IBM Watson Health Sr. Project Manager in St Louis, Missouri

Job Description

IBM Watson Health is now looking for talented individuals across the spectrum destined to usher in the next era of healthcare. We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. The convergence of data and technology is transforming healthcare and life sciences organizations today. New opportunities are being created that never existed before to meet the demands of this transformation inside IBM Watson Health Implementations team. Now is the time to join a dynamic team and help make a change.

We are looking for a Sr. Project Manager who will be responsible for collaborating with clients & internal teams throughout the project life cycle of our Key Opinion Leader (KOL) identification projects. This starts with the proposal phase when discussing scope and goes beyond the final delivery of KOL profiles to further follow-up our clients’ needs to ensure they benefit from the solution.

Top Responsibilities include:


  • Become a trusted partner for our internal teams

  • Lead and coach other PMs/projects

  • Communicate with various teams (sales, proposals, research teams)

  • Drive and further refine the applied processes

  • Gather external/internal feedback to help driving the product roadmap

Project Related:

  • Prepare client meetings (e.g. kickoff and final delivery)

  • Follow-up on internal and external deliveries

  • Check and verify internal research deliveries

  • Update various admin tasks, like project tracking


  • Always representing the highest integrity in all dealings both internally and externally.

  • Innately driven to succeed, while also very collaborative.

  • Intellectual curiosity in general and especially towards technology and healthcare.

  • Creative problem solver when deciphering client’s complex problems.

  • Positive, motivational, and inspiring.

  • Team player

  • Quick learner

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 7-10 years experience working in the life-science industry

  • Exposure to Key Opinion Leader programs or services

  • Good and proven Project Management skills, including excellent multitasking and communication skills, attention to detail, troubleshooting and working against tight deadlines

  • Track record of running large and complex projects (> $ 200k)

  • Motivate and guide the existing NorthAM team

  • Drive, define and expand project scopes

  • Build high stature in front of a client including the ability to manage client expectations in line with project scope

  • Availability to travel up to 25% on a need basis

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experienced working remotely

  • Experienced in making project-based decisions

EO Statement

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.