Strategy Consultant/Manager-Financial industry IT Strategy

    • Beijing, China

Introduction
As a Strategy Consultant at IBM, you will help reinvent businesses and industries by developing and utilizing specialized knowledge of industry-specific and cross-industry competitive strategies. You'll manage complex components of an engagement, working closely with clients and their customers to understand their pain points. Your strategic recommendations will drive change in a digitally-enabled era and give you the opportunity to collaborate with highly talented IBMers. Are you ready?

Your Role and Responsibilities
For Financial ITSP talents:

We are committed to be the leader in the strategy transformation digital transformation and information technology strategy of the global financial industry. Now we are looking for the candidates who are qualified of leading or participating in teams to assist our financial clients in designing and implementing innovative technology visions, comprehensive IT and digital strategies.

Location:
Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Dalian, Wuhan, Chengdu.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Leading or participating in IT strategic planning projects for our clients, including planning of application architecture, data architecture, technical architecture, data governance, IT governance, microservice architecture, microservice architecture mentoring, infrastructure and information security.
  2. Developing detailed and actionable IT governance planning which reflect our practice's deep industry, IT and business process acumen.
  3. Identifying where our clients can leverage digital technologies for greatest strategic impact, defining high performance target state operating models and capabilities that supports future business growth.
  4. Leading multidisciplinary teams to shape, sell, communicate and implement IT and digital strategy engagements. ( for the assigned manager & staffs only )
  5. Undertaking sales origination, including working with client teams to identify opportunities. ( for the assigned manager & staffs only )
  6. Owning and managing CIO and other C-suite client relationships. (for the senior manager positions only)
  7. Owning and developing our offerings and assets. (for the senior manager positions only)
  8. Leading, mentoring and developing our people. (for the senior manager positions only)

Job Requirement:
  1. Bachelor's degree or above.
  2. 2-15 years' work experience of IT governance, core system IT planning and implementation at group level in consulting firms or financial industry (banking, trust, security, insurance, fund management, etc), experience in international top-tier consulting firms is preferred.
  3. Specialized in one or more of the following: strategic planning of application architecture, data architecture, technical architecture and microservices architecture.
  4. Expert knowledge of trends and technology concepts through practical experience and via a keen interest in the latest innovation and thought leadership (e.g. Mobility, Cloud, Digital, Collaboration). (for the senior manager positions only)
  5. Equally comfortable in the role of business or IT strategist; able to rapidly assess the IT implications of business strategy and the business implications of IT strategy.
  6. Highly credible with the ability to engage on a broad CIO agenda, possessing the personal and professional attributes necessary to convince senior leadership to take bold actions and coach them through major change. (for the senior manager positions only)
  7. Strong and proven track record in sales origination, with an entrepreneurial mind-set. (for the senior manager positions only)
  8. Ability to shape client strategic agenda and mobilize transformation programs. (for the senior manager positions only)
  9. Good people skills, team orientation, quality-oriented, highly committed and professional.
  10. Excellent communication skills in Mandarin and English.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  1. 2-15 years' work experience of IT governance, core system IT planning and implementation at group level in consulting firms or financial industry (banking, trust, security, insurance, fund management, etc), experience in international top-tier consulting firms is preferred.
  2. Specialized in one or more of the following: strategic planning of application architecture, data architecture, technical architecture and microservices architecture.
  3. Expert knowledge of trends and technology concepts through practical experience and via a keen interest in the latest innovation and thought leadership (e.g. Mobility, Cloud, Digital, Collaboration). (for the senior manager positions only)


Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  1. Financial industry (banking, trust, security, insurance, fund management, etc.) background is preferred.
  2. Years of management consulting background or project management experience is preferred, having provided consulting services for several large organizations.
  3. Strong communication skills, quick learning and ability to deal with challenges.
  4. Good people skills, team orientation, quality-oriented, highly committed and professional.
  5. Excellent communication skills in Mandarin and English.
  6. Expert knowledge of trends and technology concepts through practical experience and via a keen interest in the latest innovation and thought leadership (e.g. Mobility, Cloud, Digital, Collaboration). (for the senior manager positions only)


About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter business by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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About IBM
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Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
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