Associate Partner, Cloud Application Services

Company: IBM Corporation
Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 27.AUG.2021
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Introduction As a Business Sales & Delivery Executive, you will support IBM's consistent growth by bringing to the table your business deve...



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

The Associate Partner role is in our Cloud Application Services practice. This position is for experts with direct experience in Journey to cloud involving multiple public cloud platforms supporting the retail sector. This role requires extensive AWS platform expertise.

Key Responsibilities:

* Cloud Strategy, Architecture and Roadmap: Provide cloud strategy, architecture, roadmap guidance and leadership for Enterprise Cloud Migration programs including cloud-based application portfolio assessment, business case, migration roadmap etc.
* Service Offering Development: Collaborate with cross functional teams to create Cloud based service offerings in the retail industry.
* Business Development and Relationship Management: Develop and maintain relationships with key client stakeholders; lead pursuit teams; participate and lead the proposal development process; contribute to proposal 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 role of counselor and coach; provide input and guidance into the staffing process; actively participate in staff recruitment and retention activities.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

* 18+ years of experience in IT Consulting
* 5+ years of Cloud Computing Consulting
* $15m+/years in selling/delivering cloud-based services
* Direct experience with multiple cloud platforms (IBM Cloud, AWS, Azure, GCP)
* Expertise in managing Journey to Cloud programs
* Proven track record in delivering successful large journey to cloud programs
* Experience with modernization of applications (i.e. refactoring legacy application)
* Experience in defining Cloud Transformation Roadmaps and Hybrid Cloud Operating Model
* Proven track record in developing strong client relationships with a focus at the executive levels
* Strong communication skills including extensive experience dealing at the executive level

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

* Direct experience with the distribution sector

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