Job ID 1027864 Date posted 9/11/2018 Primary Location Bracknell, England, United Kingdom Job Category Business Planning Schedule Full time Shift No shift premium (United Kingdom)
Defines, manages, and evaluates business plans to ensure they are operationally executable against defined strategic objectives. Leads and partners with cross-functional teams to develop short-term (typically less than two years) business plans and supporting data-driven models. Prepares comprehensive implementation tactics, including execution plans, resource allocation plans, follow-up guidelines, assessment, and process accountabilities. Ensures that business activities are aligned with stated plans among different stakeholders. Sets business metrics, evaluates actual performance, and makes recommendations to business leaders on performance target achievement. Develops data-driven analyses to optimize resources and ensure that business plans can be translated into financial value.
· Supports data and business analyses to develop business plans.
· Supports the development of statistical and financial models for forecasting and reporting.
· Measures business performance and compares actual data to forecasted values.
· Executes market research projects and gathers intelligence on current industry, technology, and consumer trends.
· Works with cross-functional teams to support the data collection process.
· Supports the execution of priority projects with direction.
Education and Experience Required:
Typically 0-4 years experience in strategy, planning, operations, finance, or related functional area. This is an early career position and would suit someone that has recently completed a university degree.
Excellent Microsoft Excel skills essential
Knowledge and Skills:
· Basic knowledge of research methodology.
· Demonstrated analytical thinking, technical analysis, and data manipulation skills.
· Ability to learn and draw on new analytical techniques.
· Demonstrated knowledge of Excel, Access, statistical analysis, and financial modeling.
· Developing business acumen and technical knowledge within area of responsibility.
· Strong verbal and written communication skills.
· Basic understanding of project management methodology.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities.