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Project Manager – Commercial Leadership Program

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11 Mar, 2014

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Project Management Jobs in South Africa

Philips Commercial Leadership Program (CLP) Corporate Functions: Strategy, 2014-2015

The Commercial Leadership Program (CLP) is a talent infusion program to accelerate the buildup of commercial capabilities and competences in our middle management layer in growth market geographies.
The CLP is specially designed for experienced professionals in front and back office . Aim of this program is to build commercial leadership for emerging markets in an accelerated way. Building on earlier acquired leadership and functional skills, this program will support integration in our businesses, Healthcare, Lighting, Consumer Lifestyle or Corporate functions. The program provides a substantial exposure to high level management of diverse businesses and geographies.
The role is focused on helping you bolster your knowledge of front and back office functions with on-the-job training across varied businesses. The job encompasses one local and one international assignment. These assignments have a high change management character, requiring a broad perspective on the total value chain and a broad view on business aspects.

Job profile in brief: Commercial Leadership Program – Corporate Funtions: Strategy,South Africa
Key Areas of Accountability:
Project ownership, milestone planning, engagement with key stakeholders within and outside the industry and with customers
Analysis of the local market, competition, technology and developments, in order to find new business opportunities with new product-market combinations within the business strategy
Conduct market research to determine market requirements for existing and future products
Development of Go-to-Market models to penetrate or enter market segments, from direct to indirect channels, from high end to value product offerings to solutions
Creation of alternative business models (cases) to accelerate our business (eg new financial models, new solutions …)
Prepare and plan, together with the sales channels, the market introduction of new products, including promotion material and product information, in order to generate the largest impact in the market
Implementation of your plans and establishment of pilots to test viability of approach and future scalability for business success
Competencies Required
You have 5 to 10 years of work experience
You have a university degree added with a MBA qualification or equivalent, including an excellent academic achievement
The areas of preference is Marketing, Business Management or Business Development
Your background is of one of the growth markets, added with an international outlook
You have a desire to work locally, and in parallel you are internationally mobile. You can easily adapt to different intercultural environments
We will assess candidates on the Philips Behaviors:
Eager to Win
Take Ownership
Team up to excel

Job Strategy/Corporate Development
Primary Location South Africa
Organization Corporate Control-10011055
Schedule Full-time
Travel-Yes, 50 % of the Time


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