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Business Strategy & Planning Manager

Aruba Networks
Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, is a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise: http://www.arubanetworks.com/company/about-us.

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.

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.

We are looking for a Business Strategy & Planning Manager to join our team. This role will be responsible for driving significant progress in some of the key areas of the business, with high exposure to key business leaders.

The position will focus on driving the execution for our strategic initiatives in close collaboration with the leaders across functions, and the ideal candidate would have a background in internal or external consulting in the high-tech sector, or proven success working in a business strategy/operations role.


Own business management projects for Aruba leadership (including internal and external QBRs, monthly/weekly leadership meetings)

Structure and manage all aspects of a workstream (e.g., objectives, scope, plans/ scorecards, cross-functional engagement, problem solving, documentation, syndication, etc.)

Develop fact-based recommendations and drive implementation of recommended solutions (when appropriate)

Conduct rigorous, data-driven analysis to build recommendations

Drive fact-based decision making

Maintain full ownership of the work and work successfully with a highest-degree of autonomy

Work effectively with critical stakeholders, ready to engage with other key stakeholders of the company in a humble and productive way

Work with-in cross-functional environments in delivering business results

Demonstrate high level of maturity and sensitivity in handling company confidential information


Bachelor degree or MBA (or equivalent) degree and 1-3 years of relevant experience

Relevant experience includes:

Proven experience with Business or Corporate Strategy, Business Operations, Business Management or Management Consulting

Ability to understand complex business requirements and translate them into relevant program/project structure

Ability to independently draft project deliverables, recommendations, and communications strategies

Ability to drive the work while at the same time being perceived as a partner to supported teams

Ability to effectively communicate abstract ideas and independently manage complex project objectives within a workstream

Strong communication, group facilitation, interviewing, consensus building and influencing skills

Strong competence in developing and managing relationships, including partnering and consulting

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Extensive knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint

Proven and demonstrated high level of maturity and sensitivity in handling company confidential information

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in corporate strategy, business strategy, business operations or business planning

We offer:

A competitive salary and extensive social benefits

Diverse and dynamic work environment

Work-life balance and support for career development

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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.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities. HPE will comply with all applicable laws related to the use of arrest and conviction records, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

Posted: 2021-11-21 Expires: 2021-12-20
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