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Healthcare and Market Scientist

Job Description

In this position, you have the opportunity to leverage your knowledge on competitive intelligence and early health economics to work on a broad scope of innovative topics within the Research portfolio of Philips, including Precision Diagnosis and Connected Care. You contribute to high impact strategic projects, to white papers as well as to research questions on the project level. Your role will be to provide Research management and/or various project team members with a view on the outside world, by creating overviews on key emerging technologies to watch, competitor landscapes, and insights for strategic management on new opportunities to add value to healthcare. You become a sparring partner for different stakeholders at various levels of the Philips organization (e.g. in Research and the Businesses).

Your responsibilities

  • Identifying key challenges to address in healthcare (now and in the future), and creating an overview of those challenges and market trends, as well as promising new technological or service solutions in addressing these challenges;

  • Assessing new opportunities for innovative solutions within Philips Research portfolio – applying early health economics concepts to assess various opportunities (impact on clinical outcomes, patient/provider experience and healthcare costs);

  • Aggregating and interpreting the data from various information sources (e.g. scientific literature, market reports, industry news, expert opinions);

  • Communicating your insights to various stakeholders in the organization.

Your team

The Competitive intelligence & early health economics group is a small team situated in Philips Research, on the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven. The team’s role is to support the identification and exploration of new growth areas for Philips with valuable insights. For more insights, you can visit:

We are looking for

An enthusiastic, dedicated person who is eager to learn, and would like to contribute both to Philips and to healthcare. The Healthcare & Market scientist will need to develop expertise in one of Philips’ core businesses and the creativity to address a diverse set of research needs.

  • PhD in the area of healthcare technology, health economics, health sciences, digital health, or medical sciences;

  • Experience in working in a research organization preferably in healthcare;

  • Strong analytical and problem -olving skills;

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with various partners (both internal and external to Philips);

  • Team worker in multidisciplinary and international settings, able to adapt quickly;

  • Affinity with digitalization, diagnostic technology and/or radiology.

Our Offer

We welcome you to a challenging, creative environment with outstanding opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very high-reaching and designed around your preferences:

  • A competitive salary;

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually;

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance;

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and mentoring;

  • Excellent company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package;

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount;

  • Healthy work-life balance.

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. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there,you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.


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