Sr. Project Manager

| Atlanta, GA
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Sr. Project Manager

Job Description

Effective Tuesday, January 4, 2022, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Philips*. Employees may request a reasonable accommodation. *Montana employees are currently excluded from this requirement at this time.

If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

*** US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

*** The preferred location for this position is Alpharetta, GA. The locations of Nashville, Tennessee or Cambridge, MA will be considered. The position will require minimal travel.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Lead predictable and flawless execution of Programs to include all related projects, within the Philips North America Market (NAM) Program Management Office (PMO). The Program Manager is required to work cross-functionally with the North America Market Organization, ensuring the delivery of consistent on-time, on-quality, and on-budget of NAM PMO Programs.

You are responsible for (but not limited to)
  • Formulating the project plan, in accordance with the goals and timing, set by management. You will specify the manning of the project, resources required, anticipated costs, risk assessment, and quality standards to be used.
  • Controlling the project budget and project progress evaluates all project initiatives as to feasibility, costs/benefits, and contributed value - taking corrective actions when necessary and generates adequate reporting.
  • Leading the project, within the project budget and program strategy, in terms of quality, money, time, information and organization, monitoring progress and managing external resources.
  • Actively evaluating the project for opportunities to improve performance; as well as, continuously monitor risk and mitigate as appropriate.
  • Directing project team members and provide them operational guidance throughout the project, both technically and organizationally.
  • Ensuring team members adhere to internal policies and procedures.


To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
  • Minimum 10+ years of experience successfully leading large complex programs, projects, and initiatives using a structured approach (e.g. PMP, Prince2, SAFE/Agile)
  • BS or MS in relevant field including Computer, Engineering, or Business field of study
  • MBA or relevant business experience preferred
  • Experience leading the implementation of Quality and Regulatory Projects required
  • PMI PMP certification required
  • Subject Matter Expert in all aspects of Project Management plan-driven methodology, including Governance, Monitoring & Controlling, Scope Management, Schedule Management, Financial Management, Issue & Risk Management, Vendor, Contract, & Resources Management
  • Experience with and applying Change Management methodology in projects is highly preferred
  • Lean Six Sigma / Continuous Improvement experience preferred
  • Demonstrated competence forming, organizing, and leading teams from concept through launch
  • Data-driven decision-making with the ability to move teams through vague and complex situations
  • Strong presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills


Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow. But it's not just what we do, it's who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common: An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers' needs. It's what inspires us to create meaningful solutions - the kind that make a real difference - when it matters most.

The world and our customers' needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That's why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.

How we work at Philips

Our newly adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart - which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home - for our hybrid roles. Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.

Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:
  • We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone's in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.
  • We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when, and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn't office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams, and our customers on a case-by-case basis.
  • We want to be at our best: The way we work, and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best.


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 innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.

Visit our careers website to explore what it's like working at Philips, read stories from our employee blog, find information about our recruitment process and answers to some frequently asked questions.

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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Philips operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Carlsbad, CA, San Diego, CA, Des Moines, IA, Nashville, TN, Alpharetta, GA, Gainesville, FL, Highland Heights, OH, Monroeville, PA, Stamford, CT and Framingham, MA. Philips was founded in 2022. It has 85283 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 53 open jobs at Philips, click here.
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