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Philips Sr. Upstream Product Manager, PIC IX (Hybrid based: Cambridge, MA) in Cambridge, Massachusetts


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In this role, you have the opportunity to:

We are seeking an innovative Sr. Upstream Product Manager to drive the evolution of our Patient Information Center IX (PIC IX) products as part of a broader acute patient management strategy. In this role, you will be working closely with colleagues across Philips to understand customer challenges, generate insights, craft differentiating value propositions, and ultimately to define clear product requirements to be developed.

As PIC IX enables the connection of in-hospital care settings, people, and data from which we can add intelligence to drive insights, workflow improvements, and ultimately outcomes the ability to collaborate with other product managers to define roadmap requirements to address customer challenges is key to this role.

In this role, you will also work closely with R&D, Services, Clinicians, other product managers, and our field organizations to identify and prioritize key initiatives that meet customer needs while also defining and executing our longer-term PIC IX strategy.

As an Sr. Upstream Product Manager, you will own the business plan, value proposition, business case, requirements, backlog prioritization, value-based pricing, and claims roadmap. You will be required to have experience with customers, market segmentation, product strategy, competitive strategy, and product development.

To ensure a successful market launch and market adoption, it will be critical for you to ensure a smooth transition between yourself and your Downstream Product Management counterpart who will be accountable for go-to-market and market adoption.

You are responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Develop and maintain a needs-based customer segmentation across global markets (supported by Market Intelligence)

  • Work across R&D, Services, and Operations to develop integrated offerings that meet the needs of priority customer segments, tailored by market

  • Set value-based price corridors and guidance for products/solutions

  • Coordinate pricing across product lines and markets to ensure profitable growth

  • Develop business cases for new products and services for consideration in the portfolio management process

  • Develop business requirements for new products and enhancements to existing products; work with R&D on functional specifications and feature/function prioritization and provide platform requirements

  • Support Downstream Product Manager to develop product launch plans and assets that will enable the market sales teams (e.g., conduct presentations ahead of new product launch)

  • Conduct customer executive presentations with priority customers

  • Develop and maintain three-year strategic vision and business plan that translates into product roadmap and key needs to succeed

You are part of: Reports to System Solutions Portfolio Lead, Hospital Patient Monitoring Business

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

  • Ability to synthesize market and customer feedback and existing and new products into solutions; comfortable with making data-driven tradeoffs, decisively

  • Expertise delivering complex projects to meet demanding feature, cost, quality, and introduction date targets

  • Demonstrable communication skills and ability to lead an organization to develop market leading products/solutions

  • High-tech product launch experience

  • Proven communication skills and ability to influence colleagues

  • Fluent in software product development, including quality and reliability techniques

  • Familiarity with in-hospital clinical end user needs, ideally across acuities

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, MBA preferred

  • Minimum of 10+ years in product management, marketing, product development, or related clinical role

  • Experience in high technology businesses; healthcare/medical technology solutions desirable

In return, we offer you

The ability to collaborate with, learn and grow from colleagues in a highly complex, global organization where you can use your strengths to help drive strategic business initiatives for Philips. Additionally, we provide you a dynamic working environment in an innovative business, paired with a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a supportive atmosphere where you can sharpen your talents with new challenges and career opportunities.

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

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.

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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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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