Master Thesis/Internship: AD-PMO (Advanced Development – Project Management Office)

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Company: Philips
Location: Drachten, The Netherlands
Deadline: 15-04-2019

Function description
Various consumer products are developed and produced within Philips Drachten. Please view the 3 minute movie for more context:

Innovation team Male Grooming is the largest Innovation Team, where personal care products are developed for men. The Innovation Team is build-up as a project matrix organization, where the AD-PMO (Advanced Development – Project Management Office) is responsible for executing the pre-development projects, translating consumer-, business- and functional requirements into next generation Male Grooming products. Within our group we have an assignment for an Innovation Management student, who will be responsible for the project which will deliver;
> Which set of KPi’s, best predict the efficiency of our AD-projects
> Estimating method (and set of required historical inputs) to be able to better predict throughput time and costs of our AD projects

Start and timing of project to be made more concrete at the beginning of the assignment.
Required competences:
> MSc Innovation management or equivalent direction
> You are a team player with excellent communication skills
> You are fluent in Dutch and English;
> High level of motivation and drive and an eagerness to learn
> Executing the assignment as a project lead, managing (t/€/Q)
> Work independent on this assignment (mentor and colleague network available)
> Delivering the right level of burden of proof for securing the robustness and durability of both models
> Reporting the project results and risks in the right way, presenting at AD GWO (Groepswerk overleg) for project progress and status updates

To apply for this function
Please submit your application, including C.V and motivation via mail to: peter.van.der.vlis@philips.com

Your team?
You will be part of the AD PMO Group, which consists of ~14 young, enthusiastic AD Project leads within the Innovation Team Male Grooming, who are located in Drachten. We are responsible for developing new innovations to the market for all Product-, Function- and Technology projects related to Male grooming products. There is a high variety in project size and -complexity. You will report to the AD PMO Male Grooming Grouplead.