IBM Tactical Buyer in BUDAPEST, Hungary
Objective of the jobIBM 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. 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 efficiency through focus on automated channels.
Negotiate and contract with exception suppliers.
Track and report supplier performance, resolve supplier issues
*Note: Working week: Sunday-Thursday
Category sourcing knowledge
Client facing skills
Supplier relationship management expertise
Project tools competency
Attention to detail and accuracy in every aspect of the role
Flexibility to undertake any non-routine requests
Strong communications skills