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Offering Manager Watson Tools & Runtimes: IBM Tech Re-Entry

San Jose, CA 95113
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Ready to re-imagine the product management role? At IBM, as an Offering Manager, you are responsible for the full lifecycle of an offering: from validating need to determining the business model and defining the solution requirements. Going beyond the traditional focus of timetables and budgets, you use your keen insights into what customers want in their own business plan - and work across disciplines to build the best solutions to a problem. If being the CEO of your offering excites you, consider an offering management career at IBM.

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM's Tech Re-Entry program is looking for talented technical professionals who are looking to restart their technical careers after an absence from the workforce of 24 months or more. This paid apprenticeship will enable you to work on projects that match your expertise, interests, and abilities and could lead to full-time employment. During your IBM Tech Re-Entry apprenticeship program, you will have the opportunity to update your skills in a contemporary work environment. You will have access to the latest tools and technologies available and work alongside a multi-disciplinary teams to hone your expertise and deliver on client-critical solutions. You'll be able to experience the breadth of IBM resources while developing new skills and relationships.
Re-Entry hires participate in ~6 month apprenticeships to refresh skills and prepare for transition to full time opportunities. The experience provides personalized technical learning to update and gain additional skills; earning badges and credentials along the way.
IBM is transforming Product Management and has created a new discipline called IBM Offering Management. We look for emerging leaders who are entrepreneurial, adaptable, analytical, persuasive, empathetic, tenacious and creative problem solvers. We also look for those who have been exposed to, and are well versed in, both business and technology concepts relevant to product management.
Our Offering Managers (OM) operate in a demanding role at the epicenter of multi disciplinary teams which include design, engineering, sales, marketing, finance and legal. Aligned with our Analytics platform, these offering teams serve our customers needs under ever-shifting circumstances and have passion for solving user problems with technology. The Offering Manager provides detailed direction on key technical and marketing tasks to launch an offering feature, offering, or collection of offerings in the portfolio. Accountable for key outcome metrics, including customer satisfaction, accessibility and revenue and profitability of assigned offering.
Sporting strong analytical skills, a high degree of intellectual curiosity and a strong bias for action, you are an energetic, hands-on Offering Manager who will employ your ability to outline competitors SWOT, feature differences, and market share to develop the business plan and refine strategy. You excel in employing analytic tools (scenario analysis, etc.) and your natural ability to maintain a robust outside-in perspective. Your education and professional background includes experience in areas such as engineering, computer science, market/user research, design thinking, technology commercialization, business and/or go-to-market practices.
Qualified candidates demonstrates competencies in multiple of these skills:

Market and user research - You understand deeply a business solution area within a target market segment.
You can articulate and assess:
Market Sizing
Competitive Analysis
User Problems
Solution owner - Solution owners take high-level user value ideas and map them into concrete, competitive offerings with compelling user experiences.
You can articulate and execute:
Experience-based roadmaps
Agile prioritization
In-market experiments
Go-To-Market (GTM) - Go-To-Market work involves strategy and execution for all aspects of launching an offering and making it a winner by driving sales and marketing planning and execution.
You articulate and assess:
Business operations - Business operations responsibilities primarily focus on the financial aspects of offering development and delivery in order to ensure an offering will be profitable to IBM.
You can articulate and assess:
Business models
Revenue & budgets
Metrics & Key Performance Indicators

In order to qualify for this returnship, you must have been out of the full-time workforce for a minimum of 2 years.


Required Professional and Technical Expertise
Experience in product, offering, project or program management

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise

About Business Unit
Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our clients data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

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.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-08-26 Expires: 2019-09-25

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