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Engagement Lead - Program Management

Durham, NC 27709
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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!

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. To lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems.

Job Description
IBM is a world leader in business IT, and its CIO organization focuses on the productivity and effectiveness of IBMs employees including the thousands of CIO employees themselves. Our employees are our greatest asset, and we are fortunate to have some of the worlds most intelligent and capable people.

As the IBM CIO Engagement Lead, you will plan and execute activities that make it clear to employees how much they are valued by the organization. You will execute activities locally while also participating in a global network of Engagement Leads to align on strategy and share best practices and ideas. Taking an inclusive approach, you will work to engage all types of employees with different backgrounds, experience levels, personalities, and cultures crafting activities and events that are appealing without pressure or judgment around participation. Considering feedback from various channels, you will look for opportunities to continuously refine and improve engagement approaches.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Considering engagement metrics and employee feedback specific to your site, work with leaders to generate ideas and plan activities that meet goals
  • Participate in regular meetings with the Engagement Program Manager and Engagement Leads at other sites to align on plans and drive initiatives forward
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to execute successful activities on time and within budget
  • Accurately track and report expenses
  • Take an organized and proactive approach, managing timelines and tasks and communicating with internal teams and vendors as needed
  • Monitor feedback and iteratively improve approaches; maintain an open mind and positive attitude around feedback
  • Embrace a diversity of personalities and approaches to work
  • Support organizational goals to attract and retain top, diverse talent and create a productive work environment

To be successful you will have:

  • A high level of professionalism and work ethic, consistently exhibiting energy, creativity, ambition, and positivity
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams and personalities and the ability to enroll others in ideas
  • Strong communication skills
  • Passion for helping others to be engaged and perform at their best
  • Interests in organizational culture and employee engagement
The Team
On a day-to-day basis, youll be working with leaders, agile coaches, and other colleagues at IBMs Research Triangle Park site. Youll also collaborate with Engagement Leads at our sites around the world to align on vision, share ideas, and continuously approve our engagement approach.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for these positions now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in related activities: organizing and planning events or meetings, managing projects, and/or influencing culture
  • Demonstrated leadership and operations skills in prior roles or extra-curricular activities
  • Exposure to tracking and managing costs related to complex projects

  • 1-3 plus years of experience executing engagement or internal communications activities
  • 1-3 plus years of organizing and running events and activities
  • Experience considering data and drawing reasonable and actionable conclusions
  • Track record of successfully managing multiple projects, timelines, and budgets

The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBMs financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk.Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.

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.

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.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

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: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-11-01

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