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5 Dec, 2011
5 Dec, 2011
Hewlett-Packard (HP) is the largest technology solutions provider in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and worldwide. The company’s offerings span from IT infrastructure, personal computing and access devices to global services, imaging and printing. Our customers are virtually everybody: consumers, small and medium sized companies, large corporations as well as Government institutions.
HP is a company fuelled by new thinking and unique ideas about creating more valuable experiences with technology. We make the impossible possible and are committed to challenging, stretching and never staying still. It is all to do with what sets us apart as a company.
At HP we work across borders, and without limits. Global virtual teams share resources and pool their brainpower to solve business issues and meet personal goals. Each individual is valued for the unique skills, experiences and perspective he/she brings. That’s how ideas – and people – grow.
Now we are looking for the best talents to help us develop cutting edge technologies and grow in Middle East, Mediterranean & Africa. We’ll invest in your intellectual ability, encourage early responsibility and support your ambition and progress. With our coaching, guidance and global reach, the future is yours to explore!
HP Graduate Development Program 2011@ HP West Africa
At HP we do not expect you to have already specific technical skills or professional experience. That’s exactly what we will provide you with through our HP Graduate Development Program. By Joining one of our teams HP gives you the opportunity to transition from a fresh graduate to a young IT professional.
We will help you to achieve this by having a comprehensive development plan in place that ensures a structured and blended learning – including on-the-job learning experience. A mentor will be assigned to you to give you support along the way as well as regular feedback on your performance and development. Projects and specific work assignment across several of HP’s business units will not only broaden your understanding of the IT industry, but will also help you to understand the various career opportunities within IT
Graduate Career Paths
Inside Sales / Pre-sales support / Account Management / Business support
Assisting sales teams in selling products, services and software to selected customers in a designated market area. Responsibilities may include inbound sales support, deal coordination, managing configurations/quotations/pricing and follow-up on the entire sales cycle, presales support
Closing sales on assigned products and with assigned customers with supervision.
Learning complete HP portfolio of technologies and solutions and working in cooperation with internal teams to complete routine tasks
Applying standard policy on total customer experience for following up on customer questions and requests
Working collaboratively with management to drive promotion campaigns, marketing programs and sales initiatives.
Building customer confidence in HP’s remote or direct sales capabilities.
Building and maintaining solid customer relations that protects or expands HP’s Installed base
Provide sales and business reporting
What are we looking for?
We are looking for people who have graduated from top universities within the last 12 months or who will graduate within this academic year with degrees such as: Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, Marketing or any other technical or business studies.
In addition to the above, we are looking for the following qualifications:
Language Skills: Advanced level of written and spoken English
Computing Skills: Excellent knowledge of MS Office Applications
Interpersonal skills: The ability to work well with people
Flexibility: The ability to adjust to rapid change
Team Player: Willing to be a collaborative and reliable team member
Analytical Abilities: Eye for detail
Communication: Having the ability to communicate clearly and confidently in an international environment
Commitment: The dedication to achieve goals and being result-oriented
Personality: Possessing an attitude fueled with positive-thinking
HP is a technology company that operates in more than 170 countries around the world. We explore how technology and services can help people and companies address their problems and challenges, and realize their possibilities, aspirations and dreams. We apply new thinking and ideas to create more simple, valuable and trusted experiences with technology, continuously improving the way our customers live and work.
No other company offers as complete a technology product portfolio as HP. We provide infrastructure and business offerings that span from handheld devices to some of the world’s most powerful supercomputer installations. We offer consumers a wide range of products and services from digital photography to digital entertainment and from computing to home printing. This comprehensive portfolio helps us match the right products, services and solutions to our customers’ specific needs.