- Create optimum conditions for the people in the team and for their personal development, to enable them to design and develop innovations in Oncology that improve outcomes, reduce cost of care and/or improve patient and staff experience. You will do this especially in the fields of Diagnostic, and in particular Genome Informatics, Image-Guided Therapy, and Integrated Cancer Care;
- Create, steer and realize the group’s strategic goals;
- Practice effective resource management (e.g. team composition and capabilities, people development, appraisal);
- Shape the Group. Build a strong and committed team, together with the Department Head, Division Head, and the Program Manager.
- Co-shape, together with the Innovation Program Manager and as part of their core program team, the research projects that feed the Philips businesses that are active in Oncology;
- Review and coach a portfolio of projects hosted by the Group;
- ·Ensure a strong innovation pipeline and generate value for the businesses and markets with a particular focus on Oncology.
- Together with the Innovation Program Manager, pro-actively take the responsibility to maintain and further develop close relationships with all relevant Philips businesses engaged in Oncology.
- With the business category Oncology Informatics & Genomics build further opportunities to demonstrate the assets Philips Research can offer to develop solutions that address the American and global markets, utilizing the co-location in Cambridge. Use these relationships and partnerships to jointly define and align new relevant innovations while further increasing valuable contributions for the company;
- Expand and maintain a professional network within the global Philips organization, the scientific community, clinical collaborators, and with external partners;
- Monitor key developments and trends with a focus on North America.
The Oncology Informatics Group is a key innovation partner for Philips businesses in the Clusters Precision Diagnostics and Image-Guided Therapy. The team of 10-15 people has a broad spectrum of competencies, ranging from clinical practice, clinical pathways & applications, business development, informatics, data science & artificial intelligence, architecture & platforms, etc. The innovations range from technical solutions to completely integrated solutions, combining systems, solutions & services that serve the needs for cancer care in various clinical settings. Given the strong trend in digitization, building capabilities in the field of clinical data science, patient analytics and informatics, as well as clinical IT infrastructure have a special focus.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
- Have a Ph.D. and/or MD with 7+ years of experience or a Master's with 10+ years of experience;
- Degree in e.g. Clinical Informatics, Clinical Science, or the like, and with knowledge and insights in the area of genomics;
- Experienced in Oncology, preferably in informatics, especially in advanced digital methods, such as AI, NLP and Data Science, as well as in the creation of solutions and services;
- Have experience with industrial research in the healthcare domain and a consistent track record collaborating with clinical partners;
- Experience leading innovative projects while balancing the tension between long term roadmaps vs. short term results;
- Are conceptually strong and drive the development of a strategic vision;
- Have a business focus and are capable of building strong professional relationships;
- Are a natural leader who is passionate about people and who understands the importance of a good team spirit;