• Senior Procurement Strategic Sourcing Professional Jobs in Canada - 23783498

  • IBM India Pvt Ltd
  • Canada
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  • 0 - 3 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Introduction
At IBM, work is more than a job - its 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 youve never thought possible Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the worlds most challenging problems If so, lets talk

Your Role and Responsibilities
Candidates applying to this role are expected to be self-starters that have a desire to grow their skills within the Procurement discipline of the supply chain The individual will learn the basics of IBMs procurement processes in one or more of the multiple commodity families to drive savings This is an excellent time to hone negotiation and contract skills while dealing with the IBM internal clients/stakeholders

Candidates will also build their supplier relationship skills as they interface on an ongoing basis with various suppliers to fulfill IBMs requirements As skills develop and the candidate has established a solid understanding of IBM Procurement and the necessary communication skills, then the opportunity may arise to further develop in the IBM Procurement Services (IPS) area IPS is IBMs revenue generating portfolio on Customer accounts where IBM Buyers actually perform Procurement related activities for Customers directly at the customers own location(s)

This outsourcing of a companys procurement work to IBM, provides them with the ability to leverage IBMs buyer skills to drive savings for their own company Representing IBM in a thoroughly professional manner on a customers own site provides a terrific opportunity to develop ones skill, character and career

Buyers are required to be flexible for travel as they may be travelling 10 PERCENT to 20 PERCENT of the time (as required) to the other work locations This may be local within the GTA area Representing IBM in a thoroughly professional manner provides a terrific opportunity to develop ones skill, character and career Key activities associated with this role are
Procuring goods and services for various products and services
Perform and evaluate source solicitations including RFQ/RFP/RFI and reverse auction
Perform and analyze periodic and ad hoc procurement reports from various procurement systems (ie PBII, Emptoris, SAP, Bond, ARIBA)
Perform cost structure analysis and negotiate best price with suppliers
Drive and achieve cost saving for sourcing program and purchase opportunity
Setup/handle/manage Standard/Customized related Contracts
Seek out opportunities to introduce process improvements to drive efficiency
Participate in cost take out (CTO) initiatives for major clients
Support and deploy sourcing council initiatives and programs in day-to-day activities
Build strong, strategic supplier relationships and measure/analyze supplier performance and quality
Develop, maintain and manage collaborative client relationship

Contractual Creating base agreements for net new suppliers;
Creating Participation Agreements (PA) off existing global agreements for Canada specific purchases
Validating if contracts are applicable to Canada and determine the right clauses for Canada
Developing Scopes of Work (SOW) from the beginning by understanding the clients requirements, suppliers limitations and IBMs contractual limitations
Working with legal support to ensure IBMs risk is mitigated

Client Constant interlocking with the clients to follow up on their requirements to ensure a thorough understanding and also keep them up to date on progress
Clients are across all functions within IBM high volume, medium to high complex requirements, development of complex contracts and very demanding teams
Clients expect procurement to help walk them through the process
Forging 90 PERCENT client sat with clients
Providing ideas on how to process the requirements easier person must know all our systems, processes and our clients strategies

Supplier Relationship Interlocking with the supplier teleconferences co-coordinating client, procurement and supplier on calls
Annual reviews of the contracts and ensuring positive Audit posture at all times including required documentation
Setting up Supplier meetings where warranted
Ensuring Account payments are up to date and Tax allocations are correct

Mergers and Acquisitions Activity (as required)
Responsible for merging contracts into IBM
Identifying contractual gaps/issues before contract is assigned to IBM

Business controls Annual contract reviews
SFD / SFT tool usage and compliance
OA maintenance
Ensure adherence to Procurements Bluebook of policies and related execution

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Fluent in spoken and written English language (French is an asset)
Prior knowledge of Procurement / Supply Chain processes
Strong PC Skills in Excel, Power Point, Word
Strong financial/analytical/problem-solving skills
Business acumen
Self-motivated, team player, creative, well organized
Excellent leadership potential
Able to work under pressure and tight schedules
Must be flexible for future Travel requirements
Location is Markham Ontario

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise


About Business Unit


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

Preferred Education Bachelors Degree Commissionable No

Key Job Details CountryCA
StateONTARIO
CityMARKHAM
CategorySupply Chain
Required EducationBachelors Degree
Position TypeProfessional
Employment TypeFull-Time
Contract TypeRegular
Req ID272354BR
LocationMARKHAM, ON CA

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services, IT-Software
Functional Area : Materials/Logistics/Supply Chain Mgmt/Procurement
Role : Purchasing/Sourcing
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 08th Apr 2020

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