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  • Posted: Sep 7, 2018
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Hewlett-Packard Company or HP (styled as hp) is an American multinational information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States. It provides hardware, software and services to consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors. T...
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    Printing Category Manager - Central Africa

    Job ID: 3031498


    • At HP, talent is our criteria. Join us in reinventing the standard for diversity and inclusion. Bring your awesomeness, and just be you!
    • Applies advanced subject matter knowledge to solve complex business issues and is regarded as a subject matter expert. Frequently contributes to the development of new ideas and methods.
    • Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors.
    • Leads and/or provides expertise to functional project teams and may participate in cross-functional initiatives. Acts as an expert providing direction and guidance to process improvements and establishing policies. Frequently represents the organization to external customers/clients.
    • Exercises significant independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices to determine best method for accomplishing work and achieving objectives. May provide mentoring and guidance to lower level employees.


    • Deep understanding of the category product, business management and sales challenges and strategies.
    • Actively contributes to the definition of the category business plan.
    • Establishes relationships and represents team with sales force and other partners at senior level.
    • Product line and quota responsibility for a significant share of the product range, or a specific customer segment.
    • Functional responsibility for the team in one or several areas (market analysis, marketing engagement, SF communication etc).
    • May lead a subset of the team. May lead overall engagement with one or several sales teams.
    • May lead engagementpartnership with external IT vendor.

    Education and Experience Required

    • University or Bachelors degree in Marketing or Finance; advanced degree or MBA preferred.
    • Typically 8-12 years of professional experience with a combination of Marketing, Sales, Business Planning experienced preferred.
    • Consumer and/or Commercial Partner management expertiseEnd User Acct management as an alternative.

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • IT industry knowledge.
    • Business planning skills, multidimensional.
    • Financial planning and modelling skills, comfortable to manage high complexity business planning and reporting.
    • Strong communication skills at senior management internally and externally.
    • Knowledge of promotional marketing processes and practices.
    • Negotiation skills and ability to frame the product value proposition to customers/partners.
    • Leadership skills and cross functional expertise (sales, supply chain, marketing

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Hewlett Packard - HP on to apply
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