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Associate Partner

IBM Middle East

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: RP805-731

Job description / Role

Introduction

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As Associate Partner, you accompany our customers with a lot of positive energy from strategic consideration to successful implementation. You will develop our consulting and service portfolio of tomorrow.

Your Tasks

- You are responsible for driving technology consulting business. You take active part in sales process, build trust-based relationship with our clients and convey IBM value to them.
- You are responsible for the disciplinary leadership and development of your employees
- In addition, you have the profit and loss responsibility for the projects you have acquired and implemented
- You lead project teams and are responsible for the high quality delivery in Time and on Budget
- You work with the IBM cloud experts to develop strategies for our clients in their transformation into the cloud
- You analyze the requirements with our customers and develop a common understanding of future business and IT processes
- You keep track of costs, operational stability and the integration of the developed solutions
- Agile work is natural for you
- You are actively involved in our professional IBM internal communities

You can expect

- A global network of experts working on the future of the Smart Enterprise
- A tailor-made entry that takes into account your personal interests and strengths
- Personal career development in a global company that adapts to your life planning
- Performance-based payment
- Flexible working models
- Mentoring and targeted training in new topics
- An environment in which growth and new ideas are desired

Requirements

Your Profile

- Completed degree in a business, natural science or technical degree program
- Professional experience: at least 10 years of experience in technology consulting (technology and / or cloud topics)
- 5 years experience in capturing and analyzing clients IT Landscape including definition of clients future cloud strategy
- Strong understanding of Enterprise Architecture Management aspects such as Business Model of IT, Application & Technology Landscape and IT Operating Model
- Strong Architecture & Solutioning skills leveraging Cloud technologies including OpenStack, OpenShift, IBM Cloud or Amazon, Azure
- Broad understanding of Cloud providers, brokers, Integration technologies and approaches.
- Industry specific knowledge in order to quickly identify/suggest/leverage candidate areas for automation and generate value for IBM at client sigh
- 5 years experience in capturing and analyzing clients IT Landscape including definition of clients future cloud strategy
- Hands on experience in demonstrating thought leadership, sales leadership and delivery leadership in one or more cloud domains and Technologies
- Proven experience in creating offers
- Min. 5 years management experience in complex consulting projects
- Ability to translate business requirements into technology solutions.
- Ability to translate visions into executable projects with clarity and purpose

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

- 10 Years of Consulting experience
- Lead and delivered complex IT advisory projects.

About Business Unit

At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!

Your Life at 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 at 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.

About the Company

For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.

Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.

Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.

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