IBM Project Management Assistant in ROCKET CENTER, West Virginia

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.

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A Project Management Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to the Project Manager to help achieve project management objectives.

Project Management Assistants function as an adjunct to the project manager, completing tasks as assigned such as;

  • maintaining the project schedule

  • project financials

  • creating reports

  • conducting research

  • collecting data

  • file management

IBM is hiring these positions to be located at our Rocket Center, West Virginia office (near Cumberland, MD). United States Citizenship, relocation to the Rocket Center area, and the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance are required


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

  • At least 1 year experience in working in an advanced levels of Microsoft Excel

  • Strong time management and multi-tasking skills

  • Business, Project Management, Administrative Assistant, Accounting, Finance or related coursework/work experience

  • Able to obtain and maintain required Government Clearance as needed

  • Relocation to the Rocket Center, WV location (near Cumberland, MD/ Keyser, WV)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • At least 2 years experience in working in an advanced level of Microsoft Excel

  • At least 2 years experience in writing technical documents

  • Finance/Accounting Background and/or Degree Preferred

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.