The Strategic Procurement Analyst II is responsible for managing procurement of assigned category for HP and its customers to meet business requirements, maximize value (reduce cost), and mitigate risk.
Primary role is to support category / subcategory activity, generally focused on the execution of procurement activities such as sourcing, supplier selection, negotiation, contract management, risk management, supplier relationship and stakeholder management.
The Strategic Procurement Analyst II applies level of subject matter knowledge to solve a variety of common business issues, works on problems of moderately complex scope, acts as an informed team member providing analysis of information and limited project direction input.
Exercises independent judgment within defined practices and procedures to determine appropriate action. Follows established guidelines and interprets policies.
Evaluates unique circumstances and makes recommendations.
Analyzes fundamental category data, industry information, and business requirements and embeds expertise and criteria while negotiating and providing a procurement recommendation to stakeholders.
Provides day to day support and interaction with internal stakeholders across all Business Units in HP and Global Functions;
collaborates with internal and external partners to meet procurement objectives; meets with senior members in an observer capacity to learn about business priorities.
Collaborates with peers and Global Category Strategists to ensure connection and execution of the strategy determined to the specific area of spend;
Provides support to GIP category teammates to assist in the development of stakeholder relationships.
Provides support to GIP colleagues and peers acting in the capacity of extended leadership teams.
Leads supplier sourcing and selection for non-complex programs; supports sourcing and selection for low to moderately complex programs.
Negotiates, contracts, and manages non-complex supplier engagements; supports low to moderately complex supplier engagements.
Basic awareness and understanding of the GP Negotiation Manual content, its intended application and the interests behind the legal principles and alternative language contained therein.
Basic knowledge of contracting principles and the interests behind the legal provisions embodied in HP standard contract templates.
Mitigates risk through effective contracting, business controls, and on-going assessment.
Focus on the employee experience of interacting with GIP (Customer Satisfaction) and timely deliverable according to the business needs.
Turnaround time is one key indicator that is measured.
Reviews performance metrics on a regular basis, identifying opportunities for improvement.
In addition to these activities, this role may participate in innovation, transformation or improvement projects related to business processes or employee engagement.
All GIP employees have to complete onboarding trainings and mandatory corporate trainings such as Standard of Business Conduct, Global Trade and others.
Always act under the HP Way and the behaviors of the employee culture in GIP.
First level university degree or equivalent experience.
Typically 2-4 years of experience in procurement or supply chain function.
Previous procurement experience in marketing category management is a plus
Good understanding of procurement processes, industry, and suppliers.
Strong analytical skills.
Good business application skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint) and basic supply chain modeling skills.
Good knowledge and use of procurement tools and applications.
Strong communication skills (verbal, written and presentation).
Good teamwork skills.
Mastery in English and local language.
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