Business and technology Consultants These are the areas our consultants excel in – working closely with clients to explore complicated challenges, offering crystal-clear advice and developing solutions. As a Graduate Business Consultant, you will focus on various aspects of our clients’ business, including strategy and processes, asset management, transformational projects and organisation and people change. Business Consultants regularly move between assignments, providing a rich variety of experience and the opportunity for strong career growth. A typical project role could be working as a developer on the technical team responsible for designing, building and testing the technical solution for the client. Or you could be working with a client as a business analyst to help gather and define client requirements, such as how their website will operate. Depending on the project, you will spend 3 months to a year in each role, before moving onto another assignment, giving you the opportunity to experience a number of varying rolesAs your skills and experience grow, you’ll help deliver solutions for our clients’ most challenging business problems. You could develop as a generalist consultant or specialise in one area, ultimately becoming one of our next generation of Business Analysts, Project Managers or industry specialists.Technical ConsultantIBM is engaged with clients across all industries on some of the most relevant and exciting business and IT initiatives today – from intelligent transportation to smarter electricity management, from integrated commerce applications to improved healthcare. Our Technical Consultants play a critical role in these initiatives – analysing clients’ business challenges, designing innovative IT-based solutions and leading the technical aspects of their delivery. Our graduate Technical Consultants focus on technical roles, growing a strong set of technical and consulting skills and then progressing onto solution design and technical leadership roles at increasing levels of responsibility.You will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the world’s leading technical experts, learning from their experience as you take on increasing challenges and responsibilities and providing an opportunity for strong career growth.
You will need to:• Be meticulous and logical in the way you analyse and solve problems• Be a clear and persuasive communicator• Have a keen interest in business and technology• Have a flexible attitude to your working patterns (you’ll often need to work at different client sites and IBM offices across Ireland and occasionally abroad)And also for Technical …• Have some experience of programming and/or a basic knowledge of IT solution concepts• Have a keen interest in learning how to use technology to solve clients’ business problems and relish the prospect of designing and delivering these solutions for clientsHiring Requirements• Be looking to achieve (or already have) a 2:1 honours - in any degree• Have the right to work in Ireland