Written by: Leonard Parker | Houston Marketing Opportunities | April 30, 2021
We are seeking an experienced Digital Strategist to help advance the ongoing digital transformation at HP Inc. This is an opportunity to work in a collaborative, dynamic environment and directly influence the Digital Strategy at HP. As a Digital Strategist, you will work directly with leaders across functions and business units to help coordinate, support and accelerate progress of HP’s Digital Transformation Agenda.
HP, as part of its ongoing digital transformation, requires innovation and a committed strategy that enables HP to continue its legacy to reinvent itself. The Digital Strategy team focuses on shaping and executing HP’s Digital Strategy and bringing teams together to execute a unified Digital Agenda. In doing so, the Digital Strategy team is driving an enterprise-wide effort to develop digital capabilities required to enable HP’s overall strategic objectives.
Collaborate with functions and business units to define, prioritize, and sequence major Digital Programs and shape their multi-year Digital Transformation Roadmap
Coordinate and support with functions and business units to identify and address foundational dependencies and synergy opportunities in order to accelerate HP’s Digital Transformation
Plan, support and lead agile execution of large, complex Digital Programs requiring cross-functional collaboration, including identifying requirements to launch and scale programs and defining program success metrics
Own program management support, including development of project guidelines, facilitation of working sessions, objective definition, deliverable completion, and status reporting
Collaborate across businesses, functions, and regions to align enterprise strategy and direction with corporate and divisional agendas, systems, information and support
Track progress of Digital Programs and manage Digital Tracking Tool to maintain live view of program progress and Digital Maturity across the entire enterprise
Evaluate, support and prioritize Digital Programs for HP’s Digital Transformation Agenda using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies
Assess financial impact and develop businesses cases for digital investment opportunities
Typically, 8-12 years total experience. Often 4-7 years post-advanced degree experience leading projects, deals, and company financial improvement initiatives in management consulting, corporate strategy, investment banking, or market research. Advanced university degree (e.g., MBA) or demonstrable equivalent.
Highly skilled in digital tools, technologies, and ways of working
Strong verbal and written communication skills to communicate abstract ideas clearly and draft / present client deliverables and recommendations
Ability to independently plan and manage complex projects
Experience in using Agile methodologies (SCRUM, Scaled Agile Framework)
Excellent project management skills, including project structuring and coordinating across multiple teams
Excellent analytical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving skills
Extensive experience in statistical analysis and financial modelling
Advanced business acumen, technical knowledge across multiple business units, and extensive knowledge in applications and technologies
Superior group facilitation, interviewing, and influence skills
Strong relationship management skills, including partnering and consulting
Strong leadership skills, including coaching, team-building, conflict resolution, and management
Ability to identify and draw on leading-edge analytical tools and techniques to develop creative approaches and new insights to client issues
Owns the program support and day-to-day program management for the Digital Strategy team
Leverages digital tooling to maintain live enterprise-view of digital progress
Typically partners with SVP-level and above
Manages and supports multiple large, cross-organization consulting assignments
Staffs and manages cross-functional engagement teams within assigned area of responsibility
Drives alignment between enterprise Digital Strategy and functional priorities
Presents business cases and recommendations to senior leadership
Creates new consulting frameworks for delivery and contributes to tools, templates, and intellectual capital
Decision-making implications extend to multiple functions and/or businesses and impact the business directly
Designs, supports and manages strategic development across multiple functions and business units
Anticipates emerging trends that may impact the overall business model
Recognized internally and externally as an industry expert for determining financial impact and benefit of Digital Programs
You’re out to reimagine and reinvent what’s possible—in your career as well as the world around you.
So are we. We love taking on tough challenges, disrupting the status quo, and creating what’s next. We’re in search of talented people who are inspired by big challenges, driven to learn and grow, and dedicated to making a meaningful difference.
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From the boardroom to factory floor, we create a culture where everyone is respected and where people can be themselves, while being a part of something bigger than themselves. We celebrate the notion that you can belong at HP and bring your authentic self to work each and every day. When you do that, you’re more innovative and that helps grow our bottom line. Come to HP and thrive!