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IBM IBM Enterprise Strategy, Management Consultant, Life Sciences in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina


IBM Enterprise Strategy is a management consulting group focused on business strategy in the digital age. We advise clients on business transformation through an analytical approach that combines human centered design with an understanding of emerging technologies and platforms

IBM Enterprise Strategy is the “tip of the spear” for IBM’s engagement with senior business leaders, bringing together IBM’s unique capabilities across strategy, innovation, design, data analytics, cognitive computing and technology platforms to develop and deliver high-impact transformation programs. Our team’s senior partners have decades of experience at top consulting firms and IBM Enterprise Strategy will provide you with the opportunity to work side by side with senior executives across industries.

What Do We Look For In A Successful Consultant At IBM?

• Mental curiosity to question, research, clearly define problems, and work out innovation solutions

• Passion to understand the applications of emerging technologies and adapt modern approaches and innovative solutions to client problems

• Strong first principles thinking, critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities, including the desire to take ambiguous problems and deliver creative and well-structured solutions; as well as applying deep analytical skills to ensure recommendations are informed by data and insights

• Focus on ensuring the success of your team and client, with an ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and share/incorporate feedback

• Powerful communication and storytelling skills, successfully applying verbal and written communications to expose and defend points of view to business leaders and team members

• Strong team player with the aptitude and interpersonal skills to thrive in an intense team atmosphere, able to build direct working relationships across all levels of the IBM and client teams

Your Role and Responsibilities

As a Managing Consultant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading a multi-disciplinary team of talented consultants.

  • Supporting business development activities such as proposal development.

  • Contributing to the growth and eminence of the practice by supporting thought leadership and practice development activities

  • Being part of a team that helps our clients build a new vision for their company.

  • Helping our clients explore disruptive strategies that create business value.

  • Promoting IBM’s unique value proposition in the market.

Preferred locations include: New York Metro, San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, Washington DC Metro, Austin and Boston.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 6 years of general consulting (or other equivalent business experience)

  • 2 years working for a strategy consulting firm developing business strategies for clients and leading strategy engagements or equivalent experience (Tech Strategy, Capability Modeling, Enterprise Architects who focus on business architecture)

  • 2 years involvement in at least one aspect of a digital transformation (e.g., business modeling, digital marketing, digital growth strategies, etc.)

  • 1 years of experience developing proposals and responding to Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

  • 3 years of industry experience in life sciences experience

  • Willingness to travel

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

• MBA degree preferred

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

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

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

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.