At Hewlett Packard Enterprise, we bring together the brightest minds to create breakthrough technology solutions that advance the way people live and work.
What sets us apart? Our people and our relentless dedication to helping our customers make their mark on the world.
We are a team of doers, dreamers and visionaries; inspired by our purpose and driven by our strategy. We live by our three values : partner, innovate and act.
Our legacy inspires us as we forge ahead, always pushing to discover what’s next. Every day is a new opportunity to advance and grow ourselves, our company and the industry.
Some people call it an obsession, we call it a way of life.
What you need to know about the job
Depending on the size of the deal or account, the Engagement Manager can play a variety of leadership roles in the Pursuit lifecycle.
On smaller deals the Engagement Manager can perform the role of Business Developer, lead the solution development effort, manage negotiations with the customer & the customer’s advisors, define contract terms & conditions and manage the internal company SOAR governance process to secure final approval for the deal.
On larger deals the Engagement Manager takes over from the Business Developer (or Client Manager in the case of new business from existing account) to lead a team of Pursuit experts who assess client needs, fashion a solution, price a contract, secure internal campany approvals and finally client agreement.
The role normally ends when the deal is won and can be seamlessly turned over to Delivery Transition and Client Management.
The Engagement job family ranges from being accountable for specific components of the Pursuit lifecycle to full accountability for the complete Life cycle.
Its scope ranges from small deals / contract re-negotiations in a single country with a local company to large, complex, global deals with Fortune 100 clients.
The foundation competency is program / project management coupled with contract negotiation & client relationship skills.
The role assists Business Development in the qualification, risk assessment of potential opportunities. The Engagement Manager is accountable for assembling a team of expert resources to pursue the opportunity to successful win.
The role conducts negotiations at high level of the customer organization, on such complex outsourcing issues like business case development, asset acquisition, human resource transfer and financial topics.
It manages the engagement plan development & proposal-writing process and relationships with client 3rd party consultants who influence the industry and the client.
The Individual Contributor part of the Engagement Family provides specialized support services to the overall Engagement.
Those services can impact one or several of the typical Engagement lifecycle components such as Proposal development / response, solution and pricing coordination, general project mgmt of the various Deal Project Plan elements, bid assurance / risk assessment, contract statement of work, and Transition plan initiation.
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HPE is an equal opportunity employer / Female / Minority / Individual with Disabilities / Protected Veteran Status