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IBM Watson Health – Industry Consultant in RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina


IBM’s Industry Consultants are essential to our clients as they work to reinvent themselves for the future. Join our highly visible and highly skilled team of global consultants as we strive to accelerate sales, deliver client engagements, and build IBM’s market eminence. If you are a forward-thinker and a curious intellectual, we welcome you to apply for your next exciting career challenge!

Your Role and Responsibilities

The primary role of the Industry Consultant is to provide support and coordinate for our client related to NC Data Warehouse requirements.

This position requires to be in Raleigh, NC location.

Essential Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Manage project and operations scope and review changes with the Client Director/Managers.

  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure proper strategy, plan, alignment, integration, and visibility.

  • Drive consensus and decision-making with Client Services, Program Management, Technical team, and executive management.

  • Maintain visibility on day-to-day activities with project teams and ensuring sufficient face-time with key executive stakeholders.

  • Assign, Communicate and review work assignments with team

  • Manage and proactively escalate project issues and risks

  • Provide status reporting to internal and external stakeholders on a regular basis.

  • Manage client responsibilities and expectations

  • Provide proper project communications to the client, IBM Watson Health executive management, and stakeholders

  • Independently audit/validate that project deliverables, project action items, issues and risk management meet IBM Watson Health and Client expectations.

  • Manage project billing numbers and tasks

  • Assist Client Leader, where appropriate, with maintaining the client relationship.

  • Participate in Project Management process improvement initiatives when appropriate.

  • Meet departmental guidelines for training and continuous professional development.

  • Participate in proposal development and pricing estimates when needed.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum 7 years of Information Technology healthcare industry experience.

  • Minimum 5 years of Medicaid/Medicare or MMIS experience.

  • 5+ years of experience using project tracking tools (Microsoft Project, ALM tools (e.g. Jira, CA Rally)

  • 5+ years of demonstrated ability to manage project scope, schedule, quality, change management and project financials.

  • Ability to communicate with individuals at various levels within the organization and external clients in a leadership capacity

  • Outstanding critical thinking, questioning, and listening skills; superior attention to detail

  • Time management skills for managing multiple individual and team tasks simultaneously while completing work and meeting client deliverables

  • PMP Certification required

  • CSM or any agile Certification required

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Master’s degree or MBA preferred

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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Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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