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Procurement Specialist Trainee - 6 months Internship

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. 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

If you are searching for opportunities to start your career in the field of Supply Chain/ Procurement and gain knowledge and practical skills in a multinational environment, enroll for IBM Student Program.
Our 6-month part-time training program is aimed to prepare and develop students for a position in the area of Supply Chain/ Procurement.

Your primery role as Procurement Specialist Trainee will be to perform the operational part of Procurement process in compliance with company guidelines using Agile Methods in an Agile Organizational Set-Up.

You core responsibilities will include:

  • Gathering documentation from suppliers;

  • Collaborate with IBMers to obtain necessary requirements and data;

  • Perform internal supplier checks related to criminal & corruption background;

  • Initiate internal supplier changes and invoice expedite payments;

  • Perform financial analysis and collect financial report about the supplier;

  • Invoices clarifications;

  • Help the Byers with spend reports & analysis on savings initiatives.

Communication relations:

Suppliers, Various internal IBM Teams - Sourcing Buyers, Global Sourcing Leads, Accounts Payable, Policies & Practicies, Trust & Compliance

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Being active University student;
  • Fluent level of English verbal and written;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Highly organized with very strong attention to detail
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and independently, take initiative and pursue resolution of issues with requisite tenacity.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Education in the field of Economics, Business administration or other relevant
  • Open for new challenges

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 expanding the portfolio.

The Procurement Center in Sofia first opened in 2006 joining the big family of 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 manage 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 a self-driven approach to every task, looking at increasing the use of automation in our processes in view of clients success.

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: 2020-01-05 Expires: 2020-02-04

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