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IBM Operations Buyer in Bangalore, India

Introduction

Take your career to the next level as a Fulfillment Professional with IBM. By nurturing relationships, taking ownership of problem resolution, managing transaction requirements, and applying effective research, you will guarantee our client satisfaction and sales productivity. Our clients are our future, and your successful support is what brings IBM to the next level.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Procurement skills? If so, lets talk.

As a Procurement Buyer will be responsible for delivering several procurement processes that support the department delivering excellent customer service. This is a critical role that enables the operations of the department to run as efficiently as possibly enabling managers to focus on strategic property and procurement.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receives PR and Converts to Purchase Orders.

  • Indirect Procurement Purchasing activity and support Sourcing team.

  • Support queries from Client /stakeholder, internal IBM.

  • Transmits POs to suppliers and Expedites delivery when needed/requested.

  • Manages goods/services claims and escalation point for customer queries.

  • Amends or closes Purchase Orders, Reporting activity.

  • Handle queries received from Business Requestors, Suppliers, Procurement Managers and from Accounts payable.

  • Create reports on Open PO, Blanket PO expiration report, Contract's Expiration report and other reports in the required format with good quality.

  • Maintain updated records on processed transactions.

  • Able to manage priorities, deadlines and tasks in order to meet deadlines and accomplish goals; Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks.

  • Good interpersonal interaction and able to work well with the team and Client stakeholders.

  • Positive Attitude, Planning, Curiosity, Self-discipline, Ability to work in Rotational Shift.

  • Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Any Graduate with 0 to 1 years of relevant experience in Customer Support, Inquiry Management/ Freshers.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyses information skilfully.

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

  • Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting.

  • Verbal Communication - Excellent verbal communication skills required. Needs to talk with the Supplier/Client over phone/email as and when required. Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.

  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.

About Business UnitThe IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBM's 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.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date and proof of vaccination status will be required before your start date. During the Onboarding process you will be asked to confirm your vaccination status, in case you are unable to get vaccinated for any reason, you can let us know at that stage. Please let us know if you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons. IBM will consider such requests on a case by case basis subject to submission of required proof by the candidate before a stipulated date.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

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Being You @ IBMIBM 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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