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HP, Inc. Sr. Director Of Z Desktop Planning in Fort Collins, Colorado

The HP Advanced Compute and Solutions Group is a high-energy, fast-paced,dynamic organization that offers an exciting and rewarding growth environmentwithin HP. ACS offers the highest performing, most reliable and securecomputers built for professional creators.Director of Z Desktop Planning is responsible for product planning andexecution all through the lifecycle of the business for HP's Z Desktopportfolio.This is inclusive of defining the vision for the product portfolio,gathering and prioritizing requirements for the products, and collaboratingwith other directors from the engineering, marketing, sales, andoperations departments in order to ensure that the financial and consumersatisfaction goals are met.In addition to this, the Director of Product Development also ensures thatthat the company's overall strategy and goals are supported by those of theproduct; that the product goals and strategy do not deviate from that of thebusiness. This role reports to the VP of Advanced Compute and SolutionsPlanning. The role is expected to be located at the Fort Collins Coloradowhere the Advanced Compute Solution HQ is located. Houston Texas is anotherpossible site for this role to reside.Objectives and Responsibilities:First and foremost, the position is a position of leadership and in thiscapacity the Director of Z Desktop Planning oversees and is answerable to theVP and stakeholders for all activities of the product planning department. TheDirector of Z Desktop Planning oversees and ensures that the functions of thePortfolio Strategy and individual planners are efficiently and effectivelyexecuted.The role of Director of Z Desktop Planning is also one of a cross-functionalnature and as such, the Director is expected to liaise with other Directors.These are Directors of the engineering, marketing, sales, and designdepartments. The reason for this collaboration is to place the executivemanagement in a position to translate the product needs into requirements andto drive consensus within the product departments, which ultimately promotesthe achievement of the product goals. Collaboration leads to clear andefficient product road mapping, product planning, prioritization, and anoverall agile product development process.As the leader of the Z Desktop business, it is the Director'sresponsibility to build an understanding and cultivate in the departments'members the product's vision, the business case, as well as compilingthe product planning material necessary for driving product initiativesfurther with clarity and consensus.Customer Insights:The Director of Z Desktop business directs the Insightsgathering activities to support product planning. Director of Z Desktopbusiness also actively engages with customers in order to gain first handinsight on the needs and market feedback on the business's product,leading the planning team, driving elevated performance and moving withagilityThe Product Planners are tasked with the analysis of information andformulations of product solutions and strategies that are presented andrefined further up the line. The Director of Z Desktop Planning receivesnumerous Product Proposals from his planners and evaluates these proposals andworks with the planners to hone them. The Director of Z Desktop Planning isresponsible for ensuring that the product essence created in early conceptingstays intact and is communicated clearly to Marketing and New ProductIntroduction.Director of Z Desktop business is working with engineering to developtechnology strategy to enable creation of winning products. The Director of ZDesktop business will need to be technologically competent to understand thebusiness value of different technologies, and provide guidance fortechnology development. This responsibility extends towards key suppliers,and the director of Z Desktop business is expected to also provide guidancefor supplier's product plans to best support Z Desktop business.The Director of Z Desktop business, alongside other pro

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