IBM Procurement Sourcing Buyer in BUDAPEST, Hungary

General PurposeThe Sourcing Buyer primary role is to support IBM internal and external requirements for various commodities by selecting appropriate suppliers providing optimal cost, quality and delivery.Main Responsibility Areas

  • Application of commodity policy specified by council strategy

  • Gathering and comparison of quotes from selected suppliers.

  • Negotiations with suppliers and supplier selection

  • Complete supplier evaluations or fair value determination.

  • Ensure that cost savings achieved is accurately recorded.

  • Use of systems and tools specific to commodities as well as ensuring that information held on these is consistent with core purchasing systems (CSA / SAP etc)

  • Represent transactional / local sourcing issues on commodity council conference calls as applicable

  • Ensure that Operations Buyers are aware of commodity specific information / instructions through up to date sourcing plans.

    Main Contacts / Clients Suppliers, Country Procurement Managers, Requestors, Operation BuyersScopeParticipates as individual contributor to team. Direct responsibilities for negotiations, supplier selection and fair value determination while ensuring clients’ specifications are fulfilled. Decision making according to the council strategy and procurement rules.

  • English: fluent

  • Strong autonomy

  • Responsiveness & adaptability

  • Good communication skills, customer-focused (internal clients)

  • Negotiation skills

  • Ability to manage own time and prioritize workload effectively

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