then this is the opportunity you are looking for!
As Integral Project Leader you are responsible for the complete pre-development and/ or development of certain Mother & Child Care products. In pre-development projects, you manage projects starting from initial ideation based on a thorough understanding of the needs of consumers, up to function development. For development projects, you manage product realization, market activation & launch into post-market surveillance. You oversee the execution of a part of the program related to a specific subcategory of Mother & Child Care business. You manage assigned resources between the projects and programs, ensuring they are executed according to business strategy and goals. As key figure at the center of the project, you engage and motive the team members.
Next to that:
o You will set-up and lead one or more multi-disciplinary project team(s), with internal and external project members and business partners/sub-contractors;
o You will define and achieve competitive edge project goals within constraints of budget, time, quality and strategic boundary conditions;
o You will manage the involved risks, and take corrective actions if the project runs out of your plan. You manage the stakeholder’s field around the projects;
o You manage the (pre-)development related activities from Value Proposition Creation & Advanced Development and/ or development and ensure a solid handover to the product development team or maintenance team.
o You are effective in de-risking the technical issues in a smart way; you know how to set direction starting from scratch and deal with unknowns
o You lead and work closely together with marketing on value proposition
o Together with your team, you will set up a review structure that provides optimal insight into the current status of the project.
- Team building and employee engagement.
- Ensure that the project team members have the appropriate competencies.
- Ensure that the deliverables according ISE-Q are created (inclusive Design Reviews).
- Accept a project only when project briefing and appropriate resources are in place.
- Accept or reject offered team members.
- Decide matters within the project scope.
- Escalate project issues
- Review or approve functional documents/deliverables according to ISE-Q.
o University degree in a relevant technical subject, preferably Mechanical/Electronics engineering or Physics;
o Proven track record and experience (6+ yrs.) in leading multi-disciplinary product pre-development and development projects in a high volume consumer product development environment;
o Experience in product (pre-)development of consumer products is required (with a focus on mechanics and plastics).
o PMP certified, Lean, Agile not required but a plus
o Medical device or healthcare background not required but a plus
o Experience in mass production and working with suppliers is an advantage;
o Strong analytical skills and the ability to manage highly interrelated complex multi-functional tradeoffs are required;
o Skilled in leading International, multicultural, multi-site development projects is preferred;
o Are able to understand and translate consumer needs into clear product requirements;
o Skilled in analyzing the stakeholder environment and needs to achieve common objectives, considering contradicting interests and making the best decisions for the project as well as the business;
o Can balance risks and opportunities to enable innovative solutions;
o Your scope is International and a travel percentage of around 10% is part of this role;
o A strong leader and a team builder. You are an excellent communicator and motivator, skilled in managing interpersonal processes;
o Able to continuously challenge the status quo, with a strong desire to improve organizational effectiveness structurally;
o Always looking for perfection. You do not accept underperformance or poor results. You have a quality mindset.
We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!
The Philips business group Personal Health delivers innovative lifestyle solutions for personal well-being. Our brand promise delivers innovation that matters to you, meaning that our products are caring, innovative & impactful. The sector builds on a deep understanding of people's needs and aspirations to create innovations that help consumers achieve their lifestyle ambitions.
Innovation site Eindhoven is part of Innovation & Development (I&D) Consumer Lifestyle. It focuses on the (pre-)development of medically and non-medically endorsed lifestyle products. It is responsible for the end-to-end (pre-)development and realization of new product propositions. The Innovation Site Eindhoven has the ambition to drive business growth by bringing existing, differentiating, new product propositions to market.
One of the key growth areas is the Mother and Child Care category (Philips Avent), which encompass multiple sub-businesses such as Healthy Feeding, Breast Feeding Solutions, Secure Parenting & Digital. As Integral (Pre-)development Project Lead, you will be part of Project Management Team and report to its Group Lead. This team is part of the Innovation & Development team of Mother and Child Care.
Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Peter Groeneveld via telefoonnummer 06-53815170
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