Philips Head of People Analytics in Amsterdam, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

This is an exciting opportunity for a top-tier professional that calls for radically new approaches to be applied within HR. By applying new methods, this role will bring significant change in the way business and HR leaders think about and act on decisions related to people; It will also have a significant impact on workforce experiences and decision-making culture.

You are responsible for

  • Strengthening and improving analytics infrastructure, to actively generate insights, identify trends and lead Philips towards the next steps of proactive and predictive analytics.

  • Acting as a bridge with various sub-functions, people strategy and other analytics functions

  • Identifying areas where Philips can improve workforce experiences, effectiveness and impact by generating and testing relevant hypotheses

  • Generate insights linked to Philips People Strategy and operations in various HR sub functions as well as businesses and markets

  • Actively set-up and drive ongoing collaboration and value creation with other Analytics teams in Philips

  • Managing further culture change throughout the HR function towards data driven and future impact oriented decision-making

  • Mentoring and guiding the team across various areas of subject matter expertise as well as driving cohesiveness between the teams in the Netherlands and India.

  • Ensuring the People Analytics team is sufficiently exposed to external People Analytics thought leadership in order to develop and grow

  • Reviewing the current suite of tools and technologies being used for reporting against context of future requirements in collaboration with other HR sub-functions as well as ensuring the availability and usage of reports to support Philips leaders.

  • Creating further awareness within Philips of the People Analytics department’s capabilities and services.

You are part of the People Strategy and Analytics team and will report into the head of this function. This role is a global position and is based from the Headquarters in Amsterdam.

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

  • Master’s degree, or equal through work experience, with extensive experience with data analysis and knowledge of statistics and data management

  • A broad experience and understanding of an HR function

  • Capable of leading complex global projects as well as the ability to design and execute large scale, change management activities

  • Experience of building and leading an international, multiple located team

  • Strong experience working cross-functionally to establish and improve processes.

  • Disciplined and comfortable with accountability for meeting challenging objectives.

  • A can-do attitude with the confidence to present complex data-based insights to senior executives as well as being able to challenge them

  • Can successfully multitask, prioritize, and manage multiple projects concurrently.

  • Deep interest, curiosity, and aptitude in data, metrics, analysis and trends.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of and/or experience with the following is a plus: Workday, Qlik, R, Python

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this global 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 your 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.

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. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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