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2024 Business Transformation Senior Consultant (Federal)

Business Development



Washington, Washington DC, United States

As a Strategy Consultant at IBM, you will help reinvent businesses and industries by developing and utilizing specialized knowledge of industry-specific and cross-industry competitive strategies. You'll manage complex components of an engagement, working closely with clients and their customers to understand their pain points. Your strategic recommendations will drive change in a digitally-enabled era and give you the opportunity to collaborate with highly talented IBMers. Are you ready?

Your Role and Responsibilities

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:

Enterprise Strategy: As an Enterprise Strategy Senior Consultant, you’ll work at the intersection of progressive strategy and transformational technology. Strategy consultants envision, co-create, implement, and update strategies for Federal clients, leading to meaningful improvements in Agency mission readiness and service to their customers. Creating and leading business case, strategic roadmaps, target operating models, feasibility assessments, and strategy refreshes, Strategy consultants work across digital reinvention, emerging technologies, citizen and employee experience, and beyond. Constantly listening for need and bringing leading best practices to bear, Strategy Consultants envision new areas and strategies for clients to reinvent their business according to a digital agenda -from idea to reality.

Talent Transformation: Talent Transformation Senior Consultants are client-facing practitioners who sell, lead and deliver expert services to IBM clients utilizing the breadth of IBM's offerings and technologies. You will work proactively with clients to implement solutions to human capital and talent management challenges in the form of strategy, process, information technology, or organization enablement solutions. Our transformative solutions portfolio can allow you to build expertise in Human Resources Transformation, Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Enterprise Change, and Human Capital Technology offerings. Our consultants develop a range of expertise that include how to lead teams, develop and win new business, analyze and synthesize recommendations, and solve diverse business issues in innovative ways.

Data Technology Transformation:
Data and Technology Transformation (DTT) services help clients accelerate and achieve business outcomes by embedding and operationalizing emerging technologies into their core business processes and platform strategies. We build integrated Data, AI, IoT, Blockchain, Automation solutions across the four key domains (customer, finance/supply chain, talent & industry) and ISV partnerships to accelerate business value. Leveraging our strategic partnerships with various platform owners, we co-create, co-execute and co-operate data analytics capabilities to deliver profitability and growth.

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

· 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

· Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Federal security clearance while in IBM Consulting – Federal.

· Bachelor’s degree

· MA, MBA, MPA, MPP or MS at time of start

· Availability to start in 2024

· 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, our portfolio of projects span across the U.S. Our Senior Consultants are not able to refuse assignments based on travel.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Experience in pursuing your master’s degree with concentrations in 1 of the following areas:
    • Business Administration/Management or Public Policy majors with Business Technology Strategy, Business Process Management
    • Organizational Design or Development, Change Management, Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Management, Training & Development, Curriculum Design & Development
  • Prior consulting &/or relevant work experience in one of the following industries: Federal, State & Local Government
  • A passion for the Federal 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
  • Experience or certification working in the Agile method and/or Six Sigma
  • Developing business cases

About Business Unit
IBM Consulting is IBM’s consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients’ businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.

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?

About IBM
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.

Location Statement
IBM offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program. Eligible employees may have access to:

- Healthcare benefits including medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, and mental health & well being
- Financial programs such as 401(k), the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan, financial counseling, life insurance, short & long- term disability coverage, and opportunities for performance based salary incentive programs
- Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, minimum 56 hours sick time, 120 hours vacation, 12 weeks parental bonding leave in accordance with IBM Policy, and other Paid Care Leave programs. IBM also offers paid family leave benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law
- Training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform where IBMers can grow skills and obtain industry-recognized certifications to achieve their career goals
- Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups, giving & volunteer opportunities, and discounts on retail products, services & experiences

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.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

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, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, caste, genetics, pregnancy, disability, neurodivergence, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.