Manager of Strategic Procurement

Manager of Strategic Procurement


Hewlett Packard Enterprise 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.

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HPE Technology Services (TS) guides customers to the New Style of IT by transforming and supporting infrastructure that enables optimal business outcomes. Our vision is to be the undisputed leading provider of Enterprise Technology Services through our constant innovation and customers-for-life mindset. We advise our customers by helping align their IT strategy to business value. We transform their IT landscape and provide a safe journey for our customers on their way to the New Style of IT. We deliver agility and flexibility to our customers, while also ensuring security and stability, reducing risk and delivering unmatched value.

Manager of Strategic Procurement

Manage a team of Supply Chain / Procurement Professionals.

Responsible for the teams performance, overseeing the day to day activities, being their first point of escalation, and establishing individual goals to align with those of the business.

Responsible for coaching and developing the individuals, including rating performance, delivering performance reviews, and career planning

Accountable for the teams results from the annual Voice of the Workforce survey.

Leads a complex, international, cross-functional team.

Reports strategies, plans & results to business executives.

Meets with Stakeholder business executives to discuss impact of supply chain strategic development on overall business and to develop forward-thinking supply chain strategies; influences the industry or marketplace for complex categories; engages with market leaders.

Develops and utilizes supply chain, business, and financial modeling tools.

Leads complex Supplier evaluation and selection Activities. Drives supply base and supply chain optimization for complex categories. Negotiates and completes contracts with highly complex and critical


Responsible for day-to-day operations & the performance of the assigned supply base including cost, quality and supply performance.

Partners with suppliers in forward thinking strategic development and relationship building.

Develops strategies for risk mitigation, business continuity, cost management and operations improvement. Innovates complex business models, drives associated strategies and influences the marketplace.

Identifies complex or emerging contract risk areas. Negotiates acceptable contracting outcomes using custom solutions. Advises executive level business leaders on all

contract risk areas.

Influences the assigned supply category across multiple business units.

Typically interacts with individuals at the VP and SVP levels.

Scope can be located at the country, regional, or global level, within multiple business units, or within a functional area.

Education and Experience Required

First level university degree or equivalent experience; advanced university degree preferred.

Typically 10 years of experience in procurement or supply chain function.

Knowledge and Skills Required

Excellent understanding of global procurement processes, industry, and highly complex suppliers.

Advanced analytical skills.

Advanced business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint) and supply chain modeling skills. Drives development and efficiency of procurement tools and applications

Advanced communication skills, including presentation and negotiation abilities. Strong Program Management and Contract development Skills, incorporating multiple projects

Advanced team leadership and influencing skills.

Mastery in English.

Ability to independently draft legal contractual documents. Applies cause and effect thinking to identify complex or emerging contract risk areas. Capable of independently drafting custom contract solutions to obtain acceptable outcomes. Subject matter expertise on known and emerging contracting principles. Ability to close complex deals in a timely fashion.

Advanced ability to develop suppliers strategically.

Excellent understanding of company business units and company business strategy.

Advanced cultural knowledge of supplier locations

Advanced industry knowledge

  • 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

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