IBM Associate Partner, Big Data & Analytics - Financial Services 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. The IBM Global Business Services (GBS) North American Financial Services sector is currently seeking an Associate Partner (AP) with deep expertise in the analytics domain and consultative selling experience across the Financial Services Industry (Banking, Insurance and Financial Markets). The AP will oversee the financial performance of Big Data & Analytics solutions as well as more traditional Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence and other Enterprise Information Management solutions. Specifically, the AP will:

  • Contribute to growth in IBM Global Business Services (GBS) new business, revenue and profit from Financial Services companies using analytics and cognitive computing.

  • Identify and advance new business opportunities to closure.

  • Oversee Big Data, Date Warehouse, Business Intelligence, Data Integration, Enterprise Information Management, Master Data Management and/or Data Consolidation projects.

  • Build, grow, and steward client and business partner relationships

  • Assist in assuring client satisfaction and maintaining a strong client relationship through delivery excellence

  • Manage pre-sales activities, assessments and the delivery of these first-of-a-kind solutions.

Midwest or East Coast preferred, but all locations will be considered.Work with delivery organizations to ensure staffing/talent strategy and investment is aligned with account growth and strategy.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.



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  • At least 3 years experience in Big Data and Advanced Analytics solutions

  • At least 5 years experience in Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, and other Enterprise Information Management

  • At least 5 years experience in working within the Financial Services sector with specific concentration in Insurance, Banking, or Financial Markets preferred

  • At least 5 years experience in business development and C-suite relationship builder skills

  • At least 5 years experience in negotiating and selling consulting projects

  • At least 5 years experience in formal project management methodology

Cognitive Business Decision Support

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