Early Career Project Manager - Americas Integration Center

Hewlett Packard Enterprise - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)3.7


Are you looking for an entry level Project Management role with one of the most impactful technology companies in the world?

At Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), we’re building the future—one big idea at a time. Ready to unleash your professional potential? Our employees use their experience and scientific knowledge to design, develop, implement, and test hardware, software, systems, and processes—and continue our growth as a technology leader. If solving the world’s biggest technology challenges sounds like the right career path for you, read on.

About the Entry Level Project Manager - Americas Integration Center

The Americas Integration Center (AIC), a rapidly growing segment of HPE, manages the delivery of custom and complex support solutions globally to Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) customers.

We are seeking a highly motivated entry level Project Manager to join our team to take on Project Management responsibilities in an existing Project Management Office for a customer’s global support program.

In this role, working as an integral part of the AIC team within HPE’s Pointnext Global Shared Delivery (GSD) organization, you will be responsible for leading and communicating status of the factory build and test of custom complex solutions, as well as for management and coordination of all value chain partners and resources for a high quality solution delivered on time and meeting customer commitments. You will work with the AIC Integration Project Manager and Delivery value chain, including the Houston Supply Chain partners, procurement, and Logistics. You will work closely with our customers and these internal teams to ensure effective and timely delivery.

This is a dynamic environment which will require you to be efficient with time management and have solid leadership skills.

You will often be required to shift your work schedule to work outside of normal business hours in order to keep abreast of customer and project requirements. As a result, work schedule flexibility is required.

You will be required to work on-site at HPE’s solutions manufacturing facility in Houston, TX. No relocation assistance available.

Position may require some overnight travel. It is not expected to exceed 10%, but will vary depending on the needs of the business.

In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your expertise on the products we deliver and support, while further developing your expertise with HPE and PMI project methodology, which can lead to future careers within HPE.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will:
manage small and medium fairly straightforward customer project and program delivery, typically local in scope
lead regular project and program reviews delivered to HPE management and project/program stakeholders
provide reliable solution forecasts and expected completion dates for various stages of the solution to HPE Services management and stakeholders
support qualification and opportunity assessment for small straightforward opportunities
act as opportunity manager for low-risk deals
manage client relationships
manage first- to mid-level client delivery relationships
represent the organization to external customers/clients as required or directed by Program lead
manage project team when required
manage a small team of internal as well as external resources when required
encourage skill development of project team members as required
provide performance feedback for team members as required
manage delivery or opportunity management with impact on HPE Services revenue
work on a development plan leading to higher Program Manager (PM) skills
participate in the HPE Program Manager (PM) Professions community
perform other duties as assigned

HPE Pointnext: exceptional people supporting business technology in action. Pointnext is made up of talented professionals who bring the technical insight, process excellence, and resource flexibility to help customers drive business outcomes through optimization of their data centers and other technology operations. At Pointnext, we know relationships and people matter--and our people and our services create a powerhouse solution designed to solve our customers' most challenging IT problems.

Qualifications

At HPE, people are our strategic advantage. People with the right mindset, coupled with the right talent, education and experience, will be instrumental to HPE maintaining and extending its prominence in the global IT market.

Talent, education and experience will only take us so far. Having the “right mindset” means being:
Adaptable — Takes in stride and constantly attunes to the changing needs of a highly dynamic business.
Curious — Our key contributors are always seeking to grow their knowledge, to gain new perspectives, and to find better ways forward.
Tenacious — Our business—our industry—demands self-starters who will takes ownership of projects and bring them to completion despite difficulties or setbacks.

Sound like a place where you can make an impact? If so, please let us hear from you by applying today!

Requirements

This position requires a highly motivated person who has good leadership potential coupled with some experience in Project management. The ideal candidate will be a good communicator and able to influence people across a broad range of organizations both internally and externally.

Your technical background will be a plus, as these solutions often require broad understanding of the various components and platforms used in HPE solutions. Industry knowledge of IT solution integration is preferred but not required.

You will be required to work on-site at HPE’s solution manufacturing facility in Houston, TX. No relocation assistance available.

Work schedule flexibility is required. You will often be required to shift your work schedule to work outside of normal business hours in order to keep abreast of customer and project requirements.

Position may require some overnight travel. It is not expected to exceed 10%, but will vary depending on the needs of the business.

Education and Experience Required
Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree, preferably in a technical discipline
2+ years’ experience in project management in like roles / businesses; working on IT rollouts such as servers, storage, networking and other enterprise technologies ideal
Without a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree, 1 additional year of project management experience required, for a total of 3+ years in like roles / businesses
3+ years demonstrated customer-facing experience
CAPM certification preferred, or on track to obtain PMP certification
Demonstrated ability to develop innovative approaches and solutions to solve client problems

Knowledge and Skills Preferred
Basic industry knowledge/understanding of complex IT solutions
Basic understanding of IT industry factory integration for complex solutions and the benefits to customers

Knowledge and Skills Required
Flexibility to shift daily or weekly schedules as required to align with project timeline demands
Solid basic capabilities with the Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.
Demonstrates a basic knowledge of key operational policies, processes and methodologies applicable to project management
Proven customer relationship skills
Demonstrated ability to implement innovative approaches and solutions to solve client problems
Proven self-starter
On a development plan leading to higher PM skills

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About HPE Pointnext Global Shared Delivery

HPE Pointnext Global Shared Delivery (GSD) works hand-in-hand with the largest commercial and public sector customers globally to effectively manage their IT needs across their businesses, and around the world. Delivering the operational stability, cost reductions, flexibility, resiliency and scalability enterprise customers demand, Pointnext has been recognized for its leadership in enabling these customers to create new growth strategies and revenue opportunities, while maximizing their IT investments and increasing their business agility.

The complexity of technology deployment, management, and support is creating demand for evolved technology support service offerings that meet performance, cost, availability, reliability, security, and scalability demands. The appetite for Pointnext Support is expanding rapidly as enterprises of all stripes realize they can't “do it all".

About HPE Pointnext

HPE Pointnext is a global service provider and business integrator delivering solutions with speed, power, precision, and passion. HPE is responsible for the development and delivery of the IT infrastructure solutions at the core of the world’s largest and fastest growing organizations, which includes servers, storage, networking, technology services, converged data center infrastructure, Telco and cloud solutions. As part of HPE, Pointnext provides world-class support and consulting services for Hewlett Packard Enterprise products and solutions.

With over 6000 consultants and project managers in 110 countries, Pointnext assists clients in realigning their IT strategies and making the best use of technology to create or capitalize on business opportunities. We offer onsite services, Internet and global technology solutions to multi-site, multi-national businesses, including manufacturing, telecom, automotive, energy, financial services, and other key industries. Services range from warranty and product support to proactive mission-critical and business continuity services, deployment and performance services, security, and integrated support for complex multi-vendor environments.

About Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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.

Please note the above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not a complete list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.