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Director Strategy & Planning

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise

· Builds financially sound, executable, data-driven business strategies that improve company share holder value.

· Provides strategic advice to clarify, plan and monitor the growth of the company or business unit revenues and market share.

· Drives operational efficiency initiatives that improve company profitability

· Applies financial rigor and acumen to all initiatives that lead executive and the company business teams to share holder value based decisions

· Design and development of business models, market strategies or M&A activities for organizational effectiveness.

· Develops growth strategies for area of responsibility.

· Leads strategy and leadership teams in developing key and or difficult acquisitions/growth transactions and strategies.

· Demonstrates thought leadership by coaching and advising VP, SVP and other company executives.

· Provides business rational and risk assessment for making company investments in their area of focus.

· Builds relationship and provides guidance to industry, community, press as appropriate..

· Creates a performance driven culture that ensures the company has the best strategic planning team in the industry.

· Balances short term with long term strategies and resource investment.

· Leads / Drives high-impact organizational and operational planning initiatives, including M&A projects.

· Influences C-level executives on a wide range of business issues, including risk management and implementation tactics.

· Provides innovative thought leadership and shapes the knowledge base within area of expertise.

· Provides strong leadership, develops and sets individual and departmental team performance goals and manages/drives change.

· Manages a large, complex organization with multiple business units, financial models, and/or markets.

· Develops Director level or Mgr 2 professionals

· Manages complex M&A or business development opportunities

· Drives strategy across the region and manages implementation of the strategy

· Manages deals with a <$2 billion impact to the company.


Education and Experience Required

  • First-level university degree required; advanced university degree preferred.
  • Typically 12+ years of experience in a business related function, preferably sales, finance, or accounting
  • Experienced in managing large teams and/or organizations.

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Superior communication skills includes verbal, written, and presentation forms; negotiation, and influence skills.  Mastery in English and local language as well as other languages as required.
  • Advanced finance skills and ability to budget.
  • Ability to set, measure, and manage multiple teams’ performance.
  • Exceptional financial and business acumen; in-depth business and industry knowledge.
  • Strong leadership and staff development and engagement skills and ability to build partnerships across various functions.