Role changes: Role is now for a full-time regular role.This role is responsible for supporting procurement activities such as business operations, policies and practices, global compliance, client services bid management, supplier contract development and negotiation in support of complex services engagements, and client services geo management. Responsibilities may include interfacing and supporting IBM's country, regional and/or worldwide procurement teams and processes and supporting IBM strategic supply issues.The employee focuses on individual/team objectives and development of professional effectiveness.Environment:Professional knowledge related to incumbent's position, team, and department. Requires ability to absorb professional knowledge quickly and develop skills.Communication/Negotiation:Draw upon professional concepts to collaborate with others to carry out assigned duties. Negotiation is required.Problem Solving:Recognize job-related problems. analyze causes using existing techniques or tools, prepare and recommend solution alternatives. Challenge the validity of given procedures and processes with the intent to enhance and improve.Contribution/Leadership:Works on professional projects;work is often reviewed for developmental purposes.Understand the standard mission of the professional group and vision in own area of competence. May directly influence people in own project. Position may require coordination of activities of less experienced or less knowledgeable team members.Impact on Business/Scope:Accountable for individual or team results. May contribute by supporting activities that are subject to business measurements, impact customersatisfaction, or impact immediate costs or expenses.