Global Procurement (GP) Intern

Hewlett Packard Enterprise - Plano, TX3.7

InternshipEstimated: $50,000 - $66,000 a year
At Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), we bring together the brightest minds to create breakthrough technology solutions and advance the way people live and work. Our legacy inspires us as we forge ahead dedicated to helping our customers make their mark on the world.

Learning does not only happen through training. Relationships are among the most powerful ways for people to learn and grow, and this is part of our HPE culture. In addition to working alongside talented colleagues, you will have many opportunities to learn through coaching and stretch assignment opportunities. You’ll be guided by feedback and support to accelerate your learning and maximize your knowledge. We also have a “reverse mentoring” program which allows us to share our knowledge and strengths across our multi-generation workforce.

We Have a Passion for What We Do

HPE is advancing the way people live and work. Innovation is core to our DNA, and we’re innovating to help enterprises redefine experiences and drive smarter, hyper-efficient operations. Examples include:

Accelerating a cure for Alzheimer’s
Sending a supercomputer into space
Redefining sports fan experience

Our goal is to hire the best and brightest talent, to nurture their unique skills and ideas so they can win and grow with HPE.

Creating unlimited Opportunities

Global Procurement (GP) is an innovative organization that is at the forefront of its industry helping to fuel HPE's growth. Each Year, HPE spends about $4 Billion globally on various products & services that we use to keep our company running successfully. Leveraging HPE’s collective buying power, GP optimizes HPE’s spend in order to deliver the best quality and value to the business. We procure everything from technology (such as hardware, software, and telecommunications) to marketing, outsourced labor, facilities and business services - all spend in order to do business internally and support our outsourced services clients.

Shaping the Future Leaders of Global Procurement

HPE Global Procurement offers an opportunity for development of best-in-class leadership skills, procurement, and future career advancement. The GP Internship Program is designed to attract, develop and retain exceptional talent that will then feed into our PREP Program.


Education or Experience

Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with expected graduation after May 2020

GP Internship Job Description

Our program is designed to mentor and develop talented individuals with strong leadership potential and strategic thinking capability. We are looking for energetic, highly motivated individuals who are currently pursuing a Bachelor’s level (or equivalent) degree. GP wants people who can bring innovative ideas and fresh perspectives into our organization as we move toward creating the 2020 workplace. Well-rounded business acumen and global orientation are critical in GP.

The GP Internship is a 10-week project-based assignment that may include:

Working across HPE businesses and functional organizations (Marketing, Sales, HR, Finance, etc.) as a trusted advisor/consultant
Core procurement category management skills (data intelligence, market analysis, stakeholder management, negotiation plans, supplier evaluations & interaction, contracts, implementation)
Developing Leadership & Influencing skills
Develop network across peers, managers, senior leadership and executives
Efficiency gains through process improvement projects & execution
Working knowledge of HPE, and its business objectives
Project Management, Communication & Presentation skills
Social & Volunteer events with other Plano Interns
Opportunity for end of summer project report out to GP Vice-President & Senior Leadership

Ideal Candidate Profile

Strong leadership, influencing, communication and interpersonal skills
Strong project management abilities
Geographic, cultural knowledge, and/or experience
Self-starter with ability to manage work in multiple areas and within a virtual work environment
Effective collaborator
Ability to develop and promote positive change through innovation and creativity
Strong contributor who wants to make an impact
Strong business acumen and critical analytical skills
Drive to contribute and make an impact

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Values:
Partnership first: We believe in the power of collaboration - building long term relationships with our customers, our partners and each other
Bias for action: We never sit still - we take advantage of every opportunity
Innovators at heart: We are driven to innovate - creating both practical and breakthrough advancements

We offer:
A competitive salary and extensive social benefits
Diverse and dynamic work environment
Work-life balance and support for career development
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