HP Inc. Job opening – New Position Available

Posted on :

26 Feb, 2018

Category :

Marketing Jobs in Nigeria, Sales Jobs in Nigeria

HP Inc. is the global leader of printing and computing solutions. Were a company with the heart and energy of a start-up, and the brain and muscle of a Fortune Global 100 corporation. Our vision is to create technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere.

Within HP, the Africa region represents a massive business territory, covering over 50 territories, with a population of 1.2 billion people.

The Computing Area Category Manager (CAF) ACM is the key person between CEMA Category and CAF Country team for any topic around business management and product management. He/She is also the key linkage between functions (Finances, Marketing, Sales) and Category.
The ACM’s mission is to define and drive the CPS strategy for the countries he has the ownership based on key KPIs (revenue, margin, WOS, market share, …). As key interface between country and CEMA, the CAF ACM must have a detailed understanding of the countries business landscape and the country’s needs (Competition, product, feature, price, …) and ensure those are well understood by CEMA Central Category.

Job Title: Computing Area Category Manager

 Responsibilities:

  • From Quarterly business plan (Game Plan) to Operational excellence (Right product with the right price at the right moment)
  • Drives the Product portfolio, Product offering, Product mix
  • Drives strategic initiative execution in the countries
  • Controls Product Pricing and Margin, Promotion
  • Ensures smooth Product introduction & End Of Life
  • Supports Sales and marketing (Documentation, product trainings, presentation to customers/partners, …)
  • Manage relationship with key Alliances partner

Education and Experience Required:

  • University or Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Finance
  • Typically 5-8 years of professional experience with a combination of Marketing, Sales, Business Planning
  • Consumer and/or Commercial partner management expertise OR End User Account management as an alternative

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Solid understanding of the IT industry, computing vendors, and channel business
  • Business Planning skills, comfortable to manage high complexity business planning and reporting
  • Financial planning and modelling skills
  • Negotiation skills and ability to frame the product value proposition to customers and partners
  • Strong Communication skills at any level (internally and externally), Public speaking
  • Professionalism & Teamwork
  • Networking, Persuasion, Prospecting, Research, Writing