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Philips Sr. Program Manager-Quality Transformation in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Senior Program Manager will lead and execute on critical Patient Safety and Quality Transformation programs, playing a critical role in ensuring Philips’ Medical products are safe, reliable and compliant with internal/external quality/regulatory standards.

Your role:

  • The Senior Program Manager provides program leadership and execution of patient safety and quality initiatives through co-creation, project/program/portfolio management, change management and analytics.

  • Will facilitate quality in design by partnering with Business Unit R&D and Operations.

  • Gaining agreements on and achieving project goals and objectives, balancing, and managing the project scope (including requirements), schedule, budget, quality, resources, and risks

  • Monitoring the business case during project execution with an outcome-oriented view focusing on the maximization of the project benefits and business impact.

  • Leading diverse project team(s), empowering the team members to become efficient and effective.

  • Building partnerships with the project’s stakeholders (both internal and external), leverage them to achieve organizational goals, and be able to influence their opinions and negotiate effective solutions.

  • Investigating customer expectations and responding to their feedback

  • Contextualizing organizational goals and shifts, recognizing opportunities, and turning those into business value

  • Monitoring project activities, appropriately balancing risk taking and issue escalation and setting up detailed progress / escalation reports (including suggested corrective actions) for the project steering team.

  • Ensures Philips standards (Process/Systems/Way‐of‐Working) are adopted as outlined in Philips Business System (PBS) and in the local Management System based on Philips Excellence Process Framework (PEPF)

  • Reporting to the Head of Patient Safety & Quality Project Management, you will work in a dynamic organization that includes Quality, Regulatory Affairs, Medical Office, Compliance, Quality Services, and Transformations. You will partner with R&D, Operations and work closely across businesses, regions, and functions.

  • This Hybrid role may require travel up to 10%.

You're the right fit if:

  • You’ve acquired a minimum of 7 years’ experience working in FDA regulated environments, with a focus on Patient Safety, Quality/Regulatory and Transformation Projects/Programs.

  • You have proven experience meeting project goals and objectives, balancing, and managing project scope, requirements, schedules, budgets, quality, resources, and managing risks.

  • You have experience managing projects involving large scale data & analytics.

  • You’re experience in change management initiatives and Portfolio Management.

  • You’re able to build partnerships with Internal/External project stakeholders, influence their opinions and negotiate effective solutions.

  • You have proven experience leading global, diverse project teams, empowering the team members to become efficient and effective.

  • You have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (Required), PMP certification highly desired.

  • You must be able to successfully perform the following minimum Physical, Cognitive and Environmental job requirements with or without accommodation for this position .

  • US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa, now or in the future.

About Philips:

We are a health technology company. We built our entire company around the belief that every human matters, and we won't stop until everybody everywhere has access to the quality healthcare that we all deserve. Do the work of your life to help improve the lives of others.

  • Learn more about our business.

  • Discover our rich and exciting history.

  • Learn more about our purpose.

  • Read more about our employee benefits.

If you’re interested in this role and have many, but not all, of the experiences needed, we encourage you to apply. You may still be the right candidate for this or other opportunities at Philips. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion here.

Philips Transparency Details:

The pay range for this position is $104,000 to $178,000, annually. The actual base pay offered may vary depending on multiple factors including, job-related knowledge/skills, experience, business needs, geographical location, and internal equity.


It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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