OEM Business Planning Manager

Hewlett Packard Enterprise - Houston, TX3.7

ContractEstimated: $120,000 - $180,000 a year
Tomorrow belongs to the fast, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise is in the acceleration business!

To help companies accelerate, we’ve created a new company, one that defines transformation—and defies “business as usual”. In the fast-paced, quick-release environment of the future, you need to be constantly ready for change, be resourceful, and be highly adaptable to the ever-changing business landscape.

HPE is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is not only the company best equipped to build a bridge from where enterprise IT is today, to where it needs to be, but HPE is also an incredible place to build a career. As the only company that brings it all—software, hardware, services, and talented people with the right mindset—we help organizations innovate, stay competitive, and quickly turn ideas into value.

Leads and partners cross-functional strategic deal engagement with global reach. Defines, manages, and evaluates business plans to ensure they are operationally executable against defined strategic objectives. Prepares comprehensive implementation tactics, including execution plans, resource allocation plans, follow-up guidelines, assessment, and process accountability. Ensures that business activities are aligned with stated plans among different stakeholders. Develops data-driven analyses to optimize resources and ensure that business plans can be translated into financial value.

Leads cross-functional strategic contract engagement both internally with key stakeholders and externally with clients
Ensures contracts protect corporate interests and uphold policies and procedures.
Knowledge of price and cost analysis sufficient to review RFQ, RFI, RFP proposals against previous history, actual and estimated expenditures, and establish negotiation position proposals.
Develops recommendation from complex data and business analyses and formulates them into business plans.
Drives the construction of highly innovative statistical and financial models to analyze new aspects of business performance.
Leads highly complex, time- sensitive market research projects and identifies compelling trends and opportunities for business leaders
Drives all aspects of priority projects and makes final team decisions.
Develop business plans and proactively identify new opportunities as partners with client business leaders.
Develops and drives comprehensive business plan recommendations, based on analysis, emerging trends, and experience.
Identifies or develops cutting- edge analytical tools, models, and methods for making key business decisions.
Counsels business leaders, recommends approaches for executing high-level strategies and develops creative solutions

Education and Experience Required:
Typically 5-10 years total experience in contract, strategy, planning, operations, finance, or related functional area. Advanced university degree required (e.g., MBA) or demonstrable equivalent experience.

Knowledge and Skills:
Extensive knowledge of research methodology for the most challenging business issues.
Excellent analytical thinking, technical analysis, and data manipulation skills.
Ability to leverage new analytical techniques to develop creative approaches and insights.
Extensive knowledge of how to analyze business problems using Excel, Access, statistical analysis, and financial modeling.
Superior business acumen and technical knowledge within area of responsibility.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including negotiation and influence skills.
Excellent project management skills, including leading large, cross-functional initiatives that impact the organization.
Strong relationship management skills, including partnering and consulting.
Strong leadership skills, including team-building, conflict resolution, and management.
Ability to lead multiple, large, time sensitive projects or work streams.
Ability to identify emerging trends from market and industry data, and make clear and compelling business planning recommendations.
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