Product Owner e-Trade

  • Employment Fulltime, Parttime
  • Reference number VAC-10015945
  • Location Amsterdam
  • Contract type Secondment via YER, Interim/independent

About this vacancy

For Philips Domestic Appliances in Amsterdam (or Eindhoven), The Netherlands, YER is looking for a  Product Owner e-Trade. It's a full time (32 hours negotiable), temporary position for at least six months, with possibility of extension.

Job description

In this role, you will be on the forefront of shaping and optimizing Philips Domestic Appliances e-trade performance across the globe. With your in-depth e-tailer knowledge, you will be responsible for the development, enablement and governance of Domestic Appliances e-trade capability. You will be responsible for driving the overall e-trade operating model (process, governance, tech, platform KPIs, trainings) ensuring Domestic Appliances products are visible at retailers across the globe, fuelling consumer engagement and sales.

You are responsible for:

  • Building and deploying the e-trade capability road map for Domestic Appliances;
  • Translating global e-tailer requirements in solutions, working closely with commerce teams and IT;
  • Define & deploy e-trade strategy, processes and KPIs;
  • Design, build, deploy and enablement of the full e-trade operating model (process, people, tools, KPIs);
  • Single POC and lead for all global e-trade content syndication ensuring on time on quality and completeness of syndication of product content, images, photography and explanation videos on Philips partner websites and retailer websites;
  • Source, deploy and maintain all e-trade related tooling, including content syndication tools and online merchandise measurement tooling;
  • Build and deploy e-trade performance dashboards and optimization program, enabling the organization to continuously steer and optimize e-trade performance;
  • Deliver e-trade trainings to market and hub teams;
  • Map new e-trade opportunities and initiate e-trade partnership programs between markets and major retailers.

You are a part of the new Domestic Appliances Digital Platform team within the global Domestic Appliances Marketing department. As we value diversity, we have a multi-functional and diverse team, with different points of view, different ways of thinking, new capabilities to strengthen and improve the digital strategy for our customers.


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

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

  • Bachelor, Master or comparable practical experience;
  • Minimum 5 of professional experience in e-commerce or e-trade management;
  • End-to-end digital experience with a feel for IT, content management and commerce;
  • Superior analysis, research, critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • Fluency in Business English;
  • Great communication skills - ability to explain detailed technicalities to experts and zoom out to explain to senior stakeholders;
  • Substantial facilitation skills and stakeholder management skills;
  • Business domain knowledge: knowledge to advise clients and make most independent decisions (incl. requirements);
  • Able to flourish in a high organizational complex environment with multiple agile teams to liaise with;
  • Proven experience in building and transforming an organization from people, tooling, data and process;
  • Working experience in consumer focused, complex, matrix, multinational environment. Preferably with experience in consumer goods, online services, e-commerce, or mobile applications;
  • Experience in managing teams in an agile (marketing) environment preferred.