Rating

5/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

Role Description

My job role is an Executive Succession and Development (ES&D) Partner support role within GBS. I provide assistance to the Europe cross brand ES&D Partners in all matters pertaining to executive role planning, approvals, succession, and development programs. I have particular focus on the GBS/ Consulting group covering 500 executives and take direction both across brands in Europe and Globally up the GBS ES&D line. I use people reporting and organisational reporting tools such as the ES&D Repository, the EPT Tool and Microsoft Office. I possess strong professional communication, time management and teamwork skills. I’m in charge of taking the minutes for particular meetings, dealing with spreadsheet data manipulation and usage, and keeping on top of e-mails and meetings, contributing to taking ownership of tasks within projects. Some of the largest projects and processes I have been a part of is the Leadership Assessment Programme 2020 and 2021(LAP) which looks at promoting Band 10’s to executive on a global scale. Similarly, I have been a part of the data management for the Executive Promotions process 2021. Outside of these larger projects my day-to-day job involves me assisting my team and HR colleagues with information extraction and collection. It is important smaller tasks are completed accurately and efficiently as the majority are part of or preparation for larger ES&D/HR Projects. Due the current change of organisational climate, I have had to adapt to virtual change and alter processes and projects to the virtual environment, the majority of which previously having taken place in person. The experience and skills I have gained during my placement year will aid my growth in the Talent and Transformation service line thus being directly transferable into the HR Reinvention and Strategy and Digital Culture and Change areas.

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • My job role is an Executive Succession and Development (ES&D) Partner support role within GBS. I provide assistance to the Europe cross brand ES&D Partners in all matters pertaining to executive role planning, approvals, succession, and development programs. I have particular focus on the GBS/ Consulting group covering 500 executives and take direction both across brands in Europe and Globally up the GBS ES&D line. I use people reporting and organisational reporting tools such as the ES&D Repository, the EPT Tool and Microsoft Office. I possess strong professional communication, time management and teamwork skills. I’m in charge of taking the minutes for particular meetings, dealing with spreadsheet data manipulation and usage, and keeping on top of e-mails and meetings, contributing to taking ownership of tasks within projects. Some of the largest projects and processes I have been a part of is the Leadership Assessment Programme 2020 and 2021(LAP) which looks at promoting Band 10’s to executive on a global scale. Similarly, I have been a part of the data management for the Executive Promotions process 2021. Outside of these larger projects my day-to-day job involves me assisting my team and HR colleagues with information extraction and collection. It is important smaller tasks are completed accurately and efficiently as the majority are part of or preparation for larger ES&D/HR Projects. Due the current change of organisational climate, I have had to adapt to virtual change and alter processes and projects to the virtual environment, the majority of which previously having taken place in person. The experience and skills I have gained during my placement year will aid my growth in the Talent and Transformation service line thus being directly transferable into the HR Reinvention and Strategy and Digital Culture and Change areas.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • - Cognitive Enterprise Badge - Be Equal Badge - Virtual Collaborator Badge - Black Women of Tomorrow Communications Lead - BAME Foundation Community Black Campaign Lead - HR Newsletter - THINK Piece Curator - Elementary Proficiency in Spanish


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes i was in charge of many projects


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • A lot, all the time, my team was great


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Warm and welcoming


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • i loved it


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at IBM
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend IBM to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to IBM
  • detail all your experience and be truthful and honest


    Report this review

Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Human Resources

7th July 2021


View More Reviews

View More Jobs