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Business Value Consultant - IBM Blockchain Services

London, England EC1A 4
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At IBM, we know that transformation drives change, and it is in our DNA to continuously transform. Our Business Transformation Consultants help drive large scale change that spans IBM business units and geographies. As a part of this team, you will have the unique opportunity to be a part of driving IBMs ongoing transformation as a company that continuously innovates and leads the market.

Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Blockchain Services is seeking a Business Value Consultant for its global practice. As part of IBMs Global Business Services division, IBM Blockchain Services is charged with educating the market about blockchain, advising clients on how blockchain can improve their businesses, and building new blockchain solutions on behalf of clients.

The IBM Blockchain Services team is in startup mode and growing rapidly. Business Value Consultants will wear multiple hats, but can expect to:
  • Plan, facilitate, and/or participate in Enterprise Design Thinking Workshops with clients both pre- and post-sale
  • Deliver strategic consulting engagements with clients
  • Develop new strategic consulting methods in business value design and other related areas
  • Support thought leadership, offering management, enablement, marketing and communications efforts
  • Collaborate with colleagues across all divisions of IBM
Some travel will be required. This an opportunity to work in a global role and help build a design practice in one of IBMs hypergrowth areas. Responsibilities include:
  • Strategic engagement leadership, setting high-level goals that ensure a consistent and engaging client experience
  • Hands-on work creating strategic consulting deliverables as required by client engagements
  • Juggling of multiple ongoing projects
  • Day-to-day collaboration with peers and communication with extended team members
  • Creation of artifacts and tools to support new consulting methods
  • Workshop planning, facilitation, and/or participation, both internal and external
  • Working with designers, consultants, architects, and others to ensure delightful client experiences
  • Mentorship of other team members as appropriate
This position reports to the Global Design & Strategy Leader for IBM Blockchain Services, based in Austin, TX.
Location: Multiple (relocation assistance is not available)

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Excellent creative, conceptual and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong strategic skills in assessing business and user scenarios, approaches and deliverables
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize technology trends, user needs, market data, and related information
  • Ability to work independently, when needed, as well as collaborate with a cross-functional team
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding storytelling and presentation skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Professional experience history that displays a solid understanding of consulting principles, market analysis, thought leadership, and strategic thinking
  • Pragmatism in negotiating tradeoffs and plans, informed by stakeholder and user inputs
  • Demonstration of committed and respectful collaboration between members of cross-functional teams
  • Readiness to travel up to 30% annually (likely 1-2 trips per month)

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 youre 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
IBMs 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.

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.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-09

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