Principal Strategy Consultant - Cloud Platforms

Last updated 7 minutes ago
Location:Sydney
Job Type:Full Time


Introduction
As a Strategy Consultant at IBM, you will help reinvent businesses and industries by developing and utilizing specialized knowledge of industry-specific and cross-industry competitive strategies. You'll manage complex components of an engagement, working closely with clients and their customers to understand their pain points. Your strategic recommendations will drive change in a digitally-enabled era and give you the opportunity to collaborate with highly talented IBMers. Are you ready?


Your Role and Responsibilities
Principal Strategy Consultant – Cloud Platforms


You will join our ANZ Cloud Advisory team within IBM’s Cloud Application Services unit.

This is a key growing business area for IBM, providing advisory and execution in cloud transformation to our clients, setting out the roadmap for moving to cloud and helping them to define the target operating model, enabling their digital transformation to become agile, innovative and leader in go to market and customer engagement.

IBM is a market leader in cloud solutions and we are seeing significant growth in this area as a result of ongoing consolidation, divestiture and cost pressure within all industry sectors.

We are committed to retaining our place as the leading supplier of hybrid and multi-cloud solutions, which we deliver to major clients in all major industry sectors in the UK and across Europe.

We’re responsible for defining and implementing application roadmaps, migration, modernisation and operating models for cloud – for some of the biggest and most complex integration programmes in the marketplace.

You will perform an advisory role working on challenging propositions and for demanding customers.

You will need a passion for delivery excellence.

On a day-to-day basis, you will shape, solution and sell strategies for complex cloud modernisation programmes, from early client conversations to closing deals and helping mobilise effective delivery teams.

You’ll oversee the quality of our biggest programmes and services, liaise with clients and provide expert consulting services.

Your Responsibilities Will Include:
  • Become a trusted advisor, with business development responsibilities, to our clients and help them connect their cloud and digital strategies to their business needs
  • Understand our client’s strategic needs, short and long-term business objectives and then articulate and formulate proposals and statements of work which are aligned
  • Participate in envisioning future industry trends and strategic technology domain solutions
  • Build and maintain relationships with and advise various levels of stakeholders, up to and including C-Level
  • Assist in defining the Cloud Advisory portfolio of offerings and continually seek opportunities to develop business
  • Establish client value propositions that tie key strategic, financial, and operational metrics directly to near and long-term business improvement.
  • Contribute to external eminence of IBM and the Cloud Advisory Practice through conferences and seminars
  • Drive professional development of junior level IBM Cloud Advisory team members

We believe true innovation is driven by diversity, so to uphold our reputation as an industry-leading enterprise, we rely on people with different backgrounds, different perspectives and different attitudes. So, come on board and join us as we enter a new era for our industry – and our planet.

To be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and leaders - people who want to make an impact, share their expertise and collaborate with some of the world’s top business and technology professionals. Keep reading.

Are you 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

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
You will perform an advisory role working on challenging propositions and for demanding customers.

You will need a passion for delivery excellence.

On a day-to-day basis, you will shape, solution and sell strategies for complex cloud modernisation programmes, from early client conversations to closing deals and helping mobilise effective delivery teams.

You’ll oversee the quality of our biggest programmes and services, liaise with clients and provide expert consulting services.




Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
You will perform an advisory role working on challenging propositions and for demanding customers.

You will need a passion for delivery excellence.

On a day-to-day basis, you will shape, solution and sell strategies for complex cloud modernisation programmes, from early client conversations to closing deals and helping mobilise effective delivery teams.

You’ll oversee the quality of our biggest programmes and services, liaise with clients and provide expert consulting services.



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.


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.