Procurement Specialist (GLC)

Posted 12 February 2023
Salary 50-85K
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGovernment & Public Sector
ContactRachel Kwok

Job description

The Client

The client is a prominent agency in the science and innovation technology space. The organisation has been playing a paramount role in the R&D scene of Singapore, bridging both private and the public sectors to bring meaningful and impactful outcomes to society.

Job Responsibilities

Implement Procurement Strategy/Policy/Governance

  • Provide advice and consultation for interpretation of policies and procedures to end-users
  • Manage register of audit review findings / lapses and propose changes to governance policies and procedures; support audit reviews, investigations and internal process improvements to resolve identified issues with relevant stakeholders
  • Support training needs analysis for development of procurement competency; facilitate platform for sharing of knowledge from senior to junior procurement practitioners for continuous learning and development of the procurement expertise

Implement Sourcing / Category Management Process

  • Perform demand management in partnership with stakeholders to establish genuine need for procurement using insights and trends from data analytics

Execute Contract Management Techniques & Performance Monitoring

  • Apply contract monitoring methods and collect information from contract control points to assess contract performance

Execute Procurement Operations/Account Management

  • Provide advice and guidance on contractual obligations between suppliers and end-users; evaluate cases in discussion with relevant stakeholders to meet their procurement requirements
  • Drive continuous procurement operations improvement initiatives for efficiency; direct implementation of procurement operations to streamline processes and minimise vulnerability to fraud, waste and errors
  • Execute the end-to-end procurement operations process according to organisational policies and procedures
  • Handle procurement operations document administration according to organisational policies and procedures; maintain and update system database to track approval status of purchase requisitions and purchase order
  • Administer GeBiz related requests and procedures across the procurement life cycle; support relevant requests and clarifications on procurement operations system administration when necessary
  • Account Management to ensure Service Level Agreements (SLA) with Stakeholders are adhere to

Perform Data Analytics

  • Championing the development of data analytics capabilities as a strategic asset to drive of innovation and service impact
  • Translation of data to work plans with analytics
  • Develop solutions to strengthen improve procurement efficiencies like automated the use of dashboards to monitor department health, automated reports allowing for stakeholder self-service, etc


Job Requirements

  • At least 2 – 5 years of relevant experience in Procurement; good understanding of Government Procurement policies and hands-on knowledge in GeBIZ and SAP R3 (Purchasing Module) will be preferred.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Meticulous, goal oriented and energetic with a tech-savvy disposition.
  • Prior experience doing industry work in an MNC environment would be advantageous.