IBM Market Development & Insights Senior Analyst in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description

In this new era of AI, IBM is reshaping industries with our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things – changing how we collaborate, analyze, and engage.

At the heart of this transformation is Market Development & Insights (MD&I). As an organization, we provide a trusted, objective view of the market and its impact on IBM. We empower IBMers to drive actions that grow the business. We are passionate, curious, and determined. We use our experience and insights to help IBMers continually reimagine what is possible and decide the best actions to take.

An MD&I senior analyst is a critical thinker with strong business insight who can work in partnership with IBM executive leaders. In this role, you will approach an engagement with a client-centered focus, bringing together marketplace expertise, understanding of competitive dynamics, and data from a variety of sources. With business leaders, you will define actions that drive value and growth for the business.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborate with IBM’s business leaders to understand needs and identify business priorities

  • Scope multiple engagements for a diverse set of business stakeholders

  • Provide compelling, fact-based findings through organizing and extracting data, information, and insights from various sources and methods – including primary and secondary research, competitive analysis, and market opportunity analysis

  • Present findings and recommendations in a clear and concise manner that drives business action

  • Practice Design Thinking principles to focus on our stakeholder’s needs and desired outcomes, and to work with agility within the team

  • Demonstrate domain expertise to become a trusted advisor to others

You should possess the following strengths:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with executives

  • Lead and manage multiple projects

  • Demonstrate problem solving skills and strong analytical thinking

  • Have adept communication skills including writing, presentation, storytelling and effective recommendation sharing

  • Ability to manage client/stakeholder relationships effectively

  • Demonstrate personal responsibility and self-discipline in a highly independent working environment

  • Collaborate across international boundaries and navigate cross-cultural differences

IBM and MD&I offer a flexible, agile, and collaborative work environment with numerous professional development and growth opportunities.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• Bachelor's Degree

• Readiness to travel 10% travel annually

• English: Fluent

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Master’s Degree expected 2019

· 2+ years in a consultative or research-based profession

· 2+ years in a role demonstrating quantitative or qualitative analytical skills

· Knowledge of market research and market insights

· Skills in relationship management

· Strong written and oral communication skills

· Interest in the technology industry

EO Statement

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.