IBM GBS Consulting trainee programme (consulting by degree)

Full Time
Quarry Bay
Junior (less than 3 years)
Upper Secondary / IB / A Level / NVQ
English, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)

Job Description

IBM GBS Consulting trainee programme (consulting by degree)

Location: Hong Kong

With more than 60,000 consultants and professional staff in over 160 countries globally, IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is the world’s largest consulting services organization. GBS provides clients with business process and industry expertise, a deep understanding of business and technology solutions that address specific industry issues, and the capability to analyze, design and implement the solutions in a way that delivers bottom-line business value with deeper insights.
As a GBS consultant, you will be involved in a variety of consulting activities, to meet and understand the business situations through interviews and workshops with senior management of large corporations in different industry sectors, including financial services, public services, retail and distributions, telecommunications, etc. In addition, you will also gain invaluable experiences in areas such as sales, consulting methodologies, strategic planning, business case development, system implementation, client relationship management and project management.
For your personal growth, you will be offered a series of professional training programs and mentoring, allowing you to quickly develop your business and solution domain expertise, your consulting skills, as well as your presentation, communication, and leadership skills. This training will continue throughout your career with GBS, ensuring your skill set remains at the forefront of consulting industry trends and to equip you to be our next generation leaders in IBM as well as the consulting industry.
Key attributes we are looking for:
  • Undergraduate or Postgraduate in any discipline, graduated in Year 2016 or graduating in Year 2017;
  • Have not worked in a full-time capacity for more than two years after graduation (Undergraduate or Postgraduate);
  • With passion in IT and business consulting career;
  • With good interest or knowledge in emerging technologies such as Cloud Computing, Social, Mobile, Analytics, etc;
  • A proactive fast-learning team player who is willing takes up the challenges in a fast-paced and result-driven working environment;
  • Strong analytical skills and innovative approach to problems;
  • Aggressive, resourceful, and have a strong sense of responsibility and commitment;
  • Willing to travel and enjoy working in multi-cultural environment;
  • Strong communication, presentation and client management skills. Possess an excellent command of written & spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin will be an advantage;
  • Initiative to actively seek new knowledge and improve skills;
  • Technical knowledge (eg. Java/ J2EE etc.) would be a plus.
START@IBM - How to apply?
  • Applications must be submitted through our online application form. Applications submitted via other means will NOT be considered. Shortlisted applicants will be notified regarding the next stage in the recruitment process via email.
  • Applicant is only allowed to apply for one trainee program, and application could only be submitted once. Those who submit more than one application or multiple submissions in the same trainee program will NOT be considered.
  • Applicants are required to complete the on-line application and upload all the required documents in ONE PDF file to our website on or before the application deadline –December 1, 2016 (Thursday). The following are the required documents:
  • Covering Letter (please specify which trainee position to apply);
  • Resume with full details, including valid e-mail address and mobile number;
  • Academic transcripts copies (eg. Bachelor and/or Master degree transcripts indicating the CGPA score);
  • HKDSE certificate copies (for local students in HK only);
  • Reference letter & other supporting documents (if applicable).
Application will NOT be considered without successful submission of the above documents. Applicants who do not combine all the documents in one PDF file and upload to system will also NOT be considered.


Bachelor's Degree

Technical Skills

  • Client Relationship Management
  • Cloud Computing
  • Filing
  • Java
  • Project Management
  • Recruiting