Senior Grants and Contracts Coordinator

Job Description

If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request.  You may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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

Supports financial and contracting activities in the Grants and Contracts function in Philips Research North America


You are responsible for

  • Pre-Award
    • Work closely with highly skilled technical teams in proposal development, in close collaboration with NA Partners team including grant writer (note: a project management role rather than a writing role)
    • Obtain supporting documents such as letters of support
    • Quality assurance of proposals to meet or exceed requirements of solicitations
  • Post-Award:
    • Work with subcontractors including University Offices of Sponsored Research
    • Assist in negotiating contracts and subcontracts with guidance from Philips Legal
    • Track and provide clear visibility into status of contract deliverables, working in close collaboration with technical project leader
    • Review and submit invoices
    • Prepare SAP Invoice Templates
    • Monthly tracking and reporting for internal and sponsor use


You are part of

Philips is a diversified technology company, focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation. With a century of history and more than 450 innovative products and services, we are ready to meet today’s challenges in healthcare by creating solutions that deliver better care to more people at lower cost.


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

  • 5+ years of experience in R&D proposal development processes
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Team builder who works well with technical teams, legal offices, accounting and management, and on occasion, government program managers and contract specialists Familiarity with government grant and contract (prime and subcontracts) processes, especially cost reimbursement contracts, as well as rules and regulations, at a high level.
  • Knowledge of key Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs)
  • Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) process requirements
  • Knowledge of invoicing requirements for funded programs
  • An appreciation of critical legal aspects of R&D contracts and agreements, at a high level
  • Self-motivated, proactive driver of projects


In return, we offer you

The ability to collaborate with, learn and grow from colleagues in a highly complex, global organization where you can use your strengths to help drive strategic business initiatives for Philips.  Additionally, we provide you a dynamic working environment in an innovative business, paired with a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a supportive atmosphere where you can sharpen your talents with new challenges and career opportunities.

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa. 


How we work at Philips

There are three core ways that define our ways of working – embracing flexibility, being at our best, and impactful collaboration. We believe this enables us to deliver an outstanding experience to our customers and create the best place to work for people who share our passion.


We know just how important direct interactions are and work is more engaging when we are more frequently face-to-face, and that we experience better collaboration which drives innovation. While we have many different types of roles across Philips most require a combination of in-person collaboration with colleagues and partners, usually at a Philips location, and individual focus time, which can be done remotely.

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.

It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran

Contact Information

Philips Research North America



222 Jacobs Street
4th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02141


Background Information

4-Year Degree


  • Commercial
  • Grants and Contracts

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information

  • Full Time