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IBM CIC Business Delivery Internship

Placement at IBM Client Innovation Centre

IBM CIC Business Delivery Internship

Placement at IBM Client Innovation Centre

  • LocationFeltham, UK
  • Position levelPlacement
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 06 Jan, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 07 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • Competitive£ 20,000.0 per year
  • Ref: INTLo
  • Base location: Bedfont
  • Travel: Flexibility to travel across the UK up to 5 days a week

About Us

The Client Innovation Centre (CIC) is a new, innovative and exciting part of IBM. A fast-paced and dynamic business, built to deliver high-value technical services to world renowned clients. Since opening our first UK office in Leicester in Spring 2015, we’ve significantly grown. We currently have five UK centres, with offices in Leicester, Hursley, Thames Valley (Swindon), and the North (Preston & Newcastle), along with a group specialising in Microsoft applications. All of our employees work in a consultancy environment on a variety of exciting projects across a range of sectors. Every project has its own unique working environment - this enables our employees to build their experience, skillset and network.

The IBM Client Innovation Centre (CIC) is looking for forward thinking and enthusiastic individuals to work as interns within our dynamic and rapidly expanding organisation. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with the members of the management team to progress a number of initiatives to improve process and use of best practice within the CIC.

About the Role

  • Perform repeatable tasks including; auditing timesheet records, meeting minutes, facilitation of actions lists and provide support for the CIC management team
  • Undertake and roll out new initiatives to set up and change processes within the CIC
  • Inputting to a team on ideas
  • Designing and producing draft documentation

About You

  • Passion - to make a difference
  • Collaboration - because we accomplish more when we work together
  • Exploration - openness to explore new places, ideas, and technologies
  • Insightfulness - it is important to understand things from different viewpoints

Technical Skills

The following technical skills are important:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external colleagues at all levels
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Organisational skills with the ability to work to deadlines
  • Problem solving skills
  • Creative thinking and idea generation
  • Sound IT skills (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

Desirable Skills include:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the IT sector and marketplace
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible approach to work and a 'can do' attitude
  • The aptitude to rapidly acquire new skills
  • Drive and enthusiasm
  • Pro-active ownership of own workload and ability to work with little supervision;
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced professional work environment

What we offer

We are proud of our training and development opportunities. As part of the CIC, you will be welcome to undertake a multitude of training courses with an extensive range of classroom, e-learning, interactive and video courses. With our support, you will have the opportunity to acquire industry recognised qualifications, gain valuable experience with globally renowned companies and work with industry leading technologies. This will enable you to grow within our business which we support via promotion and progression opportunities.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. However, in order for you to be eligible for this role, all applicants must hold a UK work permit or visa valid for a two-year period prior to applying. Unfortunately, we do not offer visa sponsorship and have no future plans to do so.

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