Global Channels Project Manager

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Jun 08, 2021
Full time Operations

Job Description

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, is a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) advances the way people live and work. We bring together curious minds to create breakthrough technology solutions, helping our customers make their mark on the world.

Aruba is redefining the "Intelligent Edge" Aruba is creating new customer experiences by building intelligent spaces and digital workspaces - leading next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise. We are focused on campus, branch, mobility, and the IoT to transform businesses with the combined power of computing, context, control, and secure connectivity. We help some of the largest and most exciting companies globally to modernize their networks to meet the demands of a digital future. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for creating and executing end-to-end operational plans. Map each step in the partner experience to systems, tools, and processes
  • You will work cross-functionally and creates detailed project plans with timelines, owners, and milestones
  • You will provide weekly dashboards and updates program and operational teams on status of progress
  • You will Identifies roadblocks, creates a plan to resolve them and executes the plan to closure
  • You will understand Aruba’s partner programs and partner strategy
  • Identifies cross-functional teams to support implementation of partner program
  • You will create partner deployment plan for systems and tools based on when functionality will be available and partner readiness timelines
  • You will be responsible for other operational responsibilities, including but not limited to
    • Leads various other operational projects to support new processes or policies
    • Supports team as needed on larger projects
    • Leads complex data and business analyses to develop business plans and identifies recommendations and insights.
    • Works independently to construct highly complex statistical and financial models to forecast business performance, coaches others on model development.
    • Establishes the metrics required to measure business performance and develops the process for identifying and addressing performance gaps.
    • Manages complex, time-sensitive market research projects and prepares synthesized intelligence reports with clear implications.
    • Leads cross-functional teams across the entire span of business planning activities.
    • Contributes to priority projects by adding creative insights and developing recommendations.
    • Partners with business leaders to develop business plans and proactively identify new opportunities.
    • Develops go-forward business plan recommendations based on potential risks and returns.
    • Identifies cutting-edge analytical tools, models, and methods for making key business decisions.
    • Presents to WW and regional channel leadership teams
    • May provide mentoring and guidance to lower level employees.

Applies advanced subject matter knowledge to solve complex business issues and is regarded as a subject matter expert. Frequently contributes to the development of new ideas and methods. Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors. Leads and/or provides expertise to functional project teams and may participate in cross-functional initiatives. Acts as an expert providing direction and guidance to process improvements and establishing policies. Occasionally represents the organization to external customers/clients. Exercises significant independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices to determine best method for accomplishing work and achieving objectives.

Education and Experience

Typically, 6-10 years work experience in strategy, planning, operations, finance, or related functional area. Advanced university degree (e.g., MBA) or demonstrable equivalent.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Detailed knowledge of partner processes including Partner Ready Portal, SFDC, Quoting, Ordering and Partner Compensation.
  • Proven track record of creating, driving, and executing an operational plan
  • Strong project management skills
  • Highly motivated, self-starter
  • Ability develop creative approaches to business analysis
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of how to analyze business problems
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Very strong project management skills, including leading large, cross-functional initiatives
  • Highly flexible and agile in approach to projects and problem solving; ability to prioritize and meet short timelines
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong relationship management skills, including partnering and consulting
  • Developed leadership skills, including team building, conflict resolution, and management
  • Solid PowerPoint and presentation skills
  • Strong collaboration skills


  • Contributes to proactive business planning activities and priority projects.
  • Decision-making implications extend to multiple functions and/or businesses and impact the business directly.


  • High
  • Recognized as an expert for developing and managing follow- through of complex, comprehensive business plans.