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IBM IBM Research Project Manager/Data Insights Lead in Yorktown Heights, New York


At IBM, our Project Managers excel by leading and coordinating a project team's overall performance, scope, cost, and deliverables. Our clients rely on timely and efficient status reports, and as Project Manager, you will drive the charge with project direction, metric definition, and performance management. If you are ready to help our clients and project teams succeed, we would love to meet you!

Your Role and Responsibilities

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 sell. 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:

We are looking for a strong Project Manager/ Data Insights Lead who is highly analytical, has a passion for data, can challenge status quo, and has a passion for people to join our Research Talent Programs Team.

This role is a high-visibility role where you will be managing relationships up through the executive level, consulting our internal clients on where they are not meeting their goals from a recruiting perspective leveraging data and insights, will focus on process improvement and automation, and will have the opportunity to lead large scale events during our summer intern program season.


  • This individual will create dashboards bi-weekly to hold our internal clients accountable to hiring specific goals

  • Work with large sets of data to driving meaningful insights and can form a narrative using the data

  • Will partner with executives globally to discuss hiring goals and outcomes

  • Create and lead presentations using data to share a story around hiring within IBM Research

  • Will lead scrum meetings with our recruiting team to remove roadblocks and act as coach as needed

  • Will help lead and facilitate intern events during the summer intern program season

  • Will evaluate current processes and implement process improvement using project management methodologies including but not limited to agile

  • Manage relationships at varying levels globally and across the IBM organization

  • Act as a liaison between our talent acquisition team and the IBM Research organization

  • Is comfortable with context-switching in a fast-paced environment

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Strong analytics and data background; can drive meaningful insights and quickly present the data to high level executive audiences

  • Experience with a vast number of data tools, including but not limited to the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoints, etc.)

  • Demonstrates the ability to create efficiencies and implement process improvement

  • Experience planning large scale events

  • Possess excellent communication skills

  • Knowledge of recruiting and hiring best practices

  • Ability to effectively communicate across several teams and stakeholders

  • 3-5 years of project management or consulting experience

Candidates must be willing to work in Yorktown Heights (preferred location); Almaden, CA or Cambridge, MA

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Ability to code and manage large sets of data

  • Machine learning techniques

  • Programming language(s) such as Python

  • Human Resources, Marketing, or Communications major/background

About Business UnitWith more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world's most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

Your Life @ IBMAre 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 IBMIBM'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 StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBMIBM 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.