Associate Partner - Cloud Strategy, Public Sector (Sydney) Associate Partner - Cloud Strategy, Public Sector  …

in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Associate Partner - Cloud Strategy, Public Sector (Sydney)

As a Strategy Consultant at IBM, you will help reinvent businesses and industries by developing and utilizing specialized knowledge of industry-specific and cross-industry competitive strategies. You'll manage complex components of an engagement, working closely with clients and their customers to understand their pain points. Your strategic recommendations will drive change in a digitally-enabled era and give you the opportunity to collaborate with highly talented IBMers. Are you ready?

Your Role and Responsibilities

Associate Partner - Cloud Strategy (Public Sector)
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This role sits within Global Business Services, under the Cloud Application Innovation (CAI) practice.
The convergence of social, mobile, cloud, big data analytics and cognitive computing drives clients to redefine their strategy, with the help of us. But now we need the help of you, as the Associate Partner - Cloud Strategy.
What will I be doing?
  • Lead programs that envision, evaluate and enable Cloud-enabled technology transformations
  • Lead the design of Cloud and Hybrid Cloud architectures and develop the migration/modernisation roadmap for other teams to oversee implementation of the recommended solution.
  • Help clients comprehend the business and financial impacts and benefits of Cloud and Hybrid Cloud adoption
  • Lead clients' understanding and preparation for the impacts of Cloud, including leading clients' change to a Cloud-enabled IT Operating Model, facilitating stakeholder agreement and managing inhibitors to change.
  • Forge trusted relationships that benefit both clients and IBM, while demonstrating Cloud platform neutrality
  • Support the continuous refinement of IBM's services
What skills will I need?
  • Superior problem-solving
  • Entrepreneurship
  • C-level presentation and writing ability
  • Ability to develop cloud migration roadmaps and drive agreement across complex organization structures
  • General business acumen with competencies in technology and IT functional strategies
  • Market analysis skills
What experience do I need?
  • 8 + years experience in consulting (internal or external)
  • 6 + years of experience in IT transformation
  • Public sector experience (advantageous)
  • Demonstrated experience with large, transformational change (spanning business goals, people, processes, applications, data, and infrastructure)
  • Experience in multiple cloud providers across multiple cloud platforms in private and public (IBM Cloud, Pivotal, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, or VMWare)
  • Understand large and complex IT systems in an enterprise environment using virtualization or private Cloud technologies, including Containers / Container Orchestration, OpenShift, VMware, Cloud Foundry, OpenStack etc.
  • Experience in a range of cloud migration discovery profiling, migration, and operations technologies and tools; as well as application architectures such as micro-services and full-stack development
Sign me up!
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