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Global Direct to Consumer (D2C) Head of Finance

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Global Direct to Consumer (D2C) Head of Finance

Philips aspires to have a highly engaged 1:1 relationship with the consumer. Philips will become the go-to destination for consumer health, attracting users into the funnel and helping them with all personal health needs. As there is a strategic imperative to unlock the potential of Direct as a core element of the Philips Go to Market model, we have the opportunity to recruit a Head of Finance.

Philips is recruiting a Global Direct to Consumer Head of Finance to drive the growth of the Direct to Consumer business in Philips. The objective is to grow the Direct to Consumer business by double digits, so while flawless execution is critical, new innovation areas need to be explored. Establishing monetization opportunities of gaining a lifetime relationship with consumers, new business models, and the subsequent implications on the Groups Financials (P&L, Balance Sheet and Working Capital), accounting and reporting structures is key to this role.

If you want to be stretched, challenged, develop and learn, thrown out of your comfort zone, have a material impact on the growth of the business, and deliver a great sustainable legacy for yourself and Philips then this is the role for you.

You are responsible for:

  • Delivering incremental sustainable growth for Philips through Philips Owned Channels.
  • Collaborating with the Digital Marketing & Ecommerce Direct to Consumer team to develop new direct to consumer capabilities, new business models, governance and frameworks.
  • Providing visibility of the potential financial impacts of individual Direct to Consumer initiatives on P&L, Balance Sheet and working capital, with scenario modelling
  • Working with the Mktg Transformation team to understand the financial implications of strategic investments. Ensure robust review and challenge on investment strategy ensuring optimal growth and ROI (especially behind the Champion propositions)
  • Develop roadmap(s) for implementation and rollout such that the overall financial impacts can be managed appropriately over time
  • Smashing Annual Operating Plans year on year.
  • Working with Technical Accounting to ensure the accounting impacts of the new Go to Market models are fully understood and reflected appropriately
  • Working across Global Finance to ensure back-end processes are in place and scalable
  • Working with Philips Capital to develop solution / funding offerings
  • Developing and executing the right financial growth strategies for Philips so that we have the best route to consumer across all channels globally.

You are part of:

  • The Personal Health Finance team, interfacing strongly with the Digital Marketing & Ecommerce Direct to Consumer team, the PH leadership team as well as Global Finance, (both corporate and in markets across the globe).
  • The role is challenging, exciting and rewarding. The ideal candidate will have a curiosity and passion for finance, innovation and Ecommerce, a track record of great people leadership and development, and will need to demonstrate that they have delivered significant business performance and transformation impact.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelor/Masters degree in Business or Finance
  • At least 15 years relevant experience in Finance, operating in large multinational companies
  • Experience in e-commerce, with experience of setting up E2E processes within a large corporation
  • Visible passionate leadership style, driving business value and performance
  • Strong communicative and people skills, able to build bridges between people and influence business decisions
  • Strong analytic and Microsoft office skills
  • Hands on, pro-active, solution driven, very accurate but with sense of big picture across businesses, markets and channels.
  • Ambitious (willing to grow within organization) and flexible

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its solutions capabilities enterprise wide. Succeeding in this role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long-term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.

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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