Procurement Specialist - Melbourne

Procurement Specialist - Melbourne


Your Role and Responsibilities

What work will I be doing:

  • Supporting the full end to end procurement process for acquiring goods and services from external suppliers e.g. engaging business unit clients, developing SOW, executing RFx, negotiating commercial terms & conditions, managing supplier selection and achieving fair value

  • Supporting initiatives in identifying and delivering ongoing cost reduction opportunities with suppliers and internal business unit clients to meet the business targets

  • Supporting negotiating terms and conditions into supplier agreements that protect IBMs commercial position, risk exposure and brand reputation

  • Building relationships with key suppliers to yield productivity, drive innovation and promote collaboration


About you


To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Have a minimum Bachelor’s degree and keen to develop a career in Procurement.

  • Be a self-starter who

    values personal development and willingness to learn.

  • Possess exceptional organisational and communication skills



There are 2 roles available: 1 in Sydney and 1 in Melbourne.


As an organised, keen learner, you will support the Procurement team in executing sourcing events, drive cost reductions, negotiate supplier terms and conditions, manage supplier relationships and collaborate with internal business unit clients to meet the business needs.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

As above

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

As above

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

Eligibility Requirements

Australian citizen or permanent resident

About Business Unit

IBM Procurement is responsible for the effective acquisition of goods and services that are used by internal business unit clients and deployed on external customer accounts.

Your Life @ IBM

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

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.



State / Province


City / Township / Village


IBM Business Group


Primary job category

Supply Chain

Secondary Job Category


Role ( Job Role )

Procurement Professional

Employment Type


Contract type


New Collar Role


Early Professional Track


Position Type

Early Professional

Travel Required

No Travel


(0008) IBM Australia Limited

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?