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IBM Offering Manager, Health and Human Services - Watson Health in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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 is seeking to hire a Senior Offering Manager for Health and Human services for the Watson Health group. You will be responsible for acting as an entrepreneur, strategist, technical visionary, cross-functional team leader, and client advocate. In this role, you will have two primary responsibilities to create impact: (1) defining the new product; and (2) managing its development, launch, and ongoing improvement.

You will be responsible for leading a cross-functional team and for influencing the actions of a diverse cross-functional team as the market authority, acting as a "General Manager" for their scope of the business.

As part of the Watson Health division, focusing on social program solutions centered on changing the tools which affect the way clients are managed, the Offering Manager will be responsible for:

  • Defining differentiated solutions which will be used by governments and providers for social programs by gathering market requirements and recommending differentiation strategy and value proposition

  • Partnering with the appropriate ecosystem to ensure they are providing data / solutions and consuming Watson Health services to ensure IBM is providing a one of a kind solution set to the marketplace and using data metrics to collect and analyze product feedback

  • Supporting key ecosystem and consortium initiatives in concert with Watson Health division leadership

  • Supporting key / strategic client engagements with a focus on developing references

  • Deliver initiatives from conception through completion in an iterative way

  • Readiness to travel 25% - 40% travel annually. Some international travel could be required.

Successful candidates will have ….

  • We are looking for someone with a proven ability to execute both strategically and tactically, and someone who is excited to take on new, ambitious projects that will be industry defining. This position requires a solid business and technical background, and you should be client-focused with a passion for delivering iconic client experiences in the social program domain.

  • Customer-driven with strength in aligning project outcomes with customer outcomes, taking responsibility for ensuring customer’s problems are both well understood and solved

  • Demonstrated effective communication skills, problem solving skills, proven successful business judgment, and demonstrated experience leading cross-functional teams

  • Ability to lead large, diverse and geographically dispersed teams

We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. Discover what you can make of this moment. Embark on the journey with us at IBM Watson Health.

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 8+ years’ experience in IT related product or offering management

  • 8 + years plus experience creating strategic product roadmap and successfully develop, launch and execute overall product life cycle

  • Experience with Cloud, AI (Artificial Intelligence), and/or analytics products

  • Demonstrated abilities in presentation, written and verbal skills with the ability to influence others internally and externally

  • Proven ability to synthesize complex issues into stories

  • Skills in leading with influence across complex corporate organizations

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Degree preferred in technology field

  • Experience with Information Technology and leading teams

  • Experience with Human Centered Design and working in an Agile environment

  • Experience with Project Management

  • Experience in and working knowledge of the Health and Human Services, Social Program Management space

About Business Unit

IBM Watson Health is pioneering a new partnership between humanity and technology with the goal of transforming global health and revolutionizing many aspects of the medical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as government sectors. We aspire to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the world’s most pressing health challenges through data and artificial intelligence insights.

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About IBM

IBM’s 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

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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.