Central Direct Procurement & Services Organization, is one of the most important functions within HP Inc. Operations team. Widely recognized organization that effectively collaborates with internal partners and external suppliers to ensure best in class availability, top notch quality and very competitive total cost in behalf of our customers. The Strategic Sourcing team drives as well key initiatives that enables key Innovations & products, to ultimately exceed customer expectations. Applies developed subject matter knowledge to solve common and complex business issues within established guidelines and recommends appropriate alternatives. Works on problems of diverse complexity and scope. May act as a team or project leader providing direction to team activities and facilitates information validation and team decision making process. Exercises independent judgment within generally defined policies and practices to identify and select a solution. Ability to handle most unique situations. May seek advice in order to make decisions on complex business issues. Responsibilities: Leads the analysis of a specific commodity data and industry trends or leads an individual supply chain sub- category; reports results to managers. Participates as a senior member on a cross-functional team (may lead specific projects). Meets with Stakeholder managers to understand business priorities and translate them into procurement plans; comprehends the industry and the Marketplace. Utilizes supply chain and financial modeling tools. Participates in Supplier Selection Activities. May lead activities for less complex domains. Assesses the supply base of category. Negotiates and contracts with suppliers. Engages with low-complexity suppliers. Monitors supplier performance. Executes risk mitigation, business continuity, cost management, and operation strategies. Identifies common contract risk areas. Negotiates acceptable contracting outcomes using pre- packed solutions. Advises program level business representatives on fundamental contract risk areas. Education and Experience Required: First level university degree or equivalent experience; may have advanced university degree. Typically 4-6 years of experience in procurement or supply chain function. Knowledge and Skills: Strong understanding of procurement processes, industry, and suppliers. Strong analytical skills. Strong business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint) and supply chain modeling skills. Strong knowledge and use of procurement tools and applications. Strong communication skills, including presentation and negotiation abilities. Basic Project Management Skills. Basic ability to develop suppliers Strong teamwork and basic leadership skills; basic influencing skills. Mastery in English and local language. Ability to create a contract using standard HP contract templates with supervision. Applies cause and effect thinking to identify common contract risk areas. Capable of applying pre- packaged contract solutions to obtain acceptable outcomes. Solid understanding of fundamental contracting principles. Good understanding of HP business units and HP business strategy. Excellent cultural knowledge of.
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Hewlett-Packard Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. Its Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, tablets, retail point-of-sale (POS) systems, calculators and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The companys Printing segment offers consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, software and Web services, and scanning devices, as well as inkjet and printing solutions, laserjet and enterprise solutions, and graphics solutions. Its Enterprise Group segment provides industry standard servers; business critical systems; traditional and converged storage solutions; networking products comprising controllers/switches, routers, and wireless LAN access points; and technology consulting and support services focused on cloud, mobility, and data. The companys Enterprise Services segment offers technology consulting, outsourcing, and support services to infrastructure, applications, and business process domains; and application and business services. Its Software segment provides enterprise information management solutions, such as data analytics, information governance, and digital marketing for structured and unstructured data; IT management software; and security intelligence/risk management solutions as software licenses and software-as-a-service. The companys HP Financial Services segment offers leasing, financing, utility programs, and asset recovery services; and asset management services to enterprise customers, as well as specialized financial services to SMBs, and educational and governmental entities. The company was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.