Objective of the job:IBM is seeking highly motivated individuals with comprehensive commercial procurement and client facing or consulting experience to join our team of procurement professionals. Specifically we are looking for procurement professionals to join IBM’s Global Procurement team in support of the IBM Procurement Services business area. Strong verbal and written English and German skills are required. Location is Budapest, Hungary.Responsibilities
Manage tactical sourcing projects (i.e. spot buy, project-based buying).
Provide multi category support assigned by the sourcing lead.
Execute competitive bid events.
Analyze changing client/market conditions.
Interface with Strategic Sourcing Team to implement strategic contracts at a tactical level.
Support client specific category strategies.
Re-direct tactical spend through strategic contracts/channels as appropriate.
Perform periodic analyses within managed commodity scope to identify savings, define efficiency opportunities and tactical initiatives.
Promote process efficiencies through focus on automated channels.
Negotiate and contract with exception suppliers.
Track and report supplier performance, resolve supplier issues.
Experience in Sourcing/Procurement
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