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Your Role and Responsibilities
This position is an individual contributor role within the Provider Consulting Team. A consultant in this position can diagnose client’s business issues and determine the appropriate solutions that will address client issues for small to medium sized engagements and deliver a positive ROI on the consulting engagement. The ideal person for this role is an individual who has worked a minimum of 5 years in either an operations or clinical role in a provider organization.
Lead small to medium sized consulting engagements and engage in billable consulting activity in practice area
Develop project budgets and schedules for small and medium size projects, manage internal staff, and review work products
Successfully manage project scope and client expectations, leading to strong client references and follow on engagements
Monitor client satisfaction, escalate issues, and take appropriate actions to address issues
Manage and participate in the design and development of deliverables and present results to the client
Extract, compile and validate data, conduct analysis using basic statistics and draft presentations of analytic findings
Develop table shells and technical specifications required to produce consistent accurate results
Customize analytic project templates and produce charts and graphs for internal and external use as part of an excel data book
Support Senior Consulting leaders in the delivery of medium to large consulting engagements
Support new client sales pursuits and opportunities and develop follow on potential at existing clients
Design and lead quality assurance activities
Support Senior Consulting leaders in identifying consulting growth opportunities and participate in the development of new service offerings
Grow expertise in healthcare practice focus, develop ability to serve as internal consultant to other IBM business units
Interact with client leadership and management and demonstrate understanding of client business needs
Mentor and train Consulting team members
Preferred location: Ann Arbor, MI, Cambridge, MA, Chicago, IL, Raleigh, NC, Greenwood Village, CO, Cleveland, OH
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
5-7 years progressive healthcare provider organization and/or consulting experience
Ability to work with leaders and managers in the client organization and make analytics driven recommendations on healthcare operations/clinical business needs
Strong data visualization skills and the ability to summarize and communicate information clearly and effectively
Ability to lead and facilitate client meetings
Experience in identifying how to utilize quantitative and qualitative research and analysis to help solve healthcare operations/clinical business issues
Industry knowledge of health care business, strategy and operations issues and trends
Strong organizational and project management skills, including ability to prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate
Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, including ability to present information, findings and recommendations
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
About Business Unit
IBM Watson Health is pioneering a new partnership between humanity and technology with the goal of transforming global health and revolutionizing many aspects of the medical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as government sectors. We aspire to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the world’s most pressing health challenges through data and artificial intelligence insights.
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For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
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