Product Operations and Programs Manager- Career Reboot

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This position is designated as part of the HPE Career Reboot Program. To be eligible for the position, you must meet the program requirements;

HPE Career Reboot

Career Reboot is designed to help talented individuals transition back to work after taking time away to raise children, care for a loved one, or follow other pursuits. Here’s how it works:

If you have 5 or more years of experience and were away from the workforce for a minimum of 12 months, you are eligible for:

•A temporary assignment lasting up to 16 weeks.

•Online training to refresh your technical knowledge and skills.

•Mentorship, buddy programs, and other networking support.

•The opportunity to apply for full-time employment at the end of your assignment.

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, is a leading provider of next-generation networking solutions for the mobile enterprise:

The company designs and delivers Mobility-Defined Networks that empower IT departments and #GenMobile, a new generation of tech-savvy users who rely on their mobile devices for every aspect of work and personal communication. To create a mobility experience that #GenMobile and IT can rely upon, Aruba Mobility-Defined Networks™ automate infrastructure-wide performance optimization and trigger security actions that used to require manual IT intervention. The results are dramatically improved productivity and lower operational costs.Our Engineering Ops team is looking for a dynamic leader who can manage a team of Program Managers, responsible for running the New Product Initiatives for Aruba WLAN and SW products.

Provides support and/or lead teams through the Engineering development process and implementation of company’s products. Projects are typically shorter-term, less complex and more contained with a defined time frame. Programs are typically longer-term, multi-functional, multi-project with complex requirements and effort. Manage activities, resource capability, schedules, budgets, and ensure cross company communications to facilitate product completion on schedule within budget. Work with engineering management to identify and improve process and program efficiencies. Work can involve external parties such as standards bodies, partners, etc.


  • Manages and leads key cross-business programs to drive the engineering development and implementation process for organization-wide initiatives, transformations, and critical products and services.
  • Works closely with Product Line Management and helps coordinate product operations
  • Develops strategy and business roadmaps for business processes and key programs across the multiple Global Business Units and the company at large.
  • Communicates strategy and business roadmaps to the executive levels of staff, industry partners and customers; leverages recognized technical and business expertise to influence, guide, and shape business strategy and decision-making at the highest organizational levels.
  • Develops organization-wide architectures and methodologies for program management across multiple platforms, organizations, and Global Business Units.
  • Identifies and evaluates new technologies, innovations, and outsourced partner relationships for alignment with strategy roadmap and business value; creates plans for integration and update into program management architecture.
  • Provides consultation, review, and feedback for program management across multiple organizations and architectures.
  • Leads, guides and mentors less-experienced staff members to set an example of program management innovation and excellence.
  • Participates in and provides input on process for selection of future technical leaders.

Education and Experience Required:

  • PMP/PMI certification preferred.
  • Integrating program management technologies, solutions, and practices into overall business architecture.
  • Demonstrated strategic business acumen, innovation, and success, with multiple examples of managing cross- business unit and organization-wide programs.
  • Outstanding analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience in overall architecture of electronic hardware, materials, and component design and manufacture for products and solutions preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; mastery in English and local language.
  • Ability to effectively communicate program management architectures, plans, proposals, and results, and negotiate options at the most senior organizational levels.
  • Prior experience of working in Product Line Management roles preferred.



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Julien BertinAfrica & Greece Managing Director

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Kristine SteeterAMS HR Operations and Global Services VP

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