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IBM Data Specialist in Chennai, India


In the Information Age, data is the most valuable resource. If you can describe yourself as the powerful combination of data hacker, analyst, communicator, and advisor, our Data Specialist position is the right one for you. As a savvy liaison for our teams, you will create solutions and provide actionable insights that shape the future of our business.

Your Role and Responsibilities

  • Consistently meet or exceed SLAs

  • Maintain a High Level of Core performance delivery, ensuring full implementation of documented policies, procedures, and best working practices

  • First escalation point on process issues

  • Address any people issues actively, and maintain a high team morale overall

  • Staffing, training, development, and retention of team members; mentor team in times of need.

  • Identify any Operations Centre activity that may be foreseen as a risk/issue to successful process execution and take steps to mitigate the risks/issues.

  • Perform root cause analysis in case of escalations and take steps to improve the robustness of the process

  • Ensure audit readiness of all documents.

  • Contribute to contract profitability through efficient management of resource and expense.

  • Assume additional responsibilities as assigned by reporting manager.

  • Managing operations of Helpdesk including support client procurement applications and Supplier Enablement processes.

  • Directing and coaching the team of Helpdesk Agents on a need basis towards meeting customer expectations

  • Ensure Customer and Stakeholders Satisfaction.

  • Identify and mitigate any risks/issues that are foreseen as potential bottlenecks to the CAC process.

  • Participate in periodic internal reviews and resolve any issues relating to business controls guidelines.

  • Execute operational plan to ensure all client SLAs are consistently met/exceeds.

  • Provide thought leadership to the team.

  • Assume additional responsibilities as assigned by reporting manager.

Required 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. \

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

  • Would be a part of the team which will be supporting procurement of a global client.

  • Any Graduate with 2- 3 years of Procurement experience.

  • Should have Advanced Excel knowledge and able to create Macros

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Apply analytical skills, numerically astute with strong demonstrated problem solving abilities

  • Apply communication skills, able to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff, stakeholders and suppliers

  • Apply collaboration/teaming techniques

  • Perform in matrix organization

  • Perform time management, prioritise tasks and achieve set targets

  • Apply Knowledge of Business Organization and Processes, Work instructions

  • Apply Business Control Requirements

  • Apply customer satisfaction skills / client facing skills

  • Ability to complete staff-work to a high standard

  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy

  • Should adhere to set timelines and set expectations

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.

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