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Philips Senior Director of New Product Introduction in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Effective Tuesday, January 4, 2022, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Philips*.  Employees may request a reasonable accommodation.*Montana employees are currently excluded from this requirement at this time.

If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request.  You may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.

But it’s not just what we do, it’s who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common: An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers’ needs. It’s what inspires us to create meaningful solutions – the kind that make a real difference – when it matters most.

The world and our customers’ needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That’s why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever-evolving health and well-being needs.

In this role, you have the opportunity to make life better

Looking at the challenges the world is facing today Philips’ purpose has never been more relevant. So, whatever your role, if you share our passion for helping others, you’ll be working towards creating a better and fairer future for all.

You are responsible for

  • Lead a large team of engineers organized by product lines, to drive execution excellence, manage NPI scope and resource tradeoffs, technical readiness and roles/responsibilities to drive predictable NPI delivery in a highly innovative team environment.

  • Align strategic portfolio components (Sub portfolios; Cluster/Business level programs, initiatives, projects, and operations) with organizational strategic objectives, goals, and priorities (including impact of innovation through M&A and partnerships).

  • Ensures maximum value of the portfolio (including lifecycle) by optimizing the cost-benefit ratio of individual components and exploiting synergy opportunities of the total portfolio (eg platforming and reuse). Value also in line with Quadruple Aim and ensuring right mix across horizons (focus horizon (2) Strategic Plan and (3) 3-5 Year Vision).

  • Drives Portfolio Performance including the activities required for managing the portfolio using the portfolio processes. Continuously monitors and evaluates the performance of the consolidated portfolio components to balance the portfolio; and reports on progress towards the achievement of strategic objectives (closing the learning loop)

  • Balances and manages portfolio risk consistent with the risk appetite of the organization and facilitates decision-making. Assurance of high-quality risk management in the sub portfolio’s in line with predefined risk appetite.

  • Continuously communicates with stakeholders; understanding their needs and expectations; addressing issues as they occur; managing conflicting interests; and fostering appropriate stakeholder engagement in portfolio decisions and activities.

  • Utilizes Excellence Process Framework and Philips Integrated IT landscape for I2M (Planisware, Clarity, Qlickview, SAP) is applied and used in the sub-portfolios.

You are part of

This role will lead all multifunctional agile teams based on strategic NPI’s deliverables for Philips Ultrasound.

To succeed in this role, you’ll need a customer-first attitude and the following

  • Four-year degree (bachelor’s degree, global equivalent, or higher degree)

  • Typically, 12+ years of professional business experience

  • Experience managing large cross-functional engineering teams

  • Portfolio management experience of a large, diverse, clinical application areas is a plus

  • Fluent in hardware and software product development, including quality and reliability techniques

  • 10+ year of experience in healthcare/med-tech solutions/medical devices

In return, we offer you

At Philips, we are driven by our mission to improve the lives of 2.5 billion people per year by 2030, and every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. If you are interested in driving action to improve patients’ lives so they get home healthier and faster and stay there longer, then this position is poised to help you achieve that goal.

Our benefits can be found here:

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

How we work at Philips

Our newly adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart – which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home – for our hybrid roles.​

Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.

Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:​

We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone’s in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.

We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when, and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn’t office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams, and our customers on a case-by-case basis. ​

We want to be at our best: The way we work, and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best. ​

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.

Visit our careers website to explore what it’s like working at Philips, read stories from our employee blog, find information about our recruitment process and answers to some frequently asked questions.


It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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