R&D Project/Program Manager

Koninklijke Philips N.V.
  • Best
  • Detachering,  ZZP
  • HBO, WO
  • 40 uur
  • € 6.250 per maand
  • Thuiswerken mogelijk
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You are responsible for: Lead & Drive Services & Solution Development Projects & Programs.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Formulating the project plan (both in ppt for management summary and documents as project management plan), in accordance with the goals and timing, set by management;
  • The plan includes resources, costs, risk assessment and quality aspects.
  • Leading, managing, coordinating with cross-functional groups for the execution and release of Solution and Services Projects (In international context) & manages the constant communication with Local & Global Leadership Team - (both in ppt for management summary and documents following good document practice)
  • Providing business management with regular project performance status, variances to plan and identification of corrective actions and reports (both in ppt for management summary and documents following good document practice)
  • Executing the processes and standards in adherence to compliance with safety, regulatory- and environmental requirements as well as local laws, Philips General Business principles and other policies.
  • Driving operational excellence of project execution to achieve first time right predictable project execution.
  • Orchestrating/ Facilitating brainstorming workshop sessions with multiple experts and setup a structured transformation.
  • Project for developing Scalable Services & Solutions Apply lean & Agile development principles.

We are looking for:

  • New Services (or Product) Development Experience as a Project Manager ( from development, to verify & validation via pilots, deployments(NPI) in markets)Prior Philips experience with Philips development processes like PDLM-s (Product Development & Lifecycle Management for Services & Solution Development) is highly preferable.
  • Would understand how different deliverables/ swim-lanes are linked to each other in a project. Alternative worked for companies with similar development processes.
  • Solid Project management experience (both Agile and waterfall, V model knowledge and able to link different development deliverables with different function).
  • Nice to have a consultancy background who can make conceptual visualizations of brainstorming sessions (here is a I2M consultant part).
  • Highly preferred someone worked in Innovation, development and Services environment (Idea2Market, and at least understands Market2 Order & Order2Cash activities)
  • Highly preferred someone who has worked in corporate culture like Philips (or comparable organization), and is used to leading in a matrix organization.



  • Bachelor/Master degree in a technical field (MBA is highly preferred).
  • 7-10 years' experience in the relevant domain (Services, Solution development)
  • Previous consulting experience (big plus)
  • Experience leading a multi disciplinary (R&D/ innovation like designers, operations, marketing, SME's) team
  • Strong Track record in project management Fundamentals (PMP certified highly preferred).



  • Conceptual thinking capabilities (Translate Global Architecture to requirements and Design and determine production impact) AND hands-on can-do mentality.
  • Profound understanding of process FMEA's, design reviews, process validation and knowledge of service process design.
  • Strong presentation skills I,e, can make high quality slides of current Problems, strategy moving forward, progress updates to management etc.
  • Good powerpoint and document writing skills, embrace good documentation practices and project- and stakeholder managements skills.
  • Ability to lead a team of professionals in global context.
  • Fluency in English language (Dutch language skill is always nice to have).
  • Proven experience with efficient and effective problem solving techniques.


At Yacht you will receive personal coaching and HR guidance. We want to invest in your personal development through, for example, training on soft and/or hard skills. In addition, we organize networking events with an informal character, such as the Know Your Colleague editions (online), the Yacht summer BBQ & the New Year's dinner as soon as this is possible again.

The terms of employment are also as follows:

  • The salary depends on your work experience and competences. The range starts from €5.550 and a maximum of €6.250 gross per month based on 40 hours
  • At least one year contract, where we are happy to work towards an permanent contract
  • Certainty, regardless of whether you work on an assignment through us, you will always receive 100% of your salary
  • Possibility of bonuses
  • 25 vacation days per year based on 40 hours
  • 8.33% holiday allowance
  • Pension plan
  • Travel allowance
  • Option to work from home

*Please only apply if you already live in the Netherlands*

Practical matters for this assignment:

  • Start date: a.s.a.p.
  • End date: 30-12-2022 (extension could be possible)
  • Location: This position is preferably based in Best, Netherlands, supported by a blend of remote and office-based work. 
  • Hours: 40

(For this application, Secondment work, Freelance, Sub Contracting are also possible)


You will be a part of

The Services & Solution development team (Reporting to the Services & Solution development Program Manager) and work closely together with Services Innovation and development teams.


Inclusiviteit en diversiteit

Uiteraard staat deze vacature open voor iedereen die zich hierin herkent. We geloven dat diverse teams van belang zijn voor ons als lerende organisatie, die voorop wil blijven lopen in de wereld van werk. Want juist verschillen tussen mensen zorgen voor groei. Van collega's, klanten, kandidaten en daarmee van Yacht. Heb jij een uniek talent? We ontmoeten je graag.

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