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Supply Chain Planning Consultant


Introduction At IBM, we know that transformation drives change, and it is in our DNA to continuously transform. Our Business Transformation Consultants help drive large scale change that spans IBM bu


At IBM, we know that transformation drives change, and it is in our DNA to continuously transform. Our Business Transformation Consultants help drive large scale change that spans IBM business units and geographies. As a part of this team, you will have the unique opportunity to be a part of driving IBM’s ongoing transformation as a company that continuously innovates and leads the market.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Our supply chain planning team helps clients to define and orchestrate planning across the end-to-end value chain – providing insight to optimize the operations. We are looking for experienced consultants / industry planners to join and help grow our supply chain planning capabilities within IBM Consulting UK & Ireland.

The individuals will deliver vision through to implementation, working collaboratively with colleagues, client account teams and the wider IBM network.

Key responsibilities:

  • Drive pursuit and closure of supply chain planning opportunities working closely with IBM colleagues
  • Support the delivery of supply chain planning engagements (from vision to implementation) for clients
  • Be an active member of the UK & Ireland Supply Chain & Procurement management team to help the business be successful and be a great place to work for colleagues

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Significant experience with supply chain planning transformation with blue chip organizations, across business sectors including Retail, Consumer and Industrial

  • Deep experience of supply chain planning systems – through high level

design, process/systems architecting and realizing solutions. Demonstrable

track record of success and expertise with one or more of:

  • AWS
  • Blue Yonder
  • Kinaxis
  • o9
  • Oracle
  • SAP (IBP)
  • Demonstrate success in a multi-stakeholder environment and experience of large-scale supply chain transformation
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with ability to communicate information-intensive and complex interactions in plain language, across Europe
  • Creative self-starter, who can work hands on and lead teams

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Motivated to achieve growth, ability to share, stimulate and enthuse motivation colleagues with the same goal

  • Strong personal advocate for supply chain planning: internal and external

speaker, active socially, networker, partnering, academic, industry


  • Culturally knowledgeable and adaptable; committed to diversity in the team

and wider workplace

  • Exceptional presence and confidence
  • Relentlessly positive, have a sense of humor, be versatile, open, emotionally

intelligent, and ideally humble

Languages required: English

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

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

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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