IBM • Associate - Digital Commerce Consultant • Study Association Aureus

IBM • Associate – Digital Commerce Consultant

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At IBM, we know that transformation drives change, and it is in our DNA to continuously transform. Our Business Transformation Consultants help drive large scale change that spans IBM business units and geographies. As a part of this team, you will have the unique opportunity to be a part of driving IBM’s ongoing transformation as a company that continuously innovates and leads the market.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Are you about to graduate or have you recently graduated from university? Do you want to pursue a career in high quality consulting services? Do you have a strong interest in technology, and would you like to stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends? Then this role might be for you!

IBM Services Associate Program is IBM’s world-class 2-year development program for talented graduates with a strong academic track record. It will give you the opportunity to jump-start your consulting career by combining client project work across different industries and service areas with focused training, project rotation and mentoring. Designed by experts, the program will accelerate your consulting career to help you develop leadership skills.

Your department and role

IBM iX® works at the intersection of strategy, design and technology to digitally reinvent our client’s business. We take a human-centered, outcomes-led approach to defining the client’s digital strategy and delivering exceptional customer experiences to build the client’s business, by design.

You’ll join our Retail Consulting team that works for leading retailers in the Benelux that sell food, non-food and fashion products. Our consulting services range from eCommerce, SAP, Analytics, IoT to Automation and beyond.

Your responsibilities
As an Associate Digital Commerce Consultant, you will use technologies such as hybrid cloud, Automation, IoT and artificial intelligence to help accelerate and transform the retail business of our clients so they can work smarter, more agile and to increase their readiness to meet the everchanging consumer needs.

You will:

  • Analyze, Design and Implement Operations, eCommerce or Planning processes for leading Retailers in the Benelux
  • Work in a dynamic and agile environment often with daily scrum/team stand ups
  • Analyze, Design and Implement system designs
  • Making (sub) plans and identifying project risks
  • Monitoring project deliverables and milestones

Depending on your skills and ambitions, the focus of your assignment will most likely be within eCommerce/Online, Operations (often with SAP), Analytics, or another topic that is close to the interests of our clients.

Your profile
We are looking for entry level candidates from all backgrounds with < 2 years of full-time working experience to become full-time Associate Consultants.

You have:

  • A Masters degree within a relevant field, such as Informatics or Industrial Engineering – all in all you are into (information) technology!
  • Active interest in retail and the consumer products industry
  • Good theoretical understanding of (the impact of) retail technology and a basic understanding of current retail(er) issues
  • You want to be part of an experienced team to learn and develop further
  • Fluency in Dutch and English
  • Driving license B is required

Recruitment process
If you’re interested in this position, please follow the following steps:

  • Apply via our career site and upload your CV and motivation letter (in English), directed at Mai Lan Pham – Talent Acquisition Partner;
  • The TA team will follow up with your application within the next weeks;
  • The most suitable candidates will be invited to the Virtual Assessment Day where you will spend the day with similar minded graduates.