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Master@IBM – IBM Consulting General Manager Support (60%)


Introduction 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 partners. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not


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 partners. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Career and master’s degree? At IBM, you can combine a promising work environment for the start of your career with a part-time master’s course at a renowned university of your choice!

IBM is one of the world‘s largest providers of information technology solutions and business consultancy. Our vision is to bring a new level of ‚smart‘ to how the world works. A place where people, businesses, governments and systems are interconnected and work together. A place where billions of people will live and work better.

What does Master@IBM offer you?

Within the scope of the 2-3 year Master@IBM program, we offer valuable professional experience in the area of consulting, which you will gain in parallel to your studies. You can complete the master study course at a university (or university of applied sciences) of your choice. The duration of studies depends on the respective university and is between two and three years. The volume of work allows you to focus sufficiently on your master’s degree. Nevertheless, you can expect challenging assignments in a team-oriented and dynamic environment as well as many opportunities for active co-determination. You will also write your master’s thesis in collaboration with your department.

Who are we looking for?

For our in-job master’s program, we are looking for a highly-motivated student from economics or business management. In addition to a good bachelor’s degree, an independent approach to work is also important to us. Are you a highly committed and motivated person with organizational talent, networked thinking, and a confident appearance in a dynamic environment? Then you should definitely apply – we are looking forward to your application!

What can you expect from this position?

This position as IBM Consulting General Manager Support offers you the opportunity for a great start in our company. It is a position to actively learn and engage in Business Consulting and Management.

Your main tasks will be:

General support the IBM Consulting General Manager, which means:

  • preparing internal and external presentations for meetings
  • managing the IBM Consulting Switzerland communication
  • preparing internal meetings
  • support weekly business cadence calls
  • analyzing data and provide insight and recommendations
  • supporting the IBM Consulting Switzerland General Manager in ad-hoc projects

The main requirements are:

  • Fluent in English and German verbal and in writing
  • Excellent Microsoft Office user (PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Self-driven, independent, responsible working
  • Goal-oriented, independent working style
  • Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment
  • Work in a precise, careful and well-structured way

What you can expect from this position:

In this role as ‘Master@IBM student for IBM Consulting Country Leader Support’ you will be part of our IBM Consulting unit in Zurich and support our IBM Consulting Country Leader in various important tasks.

This job is only for candidates who will have finished their Bachelor studies by September 2023 (or earlier) and plan to start with a Master’s Degree in autumn 2023 (Swiss university/university of applied sciences, study course of your choice).

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Fluent English and German skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise


About Business Unit

IBM Consulting is IBM’s consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients’ businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.

Your Life @ IBM

In a world where technology never stands still, we understand that, dedication to our clients success, innovation that matters, and trust and personal responsibility in all our relationships, lives in what we do as IBMers as we strive to be the catalyst that makes the world work better.

Being an IBMer means you’ll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you’ll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.

Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.

Are you ready to be an IBMer?

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement

IBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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