IBM IBM iX Leader, Central Europe in PRAHA, Czech Republic

Job Description

Who we are

IBM iX is a service agency with a sharp focus on digital transformation and imagine of businesses that will define the world for years to come. Being a part of IBM’s consulting arm, we work at the intersection of progressive business and digital strategy, creative vision and products, and transformational technology. IBM iX is the fast growing team represented across the globe owns more than 30 Studios which unite a collection of renegades and realists focused on the single biggest business challenge: tomorrow.

Position summary

We are looking for an exceptional Leader that has an innovator spirit, relevant industry, market and technology experience, and a bright track record of building great digital solutions and high performing teams. The person, who will own the end to end success of our business in Czech Republic and Slovakia.

What you'll do

Drive Strategy

• Set the vision of the overall strategy from launch to scale; including defining long-term goals and go to market strategies

• Drive growth, profitability and business value

• Activate the Power of IBM engaging Go-To-Market teams, other brands and platforms to gain the maximum value for the client and own business

• Manage competition and threats in the marketplace, with constant evaluation

• Build industry partnerships & relationships to amplify impact

• Create a visible and trustful eminence of iX brand in the market

Deliver Success

• Create iX brand awareness inside IBM building relationships with IBM leadership and brand teams

• Work closely with Go-To-Market/Brands/Platforms teams to pursue leads and provide all the necessary assistance to Partners/Account Executives to qualify and win new business

• Provide expert guidance to all functional areas, including digital strategy, customer experience and product design, engineering & product development

• Ensure rock-solid execution of entire project portfolio managing own P&L and keeping client satisfaction at the high level

• Maximize the value of Prague Studio ensuring its high load and valued outcome

• Proactively mitigate business, operational & governance risks

Grow Great Talents

• Attract, retain & develop diverse world-class talents

• Cultivate a high-performing, innovative, one-team culture

• Activate the regional network of IBM Centers of Competence

Desired Qualifications

• Solid experience leading and scaling a high growth business/teams in digital industry

• Wide professional and business network in the market

• Relevant technology experience in digital solutions, marketplaces and web-, mobile- platforms

• A proven track record of building successful products and solutions

• An affinity to work with enterprise level customers deepening own and team industry expertise

• Work experience with leading marketing technology and/or digital service agency/providers such as Experian, Sapient Nitro, Delloite Digital is a great plus

• Own eminence at Czech market, participation in professional societies, groups, consortiums is a great plus

What we offer:

• Inspiring environment

• Work in international company

• Flexibility, relaxation zone and a great team

• The opportunity to meet with the latest IT technologies

• Attractive compensation and benefits

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

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Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

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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.