Traineeship Business Management

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We have several assignments (location Ede, Best and Eindhoven) available and within the Business Management trainee positions, each assignment has a specific focus:

  • Product Management: Guide and drive the development of new products from the initial phase until the final product, to get the optimal combination of performance and price in time for the defined market segment. Responsible for upstream marketing activities for the products / solutions, including definition of the strategy and its enablers as well as its alignment with key markets globally. Drive definition, development and introduction of the products/solutions (Roadmaps). Responsible for lifecycle management and market readiness as part of PDLM. Customer and Market Insights (analyze the market and the competition). Interact with various disciplines.
  • Patient Care& Measurements: Investigation of market potential, calculation of business cases for potentially disruptive camera-based contactless monitoring technology platform “ARGUS” going beyond the core areas of ICU, in and out of hospital – Creation of competitive assessments, updating competitive matrix – Writing business assessment reports for specific business areas – Support in ongoing project & department activities.
  • Asset Management: Work with a number of selected markets on regaining maximum value from existing assets – Build and deliver propositions for replacement business optimizing their value (for Philips and customers) – Utilize your communication skills to translate propositions into customer phasing materials – Deliver a successful early replacement program for our CT, MR or IGT Business. – Create winning strategies for asset management and translate these into project proposals, helping us to double the number of won Trade-in deals in 2020. – Identifying business gaps and proposing corrective actions as well as performing root cause analysis of potential problems and providing effective resolutions. Co-create the strategic direction for our asset management program.

Vacancy summary:

As a Benelux trainee you will join a 2,5 year program, in which you will be fulfilling 2 or 3 challenging assignments in different departments within Philips. The traineeship focuses on ‘learning on the job’ and learning from each other. As a Benelux trainee, you are in the driver seat to determine your 2nd and 3rd assignment. Whether you want to work at corporate level, in a factory or anywhere else in between. In a commercial role, a technical role or a role in one of the supporting functions. Whether you want to work towards becoming a specialist or a generalist. Whether you want to work in the field of complex medical devices, connected care or personal health; you get the opportunity to explore, contribute, learn and receive support while doing so.

Benefit from many opportunities to learn and share with other Philips trainees and employees, while expanding your business network. After two and a half years of accelerated learning and gaining valuable experience, you are again in the driver seat of your next step. You will get the chance to use the network you have built to find the perfect next step in your Philips career.

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