Procurement Specialist (Construction)

Job Title: Procurement Specialist (Construction)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Singapore
Salary: S$6000.00 - S$7500.00 per month
Reference: 212208_1618384478
Contact Name: Maricris Fermin
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 14, 2021 15:14

Job Description

Procurement Specialist (Construction)

  • 6 months contract role (maternity cover)

Our Client

  • One of the biggest social media sites across the globe

The Opportunity
We are looking for a Procurement Specialist to help our client achieve organizational cost savings. For this unique opportunity, we are looking for candidates who have a passion for problem solving, experience in managing multi-bid negotiations, and a strong focus on customer service, teamwork and collaboration.

  • Review and triage purchase requests to ensure the purchase is handled through the optimal channel or team to optimize total cost, comply with policies, and ensure speed and efficiency
  • Consult with and advise internal requesters regarding their purchasing needs and troubleshoot their questions and issues
  • Run rapid sourcing events and negotiate with suppliers to generate the best total cost and quality
  • Evaluate and process purchase requisitions efficiently to reduce downstream holds and positively impact payment cycles
  • Support the development and application of selection criteria and evaluation methodologies to match suppliers with requirements to develop a sustainable preferred supplier program
  • Act as procurement subject matter expert in consulting with the business to identify, develop and deploy best practice procurement, category management, and supplier management
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with key internal business partners to share best practices and understand and challenge business decisions
  • Develop and maintain accurate and complete documentation for operational processes
  • Assist in special projects and other duties as assigned

Your Background

  • Experience working in the Construction industry is required
  • Knowledgeable in Interior Fit-out or Facility Management
  • Strong understanding of Indirect Procurement
  • Source to Pay experience within a global company would be an advantage
  • Experienced across office construction - including planning, sourcing, negotiating, contracting and supplier management
  • Experience working with any ERP system as well as contract management, eSourcing, workflow and project management tools
  • Experience working in sourcing related activities such as RFI, RFP, scopes of work, negotiation, contracting, etc. is desired
  • Proficient in stakeholder management and communications
  • Previous experience where accountability was required to KPI and CSAT measurements would be good to have
  • BA/BS in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, or other related field
Interested parties please click "Apply Now" or send your CV directly to Maricris Fermin (EA Reg no: R1110126) at

Peoplebank Singapore Pte Ltd, EA Licence Number: 08C5248.

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