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Procurement Professional (Hanoi, Vietnam)

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Your Role and Responsibilities
Procures basic goods and services, obtains quotation, develops proposals and/or negotiates contracts of low to moderate value/risk consistent with customer requirements.
Responsible for supporting procurement activities within the region or geography. Interfaces with suppliers on issues that affect supplier operations and IBM strategic supply issues.
Implement sourcing initiatives that provide end-to-end integrated opportunities for efficiency.
Responsible for establishing, executing and tracking project plans, utilizing fundamental project management techniques, within specific areas of responsibility.
On higher risk contracts, may work under the direction of more senior representatives.
Communicates/negotiates with supplier and customer counterparts and management.
Assists in the development of business strategies to accomplish business unit objectives.
May also participate in procurement activities in support of multiple business units.
Monitors industry to maintain awareness of current practices.
Performs low to moderate risk/complexity supplier evaluations and selections. Assists in supplier evaluations and selections of a moderately complex nature.
Drive Procurement savings initiatives, attain business savings target.
Accountable to ensure that IBM business conduct guidelines and Procurement policies and practices are understood and followed.
Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned.

2 to 3 years working experience in any
Sourcing / Commodity knowledge such as Connectivity, IT Products, Services & Maintenance, Services, Software, Facilities Services and Site Maintenance
Experienced in the use of SAP Ariba is an added advantage though not mandatory.
Responsible for establishing, executing and tracking project plans, utilising fundamental project management techniques
Ability to review Procurement contract and identify supplier clauses that need to be reviewed for further revision
Manages and develops IBM suppliers, business unit and customer relationships
Attention to detail and have the ability to identify
Fresh graduate are encouraged to apply.

Basic knowledge of business principles such as purchasing, supply chain, e-commerce (or e-procurement), materials logistics, business and contract law, finance and accounting as typically acquired through an undergraduate or graduate degree or equivalent.
A global perspective is necessary, realizing the potential/dynamics of world markets and the cultural implications and the opportunities they present.

Frequent contacts with outside company representatives at same or higher level to negotiate price, delivery, contract terms and conditions, etc, ensuring IBM receives competitive advantage.
Regularly negotiates issues, such as supplier relationship management, contract performance, etc.
Utilizes strong interpersonal, oral and written skills to conduct daily activities, demonstrating an applied knowledge of the English language.
Negotiates contract of moderate risk/value. Negotiates decisions and commitments with others inside and outside of IBM within assigned responsibilities.
Gives technical and business presentations as required.

Problem Solving
Monitors supplier performance and takes corrective action to ensure compliance with contract terms and conditions.
Recognize problems related to project objectives. Creativity and judgment applied to professional technical, or operational problems. Independently generates solutions, based on analytical skills & business knowledge.
Challenge the validity of given procedures and processes to enhance and improve or develop complementary adjustments /solutions.
Assists with the development and implementation of sourcing business plans to meet customer requirements consistent with IBM business objectives.
As assigned, manages established contracts of a more complex nature. Actively participates in procurement/business team activities.
Participates in meetings with suppliers and/or business representatives involving low to moderate risk/business issues as required.
Ensures compliance with business controls.
Keeps/approves commitments within signature authority.
Maintains awareness of current and future customer requirements to ensure viable sources of supply.
Stays abreast of the market environment and technical issues within assigned areas of responsibility.
Receives guidance from iteration manager and/or procurement manager.

Impact on Business/Scope
Accountable for individual or team, or department results, and for the impact of the results on functional activities.
Participates in overall departmental program planning.
May have budgetary responsibility.
Contributes by supporting activities that are subject to business measurements, impact customer satisfaction, or impact immediate costs or expenses.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

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: 2019-09-13 Expires: 2019-10-13

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