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IBM Senior/Managing Consultant Sustainability Strategy&Innovation (m/w/x) in Berlin, Germany


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


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.

Your Role and Responsibilities:

The Senior/Managing Sustainability Consultant - Strategy & Innovation is responsible for developing and implementing innovative sustainability strategies, driving a tech-enabled sustainability transformation for our clients. He/She applies his deep understanding of strategy and innovation journey to sustainability and supports the sustainability value Transformation, creation of Sustainable Operating Models as well as sustainable business model innovation.

Other responsibilities would include:

  • Assisting with the delivery of sustainability linked projects for clients, with a focus on strategy topics: Sustainability Maturity Assessment, sustainability transformation roadmap and Sustainable design thinking

  • Assisting clients in identifying and evaluating climate change risks and opportunities so that climate strategy can be developed.

  • Contributing to proposal development, marketing, and internal and external presentations on ESG trends as part of our business development efforts

  • Developing strategy and plans

  • Conducting strategy projects from design to execution, including integrating innovative technologies like IoT, advance analytics, blockchain, and AI/ML.

  • Supporting research, stakeholder engagement, and analysis as part of maturity assessments

  • Building and sustaining good relationships with both clients and IBM individuals to help us expand our business.

  • Supporting business development and discovery opportunities for value creation.

Skills and attributes:

  • Ability to articulate how IBM can partner with clients to drive shared success

  • Is inspirational, collaborative and knows how to promote a sustainable culture at IBM where team members are motivated to grow themselves and help our clients succeed.

  • Ability to participate in a broad range of projects and think on their feet

  • Ability to establish credibility quickly

  • Ability to interact successfully with a diverse group of people both within and externally, work effectively as a team member, delegate, maintain communication and update team leaders on progress.

  • Dedicated to teamwork and purpose-driven leadership

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills in German and English

  • Energetic, passionate, and entrepreneurial attitude

  • Has an uncanny ability to organize chaos and is comfortable with ambiguity

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 2-5 years of demonstrated expertise in Sustainable Strategy Consulting including but not limited to Sustainable Business Value Transformation, Green Operating Models, Sustainable Customer Experience

  • 2-5 years of demonstrated expertise in Environmental, Social and Governance including, but not limited to Climate Change, Human Rights and ESG thought leadership

  • Achievement of key performance goals for large scale transformation initiatives.

  • Experience collaborating from across other services lines on client engagements.

  • at least 3-5 years of experience in consulting (strategy evaluation and development as well as solution implementation; management system design and implementation)

  • Masters degree in sustainability, environmental studies, business or another related program

  • Languages required: German, English

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise


Must have the ability to work in the DACH region without sponsorship.

About Business UnitIBM Consulting is IBM's consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients' businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.

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.

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