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Consulting Leader - Cognitive Enterprise - Auckland

Auckland, Auckland 1010
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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
Consulting Leader - Cognitive Enterprise


The rise of new and exponential technologies including machine learning, natural language processing, predictive analytics and blockchain is combining with big data and digital initiatives to drive a big shift in business architectures.

IBM calls the outcome of this transformation the Cognitive Enterprise.

The IBM Services team is driving the Cognitive Enterprise with our clients via a team of skilled consultants, technologies and intellectual property assets to support our clients as they face the challenges of ever-changing customer expectations, shifting supply chains and disruptive technologies.

We have identified a need for an experienced consultant to lead our growing team to meet the needs of our clients as they move towards the vision of becoming a Cognitive Enterprise.

We are looking for driven and experienced new colleagues to embrace this opportunity together with us.

As a leader you will be responsible for:
understanding client needs and defining and proposing our services;
you will maintain a strong understanding of our cognitive offerings;
you will manage a team and grow their skills
you will lead from the front and deliver consulting personally.

Youll take responsibility for providing subject matter expertise around advanced and large-scale data analysis.
This will comprise identification and assessment of use cases that take advantage of cognitive technologies, including a variety of data science techniques, applied to areas as wide ranging as insurance claim processing, cognitive customer service, cognitive knowledge management, regulatory compliance and prescriptive analytics.

You will also likely be engaged in data quality and/or data governance projects/programs where the focus on will be on realizing the value of data and managing the data as an asset.

You will likely have at least a Bachelors degree (preferably Master degree) in a relevant quantitative field such as statistics, operations research or computer science.
In addition, youll have significant industry experience as consultant, and youll be used to working with senior stakeholders within our clients to elicit, understand and deliver against their business needs.

In this job you will need to have significant knowledge of relevant artificial intelligence and advanced analytics methods such as machine learning, data mining, natural language processing and/or decision optimisation as well as experience of data analysis and different aspects of data quality management.

Youll also have a good understanding of business challenges in the industries youve worked in and be able to explain analytical insights to a non-technical audience.

Your key skills will include:

Significant experience in consulting, including and especially with line-of-business stakeholders to discuss scalable solutions to significant business problems

Ability to define and present cognitive computing / analytics / big data solutions, including documenting level of effort and risks as input to commercial proposals.

Strong communication skills and business acumen, including demonstrated ability to present complex ideas to business stakeholders in a compelling way

People management skills including ensuring that our consultants are highly engaged and continue to have market leading expertise in cognitive computing and related technologies

Strong technical expertise for example in areas such as predictive analytics, decision optimisation, machine learning / data mining.

Experience and Knowledge of specific AI or analytics technologies or platforms will be a plus; this could include Salesforce Einstein, Apache Spark, Tensorflow, IBM Watson or similar.

Experience in cognitive computing and advanced analytics use cases in one or more specific industries, such as utilities, telecommunications, government, banking or insurance.

IBM is a market leader in cognitive computing.

We offer a dynamic, innovative and international environment which is fueled by projects with leading clients, unique capabilities such as IBM Research, the Weather Company and IBM Watson, Redhat and a growing ecosystem of partnerships such as those with LivePerson, Salesforce and others.

If you think you have the skill and the attitude to change the way that business is conducted IBM is the place for you and will offer you numerous opportunities for growth across the company.

If you are ready to start your next challenge with a career at IBM click Apply today. To find out more, head to www.ibm.com.au/careers

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
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Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
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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: 2019-12-29 Expires: 2020-01-28

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