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Watson Health Entry Level Project Manager, Chief Health Office

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At IBM, our Project Managers excel by leading and coordinating a project teams overall performance, scope, cost, and deliverables. Our clients rely on timely and efficient status reports, and as Project Manager, you will drive the charge with project direction, metric definition, and performance management. If you are ready to help our clients and project teams succeed, we would love to meet you!

Your Role and Responsibilities
We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. Data and technology are transforming industries, society and even the workplaceby creating professions that didnt exist before the emergence of data, cloud, social and mobile. IBM Watson Health is a leader in the healthcare transformation and just the place to define and develop your career. Ready to change the way the world works? IBM Watson uses data, analytics, consulting and artificial intelligence to tackle some of humanity's most challenging problems - like revolutionizing how doctors research cancer or transforming how Life Science businesses research and develop their products. Join us and discover what you can make of this moment.

The entry level Project Manger for the Chief Health Office will provide concrete support to the Chief Health Officer, the Chief of Staff, as well as the broader Chief Health Office team in the functions of sales, external speaking engagements, product innovation and data & evidence generation efforts by scheduling meetings, planning agendas, creating slide decks, capturing minutes, tracking and closing action items, and progressing objectives as necessary. The Project Manager would also serve as a key point of contact for on-site logistics planning and support for the Chief Health Office. He/She will work closely in collaboration with and under the guidance of more senior project and program managers within the group, requiring the ability to work extremely well in teams with excellent people skills. While not required, this role would benefit from having an educational background in a health-related field as well as a passion for and basic understanding of the healthcare ecosystem. He/she will be required to excel in a fast-paced environment, demonstrate exceptional organizational and communication skills, and handle multiple tasks concurrently.

Position Summary & Responsibilities:
  • Support CHO priorities as directed by the Chief Health Officer and the Chief of Staff
  • Ensure meetings with key stakeholders pre- and post- client visits are executed and supported as necessary
  • Support the Chief of Staff in procurement processes as necessary, for contracting with external SMEs and for paid/sponsored research and ensure accurate reporting and SOW delivery
  • Collaborate effectively with internal Watson Health stakeholders and external clients
  • Produce clear, concise, accurate written communication, clearly conveying ideas to peers, management, and customers
  • Adapt to a flexible work environment including, but not limited to, out of town travel as required to meet business commitments and working overtime, handling multiple tasks concurrently, and easily adapting to new assignments
  • Assume additional responsibilities as assigned or as desired in areas of interest across the CHO
  • Acquire, maintain, and share knowledge and expertise on the science of health, the US healthcare system, and global health.
  • Understand and communicate key business initiatives and outcomes to both internal/external stakeholders
  • Has knowledge of the organizational resources, priorities, and plans required to complete assigned activities.
  • Applies knowledge, technical/interpersonal/conceptual skills, and expertise to support
  • Supports Chief Health Office efforts around building strategic relationships and driving new business.
  • Effectively partners, collaborates and influences others in a highly matrixed organization on a cross-functional team to achieve goals.
  • Exceptional at overcoming barriers to entry.
  • Advises, supports, communicates, and collaborates on our strategic vision and imperatives and builds and nurtures relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assigned to several named new business opportunities and supports the execution of key client meetings with Chief Health Office team members, internal, and external stakeholders.
Problem Solving:
  • Applies creativity and problem-solving skills to identify and articulate business opportunities.
  • Analyzes and align efforts to Watson Health objectives.
  • Vet and prioritize business/relationship opportunities and develop strategy/processes to systematically do so.
  • Supports clinical and health system leaders/teams across pillars, including internal and external medical/health advisory groups.
  • Aids marketplace alignment and validation for Chief Health Office efforts, especially from the perspective of clinical, population health and health system leaders/teams.
  • Supports development and execution of corporate citizenship in health and potential business development opportunities arising from efforts.

Together well do things generations before couldnt dream of. Discover what you can make of this moment. Embark on the journey with us at IBM Watson Health.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Good and proven Project Management skills, including excellent multitasking and communication skills, attention to detail, troubleshooting and working against tight deadlines
  • Experience managing small to medium sized projects
  • Drive, define and expand project scopes
  • Build high stature in front of a client including the ability to manage client expectations in line with project scope

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Exposure to Key Opinion Leader programs or services

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 worlds most pressing health challenges through data and artificial intelligence insights.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre 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.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

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

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-07-31 Expires: 2019-08-31

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