24 days old

Procurement Squad Member (Fluent French or Arabic)

Budapest, Budapest 1061
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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. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
General Job Purpose:

The Procurement Squad Member has the responsibility for achieving best overall value for IBM (internal and external clients) when acquiring or contracting for goods, services and intellectual property assets by selecting appropriate suppliers providing optimal cost, quality and delivery. Such Procurement professional executes both the operational part of Procurement Process meeting all predefined standards for quality, following existing measures and deadlines and also performs negotiations and contracting with selected vendors, providing advice and guidance on commercial issues, as well as duly documenting all deals into the relevant tools, all in compliance with company guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure effective procurement process is executed in compliance with company guidelines.
  • Interact regularly with clients to determinate their needs and develop appropriate solutions.
  • Conduct Source Selection and Fair Value determination, while ensuring clients' specifications are fulfilled.
  • Create and manage Purchase Orders.
  • Ensure successful and smooth orders' flow by creating, developing and archiving proper documentation; complying with standards for quality and deadlines.
  • Onboard new suppliers as and when appropriate; responsible to collect and prepare all the necessary documentation for the new vendor setup and handle supplier maintenance requests.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationship with key suppliers; understand their requirements and longer-term strategies; perform supplier evaluation; analyze changing client/market conditions.
  • Respond to inquiries of clients and suppliers associated with the procurement process.
  • Handle "blocked" invoices following agreed corporate procedures.
  • Maintain effective audit trails for all procurement sourcing activities, including maintaining appropriate contract documentation.
  • Identify savings opportunities and ensure accurate recording.
  • Negotiate and execute contracts on behalf of the employer within the given delegation authority and company requirements.
  • According to specific needs, liaise with other department, communicate and negotiate with clients and suppliers through all levels of organization.
  • Identify and promote process efficiencies.
  • Work with Procurement tools.

General Responsibilities:
  • Compliance with the Procurement Policies & Practiced, Business Conduct Guidelines of the IBM corporation, as well as all other regulations, rules and policies established by the company.
  • Formulation of individual annual business goals for the position in the assessment system, which is an integral part of current job description and plays a major role in the assessment of current and annual performance of the employee to the position.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Fluent English skills
  • Fluent Arabic and/or French skills
  • 3-5 years of Procurement experience
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, Web Applications
  • Knowledge of SAP ERP will be considered an asset
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under targets and with strict deadlines
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Responsiveness & adaptability
  • Client focused attitude
  • Flexibility
  • Strong autonomy

Internal and external contacts
  • Reporting to Procurement First Line Leader
  • Communication with suppliers and any other IBM department / personnel worldwide involved in the Procure to Pay process.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

About Business Unit
The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBMs financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk.Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.

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: 2019-11-20 Expires: 2019-12-20

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