Project Manager (Consumer Strategy, Creation and Production Team)

  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10010668
  • Location Amsterdam NLD
  • Contract type Secondment via YER, Interim/independent

About this vacancy

For our client Philips, YER is looking for a Project Manager in the Consumer Strategy, Creation and Production Team who will be working at the Philips HQ (Amsterdam). It's a full-time, temporary assignment, beginning immediately and initially lasting for 6 months with the possibility of being extended.

Job description

Function: Project Manager

Leads a complex and innovative project in Marketing with severe changes. Manages own project team, including setting strategic direction. Duration usually 1 year. May act at a limited number of different international sites. Formulates the project plan, in accordance with the goals and timing, set by management; specifies the manning of the project, resources required, anticipated costs and assesses risk. Controls the project budget and project progress, evaluates project initiatives as to feasibility, costs/benefits and added value, and takes corrective actions when necessary. Leads the project within the project budget and program strategy in terms of quality, money, and time. Directs employees and gives them operational guidance, both technically and organizationally.

JOB SUMMARYKNOWLEDGE
CRITICAL EXPERIENCES
The Senior Project Manager is end-to-end responsible for simultaneously managing and planning complex, omni-channel content creation projects for global propositions on the Consumer Marketing roadmap. You will join the Consumer Strategy, Creation and Production Team, which consists of specialists in different marketing creation, production and project management functions, covering end-to-end 360 content creation and production.
Reporting to the Production & Deployment Director, you will manage project execution with a 360 approach to ensure effective management of scope, timings, budget, resources and to action upon risks and issues in a controlled way, with an audience focus. You are responsible for guiding the project team through the full creation and production process, and you bring speed and agility in the project by effective communication and implementing optimal ways of working.
Demonstrated experience in effective marketing project management: planning, coordinating, executing and evaluating projects
Knowledge and working experience in matrix organizations, complex and dynamic environments with shifting priorities, demands and timelines
Deep understanding of project management methods (e.g. PMBOK) and of estimation techniques (resources, time and risks) within the marketing domain
Experience in managing stakeholders understanding their needs and concerns and communicating in a clear and concise manner (verbal and written)

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITYCOMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skills, Behaviours)
Be responsible for driving the end-to-end execution of marketing projects within Consumer Marketing roadmap
Serve as linking pin to connect the Engagement & Creation team, Packaging team and Production & Deployment team to successfully manage projects end-to-end
Liaison with relevant project stakeholders and to align on project scope, required deliverables and execution strategy
Responsible for formulating the project plan in consultation with core project team and key stakeholders, to set up for success and deliver on time and quality
Responsible to organize project resources both internally and externally
Asses potential risks and develop mitigation strategies to keep the project within budget and on time, while maximizing value creation of the creative output and effectively manage risks and issues as they occur
Report out to business management and Program Manager with regular performance status on project level, variances to plan and identification of corrective actions
Manage full project budget and provide detailed forecast on upcoming 2Qâs
Drive project progress using applicable project management methodology (gated and agile ways of working)âIdentify interlinkage of launch projects within Audience group to manage potential dependencies as well as efficiencies
Responsible to raise the bar on quality, effectiveness, efficiency and speed to market on project level
Master degree in Marketing, Communications, Business Administration or relatedâ> 8 years of relevant working experience
PMP certified (preferred)
Deep understanding of the 360 creative process and content production across touchpoints
Agile mindset and able to prioritize and run multiple productions at the same time
Experience with agile methodologies
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong presentation skills
High drive and energy level
Fluent in English, verbal and written

Company

With a growing presence in cardiology, oncology, and women's health, Philips operates in the areas of Imaging Systems, Patient Care & Clinical Informatics, Home Healthcare and Customer Services. Philips combines its clinical expertise and human insights to create innovative solutions across the continuum of care, in partnership with clinicians and our customers, to provide better value and expand access to care for millions. Our teams are working hard every day to improve patient outcomes all the way from disease prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment, therapy monitoring, and disease management. Irrespective of whether the care cycle takes the patient from doctor's office to hospital or hospital to home, or simply from one medical department to another, Philips Healthcare's unique medical solutions are designed to optimize the quality and flow of patient information and clinical decision-making.

Offer description

You will be employed by YER and seconded to Philips. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits;
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office;
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture;
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals;
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies;
  • There is also the possibility of being hired as a freelancer.

Candidate profile

  • Master degree in Marketing, Communications, Business Administration or related
  • 8 years of relevant working experience
  • PMP certified (preferred)
  • Deep understanding of the 360 creative process and content production across touchpoints
  • Agile mindset and able to prioritize and run multiple productions at the same time
  • Experience with agile methodologies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • High drive and energy level
  • Fluent in English, verbal and written