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Industry Consultant: INDUSTRY.Consumer Products

Kolkata, WB 700011
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IBMs Industry Consultants are essential to our clients as they work to reinvent themselves for the future. Join our highly visible and highly skilled team of global consultants as we strive to accelerate sales, deliver client engagements, and build IBMs market eminence. If you are a forward-thinker and a curious intellectual, we welcome you to apply for your next exciting career challenge!

Your Role and Responsibilities
This is your opportunity to join a company where you can make the world work better we are IBMers, and thats what we do. 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. And there are no limits to the opportunities we offer from design to analytics, consulting to sales, development to marketing.

We are recognized gold standard for inclusion, reflected in winning, to name a few, the 2018 Catalyst Award for advancing women in business, the National Award 'Best Employer of People with Disabilities' and being named one of the top 5 2018 Top Companies for Women Technologists for building an inclusive workplace We advocate for fairness and equality as everyone is, and always has been, at IBM.
  • You will understand the existing business processes, problem definition, IT landscape and comparative ecosystems industry
  • We analyze the clients business requirements to arrive at solution options and create solution roadmaps for implementations.
  • Enable client to effectively articulate business requirements and provide partnership for successful project implementation.
  • Lead end-to-end industry consulting project delivery and work closely with client's multi-location team and partners
  • Analyze and interpret optimization results and derive insights
  • You will continuously update knowledge and be updated on industry trends on a pro- active basis

What youll do:

  • Help clients set, refine or develop Strategic, Operations and IT strategy in targeted Industries or across the entire Consumer Products.
  • Focus on identifying and quantifying operational and IT improvements and assisting clients in transforming their operations, from suppliers to the ultimate consumer, to enable real strategic change and competitive advantage.
  • Engage and communicate scenarios to the client, facilitates workshops and meetings with the client.
  • Participate in extending knowledge of their area of specialization within IBM and client.
  • You will work with clients to refine their current business and technology requirements.
  • Help in the Business-IT alignment, Managing ERP and Analytics engagements, generate new leads & business, create & harvest new assets and develop and/or mine accounts.

How well help you grow:

  • Youll have access to all the technical and management training courses to become the expert you want to be
  • Youll learn directly from expert developers in the field; our leads love to mentor
  • You have the opportunity to work in many different areas to figure out what really excites you and prepare you to tackle challenges
Business Unit Introduction:

We at IBM Global Business Services (GBS) are a dynamic group of Business, Strategy and Technology professionals - a specific source of elite Industry Consulting, Application and Business process management, supported by the industry's most sophisticated outcome-based delivery model. All designed to be the Digital Reinvention partner for leading clients across the world - providing value-led and asset-powered end to end solutions.

With a global footprint in over 170 countries, we are empowering clients to build upon their tremendous heritage in Application Innovation processes and also transform them to a Cloud, Cognitive and Social centric world. With skills across six sectors and 17 industries, all major service lines and competencies, IBMs GBS is a promising business unit in itself to be a part of.

Through our unique global delivery network; IBM offers global expertise coupled with a deep understanding of local capabilities, markets and cultures you could be part of and partner on some great projects with some of the best corporations in the world across geographies. Join the team of high performing culture of talented people, who are motivated and passionate about building and implementing information-based solutions.


IBM is committed to crafting a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to your race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We are committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Minimum 15+ years of experience as an Industry Consultant with expertise in Consumer Products / Retail company / client
  • Industry experience in one of the industries: Consumer Goods (CPG/FMCG), Agriculture implements/trading, Wholesale / Distribution, Footwear/Apparel
  • Preferable to have a good mix of both General Trade and Modern trade knowledge
  • Specific expertise in one or more of the following verticals within the sub-industry: Supply Chain Management, Trade Promotions, Key Account Management, Product Pricing/placement/order management, Marketing, Category Management, Brand Management, Product Innovation, Product Management, Merchandising,
  • Travel flexibility anywhere in the world short term for bids/orals/solutioning
  • Process Mapping, process re-design, Product Comparison experience will be very valuable
  • Ability to prioritize work when under pressure

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • ITILv3, BPM Tools, APQC, PMP, Prince2, Supply Chain Certifications (APICS, SCOR etc.)
  • Respond to technical queries / requests from team members and customers.
  • Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals.
  • Ability to handle change and be open to it along with good time management and an able to work under different situations
  • Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
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: 2019-08-10 Expires: 2019-09-09

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