IBM Offering Manager, Cloud Solutions in Boston, Massachusetts
Ready to re-imagine the product management role? At IBM, as an Offering Manager, you are responsible for the full lifecycle of an offering: from validating need to determining the business model and defining the solution requirements. Going beyond the traditional focus of timetables and budgets, you use your keen insights into what customers want in their own business plan - and work across disciplines to build the best solutions to a problem. If being the CEO of your offering excites you, consider an offering management career at IBM.
Your Role and Responsibilities
We're looking for leaders with passion for technology solutions that want to turn ideas into reality, with a focus on development and integration of new cloud technology. You will use your keen insights into what customers want - and oversee offering roadmap and scale. You’ll have a track record of managing and overseeing management of offerings and development / execution of offering business plans in a fast-paced environment to support a rapid growth of the technology solutions business.
Ideal candidates will be adaptable, analytical, persuasive, empathetic, tenacious and creative problem solvers. Your communication skills and Cloud solutions expertise ability enable you to...
● Work with multiple teams and communicate with individuals with differing levels of technical understanding and functional knowledge as they pertain to your offering(s)
● Articulate and drive issue resolution to a variety of stakeholders and team members - Focusing on a collaborative, agile minded approach
● Create big picture views and evolve concepts into designs, hills, epics, and user stories for development teams to consume
What You'll Do...
As a Cloud Solutions Offering Manager, you'll work with multidisciplinary teams not limited to business Leadership, Development, Finance, Legal, Privacy, Security, Yield as well as vendors to focus on the next generation of Cloud solutions. Employing creative thinking and collaboration as the foundation of your daily approach, responsibilities will include...
● Development of end to end offering business plans aligned to Cloud Solutions Product strategy, informed by in-market offering performance
● Collaboration with Offering Management team to Influence portfolio of Cloud offerings in market
● Support sales leaders and client teams with offering assets in deal opportunities
● Develop and manage offering enablement strategy and plan
● Develop new Cloud product concepts
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
5+ years of Client facing solutioning role
5 years of experience leading and managing cross-functional teams to thrive in ambiguity in a dynamic, highly matrixed environment.
Ability to collaborate effectively across organizational boundaries, build relationships, and import and export talent and ideas to achieve a broader organizational goal.
Ability to quickly learn, understand, and work with new emerging technologies, methodologies, and solutions.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Strong customer centricity; demonstrated ability to meet with customers, understand their business goals and challenges; map solutions in furtherance of those goals and in relief of the challenges
Solid experience in solution management, development management / Application consulting
Good understanding of the core business functions, especially complex b2b sales and solutions
Strategic thinking and analytical skills
Ability to work at both strategic and tactical levels
About Business Unit
Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client’s data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
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