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IBM GBS Business Transformation Senior Consultant Public Sector

Washington, DC
  • Job Code
    174028BR
Job Description
IBM Global Business Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences via Cognitive data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

IBM is a leader in this global transformation, and there is no better place to launch or further your career. World-class learning opportunities, mentoring and a flexible work environment
you will find a wealth of opportunities within IBM to create the career youve always imagined.


This is our vision for the future of consulting
our belief in the rise of you
this is: You to the power of IBM.


What Does an IBM Business Transformation Senior Consultant Opportunity Offer?
  • Experience - Consulting experience and client interaction on challenging projects
  • Education & Training - Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Networking & Professional Development - IBM leadership and peer networking opportunities
  • Supportive and dynamic team work environment
  • Compensation our employees enjoy a competitive compensation package

What will you do as an IBM Business Transformation Senior Consultant?

You will work at the intersection of technology, people, and process, helping your clients transform how they conduct business to cope with shifts in the market, and more closely align them with their business strategy and vision. Business Transformation Senior Consultants develop an understanding of client processes, goals and objectives to define their future state and the path to get them there. You will help your clients understand digital and cognitive technologies and the impact that those technologies can have on traditional business processes. Depending on your knowledge, exposure and expertise, we have opportunities available in the following areas:

Digital Business Strategy: As a Digital Business Strategy consultant, youll work at the intersection of progressive strategy and transformational technology. Key areas in which Digital Business Strategy consultants work are:
  • Data Value Strategy: Data Value Strategy consultants appreciate that data is the key enabler of new digital business models and an important source of competitive advantage. They discover new ways of creating value from data, from both existing and new data sources, and are conversant with data strategy, data governance, data science, and/or data architectures from a business perspective.
  • Digital Reinvention: Digital Reinvention consultants can envision new areas and strategies for clients to reinvent their business according to a digital agenda - from idea to reality. They utilize their experience with business case development, road mapping and developing target operating models, feasibility assessments, and change management implementation. Digital Reinvention consultants are also capable of being the point person for direct-facing client relations to accelerate reinvention and improve the client experience.
  • Emerging Technology: Emerging Technology consultants harness their experience in digital strategy development and use innovative approaches and techniques such as design thinking and ideation workshops. They excel at building client relationships, including senior client executives.
  • User Experience Strategy: User Experience Strategy consultants focus on understanding (research), assessing (evaluation), and establishing (create/design) the vision for desired end user experiences that span multiple channels web, mobile, voice, kiosk, chat, and more. They can conduct audience research to understand a clients end users, evaluate existing client digital experiences against industry best practices, and develop roadmaps/plans to enable improved user experiences.


Watson Internet of Things (IoT) and Supply Chain Management (SCM) - Watson IoT & SCM consultants develop IoT operating models and supply chain functions for optimized efficiency and effectiveness for clients, and support innovation across the value chain by leveraging process diagnostics and bench-marketing, scenario-based strategy and lean principles. They combine extensive industry experience from strategy to execution, increasing client value in the following:
  • Internet of Things - Enhance clients ability to gather insight on constraints to market, produce and deliver goods & services, and gather insight of new data and generate new revenue streams by redefined business processes and operating models.
  • Supply Chain Management - Perform strategic supply chain management and improvement through Target Operating Model, Transparent Supply Chain, Scenario Modeling and Future Manufacturing.

Talent & Engagement (T&E): T&E consultants enable leadership of client organizations to guide their top talent through change, differentiate high and low performers, stimulate social networking, manage globally dispersed workforces, promote the creation of institutional knowledge and embrace flexible work environments using tools like process design, systems implementation, change management and talent analytics.

What Do We Look For In A Successful Senior Consultant At IBM?
  • Self-starter with a passion for client service and solving complex business issues
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, progression in leadership roles & responsibilities with willingness to readily and voluntarily take ownership of highly challenging tasks and problems, even beyond initial scope of responsibility
  • Powerful communication skills, successfully using multiple verbal and non-verbal behaviors to deliver a compelling and engaging response
  • Excellent interpersonal and teaming skills with ability to collaborate and work effectively with individuals, strengthening relationships to exceed clients expectations
  • Ability to defend ideas/point of views to clients, team members and business leaders
  • Aptitude to thrive in an intense team atmosphere, while defining issues/hypotheses, performing complex analysis, and assisting with preparation and recommendations of solution alternatives
  • A passion for innovative ideas, coupled with the ability to understand and assimilate different points of view
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, while maintaining focus despite conflicting demands
  • Ability to advise clients with a strategic mindset and complement that business strategy with the ability to guide a client through technology enabled transformation


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Business Transformation Senior Consultant candidates in the Public Service Sector must demonstrate the following required qualifications:
  • US Citizenship
  • Bachelors degree
  • MA, MBA, MPA, MPP or MS at time of start
  • Availability to start in 2019
  • Relocation to the Washington, DC Metro Area
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 100%. While most projects are local to the DC Metro area, Pubic Services portfolio of projects spans the US. Candidates are not able to refuse assignments based on travel
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance, if needed


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Drivers License
  • At least 1-year experience in pursuing your Masters degree
  • 2+ years of prior consulting &/or relevant work experience in one of the following industries: Public (Federal, State & Local Government, Defense and Education)
  • A passion for the public sector, coupled with the ability to understand challenges that governments and their workers face and the ability to provide solutions that will provide long term value to the citizens of this country
  • Capacity and eagerness to learn new assignments, systems, and tools
  • Aptitude for technology tools and applications
  • Issue-based consulting skills
  • Ability to thrive in an intense team atmosphere while making individual contributions
  • Experience or certification working in the Agile method and/or Six Sigma


EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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Posted: 2018-11-29 Expires: 2018-12-29

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