IBM GBS Consulting By Degrees Transformation Consultant-Commercial Sector in Austin, Texas

IBM is now hiring Entry-level GBS Commercial Sector Transformation Consultants. We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. The convergence of data and technology in the areas of cloud, cognitive, digital, social and mobile is transforming industries, societies and professions. IBM Global Business Services is part of this transformation and just the place to define your career within business consulting. Join us as we make the most of these exciting times and discover what you can make of this moment.What will you do as an IBM GBS Entry-level Transformation Consultant?As an Entry-level Transformation Consultant, you will have the opportunity to join Consulting by Degrees - our world-class apprenticeship program designed to groom top talent entry-level consultants into tomorrow’s leaders. IBM Global Business Services (GBS) consultants help organizations fundamentally redesign experiences to create new sources of value, digitally reinvent operations for great efficiency and transform entire enterprises through the use of cognitive. This is possible by taking advantage of IBM’s global reach, outcome-focused methodologies, domain skills and deep industry expertise. We are looking for enthusiastic and digitally savvy candidates with the skills, creativity and passion to solve some of society’s most complex problems with your innovative thinking and ideas. We seek the best and brightest from all walks of life – from business to engineering, communications to computer science, analytics to application development and everything in between. In the Consulting by Degrees (CbD) Program, you will join a cohort of talented and committed colleagues on a two-year journey designed to develop you into a top consultant at IBM. IBM is transforming, and CbDers play a critical role in that journey. With over 1,000 CbDers on hundreds of different client projects, the CbD Program is an opportunity to experience a variety of roles, grow as a consultant, and transform into an IBM leader. CbDers are supported by program managers, peer buddies, project managers, and extensive in-person training. Each CbDer is aligned to a practice where they develop subject matter expertise in one or more industries as they work on multiple projects during the two-year program. CbDers receive a collaborative, challenging, and transformative experience. What do we look for in a successful IBM GBS Entry-level Transformation Consultant?

  • A minimum GPA of 3.2 is a preferred qualification of this position.

  • Ability to thrive in an ever changing, technology based consulting environment

  • Effectively able to leverage and apply non-technical skills in analytical/technical roles and client projects

  • Demonstrated leadership experience and ability to adapt, with willingness to readily take ownership of tasks and problems, which often extend beyond initial scope of responsibility

  • Thorough and analytical, with capability to apply logic to solve problems

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines, while maintaining focus in an environment with conflicting demands

  • Drive to overcome the most challenging or difficult obstacles and look for ways to improve results

  • Initiative to actively seek new knowledge and improve skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate and work effectively with individuals, strengthening relationships to achieve win-win solutions

  • Ability to communicate complex situations clearly and simply by listening actively and conveying difficult messages in a positive manner

  • A passion for innovative ideas, coupled with the ability to understand and assimilate different points of view

Required qualifications:

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 4 days a week (home on weekends – based on project requirements) but up to 100% if required.

  • Reside within a reasonable commuting distance (generally 20 miles or less) or willingness to relocate to one of the following cities: Atlanta (GA), Boston (MA), Chicago (IL), Houston (TX), Jersey City (NJ), New York (NY) metro area, Philadelphia (PA), San Francisco (CA). Limited opportunities are available in Dallas (TX), Detroit (MI).

  • IBM GBS will not provide work authorization visa sponsorship for this role.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Degree with major in the following: Business Administration/Management, Finance, Marketing, Economics, International Business, Technical Engineering majors, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Information Management, Supply Chain Management, or any other major conducive to to a career in management consulting

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 4 days a week (home on weekends – based on project requirements) but up to 100% if required.

  • Reside within a reasonable commuting distance (generally 20 miles or less) of one of the following cities or willingness to relocate to: Atlanta (GA), Boston (MA), Chicago (IL), Houston (TX), Jersey City (NJ), New York City (NY), Philadelphia (PA), San Francisco (CA). Limited opportunities are available in Dallas (TX) & Detroit (MI)

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