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Procurement Sourcing Buyer

Segrate, Lombardia 20090
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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
The Sourcing Buyer will work as a part of the IBM Global Strategic Sourcing organization. As our Strategic Sourcing Buyer you will engage and support a wide range of stakeholders and execute best sourcing procurement process.
You will contribute to the teams continued success by building sourcing analysis that enables IBM to optimize its buying power across all markets, negotiate terms and conditions, building insight for negotiations and market knowledge and conducting industry analysis to support business stakeholders with commercial understanding of the market place within a highly progressive and fast paced environment.

Responsibilities of the Sourcing Buyer will be:

Negotiate Contract Terms and Conditions both for materials and services
Analyze supply routes, procurement spend and capability requirements and seek to introduce the most cost effective contracting route
Use contracts to stimulate the potential for innovation, best practice ways of working and encourage mutually beneficial supplier relationships.
Prepare and issue Request for Proposal
Evaluate competing offers and present recommendations to stakeholders
Negotiate terms and conditions and competitive prices often against a background of demanding target savings and sole source suppliers.
Prepare bid evaluation reports, and in particular carry out Commercial Evaluation of tenders.
Work with other stakeholders to create strategic sourcing arrangements in support of business objectives.
Manage contracts and ensure delivery of performance and benefits.
Manage key suppliers
Monitor supplier performance and develop suppliers which can add value through continuous improvement and innovative solutions

The Ideal Candidate will be a young highly commercial and results driven individual with strong analytical skills and a commitment to achieving the highest levels of commercial success individually and for the team. You will be expected to deliver against multiple project plans, therefore you must be able to prioritize multiple demands with a proven ability to operate at pace in an entrepreneurial environment.
You will be able to build strong relationships with internal customers and have a collaborative approach with the ability to work cross functionally with colleagues across the business.
Some previous Sourcing or Procurement experience would be preferable even if not necessary.
The candidate needs to be able to confidently negotiate and agree terms and conditions and contractual arrangements with the ability to negotiate favourable solutions in a single source and competitive environments

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Good knowledge of Office
  • Fluent English

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Degree in Law ("Giurisprudenza") or Engineering degree
  • some previous experience in Procurement
  • some previous experience in usage of SAP Ariba

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: 2019-11-18 Expires: 2019-12-18

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