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International Business Machines Corp. (IBM Corporation)

Administration Manager (San Francisco or Austin, TX)

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM Corporation) - New York City, NY

Job Description

**Position can be filled in San Francisco OR Austin, TX

We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. Data and technology are transforming industries, society, and even the workplace by creating professions that didn't exist before the emergence of big data, cloud, social, and mobile. As the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, we at IBM are dedicated to every client’s success. Value innovation that matters – for our company and the world. We value trust and personal responsibility in all relationships. That is what it means to be an IBMer and this is just the place to develop your career.

About the role:

Employees in this management role have responsibilities for an administrative departments in the Administration organization. This role has the responsibility to manage and promote administrative services delivery, improvements and organizational change. You will provide advice and recommendations to upper management. Responsibilities include staffing, performance management, and the application of HR practices and policies. You will guide functional objectives or technologies.

Candidates must have excellent communication skills, ability to work in an ever changing, agile environment, with focus on collaboration and exhibit a positive, flexible and adaptable attitude.


: People management: up to 40 administrative employees (Administrative Assistants)

Manage day to day operations, interfacing with executive clients and your assistants to improve operational efficiencies and client satisfaction

Collaborate with colleagues to develop innovative support solutions for all clients and provide leadership to your team members through feedback, skill development, and engagement.

Advise other professionals. Effectively utilize group dynamics. Negotiate to define approaches and goals.

Recognize complex problems related to functional objectives. Analyze situations and implement solutions, or develop new system elements, procedures or processes. Creativity and judgment applied to developmental work on different projects within the business environment.

Provides ongoing technical /operational guidance to lead professional work teams, conducts special projects, or manages department(s) (national or international). Understand department/ functional mission and vision. Defines and decides objectives within specified business concept or project and may have responsibility for tools and assigned resources. Utilizes expertise to directly influence people outside department or function.

Accountable for department results and for activities and/or projects involving multi-functional teams. Regularly participates in overall functional program planning. Activities are subject to business measurements, impact customer satisfaction, and impact project costs or expenses.

This role gives you the opportunity to take an active role in the transformation of IBM and how IBM Global Administration's mission to deliver its leading edge assistant support fits into that transformation. This people management opportunity is a chance for the right candidate to make a positive difference to their employees and help them to continue to grow in their role and achieve results that demonstrate a positive impact to our organization and that of their clients

Job Requirements:


Business Acumen,

Independent thinker, self-starter, Flexible, Intuitive, Use good Judgement and prioritize,

Good Negotiation and communication skills - 3 to 5 years required for each skill

Proficient in English (both written and verbal)

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Company Profile:
International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The company’s Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure and business process services, including outsourcing, process, integrated technology, cloud, and technology support. Its Global Business Services segment offers consulting solutions for strategy and transformation, application innovation, enterprise applications, and smarter analytics; and application management, maintenance, and support services. International Business Machines Corporation’s Software segment offers middleware and operating systems software, such as WebSphere software to integrate and manage business processes; and information management software for database and enterprise content management, information integration, data governance, data warehousing and analytics, business analytics and intelligence, and predictive analytics. This segment also provides Tivoli software for cloud and datacenter management, enterprise endpoint and mobile device management, asset and facilities management, storage management, and security systems; Rational software that supports software development; and Mobile Software for platform and application development, mobile security, and mobile device management. The company’s Systems and Technology segment provides computing power and storage solutions; and semiconductor technology, products, and packaging solutions. Its Global Financing segment provides lease and loan financing to end users; commercial financing to dealers and remarketers of IT products; and remanufacturing and remarketing services for equipment. The company was formerly known as Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. and changed its name to International Business Machines Corporation in 1924. International Business Machines Corporation was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Armonk, New York.