Sourcing Manager

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Contract
Posted: about 1 year ago
Contact: May Anne Ramos
Reference: 255479

Procurement Manager, AP Sourcing

  • Contract until 29th May 2024
  • Hybrid work arrangement
  • Work location: CBD area

Our Client

  • Leading global digital payments tech company

The Opportunity

Responsible for partnering with Hub based Sourcing team and Business Stakeholders to deliver increased value in all Tactical Sourcing activities. The role requires interaction with different internal and functional teams across the Singapore and South East Asia (SEA) and India and South Asia (INSA) cluster countries.

  • Works in collaboration with various business units (regional sourcing, business managers, financial planning, controllership, operations, legal, compliance and risk teams) to deliver value in sourcing activities. the role is responsible for ensuring optimum supplier performance against agreed deliverables
  • Lead, facilitates and project manages local, regional, global preferred supplier selection, drafting and issuing RFx, including contract negotiations. Engages legal and other business units as necessary to achieve favourable terms on quality, delivery, service levels and price.
  • Consults with designated business unit to understand procurement risk, defines project objectives, initiates and tracks due diligence on designated online tools. Evaluates services, delivery, execution methods and other necessary details, engaging with relevant risk stakeholders through the contracting process to minimise risk exposure.
  • Builds relationships with business partners, preparing a proactive project pipeline for regional wide and category specific initiatives by performing routine to moderately complex market, benchmark and spend analysis.
  • Understands and addresses the challenges of international procurement such as regulatory practices/government requirements, cross-cultural business practices, economic and political risk factors, language and communication. Evaluates and minimize risks associated with global transactions such as currency exchange rate fluctuations, duties, taxes, payment terms, lead time and country-specific market dynamics.
  • Serves as local expert to provide day to day management and accuracy of contracts repository, efficiency of P2P workflow and processes, and timely risk due diligence. Works in collaboration with operations, tracking purchase requests whilst verifying compliance with relevant policies.

Your Background

  • Bachelors/Degree or equivalent experience, typically requires greater than 8 years of progressively responsible Procurement/Purchasing experience within a fast-paced environment, spanning the areas of strategic sourcing, category management, commercial management, contract management or procurement management.
  • Ability to align sourcing strategies to meet the evolving needs of the business.
  • Excellent planning and organization skills and business judgment, including the ability to prioritise multiple tasks/projects and anticipate the impact of decisions/initiatives.
  • Demonstrated project management skills with ability to drive consensus in cross regional and cross functional teams, as subject matter expert.
  • Excellent analytical, financial modelling and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible and creative thinker with the ability to define business trade-offs, generate out-of-the-box solutions, challenge the status quo, understand industry trends, best practice and manage change/uncertainty.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and presentation skills and the proven ability to influence and communicate effectively.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Excel Advanced, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook;
  • Strong proficiency in purchasing systems and organizational interfaces (including, Ariba, Oracle and Risk management tools).
  • Candidate must take a business solutions approach, be seen as a business partner, self-motivated, and a strong team player, able to lead matrix teams.
  • Previous procurement experience managing complex relationships, including international agreements and outsourcing highly preferred.
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set and approach to problem solving.
  • Proven experience in contract negotiations and drafting required.
  • Knowledge of marketing agency management and sales is an advantage.
  • Proven ability to execute independently and operate successfully within a matrix/team structure.
  • Ability to interact effectively with external partners including suppliers and clients
  • Solid experience developing project pipelines and negotiating commercial terms

Interested parties please click "Apply Now" or contact May Anne Ramos (EA Reg no: R1110127) at for more information.
Peoplebank Singapore Pte Ltd, EA Licence Number: 08C5248.