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IBM Associate Partner, Aftermarket / Aftersales in St Louis, Missouri


As a Business Sales & Delivery Executive, you will support IBM’s consistent growth by bringing to the table your business development, sales, account management, and delivery skills. Picture yourself working with a highly motivated, highly successful team with a proven sales record in IBM’s top technologies. If you’re ready to bring insights and experience in areas such as IoT, Blockchain and digital transformation, we are ready to offer you a best in class career development.

Your Role and Responsibilities

We are seeking talented and highly motivated Digital Transformation consultants to join our fast-growing Cognitive Process Re-engineering practice within IBM Services.

IBM Cognitive Process Re-engineering is a management consulting group focused on business operations strategy and transformation in the digital age. We advise clients on business transformation through an analytical approach that combines human-centered design with an understanding of emerging technologies and platforms to create Intelligent Workflows.

IBM Cognitive Process Re-engineering is the “tip of the spear” for IBM’s engagement with senior business leaders, bringing together IBM’s unique capabilities across strategy, innovation, design, data analytics, cognitive computing and technology platforms to develop and deliver high-impact transformation programs. Our team’s senior partners have decades of experience at top consulting firms.

What Do We Look for In A Successful Associate Partner At IBM?

  • Demonstrated ability to help senior industry executives determine where to compete, how to differentiate, and how to innovate business models by taking advantage of new technologies

  • Mental curiosity to question, research, clearly define problems, and work out innovative solutions to transform business operations

  • Passion to understand the applications of emerging technologies such as AI/ML, Blockchain and adapt modern approaches and innovative solutions to clients

  • Strong problem-solving capabilities, including the desire to take ambiguous problems and deliver creative and well-structured solutions; as well as applying deep industry and/or functional domain expertise in Aftermarket / Aftersales for Automotive, Aerospace & Defense sector clients across Sales & Marketing, Pricing and Commercial Excellence

  • Proven track record of team and client success, reflecting an ability to manage large and complex projects, lead and teach associates, and partner with client stakeholders to achieve common goals

  • Experience in selling and delivering high-value engagements by nurturing client and prospect relationships and tailoring offerings to achieve client and business goals

  • Powerful communication and storytelling skills, successfully applying verbal and written communications to influence business leaders and team members by exposing and defending points of view

  • Experience and interpersonal skills to thrive in and foster an intense team atmosphere, ability to build direct working relationships across all levels of the IBM and client teams

As an Associate Partner, you’ll join a team of highly motivated colleagues with prior experience from top consulting firms, industry leaders, or start-ups. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Drive functional and technical strategies to create compelling value propositions for clients

  • Develop innovative offerings around bespoke topics as Aftermarket commercial and revenue growth, advanced customer segmentation, and pricing

  • Leading a multi-disciplinary team of talented consultants and managers to deliver insights-based, decision-ready recommendations that inform the strategic agenda for our clients; as well as practical roadmaps and plans to invest in, allocate resources, execute, and manage strategic recommendations to enable clients to pivot to action

  • Develop client relationships that position yourself and IBM for credibility and success

  • Ability to leverage IBM tools and technology (e.g., Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud, Blockchain) to bring value to clients

  • Establish and manage trusted advisor client relationships

  • Monitor and control delivery excellence associated with large scale process services contracts

  • Contribute to thought leadership and point of view materials aligned with select domain

  • Up to 75% travel

  • Location requirements: reside anywhere in USA living near a major USA metro city/airport

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Professional and Technical Expertise:

  • 10 years of general consulting including target operating model design, business process re-design, business architecture

  • 5 years of experience developing proposals and responding to Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

  • Spare parts price optimization leveraging analytics

  • On-line, data-driven digital marketing for OEMs, Tier-1 Suppliers, and Dealers

Skills - extensive content expertise in the following:

  • Automotive and Industrial Equipment Industry

  • Aftermarket parts and service

  • Sales, Marketing, and Pricing

  • Consulting Sales and Delivery

  • Teamwork at the highest levels

  • Willingness to travel up to 4 days a week

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 2 years of experience incorporating design thinking and creative approaches to problem solving and strategy formulation

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.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.