Senior Procurement Manager

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the inventory planning, sourcing, purchase requisition and purchase order management to ensure optimal inventory holding
  • Engage key users/clients to determine their requirements and forecast the inventory planning to ensure fulfilment and meeting of service levels and key performance indicators.
  • Perform planning, tracking and scheduling of stock movements and replenishments of inventory levels to ensure optimal inventory holdings to ensure customer fulfilment rate and inventory cost and warehouse space.
  • Manage phase in/out of new and old products to minimize potential write off due to obsolescence, slow moving stock
  • Develop resource plan to support the business functions and activities
  • Process, evaluate and recommend the award of tenders
  • Manage the post tender award of contract administration, processing and renewal
  • Monitor and assess vendor performance such as delivery, quality and supply risk
  • Report of vendor failure or incidents and take preventive measures to mitigate risk and supply disruption
  • To lead in emergency procurement to meet urgent requirements such as SARS, Haze, Pandemic, HADR etc
  • Identify new and potential vendors and expand supplier base to improve sourcing capabilities
  • Identify and track new product/material development to enhance and provide better product value to customers
  • Identify eProcurement and Planning systems improvement and upgrades to improve productivity
  • Analyze and develop improvement plans based on performance measures and feedbacks
  • Coordinate and liaise with other departments to improve quality of service and process flows
  • Communicate and liaise with stakeholders and customers on requirements and activities
  • Supervise the purchasers on their day-to-day work operation and processing
  • Train and ensure purchasers adhere and in compliance to procurement policies, procedures, governance and standards.
  • Plan and ensure learning plans are executed to achieve and maintain standard of competency
  • Perform and ensure safety, health and risk assessment
  • Follow work and operational policies, procedures and standards and review if necessary
  • Recruit, train, supervise and appraise staff
  • Manage staff performance

Skills and Requirements

  • Degree in any discipline and have 8-10 years of experience in Material Planning and Procurement Management
  • A proactive and highly driven person with strong interpersonal, analytical, negotiation and problem solving skills, has experience in engaging stakeholders
  • Well verse in eProcurement/Forecasting and Material Planning Systems
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