IBM

Associate Partner: Next Generation Network Services

IBM

July 21, 2021

Introduction
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
An Associate Partner in Kyndryls Advisory and Implementation Service line leads teams that provide consultative skills and technology expertise to drive sales and deliver customer service requirements. Associate Partners are responsible for end-to-end opportunity ownership and working with other Kyndryl resources to support deal closures and delivery in complex, cross-practice deals.
This position is for experts with direct experience in Next Generation Network Services.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Business Development and Relationship Management: Develop and maintain relationships with key client stakeholders; experience originating deals with C-level clients; lead pursuit teams; participate and lead the proposal development process; contribute to proposal shaping and pricing strategies.
  • Delivery & Engagement Management: Lead engagement planning and budgeting; mobilize and manage engagement teams; define deliverable structure and content; facilitate buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels at the client; direct on-time, quality delivery of work products; manage engagement economics; manage engagement risk.
  • Practitioner Development: Perform the role of counselor and coach; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities.
  • Use Case Prioritization, ROI, and Business Case
  • Service Offering Development: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to create industry points of view for our service offerings.
  • Subject Matter Expertise in Network Strategy, Architecture, and Roadmap design.

"Todas as vagas são elegíveis para pessoas com deficiência ou reabilitados"
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Thought Leadership in selling large IT consulting engagements.
  • Domain expert at performing network transformation consulting services such as network assessments, strategy development, gap analysis, and high-level architecture design.
  • $5M+/year signings responsibility combined with revenue responsibility through delivering network consulting services.
  • Thought capital level expertise in areas such as network design, software-defined networks, wireless, and 5G.
  • Proven track record in developing strong client relationships with a focus on the executive levels.
  • Strong communication skills including extensive experience communicating with executive levels.
  • Demonstrated business acumen including negotiation skills and contract/profit management.
  • Exceptional presentation skills with demonstrated executive engagement and proven ability to present strategic information to, and drive change across a broad range of business departments.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Service Management, Operational Readiness, Operating Model Assessment, network Operating Model Strategy, Design, Governance, IT Svc. Mgt. Process and Tools
  • Strong knowledge in edge and IoT services.
  • Experience in Multi-Cloud platforms.

About Business UnitThis position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.
Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.
We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what's next.
Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed."
As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.
Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.
Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.
It's time to define your career.
About IBMIBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.
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