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IBM Watson Health - Associate Partner - Payer/Provider in Charlotte, North Carolina


Are you a pioneer? An “intrapreneur”? Do you like building businesses from the ground up? Are you passionate about Healthcare and want to change how it is delivered today? Are disruptive technologies like AI, Blockchain and Quantum interesting to you? Do you want to run fast and break things?If so, we have an opportunity for you! We are on a journey to build a services practice within IBM Watson Health. Our mission is to bring create a services team that has the clarity, focus, empathy and industry expertise needed to shape the transformative journey with our most important clients. We will do that with the incredible products, data sets and platforms across IBM Watson Health and IBM.

This is a new venture that has a startup’s mentality with the support of the IBM enterprise behind it. Health transformation, like digital transformation, requires a balance of technology, people, innovation, and disruption to meet its ambitious goals. Watson Health Services brings those capabilities, our world-class platform, and broad partner ecosystem to some of the most impactful efforts in the Health industry. Our team needs those with intellectual curiosity, desire, ambition and fortitude to help lead these efforts at some of the most prestigious health organizations in the world. Come join our team!

Your Role and Responsibilities

As an Associate Partner, you’ll leverage your extensive healthcare and consulting experience to lead client delivery team(s) that are focused on helping our clients transform their business with the power of IBM Watson Health platform. You will work to shape the strategic transformation plan, case for change and approach to get there from start to finish. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Acting as the day to day lead and owner accountable for the delivery of a portfolio of projects at a major client , while reporting to IBM Watson Health Client Integration Directors, developing and owning the relationships with senior client stakeholders

  • Balancing the need for seeing the bigger picture in the context of the relevant and tactical details

  • Owning accountability for the financial management of clients- Leading the projects in outlining the business value creation and transformative capabilities of IBM Watson Health's products, data sets and platform

  • Carrying responsibility for in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s industry, consulting and technical acumen

  • Managing and delivering of large project(s), Training, coaching, and supervising staff, Being active in the product / offering management life cycle to help shape the next generation of IBM Watson Health products, data sets and platform.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 8+ years of progressive consulting experience at a Big4 or similar type firm

  • Must have experience across various business transformation elements: user experience, process optimization / target operating model design, org change management, data analytics

  • 5+ years experience in healthcare space (preferably provider/payer)

  • Must have experience managing and directing multi-functional teams of 6+ consultants

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 10+ years of progressive consulting experience at a Big4 or similar type firm

  • 8+ year experience in healthcare space (preferably provider/payer)

  • Experience managing and directing team of 10+ consultants at large client groups

  • MBA or equivalent higher education

About Business Unit

Watson Health Consulting is focused on large-scale, end-to-end transformative heath solutions globally. Our team is passionate about creating sustainable value across Payer, Provider, Life Sciences and Government Health and Human Services segments. We strive totacklethe toughest business challenges with cutting-edge technology and innovative digital solutions. We pride ourselves in our deep industry expertise and entrepreneurial culture, backed by IBM’s enterprise scale.If you are a strategy consulting leader with a track record and passion for defining and leading large-scale digital transformation across life sciences companies, from R&D, including clinical trial transformation, to commercialization, encompassing people, process, data and technology, then you’ll fit right in.

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