N/A, New York
icrunchdata Network
Your Role and Responsibilities IBM Blockchain Services is seeking a Strategy Lead for its global practice. As part of IBM’s Global Business Services division, IBM Blockchain Services is charged with educating the market about blockchain, advising clients on how blockchain can improve their businesses, and building new blockchain solutions on behalf of clients. Strategy Leads wear multiple hats, but can expect to: Deliver consulting engagements for clients, defining strategies for blockchain networks, including but not limited to: Governance frameworks, including operational models, key legal considerations and go-to-market planning Commercial frameworks including marketplace and offering strategies, business model principles, economic modeling and financial forecasting Product development frameworks, including ecosystem, user and technical requirements Lead or support blockchain-focused Enterprise Design Thinking workshops both pre- and post-sale Develop new strategic consulting methods and artifacts in all areas to enable scale across the practice Support thought leadership, offering management, enablement, marketing and communications efforts Collaborate with colleagues across all divisions of IBM Define, reflect on, and evolve strategic work in blockchain projects from inception through delivery and scale Manage, coach, and mentor junior team members Some travel will (eventually) be required. This an opportunity to work in a global role and help build a strategy practice in one of IBM’s “hypergrowth” areas. Responsibilities include: Strategic engagement leadership, setting high-level goals that ensure a consistent and engaging client experience Hands-on work creating strategic consulting deliverables as required by client engagements Juggling of multiple ongoing projects Day-to-day collaboration with peers and communication with extended team members Creation of artifacts and tools to support new consulting methods Workshop planning, facilitation and/or participation, both internal and external Working with designers, consultants, architects and others to ensure delightful client experiences Mentorship of other team members as appropriate Excellent creative, conceptual and problem-solving skills Strong communication and presentation skills Strong strategic skills in assessing business scenarios, approaches and deliverables Demonstrated ability to synthesize technology trends, user needs, market data and related information Ability to work independently, when needed, as well as collaborate with a cross-functional team Outstanding written and verbal communication skills Outstanding storytelling and presentation skills Exceptional attention to detail This position reports to the Global Design & Strategy Leader for IBM Blockchain Services, based in Austin, TX. Introduction At IBM, we know that transformation drives change, and it is in our DNA to continuously transform. Our Business Transformation Consultants help drive large scale change that spans IBM business units and geographies. As a part of this team, you will have the unique opportunity to be a part of driving IBM’s ongoing transformation as a company that continuously innovates and leads the market. Required Technical and Professional Expertise 10 years of consulting experience Professional experience history and work samples that display a solid understanding of consulting principles, financial and economic modeling, thought leadership, and strategic thinking Pragmatism in negotiating tradeoffs and plans, informed by stakeholder and user inputs Demonstration of committed and respectful collaboration between members of cross-functional teams Readiness to travel up to 30% annually (likely 1-2 trips per month) English: Fluent Preferred Technical and Professional Experience N/A Required EducationBachelors Degree Preferred Education Masters Degree Eligibility Requirements N/A