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Sales Strategy & Planning Support Graduate



Customer Service, Sales & Business Development
Bucharest, Romania
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024
Sales Strategy & Planning Support Graduate

This role has been designed as ‘Hybrid’ with an expectation that you will work on average 2-3 days per week from an HPE office.

Who We Are:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the global edge-to-cloud company advancing the way people live and work. We help companies connect, protect, analyze, and act on their data and applications wherever they live, from edge to cloud, so they can turn insights into outcomes at the speed required to thrive in today’s complex world. Our culture thrives on finding new and better ways to accelerate what’s next. We know diverse backgrounds are valued and succeed here. We have the flexibility to manage our work and personal needs. We make bold moves, together, and are a force for good. If you are looking to stretch and grow your career our culture will embrace you. Open up opportunities with HPE.

Job Description:

Joining HPE in a graduate role is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated, proactive individual to grow with us and help us drive our continued success globally. You’ll be part of our Graduate Program in which you can define, manage and evaluate business plans to ensure they are operationally executable against defined strategic objectives and develops data-driven analyses to optimize resources and ensure that business plans can be translated into financial value.

Start Date: September 2024

Location : Bucharest

What you’ll do :

During the two-year HPE Graduate Program, you will :

  • You will support data and business analysis to develop business plans
  • You will support the development of statistical and financial models for forecasting and reporting.
  • You will measure business performance and compare actual data to forecasted values.
  • You will execute market research projects and gather intelligence on current industry, technology, and consumer trends.
  • You will work with cross-functional teams to support the data collection process.

What you’ll need:

  • Completed Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in either 2023 or 2024 with a focus in business, management, marketing, economics or related degree
  • Up to 12 months of relevant experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Romanian
  • You have knowledge of research and project management methodologies
  • You are an analytical thinker with technical analysis and data manipulation skills
  • You are highly proficient in Excel, Access, statistical analysis and financial modeling
  • Understanding of Power BI, SQL or any other business insight analytical tools
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and planning skills

What we’d prefer you bring:

  • The drive to seek out what’s next and to deliver exceptional results
  • Experience or a proven interest in sales and a passion for technology
  • The desire to embrace new ideas and fresh thinking and seek out ideas different than your own
  • Experience as an active leader on campus who strives to make a positive impact on the world
  • Comfort with working in a hybrid (virtual and face-to-face) environment
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills and the ability to ask smart questions

What you can expect from us :

  • Initial 5-week extensive onboarding to support you with adjusting into the role, including learning about HPE’s portfolio and processes
  • Ongoing learning and development throughout the duration of the program
  • Be mentored by at least one senior member of the sales team and after the program you can grow into a true professional with valuable relationships and international working experience
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Great work-life balance including hybrid working

At HPE, we’re:

  • Ranked 19th on Fortune’s 2022 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For.
  • Ranked 7th on Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies 2022
  • Named a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion for the sixth year in row
  • Named one of the 100 Best Large Workplaces for Millennials in 2021
  • Recognized as one of the Best Companies for Multicultural Women by Seramount


Additional Skills:

Accountability, Accountability, Action Planning, Active Learning, Active Listening, Bias, Business, Calendar Management, Coaching, Computer Literacy, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Design Thinking, Empathy, Follow-Through, Growth Mindset, Intellectual Curiosity, Long Term Planning, Managing Ambiguity, Office Administration, Policy and procedures, Problem Solving, Project Management, Recordkeeping, Risk Assessment {+ 5 more}

What We Can Offer You:

Health & Wellbeing

We strive to provide our team members and their loved ones with a comprehensive suite of benefits that supports their physical, financial and emotional wellbeing.

Personal & Professional Development

We also invest in your career because the better you are, the better we all are. We have specific programs catered to helping you reach any career goals you have — whether you want to become a knowledge expert in your field or apply your skills to another division.

Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

We are unconditionally inclusive in the way we work and celebrate individual uniqueness. We know diverse backgrounds are valued and succeed here. We have the flexibility to manage our work and personal needs. We make bold moves, together, and are a force for good.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities.

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