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Senior Backlog Manager

Company: Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

At Hewlett Packard Enterprise, we bring together the brightest minds to create breakthrough technology solutions that advance the way people live and work. What sets us apart? Our people and our relentless dedication to helping our customers make their mark on the world.

We are a team of doers, dreamers and visionaries; inspired by our purpose and driven by our strategy. We live by our three values: partner, innovate and act.

Our legacy inspires us as we forge ahead, always pushing to discover what's next. Every day is a new opportunity to advance and grow ourselves, our company and the industry. Some people call it an obsession, we call it a way of life.

What you need to know about the job

Job ID: 1078444 Date Posted: 3/1/2021 Primary Location: Houston, Texas Job Category: Supply Chain & Operations Schedule: Full time Shift: Shift 1, 0% premium (United States of America)

Responsible for planning, scheduling and coordinating demand/supply management, business processes and/or manufacturing/delivery of products and services to the company policy and country regulatory requirements. Partners with stakeholders to identify/implement opportunities for business process improvement to effectively manage costs, integrate new and existing businesses, and adapt to changes in the business and regulatory environment. Time horizon is typically focused on less than six months for forecasting/planning. Leading and working with cross-functional teams, creates and implements plans that enable the execution of business strategies. Participates in the process by which demand signals are developed, validated for alignment with transition plans, supply constraints identified, and an executable plan defined that meets financial and market share goals. Scope includes business execution processes related to lifecycle planning; order management (including allocation management, Available to Promise (ATP) / commit processes, business attainment tracking); logistics management (including inbound/outbound coordination and consolidation of domestic and international systems to support shipments); and inventory management (including analysis, optimization and velocity). Partners cross-functionally to develop, track and manage business metrics for the organization (may include customer availability, service levels, on-time delivery, supplier response time (SRTs), supply chain costs and inventory.


  • Accountable for supply and demand activities for multiple, complex product lines, ensuring that performance (inventory, cost, etc.) meets the overall business needs.
  • Manages a team of senior-level exempt individual contributors and Managers that typically support a complex global business unit.
  • Responsible for hiring, setting and monitoring of annual performance plans, coaching, and career development; ensures that the proper tools are in place to support the team and the processes.
  • Ensures the delivery of products and services that meet the performance metrics defined by senior management; supports the design of performance measurement processes.
  • Consults with business leaders to guide and influence strategic decision-making within a broad scope.
  • Creates new operational efficiencies and cost savings within the supply chain on a broad scale using process improvement and policy development.
  • Manages the demand and supply matching activities from a strategic level, ensuring that operations are achieving the key business metrics.
  • Lead regional/global business unit's trade compliance to realize efficiencies and advantages in the supply chain.
  • Oversees the development and delivery of complex initiatives that can impact the supply chain globally, typically requiring the leadership of cross-functional and cross-regional teams.

Education and Experience Required:

  • University degree or equivalent experience; advanced university degree preferred.
  • Requires 10+ years of experience in a supply chain function (or related fields).
  • Typically 2-4 years of people management experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Must possess experience and knowledge of SAP S/4 HANA
  • Excellent understanding of demand and supply planning processes, business operations, and strategy.
  • Excellent analytical thinking, analysis, data modeling, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent project management skills, including time and risk management, and project structuring.
  • Advanced leadership skills, including coaching, team- building, conflict resolution, and management.
  • Ability to manage human capital in a virtual and global environment to drive workforce development and achieve desired results.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including advanced negotiation, presentation, and influence skills.
  • Superior business acumen, technical knowledge of multiple business units, and extensive knowledge in applications and technologies.
  • Strong understanding of the company's policies and processes.
  • Advanced multi-tasking and prioritization skills.
  • Advanced understanding of national and international trade requirements.
  • Advanced relationship management skills, including partnering and consulting.
  • Advanced communication skills catered to a wide variety of audiences. (e.g. written, verbal, presentation); mastery in English. and local language

Join us and make your mark!

We offer:

  • A competitive salary and extensive social benefits
  • Diverse and dynamic work environment
  • Work-life balance and support for career development
  • An amazing life inside the element! Want to know more about it?

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HPE is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Veterans/Disabled/LGBT and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to diversity and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We do not discriminate and all decisions we make are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Our goal is to be one global diverse team that is representative of our customers, in an inclusive environment where we can continue to innovate and grow together.



HPE is an equal opportunity employer/Female/Minority/Individual with Disabilities/Protected Veteran Status

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