Senior Product Manager Garment Care

  • Job category Marketing & Communication
  • Employment Fulltime, Parttime
  • Reference number VAC-10017402
  • Location Amsterdam
  • Contract type Secondment via YER, Interim/independent
  • Industry Consumer Goods

About this vacancy

For Philips in Amsterdam, we are looking for a Senior Product Manager Garment Care. It's a full-time, temporary position, beginning immediately and initially lasting for six months.

Are you an ambitious, pragmatic, passionate manager who loves to engage in upstream innovation and as well to enable the markets to deliver? Are you willing to bring your leadership to the next level on one of our most profitable and successful businesses in Domestic Appliances? And willing to join a team that considers itself a family? Then, this job is for you!

Job description

In this role, you have the opportunity to actively shape the portfolio of our growing business in Garment Steamers in upstream innovation.

You are responsible for:

  • Lead product development: new product introduction process, working in close contact with R&D and markets
  • Portfolio management: manage the lifecycle of existing products, perform optimization activities
  • Analyze market data and market insights to address opportunities

You are a part of the Garment Care Marketing team, an agile and dynamic team that prides itself to be the place to be in Domestic Appliance, scoring consistently above average on Employee Engagement Survey and a springboard for leadership within PH. Business-wise Garment Care is the undisputed leader in its category; people-wise, we team up to win and hold each other accountable, putting integrity above everything and always going the extra mile to deliver with excellence.

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 improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Life at Philips is an opportunity for personal and professional growth. And a journey into the unexpected; our people often experience moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

In addition to being purpose-driven, we deeply believe in equality and that our people should be a reflection of the society and countries in which we operate. So we value our people in all aspects of diversity, whether generational, gender, experience, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, ability, nationality, or other aspects. We believe that a flexible and inclusive culture invites a full spectrum of ideas, opinions, and experiences, and strive to create it wherever possible.


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:

  • Masters Degree
  • At least 5 years experience in a marketing role; familiarity with Philips innovation process is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Can-do, hands-on attitude, with natural team playing skills and a flair for finding solutions and making things happen
  • Digital connected proposition development experience is a plus
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken