At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Do you consider yourself an agent for change? Are you passionate about serving clients? If so, you may be the ideal candidate for IBM’s global Innovation Studio organization. This newly formed team is poised to deliver the three things clients have told us they want most from IBM: (1) to be inspired by what is possible; (2) to solve problems leveraging deep expertise; and (3) to generate concrete outcomes that transform their business. Helping our clients achieve these goals is what we’re all about, and we’re looking for enterprising team members with a keen mind and adventurous spirit to join us on this journey.
Roles & Responsibilities
- Define and lead implementation of studio strategy in support of the global strategy
- Drive business objectives and outcomes
- Manage client and stakeholder relationships (internal and external)
- Oversee and evaluate client engagements and events
- Manage local studio personnel and studio operations
- Collaborate with other studio leaders to share best practices
- Increase studio visibility both internally and externally
- Own the studio communications plan and align it to the global communications plan
This is a studio-based role that will interface directly with existing and prospective clients. As part of the local studio team, you’ll play a critical role in developing and delivering compelling client experiences that in turn generate business for IBM. In this capacity, you’ll also work closely with other innovation studios as well as global and geo teams to share best practices and innovation and apply key learnings. The innovation studios are an integral part of the local ecosystem, and we’re looking for the best people with diverse skills and experiences to build out the studios team and serve as front line ambassadors for IBM.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
The Ideal Candidate
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Has deep business acumen
- Has an extensive understanding of IBM strategy and technology trends
- Is highly knowledgeable about regional markets
- Possesses strong relationship building and influence skills
- Possesses excellent leadership and people management skills
- Possesses exceptional communication and presentation skills
- Has pragmatic problem-solving skills
- Is a critical thinker, with an entrepreneurial mindset
About Business Unit
IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world's most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.
This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status where legally permissible.
Your Life @ IBM
In a world where technology never stands still, we understand that, dedication to our clients success, innovation that matters, and trust and personal responsibility in all our relationships, lives in what we do as IBMers as we strive to be the catalyst that makes the world work better.
Being an IBMer means you’ll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you’ll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.
Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.
Are you ready to be an IBMer?
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.
Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.
At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.
IBM offers a competitive benefits program which may include medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, mental health & well being, 8 paid holidays, minimum 56 hours paid sick time, 80 hours paid vacation, life insurance, 401(k), financial counseling, and the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan. IBM offers paid family medical leave and disability benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law.
The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year.
We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.