The CTO and Labs organization is a diverse organization which
includes HP Tech Ventures and Strategy, 4 Research Labs, and HP's
Chief Engineer. Our focus is to accelerate profitability and growth
for HP through technology innovations, invent for the future with
new-to-world innovations, and to build new businesses by leveraging
our core assets and external partners.
In this role, you will report to the CTO and work side by side
with the CTO and his support team in driving operational efficiency
and effectiveness, strategic alignment, and integration of
activities with all organizational functions across the org and the
The Senior Strategic Planner will also lead strategic projects
on an as-needed basis - anything that is required to keep the
organization running smoothly and to ensure the team is working
towards the same objectives/outcomes.
In summary, this is a highly dynamic and scalable role that
serves a trusted go-to resource to get things done and work
effectively across the organization.
The specific responsibilities may vary and will be guided by the
CTO business lead. Responsibilities will fall in two primary
- Responsible for staff operations
o Accountable for leading all staff meetings and operations
including weekly huddles, quarterly F2F, QRR, MBOs/metrics
management, and staff engagement.
o Equip the CTO to lead effectively in key internal and external
o Coordinate with stakeholders across the organization and
larger HP on materials needed for all executive forums and
meetings, including all CEO-level reviews and planning sessions and
meetings with HP Inc Board of Directors
o Planning and execution of HP Labs all-hands meetings and other
internal/external executive events, including timing, agenda,
logistics and content with the support of a Business Planner.
o Track action items from key reviews and follow-up with owners
to ensure action items are addressed and resolved in a timely
- Responsible for setting, gaining alignment, and communicating
the org strategy and priorities
o Partner with the leadership team to make proposals on the org
priorities and investment decisions, gain alignment with the HP
Labs business lead, and align and communicate with the staff and
the broader organization
o Partner with Finance Operations on the Labs investments
strategy, tradeoffs, and budget management.
o Drive and/or support strategic cross-functional programs that
could include but are not limited to: driving the annual Long-Term
Business Planning process in partnership with Finance, location
strategy, or external funding strategy.
o Efficiently and effectively engage and influence stakeholders
at all levels to ensure success of these programs.
o Contribute to continually improving how these programs can be
managed, executed and transitioned.
Education and Experience Required
- Bachelors or Master's Degree or equivalent
- Relevant experience, including experience in Program
Management, Staff Operations, Business planning.
Knowledge and Skills
- Proven track record of project/program leadership including
leading global, cross-functional initiatives that impact the
- Strong analytical thinking, analysis, problem solving skills,
process orientation, and business acumen skills
- High degree of flexibility and the ability to work within a
fluid, constantly changing environment
- Ability to pull together external, and internal Executive level
- Advanced Microsoft Office Suite and Smartsheet (or similar
business management) SW skills
- Highly developed collaboration, relationship building, and
- Proven ability to work with/influence across all levels and
functions within the organization to achieve actionable results
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and
quality of deliverables; demonstrated ability to manage multiple
priorities (both long and short term) simultaneously
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including
negotiation and influence skills, and group facilitation.
- Ability to communicate complex or abstract ideas clearly and
- Strong Business Acumen: The successful candidate will have
demonstrated the ability to identify customer needs and use
end-user knowledge to evolve services and create effective
strategies and programs to drive business growth. This person must
have the skills, experience, and market/customer insight to
identify and capitalize upon emerging business trends and
opportunities and exceed customer expectations.
- Setting Strategy: The successful candidate will have the
ability to set a vision, communicate that vision, and develop the
goals and objectives to enable that vision. He / She will be able
to combine their strategic acumen with their operating strength to
ensure strategies and programs are grounded in a deep understanding
of customer needs. This person provides clear direction, sets clear
priorities, and allocates resources to the highest value
opportunities. Further, they understand how to optimize decision
making and track / measure success to maximize value and drive
- Results Driven: The successful candidate will set compelling
goals and will be tenacious in accomplishing them. He / She has an
ability to set priorities, allocate resources, take accountability,
and achieve results.
- Leading People: The successful candidate will be a
collaborative leader with a high degree of emotional intelligence
who inspires, manages, coaches and respects people. He / She will
have an inclusive style; they will build trust, frank dialogue and
respect, and foster teamwork. This person will also have a clear
commitment to developing key talent and building future leaders. He
/ She empowers team members and fosters a culture of
- Collaborative: The successful candidate will have experience
collaborating across a matrix as part of driving best
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