Travel: Flexibility to travel across the UK up to 5 days a week (travel expenses paid).
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.
Our Hursley site is based on a historic 100 acre IBM campus with additional facilities open to all employees such as on-site gym, sporting fields and a club house. The site also hosts an IBM Museum showing the history of IBM technologies and products, including the first typewriter with changeable font and IBM's precursor to the iPad from 2001!
Your role will involve:
· Performing repeatable tasks including; auditing timesheet records, meeting minutes, facilitation of actions lists and provide support for the CIC management team.
· Supporting in the running of new starter inductions.
· Undertaking and rolling out new initiatives to set up and change processes within the CIC.
· Inputting to teams on ideas.
· Designing and producing draft documentation.
This internship is open to applicants currently in their first or penultimate year of University or applicants who have recently graduated (within the last 12 months) or individuals who have recently completed a college/ school course (A Levels or equivalent) and would like to gain work experience. If this does not apply to you, please refer to our website https://uk.ciceurope.com/ .
· 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
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.
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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.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
· Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written);
· Confident telephone manner;
· Ability to work in a team;
· Attention to detail;
· Flexible and proactive 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.
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
· Knowledge and understanding of the IT sector and workplace.
Secondary Job Category
Other Project Management
As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. However, in order to be eligible for this role, all applicants must:
· Hold the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we do not offer visa sponsorship and have no future plans to do so.
Early Professional Track
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
New Collar Role
The Business Delivery Intern role will offer an excellent opportunity and provide great insight into the operations of the IBM Client Innovation Centre.
Your Life @ IBM
As the CIC is very much an employee focussed environment we are proud of our employee training programmes. As part of the CIC, you will have the opportunity 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. If you are as passionate about IT as we are, this will hopefully excite you as much as it excites us!
About Business Unit
The IBM Client Innovation Centre is an entrepreneurial start-up with the support of the world's largest IT and consulting services company: IBM. The centre has been established to deliver a wide range of the latest technical services to our clients.
We are operating from 16+ locations spread across Europe. This way we are able to meet the technical, language, time zone, and regulatory requirements of projects for local clients.
The first CIC in the UK is located in Leicester in the East Midlands. Following the success of our business as the newest, fastest growing part of IBM, the CIC introduced four new satellite centres to deliver new project activity. Our centres are based in Hursley, the Thames Valley, the North spanning across Preston and Newcastle, with a fifth centre providing Microsoft skills.