IBM Business Consultant - Watson IoT Lab Electronics Industry in Berlin, Germany

IBM Watson IoT In December 2015 IBM announced the new Watson IoT Global Headquarters and our first ever Watson IoT Client Experience Center. The new headquarters, located in Munich, will bring together researchers, developers and consultants in a "campus" environment to drive collaborative innovation and deeper engagement with clients and partners from around the world. The center will also serve as a lab for data scientists, engineers and programmers to build innovative solutions at the intersection of cognitive computing and the IoT. The IBM Munich Center will cultivate the most vibrant global ecosystem of clients, startups, researchers and academics from every industry. Openly and collaboratively, all these partners will work together to make our clients’ visions a reality and even better yet pose new innovations they haven’t yet imagined.Located in a modern and exciting location, the Highlight Towers in Parkstadt Schwabing nearby the English Garden, Olympic Park and the City Centre are easily accessible by public transportation and offer many local restaurants and retail offerings. It is close to the university campus of TUM in Garching representing one of the biggest research institutions and surrounded by numerous worldwide operating companies from different industries like Finance and Technology. You will find a unique place to work at while enjoying an amazing view across the city and to the alps.Working for IBM is your opportunity to join a company where you can make the world work better – we are IBMers, and that’s what we do. World-class learning opportunities, mentoring and a flexible work environment where you will find a wealth of opportunities within IBM to create the career you’ve always imagined. And there are no limits to the opportunities we offer – from design to analytics, consulting to sales, development to marketing. Join IBM to discover what you can make of this moment and this opportunity combined with your skills and expertise - you’ll be proud to call yourself an IBMer. We are looking for an IBM IoT – Electronics Industry Business Consultant The Electronics Industry Business Consultant supports the Global Electronics Industry, Watson Internet of Things Business Unit and Sales & Delivery teams in the coordination of client workshops and events to enable co-design, co-development and rapid prototyping in collaboration and with clients and business partners to demonstrate the “art of the possible” through real world cognitive IoT solutions. You are a recognized Subject Matter Expert in the global electronics industry and key ecosystem and you have a deep understanding of the key industry segments (consumer electronics, office equipment, network equipment, power and automation, medical devices or semiconductors. You can lead with confidence Design Thinking workshops to help Clients define new approaches and solutions that are highly valuable to their business. You work across the different IBM organizations and partners whilst staying close to clients to understand and / or help define business requirements and translate these requirements into specifications that will be implemented in Proof of Concepts (“PoCs”) and prototypes. You can demonstrate the outcomes of PoCs / prototypes to clients. In addition, you can articulate the business justification in the form of a business case and/or value proposition to justify the adoption of the solution. You can lead a team to have the work doneRequired Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • Engineering degree in Electrical or Master in business or similar desirable.

  • At least 5 years of experience in any of these domains: insight and product innovation, marketing, sales & service or supply chain & operations.

  • At least 3 years of experience in Electronics and recognized subject matter expert in at least in one of the target industry segments (the more the better).

  • At least 3 years of experience in opportunity identification, requirements definition, design, implementation and deployment of industry solutions and software packages: ERP, SCM, MES, SCADA, etc.

  • At least 5 years of experience in Project Management or agile methodologies combined.

  • Good knowledge of IBM offerings in IoT, Watson Analytics, Mobile and Cloud;

  • At least 3 years of experience on a consulting role. Strong Consulting skills with experience in projects ranging from strategy, package implementation, systems integration.

  • At least 3 years of experience on the construction and evaluation of business cases: for clients and evaluation of market opportunities.

  • At least 3 years of experience in the ability to coordinate complex workshops involving multiple IBM organizations, Clients and business partners.

  • Knowledge and experience of Design Thinking Methodologies.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

  • Motivated, self-driven and capable of driving a team to accomplish goals

  • Strong team player ready to reach out to colleagues worldwide;

  • Capable of working in an environment where things change fast and workload is high.

  • English fluently

  • German intermediate


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