The **GBS Academy** is designed as a fast-tracked career pathway for multilingual graduates in an international and diverse environment to support Philips business functions in day-to-day operations. It offers structured professional development with on-the-job and soft-skills training, mentoring, coaching and networking opportunities in the graduate community.
**In this program, you have the opportunity to**
Work in a full-time, regular position, and be supported in developing business skills, including practical communication skills, business acumen, time management, Microsoft Office, and much more. The exposure to the different functional areas will enable the development of skills and abilities that drives value for both Philips and our customers.
Additionally, you will build those capabilities by undertaking challenging roles in one of the following areas: **Finance, Supply Chain, Sales Back Office, and Services & Solutions Delivery Teams** . You will use your language skills on a daily basis while cooperating with our partners across European markets. By obtaining functional training, within 12 months you will become a professional, ready to fill a permanent role in one of the above-mentioned business functions.
**The Graduate Program consists of**
+ New Employee Orientation Program 6-12 weeks of functional training
+ Targeted learning focused on soft skills
+ Coaching & mentoring
+ Professional Development Planning process
+ Networking opportunities
**To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience**
+ Bachelor or Master Degree
+ Good knowledge (ideally B2 level) of English & German. Any other will be a great plus
+ From 0-1 year of work experience (Graduates & Early Professional)
+ Availability to work at least 30h/week, preferably 40h/week
+ Interest in developing your professional career within Finance, Supply Chain, Sales Back Office or Services & Solutions Delivery
+ High energy, Adaptability, Continuous learning, Initiating action, Innovative, high work standards
**In return, we offer you**
A unique and challenging experience during 12 months across different functions at GBS. Upon completion of the program, you have the opportunity to land at a permanent position and to work for an employer whose activities have a major positive impact on people all over the world.
+ Contract of employment
+ Annual bonus based on performance achieved
+ Private medical care with the option to extend it to family members
+ Benefit System cards
+ Discount for Philips’ products
+ Language courses
+ Promotion of a healthy lifestyle in the office (fruits twice / week in the office, gym, massage chairs, various events)
**Why should you join Philips Global Business Services?**
Working at Philips is more than a job. It is a calling to make life better for people through your meaningful work, focused on positively impacting 2.5 billion lives a year by 2030. You will be challenged every day to think fast and work innovatively by building knowledge and sharing best practices to help our business to grow.
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