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Procurement Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 273732/001_1547166435
  • Sector: Procurement Operations, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 11/01/2019

A world-leading Water Technologies MNC is currently seeking to hire a Procurement Manager in Singapore. You will play a key role in managing the procurement department and its multimillion dollar yearly spend. You will drive the efficiency of procurement directing its day to day operations as well as its overall strategy and ensure the identification and development of a local and regional supply chain.

Key responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Head of Operations
  • Delivering a timely and cost-effective procurement of local and regional materials, services and equipment as well as the proper implementation of the Group policies.
  • Managing the complete Procure-to-Pay (p2P) cycle of including identifying and developing new strategic vendors, managing and improving the relationship and performance of existing vendors, handle purchase orders and process optimizations.
  • Satisfying company procurement needs for strategic and non-strategic materials, ensuring the lowest total cost.
  • Formulating and revamping current and future supply contracts in collaboration with the contract management and legal department.
  • Improving and developing current supply base, vendor list and cost reduction programs by focusing on strategic and global sourcing of key commodities, strategic management of global vendors and international manufacturing partners.
  • Liaise with other functions like global procurement to find new opportunities and synergies, project and after sales department to set procurement plans and inventory level targets, finance department to prepare reporting, line managers to set budgets and logistics to support them in the selection of best forwarding agents.
  • Monitor the purchasing strategies of competitors. Report to Line Manager and to Central/Global Procurement as necessary and required.

Key requirements

  • 7+ years experience in purchasing of Electro-Mechanical components and 3+ years experience in a managerial role.
  • Proven track record of lowering supply chain costs and increasing profit margins.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to perform well under pressure, collaborate well with others, show flexibility and open-mindedness
  • Excellent English communication and written English skills as you are collaborating with different international teams.
  • Ideally Bachelor Degree in Business Administration.
  • Ideally experience in CRM software and SAP

If you are interested in the Procurement Manager role in Singapore, apply online today or contact Laura Ng at +852 3008 1205 for more information.

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