IBM Associate Partner, Analytics - State, Local Government & Education in Raleigh, North Carolina

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.Our Big Data and Advanced Analytics practice is seeking an experienced Go To Market State and Local Government Leader for business development and delivery of Advanced Analytical Solutions to State and Local clients in the United States. Preferred location: Central Florida, Atlanta, GA, DC, Vrigina or NYResponsibilities include:

  • Business Development/Sales Executive: Selling and progressing solutions sales, including developing offerings, and driving sales strategy and execution

  • Resource Management & Delivery Oversight: Developing and overseeing IBM delivery resources, including career development and recruitment

  • Innovation: Contributing to overall State and Local GTM pursuits and thought leadership within IBM

  • Collaboration: Working within the IBM matrix to establish solutions that leverage the depth and breadth of IBM

This individual will need to have demonstrated ability to communicate with C-Suite executives, establishing credibility and trust with the ability to work in a highly matrixed organization.BENEFITS Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.



CAREER GROWTH Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee’s strengths and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation

  • At least 10 years experience driving pursuits in State and Local Government, Education (SLE) entities/agencies, municipalities/cities.

  • At least 8 years experience in SLE leadership role (Director, VP level)

  • At least 5 years experience working in big data, data management, master data, and/or advanced analytics in SLE

  • Proven ability to story-tell/describe the effective use of data/analytics in an SLE context

  • At least 5 years track record of selling and closing $5 to $7M in sales per year

  • Demonstrated knowledge of SLE procurement practices and contract vehicles; understanding of/ability to work with lobbyists and business partners

  • Demonstrated ability and experience in progressing a pursuit from solution concept to design, and overseeing solutioning through delivery

  • Proven experience engaging in, and building relationships at the C-Suite level

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