Strategic Procurement Manager

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Employer: HP Inc.
  • Acquisitions - Logistics - Supplies
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 08.01.2020
    Short company description

    At HP, we believe in the power of ideas. We use ideas to put technology to work for everyone. And we believe that ideas thrive best in a culture of teamwork. That is why everyone - at every level in every function, is encouraged to have original ideas, to express them and to share them. We trust anything can be achieved if you really believe in it, and we will invest in your ideas to change lives and the way people work. This vision is what sets us apart as a company. At HP we work across borders, and without limits. Global virtual teams share resources and pool their big ideas to solve business issues and meet personal goals. Everyone is valued for the unique skills, experiences and perspective they bring. That’s how we work at HP. And this is how ideas and people grow.

    HP is a proven leader in personal systems and printing, delivering innovations that empower people to create, interact, and inspire like never before. We leverage our strong financial position to extend our leadership in traditional markets and invest in exciting new technologies.
    HP has an impressive portfolio and strong innovation pipeline across areas such as:
    • blended reality technology - our unique Sprout by HP will change the way people do things
    • 3D printing
    • multi-function printing
    • Ink in the office
    • tablets, phablets, notebooks
    • mobile workstations

    We’re looking for visionaries who are ready to make an impact on the way the world works. At HP, the future’s yours to create!


    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.
    Advanced English skills.

    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.
    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.


    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.