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Senior Data Scientist Financial Planning and Analy...

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Senior Data Scientist Financial Planning and Analysis

Job Description

Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.

But it’s not just what we do, it’s who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common. An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers’ needs. It’s what inspires us to create meaningful solutions – the kind that make a real difference – when it matters most.

The world and our customers’ needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That’s why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever-evolving health and well-being needs.

In this role, you have the opportunity to make life better

Looking at the challenges the world is facing today Philips’ purpose has never been more relevant. So, whatever your role, if you share our passion for helping others, you’ll be working towards creating a better and fairer future for all.

You are responsible for:

  • Play a pivotal role in understanding Philips’ business challenges and use this to identify & define new analytics opportunities, by collaborating with subject matter experts across Finance and our businesses.

  • Identify required and available data and the statistical analysis techniques needed in order to deliver business insights.

  • Develop insights contributing to global Philips programs in the financial planning and analysis realm.

  • Apply analytics to help businesses & markets to better manage their innovation pipeline and market introduction of new products.

  • Coordinate maintenance, development & deployment of existing analytics solutions in close collaboration with business stakeholders and development teams.

You are a part of:

The Digital CoE within the global Philips FP&A organization.

You will report functionally to the Analytics & Tools owner within the Digital CoE. The Digital CoE consists of 15 people with different skills in finance systems and financial insights. The team is supported by IT and enterprise information management teams.

To succeed in this role, you’ll need a customer-first attitude and the following:

  • Master of Science degree in relevant finance, mathematics, or applied statistics domains.

  • A self-starter with approximately 5-8 years of working experience.

  • Hands-on experience in at least one programming language, e.g., R or Python; ideally (user) experience with enterprise data warehouses such as SAP BW; ideally (developer) experience with enterprise analytics platforms such as Azure Databricks.

  • The ability to proactively apply advanced analytics methods like statistics or machine learning to different business challenges; the ability to lead project assignments and take personal ownership for delivering business results.

  • The ability to interact with senior business stakeholders translating scientific insights into the business context; establishing and leveraging internal and external networks to build on innovative perspectives.

In return, we offer you:

  • Challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore, especially within the corporate environment of Finance! Experience to be gained in working with highly motivated and skilled professionals in an international setting.

  • A meaningful career: your work will contribute to innovative health technologies and solutions that help improve billions of lives every year.

  • Health and well-being programs: to support you mentally and physically, allowing you to stay energized and be your best at work and beyond.

  • Career growth: access to a wide range of tools and resources to further your career, including a personal development budget, training and coaching.

  • Annual leave: 25 days with the option of purchasing up to 20 extra days per year.

  • Financial incentive: individual bonus based on personal performance and/or Philips' annual results.

  • Additional benefits: solid company pension scheme, attractive collective health insurance package and opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with a discount.

How we work at Philips


Our newly-adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart. For our hybrid roles, this translates to an average of three days working from the office and two days from home for full-time employees.

Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.

Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:

We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone’s in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.

We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn’t office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams and our customers on a case-by-case basis.

We want to be at our best: The way we work and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best.

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
innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.

Visit our careers website to explore what it’s like working at Philips, read stories from our employee blog, find information
about our recruitment process and answers to some frequently asked questions.

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