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Procurement Analyst

Durham, NC 27709
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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
Procurement Analyst
IBM is seeking highly motivated and experienced individuals with sourcing and analytics experience to join our team of procurement and analytics professionals.

Analytics Analyst responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Analytical/Critical Thinking
Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis and the ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions that resolve the problems in the best interest of the business.
Chooses among a diverse set of analytical tools according to the nature of the situation.
Identifies many possible causes for a problem based on prior experience and current research.
Quantifies the costs, benefits, risks and chances for success before recommending a course of action.
Seeks discrepancies and inconsistencies in available information; explains variances.
Organizes and prioritizes the sequence of steps to be taken to remedy the situation.
Approaches a complex problem by breaking it down into its component parts.
Baseline Creation and Savings Analysis
Knowledge of and ability to create baseline and savings analysis for procurement project. Also, knowledge of savings methodologies and how to calculate savings for each methodology.
Accuracy and Attention to Detail
Understanding of the necessity and value of accuracy and attention to detail; ability to process information with high levels of accuracy.
Processes large quantities of detailed information with high levels of accuracy.
Productively balances speed and accuracy.
Implements a variety of cross-checking approaches and mechanisms.
Evaluates and makes contributions to best practices.
Demonstrates expertise in quality assurance tools, techniques, and standards.
Employs techniques for motivating personnel to meet or exceed accuracy goals.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
One to 3 years' experience with:
  • Analytical/Critical thinking
  • Baseline creation and savings analysis
  • Data Analysis Tools
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Effective Communications and Presentations
  • Skilled in Microsoft tools, including strong excel skills and possesses the ability to develop PPT decks that are of sales/marketing quality
  • Passion for the business and analytics

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • None

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: 2019-06-29 Expires: 2019-07-29

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