In this role you directly contribute to the realization of Philips becoming a leading Health Tech player by executing strategic projects that are related to portfolio optimization (Divestments and Mergers & Acquisitions). You have the opportunity to prepare and support the Disentanglement and post-merger Integration activities for divestments and acquisitions to ensure a smooth transition from or to Royal Philips. Utilizing the skills you have developed as a project/program manager with business background, you will directly support and execute the key decisions being made at the highest levels of the organization.
You are responsible for:
As our Integration and Disentanglement Program Sr. Program Manager, you will participate in the deal team of an M&A project with respect to disentanglement or integration as an integration/disentanglement expert.
Supporting the setting up & resourcing the Integration & Disentanglement project structure (inc. external advisors) and managing expert teams for all functions and market/country teams involved;
Responsible for delivery of the integration strategy and disentanglement strategy and project execution; as a member of the divestment/ acquisitions deal-team to support realization of a transaction in all its facets;
Managing integration & disentanglement and budgets, data room activities (divestments) as well as support M&A Due Diligence efforts or advise on Strategy Projects where applicable;
Support and coach the Business Disentanglement Lead on disentanglement objectives and leveraging the Philips organization; as well as supporting and coach the Business Integration Leader in PMI methodology used to define and deliver post-merger integration strategy for the RFA;
Monitor business and financial performance and take all necessary corrective actions to ensure that the overall business and financial performance targets are met by the applicable business during the disentanglement/ integration process;
Supporting aftercare of a divestment and negotiation of (transitional) service agreements and of the acquired business and identification of additional value creation opportunities;
Act as an intermediary between the M&A Functional Experts and the divested/acquired business and sector, country, and corporate functions;
You are a part of:
The SMAP team (Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships) structured around 3 hubs located in Amsterdam, Boston and Shanghai. The M&A team has global responsibility for all Philips M&A and Divestment activities and consists of top-level M&A specialists with wide ranging backgrounds, nationalities and competencies. This position is based in Amsterdam.
To be successful in this role :
You already have hands-on experience and knowledge of at least 2 different commercial and/or operational roles (cross functional) and overall business experience of at least 5-7 years.
Besides that, you have:
Master’s degree, MBA, or other post graduate work or relevant work experience required;
Experienced project leader, successfully managed multiple projects (3-7) in varying stages at the same time, who is capable of operating on senior management levels;
Drive for results, and focus on customers to get the deal done, delivering in a disciplined manner the project as per agreed time-lines while being able to identify critical issues in all functions and negotiate & deal with all experts involved to resolve the matter;
Strong team player with a pragmatic approach and strong interpersonal and communicative skills as well as being analytical, having a problem-solving mindset and troubleshooting skills;
Ability to make decisions within uncertainty;
Experience with disentanglements and/or post-merger integrations is a plus;
In return, we offer you:
We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore, especially within the corporate environment of Strategy and M&A. Experience to be gained in working with highly motivated and skilled professionals in an international setting.
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.
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