Philips Lighting IT Change Manager in Eindhoven, Netherlands

We are…

Signify, the new company name of Philips Lighting, is the global leader in lighting building on 125+ years of innovations.

Our purpose is to unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world.

We are proud to be ahead of the game in the Internet of Things and on track to be carbon neutral by 2020. We learn through disruptive challenges and our performance is powered through our diverse teams. Our Philips products, Interact connected lighting systems, and data-enabled services transform people’s lives in homes, buildings, and public spaces.

We define the meaning of light…join us to #findyourmeaning @ Signify!

The role is situated within the IT department of Signify, and is part of the Planning and Asset Management team. Its responsibilities are at the heart of driving to create transparency, improve predictability and minimize risk.The team consists of 3 main functions: Change & Configuration Management; Software Asset Management; IT Operations Office.

Together we can…

The focus of this role will be working directly with the internal teams and key process stakeholders to ensure the change management process is embedded and adhered to across the organization and continuous improvement activities are identified and actioned.

In this role your main responsibilities will be:

  • To embed the change management process within the organization

  • To monitor the implementation of changes and perform trend analysis

  • To help protect the business against deployment of uncontrolled changes

  • To ensure required process controls are in place to drive operational excellence across change management

  • To steer the organization towards an optimal balance between cost, time and quality of changes

  • To establish and drive the implementation of process improvements across the various process stakeholders

  • To support existing training plans and modify/create new documentation to support global education of the change management process

  • To engage with all ITSM process owners and experts to ensure alignment of the change management process with all ITIL processes

  • To meet or exceed established process KPI’s

  • To develop new KPI’s to help drive the change management process to the next level of maturity

You are…

The successful candidate will be a natural communicator with the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships within the Global Lighting IT environment. He/she will have experience within a similar role, managing the Global ITIL Change Management process in line with the goals defined.

To be successful in this role, you have:

  • A Masters & or Bachelor’s degree in an IT (related) discipline

  • 5+ years of experience with the ITIL Change Management process

  • 5+ years of experience in a complex operational environment and working with multiple Service Delivery Organizations

  • 5+ years in an IT environment

  • 2+ years of experience in working within, global/virtual teams

  • ITIL Foundation & understanding of LEAN

  • Experience with “Service Now” Service Management Tooling is a plus

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Self-motivation and clear orientation for results

  • Proven ability to work as a team player as well as independently

  • Strong consultancy skills acting within dynamic business environments and against changing priorities

  • Proven ability to work comfortably under pressure and under own initiative

  • Business level fluency in English language, literate and numerate

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to adjust to any level within the organization and ensure clear and concise communication towards different stakeholders

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