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Director Communications, Enterprise Informatics



Marketing & Communications
Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Job Title

Director Communications, Enterprise Informatics

Job Description

Director Communications, Enterprise Informatics

Drive world-class integrated communications program for Philips’ Enterprise Informatics business. You have the overarching responsibility to deliver high quality internal/ external communication services to the leadership and the global employee base, including employee engagement, customer experience, thought leadership and transformation programs.

You’ll be a part of The Business Communications team, which is part of Philips’ Communications & Brand organization that drives the company’s brand and reputation management and delivery of high-quality communication services to the leadership of Philips. You will report to the Head of Communications, Enterprise Informatics and Innovation & Strategy and serve as a Leadership Team member in Enterprise Informatics Business Unit(s). Enterprise Informatics is part of the Connected Care business segment and comprises of five newly created Business Units: Radiology Informatics, Clinical Integration & Insights, Cardiovascular Informatics, Clinical Informatics and EMR/ Care Management.

Your role:

  • Developing fully integrated communications plans that contribute to the success of Enterprise Informatics business and its employee engagement.
  • Working with a team of other senior communications professionals, synthesizing commercial objectives with reputation and brand objectives and co-building global comms plans and campaigns from a business and markets perspective.
  • Providing overarching communications counsel and capability building to Enterprise Informatics business leader and management team – taking an active role as a Communications representative in one (or more) Business Unit’s Leadership Teams, serving as a trusted advisor to their leader(s).
  • Leading, developing and deploying the internal/ external communications plan, including support for the company’s reputation, brand, culture and transformation programs.
  • Issues management and crisis communications in coordination with Philips’ central External Relations team and contribution to integration programs of mergers, acquisitions and divestments.
  • Leading key Enterprise Informatics events, including participation in key trade/ business events and global webcasts.
  • Supporting leaders to reach employee engagement scores through the delivery of communications guidance and community building through social channels.
  • Managing annual program budget, agency and measurement of all programs.

You're the right fit if:

  • A results-oriented senior communications leader with a Master’s degree, and 8+ years’ experience, in strategic B2B communications/marketing in an international/matrixed environment
  • Strong understanding of/ affinity with technology, data, and healthcare innovation topics
  • Strong senior stakeholder management skills: you are a confident and fact-based advisor to senior management and a trusted strategic partner.
  • Proven track record of leading, building and coaching highly engaged and high performing global teams.
  • High energy, creativity and demonstrated ability to build key relationships and lead to positively influence stakeholders and drive effective collaboration.
  • Proven track record of driving strategic, complex programs and planning processes, with many moving parts, across a wide variety of organizational pockets.
  • Ability to navigate a high paced business environment typical for a data and software driven business area which is preparing to globally scale its reach and activities.
  • Strong project management skills and agency management experience.
  • Native-level English (written and spoken); proven ability to write and steer work for impactful speeches, presentations, blogs, opinion pieces; etc.
  • You must be able to successfully perform the following minimum Physical, Cognitive and Environmental job requirements with or without accommodation for this Office/Remote position.

About Philips

We are a health technology company. We built our entire company around the belief that every human matters, and we won't stop until everybody everywhere has access to the quality healthcare that we all deserve. Do the work of your life to help improve the lives of others.

If you’re interested in this role and have many, but not all, of the experiences needed, we encourage you to apply. You may still be the right candidate for this or other opportunities at Philips. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion here.

Additional Information

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa, now or in the future.

Company relocation benefits will not be provided for this position. For this position, you must reside in or within commuting distance to Cambridge, MA.

This requisition is expected to stay active for 45 days but may close earlier if a successful candidate is selected or business necessity dictates. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure consideration.

Philips is an Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran and maintains a drug-free workplace.