Talent & Engagement Innovation Consultant

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
The Innovation Strategy Consultant will advise the client in the definition, implementation and governance of the Corporate Talent&Engagement Strategy. The Consultant will be able to lead the Innovation LifeCycle Management for Client, through the phases of Research, Ideation and Prototyping of disruptive ideas, and to always propose new approaches and initiatives to meet the client needs. The Consultant will work in a multidisciplinary environment, with technical, business and design profiles, being able to understand and support each discipline.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Demonstrated experience and excellent knowledge of Talent & Engagement Corporate Innovation Strategy and Best Practices (Innovation LifeCycle Management, Open Innovation Strategies, Ecosystem Partnerships with startups, universities and public institutions, Employees Incentives for Innovation and Creativity, etc)
- Ability to spot and predict client needs and to address them through value-driven proposals and initiatives
- Demonstrated experience and excellent knowledge of Innovative Ways of Working (Design Thinking framework, Agile Framework, etc)
- Demonstrated experience and excellent knowledge of Ideation and Creativity Best Practices (Innovation & Creativity Workshops, etc) and ability to lead stakeholders and users workshops independently
- General knowledge and passion for technology trends and disruptive technologies, in particular of IBM's technologies such as IBM Watson, IBM Blockchain, IBM Cloud
- Excellent verbal and written communication

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

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 businesses 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.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

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

Being You @ IBM
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.

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