Sourcing Specialist (Procurement)

Job Title: Sourcing Specialist (Procurement)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Singapore
Salary: S$7000.00 - S$8500.00 per month
Reference: 238642_1630043326
Contact Name: Maricris Fermin
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 27, 2021 13:48

Job Description

Sourcing Specialist (Procurement)

  • 12 months contract role
  • Opportunity to have more exposure on tactical spending in a big brand company

Our Client

  • Well renowned social media company

The Opportunity
For this Source to Pay Tactical Sourcing Specialist role, we are looking for a candidate who loves problem solving, partnering to deliver solutions and is passionate about customer service. This is a unique opportunity that will help ensure organizational cost savings so that our client's performance objectives are met. We are seeking a professional with Source to Pay experience within a global company. The ideal candidate will have a passion for problem solving, experience 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 accuracy, 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 for the company
  • 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 the 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
  • Identify and implement new suppliers and cater to the needs of internal stakeholders to support them on queries towards supplier onboarding, TPA, procurement process, policy and any other related queries to their requirements
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with key internal business partners to share best practices by understanding their needs and collaborating with them to implement right business decisions
  • Maintain timely records of all requests worked on through internal tools in line with the procurement practices
  • Develop and maintain accurate and complete documentation for operational processes
  • Assist in special projects and other duties as assigned

Your Background
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Has 5 - 8 years of Procurement Operations and/or Source to Pay experience
  • Strong understanding of Indirect Procurement
  • Experience in Marketing & Sales, Professional services, IT, Construction (Interior Fit-out or Facility Management) is good to have to be able to effectively perform in this role
  • BA/BS in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, or other related field
  • Experience in planning, sourcing, negotiating, contracting, and supplier management
  • Experience working with ERP systems, and contract management, e-sourcing, workflow, and project management tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in sourcing related activities especially RFx process (e.g. RFI, RFP, scope of work, negotiation, contracting, etc.)
  • Experience working with contracts and agreements
  • Basic computer knowledge of MS Office to include Excel (V-LOOKUP)
  • Previous experience where accountability was required to comply towards KPI and CSAT measurements
  • Proficient in stakeholder management and communications
  • Familiarity with Sourcing and Procurement processes, e.g. RFI, RFP, scopes of work, negotiation, contracting, etc.

Other Requirements:

  • Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively work in a team
  • Professionalism and strong work ethic
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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