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Procurement Professional with Portuguese & English

София, SOFIA 1000
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At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. To lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems.

Your Role and Responsibilities
  • As Procurement professional you will be working as part of the procurement team and be involved in selection (RFXs), negotiating and contracting with vendors following IBM sourcing strategies as well as documenting all deals into the proper tools;
  • You will be responsible of transactions and relationship with those vendors.
  • Additionally, you will provide analysis and advice to guide on complex and sensitive commercial issues and decisions.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • You should be proficient in using Portuguese and English language;
  • To have sound commercial judgment and negotiation skills;
  • You should be a good communicator, willing and able to deal effectively with a variety of internal clients and negotiate with suppliers at all levels;
  • To be effective standout colleague and willing to assist others when necessary and able to work in a changing priorities and deadlines environment;
  • Initiative, accountability and flexibility in pursuing assignments;
  • Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work;
  • To posses strong analytical skills to guide to proper decisions;

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Bachelor or Master degree in a business related filed;
  • Technical skills in MS office and ERP system;
  • Previous relevant experience in preferably in Supply chain;
  • Presentation skills, verbal and writing;
  • To be goal oriented mind combining methodologies appliance;
  • Knowledge of contracting/agreement process.

About Business Unit
Procurement's mission at IBM is to ensure the best value is achieved for our clients when doing business through third party suppliers. Procurement's role is critical for the success of the company, as we help deliver new opportunities to IBM, thus fast-growing the portfolio.
The Procurement Center in Sofia first opened in 2006 joining the IBM Locations in Bulgaria. Today, we offer a full array of Procurement roles, involving supplier selection and negotiations, contracts handling, pricing comparisons, clients support, invoicing and compliance activities for clients and suppliers all over EMEA. In 12 years our employees have grown to handle complex deals and maintain the relationship with key major suppliers of IBM.
The Procurement organization at IBM is the one accelerating IBM's journey in being a true Agile company. We are transforming and applying an ambitious approach to every task, looking at increasing the use of automation in our processes in view of clients success.
If you want to work in a team of professionals that are in the center of making IBM service a premium one for clients all over the globe, join us!
If you are looking for ways to upgrade your language skills, master the art of negotiating, work in a global environment, transform processes and receive end to end knowledge of Procurement, this is your way into the IBM world!

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world. What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.


  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-09-12 Expires: 2019-10-12

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