Graduate scheme

South East

In this role, you have the opportunity to

build a successful career at an exciting & innovative employer as an aspiring future business leader. Philips is a health technology company focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Applying advanced technologies and deep clinical and consumer insights, Philips partners with customers to deliver integrated solutions that address the Quadruple Aim: improved patient experience, better health outcomes, improved staff experience, and lower cost of care. As part of this mission, we are now looking for ambitious graduates to work within commercial functions across our main business clusters (Personal Health, Precision Diagnosis, Connected Care and Image Guided Therapy) starting in September 2021.

The scheme will consist of one year rotations in two of the following areas within two of the above business clusters:

Business Marketing: understand and research a wide variety of markets and help devise strategies to best launch Philips' latest innovations, supporting finance forecasting process linking what’s happening in the market to our business performance.

Sales: learn how to excel in the highly competitive world of business through negotiations with buyers and suppliers either B2B or B2C.

Operations: support and lead projects to improve our customer experience within our service offerings.

You are a part of

The UKI Philips HealthTech Commercial Graduate Programme, which is designed to discover future leaders and incorporate you into the Philips business where your new ideas and passion will shape the Philips business of tomorrow. You will have strong support networks with business leaders, mentors and graduates from previous cohorts. You will be supported with a comprehensive personal development and training plan over the two year scheme.

To succeed in this role, you should meet the following criteria:

  • be a final year student or 2020 graduate within the UK
  • Evidence of high performance background (evidenced by your academic and/or extra-curricular activities)
  • Evidence of leadership potential and you will have leadership ambitions
  • You will demonstrate a high level of energy, drive and passion in pursuing work objectives and a total commitment to achieving successful outcomes.
  • You will be adaptable and socially confident, enabling you to build strong relationships quickly, which will be key to your success. In essence, you will already be naturally demonstrating our behaviors of Customer First, Quality and Integrity Always, Team Up To Win, - Take Ownership to Deliver Fast and Eager to Improve & Inspire.

In return, we offer you

Philips is quick to recognize emerging talent and nurture success. If you are passionate about what you do and determined to be successful we will support you and your career development. Philips is rapidly evolving which creates an exciting and vibrant work environment. In addition to a competitive salary, you will also have access to a comprehensive flexible benefits package including 25 days of holiday (plus bank holidays) and a generous pension plan.

Recruitment Process:

Please apply with an updated, detailed version of your CV including your university start and end dates, as well as a personal statement / cover letter which should outline your motivation for this specific role as well as what sets you apart from other candidates. The recruitment process will include an application screen, video interview with a recruiter and then an assessment centre which will be held towards the end of February / March 2021.

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 improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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