Director, Biz Strategy & Innovation, Glbl Talent Acquisit & Optimizat

  • Company: IBM
  • Posted: October 02, 2017
  • Reference ID: 110880BR
IBM is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, offering a wide range of services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. Global Business Services (GBS) is the professional services arm of IBM. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, GBS helps clients maximize and advance their business interest through deep industry expertise and market insight.

As part of GBS' Global Talent & Engagement organization, Talent Acquisition & Optimization (TA&O) manages global staffing operations, employment branding, and provides talent consulting services to Fortune 500 companies.  The Director, Business Strategy & Innovation is responsible for defining and executing strategic technology and process growth opportunities for TA&O. This includes identifying key issues, developing solutions, and managing cross functional teams.  The Director will also consult with clients in identifying innovative improvements to proactively plan for the future.
  • Lead TA&O efforts to continually evaluate new technology, drive innovation, and advance service delivery to clients
  • Create and manage budgets for new solutions in coordination with executive leadership  
  • Provide thought leadership on emerging topics via presentation of reports, white papers, case studies and event presentations
  • Maintain and communicate knowledge of latest industry trends & technology impacting TA&O to internal teams and clients
  • Ensure IBM maintains its leadership position by advancing the evaluation and business justification for implementing new innovation into the business 
  • Routinely make strategic recommendations on the direction of the TA&O practice within GBS
  • Develop and maintain industry relationships with vendors, competitors, analysts and prospects
  • Lead the pursuit of driving automation throughout TA&O
  • Provide leadership to the Sourcing Science function within TA&O

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