Project lead mobile app development

  • Job category IT
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10022019
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER, Interim/independent
  • Industry IT & Telecom

About this vacancy

Your team

  • You are part of the Project Management Office IPL
  • You work with the development mobile app team in Bangalore and the other Project Managers to ensure mobile app program demands and resourcing availability are managed
  • You are working in a matrix organization, without direct reports

Job description

You help shape the future for the Mobile app program within Grooming & Beauty IPL. In this role, you combine technical expertise, strategic insights and business acumen to drive the category towards further growth through meaningful and breakthrough digital innovation. You work with app developers, architects, product management, Q&R and software leaders contributing to vision and Lumea app backlog, preparing for program increment planning and streamlining the execution of program priorities while maintaining the conceptual and technical integrity of the features or components for the respective team(s) throughout the product life cycle.

Your responsibilities

  • Delivers the overall program for the Lumea app R&D portfolio, in consultation with Marketing, management and other parties
  • Contributes to and reviews program vision, roadmap and content presentations
  • Prepares and participates in release planning, contributes to program increment planning, program backlog refinement, and preparation / prioritization of portfolio backlogs to continuously synthesize into program backlog and then to team backlog. Drafts the team’s specific objectives for the program increment
  • Organizes the resources needed to deliver our Lumea regular app releases (time, budget and information) and monitors mobile app quality KPIs
  • Identifies the risks within the release train and communicates proactively on these and develops scenarios to mitigate these risks
  • Ensures proper execution versus the PI plan
  • Provides management and stakeholders with regular Program Increment performance status, variances to plan and identification of corrective actions
  • Reports on employees’ performance to the hierarchical superior of the employees for the purpose of appraisal and conducts evaluation at the end of the projects
  • Coordinates effective communication/change management strategies for Program Increment and mobile app roadmap as appropriate
  • Ensures effective transfer/archiving of the Program Increment results and the associated intellectual capital
  • Keeps up to date with technical basics and new technology, in order to optimize the goals of each project and maximize the synergy between the projects


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

To be discussed

Candidate profile

We are looking for

  • Proven teamwork, including ability to work effectively across organizational and geographic boundaries, building bridges between teams
  • Demonstrated experience in shaping, leading and influencing high performance development teams in a global, multi-location organization
  • Proficient technical development experience in mobile app development, in agile way of working. Preferably in role of Release Train Engineer, or Product Owner
  • Excellent communication skills and proven track record for developing high-trust relationships, including during times of escalations
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to cooperate in a global matrix organization/multi-site matrixed environment
  • Preferably, experience with Lean development
  • Preferably, experience with regulated development environments
  • Stakeholder management
  • Able to navigate and manage organizational complexity and drive efficiency and effectiveness