Internship: Philips Group Strategy & Innovation

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In this role, you have the opportunity to
Assist the businesses, markets and solution spaces in the strategic planning process, strategy execution and analysis.
The position provides a unique opportunity to experience Group Strategy in a very experienced strategy team, with a global scope. You will have to cope with high pressure, working with big teams and operating independently. Responsibilities rapidly increase for those who perform well.

You are responsible for

  • Support in driving the annual Philips Strategic Planning process enabling timely updates of high quality, meaningful, fact-based Strategic Plans of Record for Philips businesses, markets and functions.
  • Assist in ensuring an end-to-end connection between businesses, markets, functions, strategists and execution teams (M&A, Alliances, etc.) by implementing a systematic and lean approach to ensure consistent and impactful execution;
  • Contribute to an integrated inorganic E2E process, including database management and reporting
  • Analyzing strategy execution dashboards and defining impact for planning and resource allocation
  • Assist in deep-dive strategy projects
  • Support in non-project related activities that make the team a high performing

You are a part of
The Strategy team works together with Philips Businesses, Markets and other functional teams on high-impact projects with a mandate from the Philips Executive Committee and senior leaders. This is a central team that drives deep business insights, actionable strategic direction and thought leadership for the company. The Strategy team consists of top-level strategists with wide-ranging backgrounds, nationalities, and competencies, based out of Amsterdam, Boston, Singapore and Shanghai. The Strategy team is a talent pool for future Philips leaders.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • An excellent academic track record in Masters (MSc.) in Business Administration, Economics, Science and Engineering
  • A genuine interest in strategy and execution
  • Highly analytical mindset and a strong professional drive
  • Strong and open-minded team player who can work with various nationalities and cultures
  • Neat PowerPoint skills and affinity with applications and tooling
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Relevant internship experience is preferred
  • Available as soon as possible for at least 6 months

In return, we offer you
On top of a competitive internship compensation, Group Strategy provides you a unique opportunity to experience Philips from a strategic, broad and diverse corporate perspective. Furthermore, you may participate in the training and knowledge sharing sessions, as well as social activities of the team.

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