Singapore, Singapore

Senior Manager, Procurement

 Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Partner Business users in strategic sourcing and negotiations during pre-bid and post-award
  • Support Business users in strategic data requests and analytics
  • Regular post review of awards under Waiver of Competition as detective control
  • Review of purchase requests including sourcing and negotiations, governance and compliance
  • Support Business users in identifying opportunities to establish term contracts
  • Impart knowledge on relevant spend categories. Develop deep category expertise by regularly screening the market for trends and emerging technologies for ICT industry
  • Drive savings and other Procurement initiatives including cross functional collaborations
  • Facilitate conflict resolution and take ownership for business case accountability and overall implementation for project for spend categories in scope
  • Ensure continuous productivity improvement through process improvement and enhancement in procurement strategies

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • A recognized University Degree or MBA
  • 12 years of industry experience in ICT, with at least 6 years in managerial capacity
  • Have knowledge of ICT and have experience working across different cultures and geographies
  • Have proven track record in tenders / RFP and supplier negotiations
  • Have proven ability to interface with supplier and internal stakeholders as and when required
  • Have cross functional / BU understanding of Products, Sales, Delivery
  • Analytical and market research skills
  • Domain expertise in Products and Project Procurement areas
  • Good interpersonal skills and stakeholder management
  • Able to communicate and work across all levels across the business
  • Strong project management skills

  Required Skills:

Procurement