IBM Associate Partner, Cognitive Business Decision Support - HCLS in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in 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.

Bottom Line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

This Associate Partner (AP) role is responsible for successful solution and delivery of Cognitive Business Decision Support (CBDS) efforts, focused on advanced analytics for Healthcare and Life Science clients, covering solutions and services, in a client consulting environment. The AP will identify gaps and best practices in technical landscape designs and develop solutions to integrate big data sources across legacy and IBM landscapes. In addition, the AP will play a strategic role in what applications are required, and will identify and define integration data points, process flows, data governance policies and systems that will drive customer engagement, data acquisition, preparation and predictive analytics and reporting, across the enterprise.

Specifically, the AP will:

  • Contribute to growth in IBM Global Business Services (GBS) new business, revenue and profit from Healthcare and Life Science companies using analytics and cognitive computing.

  • Identify and advance new business opportunities to closure.

  • Oversee Big Data, Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence, Data Integration, Enterprise Information Management, Master Data Management and/or Data Consolidation projects.

  • Build, grow, and steward client and business partner relationships.

  • Assist in assuring client satisfaction and maintaining a strong client relationship through delivery excellence.

  • Manage pre-sales activities, assessments and the delivery of these first-of-a-kind solutions.

BENEFITS

Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.

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CAREER GROWTH

Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role.

CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP

With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients, and the communities we live, work, and play in!

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• At least 3 years experience in Big Data and Advanced Analytics solutions

• At least 5 years experience in Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, and other Enterprise Information Management

• At least 5 years experience in working in Healthcare or Life Science

• At least 5 years experience in business development and C-suite relationship builder skills

• At least 5 years experience in negotiating and selling consulting projects

• At least 5 years experience in formal project management methodology

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

• At least 5 years experience in Big Data and Advanced Analytics solutions

• At least 7 years experience in Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, and other Enterprise Information Management

• At least 7 years experience in working in Healthcare or Life Science

• At least 7 years experience in business development and C-suite relationship builder skills

• At least 7 years experience in negotiating and selling consulting projects

• At least 7 years experience in formal project management methodology

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.