Philips Project Manager in Foster City, California

Project Manager

Great innovations start with the people that are passionate and skilled enough to create them. As a diversified health and well-being company, Philips focuses on improving people’s lives through those timely and meaningful innovations.

Your challenge

We challenge you to support the Philips’ as a Project Manager. Project Managers lead and direct teams accountable for achieving project objectives, effective integration of new systems and technologies, meeting time and budget requirements, directing all project resources in accordance with guidelines, in order to realize the desired business goals for the project(s) while driving strong customer satisfaction. Determines project risks, defines corrective action and tracks the projects to closure. Keeps abreast of technical developments in own field through literature, technical contacts, and industry competition. Project Managers are given assignments by the Senior Manager of Project Management. They draw up a schedule and seek staffing on the basis of the proposals from all project stake holders and track/manage project budget.

Your responsibilities

  • Formulates the project plan, in accordance with the goals and timing, as defined by contract; specifies the staffing of the project, resources required, anticipated costs, risk assessment and quality standards to be used;

  • Manages the overall customer satisfaction by balancing scope, pricing, and scheduling decisions with what was purchased and forecasted;

  • Controls the project budget and project progress, evaluates all project initiatives as to feasibility, takes corrective actions when necessary and generates adequate reporting;

  • Leads the project, within the project budget in terms of quality, customer satisfaction, time, information and organization, monitoring progress and managing external resources;

  • Ensures appropriate communication between implementation team members to ensure success, efficiency and risk mitigation;

  • Directs project team members and gives them operational guidance;

  • Creates and executes explicit action plans that satisfies both customer and business goals;

  • Works collaboratively with implementation teams;

  • Reports on employees’ performance to the hierarchical superior of the employees for the purpose of appraisal and may make proposals for training.

Your Team

You will report directly to the Sr. Manager, Zone Implementation, West zone. The Enterprise Imaging, Project Services team is part of Philips Healthcare Informatics, Solutions & Services (HISS) division. This position is remote, based from a home office. We are looking for candidates who reside in the western United States. The Enterprise Imaging business is currently headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. Expected travel: Up to 50%.

We are looking for

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, other related field, or equivalent combination of academic and work experience;

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in healthcare information technology or equivalent combination of related experience and education - experience in radiology or cardiology informatics, or similar domain preferred

  • Strong analytical capacity with excellent troubleshooting skills

  • PMP certified or working towards certification

  • Strong knowledge of the following:

  • o Hardware solutions

  • o Virtual computing environments

  • o Networking solutions

  • Basic knowledge of the following:

  • o DICOM and HL7

  • o Clinical workflows

  • Experience in customer service delivery with a focus on project management

  • Ability to complete tasks on-time independently with minimal guidance

  • Superb customer service skills, including high-level professional demeanor and excellent interpersonal communication skills

Our offer

Here at Philips WE ARE Working Together for a Better Tomorrow:

Philips' dedication to enriching lives is reflected in our company, our solutions, and a commitment to our people. Philips products lead to improved healthcare, faster diagnosis and better patient outcomes. Philips employees change lives every day.

Enjoy endless opportunities to learn, and develop your career in the directions to which you aspire. Philips Healthcare is a place where you will work with others whose far-reaching ideas and accomplishments have impacted over 200 million lives already. Please help us determine what’s next. Your ideas and ability to deliver will help to transform the future of healthcare, and allow you to create your own legacy.

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

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.