IBM Talent & Engagement Eminence Leader in Minneapolis, Minnesota
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.
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Operating in over 170 countries, providing insight in more than 15 industries and deploying more than 5,000 talent and HR consultants across a blue chip client base, IBM’s Talent & Engagement consulting practice in unrivaled in scope and potential. See this link for more information: http://ibm.biz/talentandengagement
The Associate Partner role will be responsible for extensive sales, financial and operational leadership to successfully manage this business offering. Candidate must be a strong communicator with excellent negotiation skills, exceptional problem solving abilities, and a keen client needs assessment aptitude. In addition, this leader must work well in a matrix environment; championing the value of Talent Development internally and externally while maintaining strong client satisfaction.
Key Responsibilities will include:
Create and iteratively optimize engaging T&E global content, continually push the envelope on shape and essence of content created. Content created will include (but not limited to) blogs, conference presentations, external articles, T&E point of view speaking points, videos, infographics, offering collateral, etc.
Coordinate and partner with GBS marketing, offering management and extended enablement teams to curate, create, tailor and promote relevant enablement content, training and communications to global T&E sales.
Deliver unique/compelling point of views (POVs), strategic messaging and leadership proof points improving our market position, competitive advantage and business results.
Collaborate with IOTs in areas of Alliance identification, development, management, contract and relationship oversight.
Influence analyst research on practice, its competitors and the markets that IBM competes in; shape the perception of IBM and the value it brings to its customers; improve analyst rating in influential reports and evaluations.
IBM Global Business Services is a leader in global transformation, and there is no better place to launch or further your career. World - class learning opportunities, mentoring and a flexible work environment
you will find a wealth of opportunities within IBM to create the career you’ve always imagined.
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.
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.
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!
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Creative thinking with ability to establish new strategies and approaches where they may not currently exist
Executive presence to counsel to senior management regarding the market, competitive landscape and analyst outlook. Candidates must have the tenacity, determination and patience to be able to challenge conventional thinking and processes.
Proven communications skill
Keen project management and organizational skills
Comfortable to lead with passion in ambiguous situations
Able to work effectively in a matrix environment
Minimum of 10 years of experience in services marketing
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
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.