IBM Procurement Professional Internship in RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina

  • Support one-off tactical sourcing of client requirements as assigned

  • Provide multi-category support as assigned

  • Assist in executing competitive bid events and other sourcing projects

  • Assist in communicating with and negotiating with suppliers

  • Analyze changing client/market conditions - gather information for benchmarking

  • Support client specific category strategy

  • Perform detailed analysis of spend and other data to identify savings, define efficiency opportunities, and tactical and strategic initiatives that should be undertaken

  • Assist with the identification of appropriate potential suppliers to fit clients business objectives

  • Assist with the tracking and reporting of supplier performance and resolution of supplier performance issues

  • Support periodic key stakeholder meetings with client to review commodity strategy and activities by preparing materials as assigned

  • Assist with analyzing existing contracts

  • Act in compliance with all relevant IBM business conduct guidelines and client driven procurement processes

  • None

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