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Senior Specialist Sourcing (Procurement)

Senior Specialist Sourcing (Procurement)


Your Role:

Sourcing is accountable for the third party spend of our company with the aim to create value for our businesses and ultimately serve the needs of our customers and patients. Sourcing apply the value drivers of Supply Security, Financial Contribution and Supplier Market Innovation in a flexible and agile way and drive digitalization and operational excellence to support business priorities.

It is responsible for defining and implementing respective Sourcing Strategies on category and sub-category level, Source to Contract, Supplier management, Contract management of defined categories with strong focus on stakeholder management.


This implies the following tasks in close alignment with stakeholders and business strategies:


  • Develop and execute sourcing strategies and initiatives
  • Leverage market insights to apply innovative solutions
  • Bundle demand and challenge specification & demand
  • Lead and execute the Source to Contract process including negotiation to ensures a competitive supplier situation
  • Supplier management including onboarding suppliers, segmenting suppliers, leading supplier relationships, managing supplier performance and creating a more collaborative environment.
  • Contract management covers defining good practice contract terms & conditions, management and termination of procurement contracts.                 
  • Accountable for Strategic S2C (Source to Contract) for indirect categories assigned by manager (Logistics, Technical, MRO, IT, etc).
  • Responsible for the effective management of total third party (indirect) spend
  • Lead and execute the S2C process including negotiation to ensures a competitive supplier situation.
  • Identify and manage the implementation of global, regional, and local sourcing initiatives / strategies.
  • Ensure identification and realisation of savings initiatives.
  • Manage local procurement KPI that contribute toward Asia Pacific (Regional) objectives.
  • Respond to stakeholder driven sourcing priorities and provide competitive bidding, tender and negotiation expertise to guarantee best results.
  • Implement and maintain a Supplier Management Program to ensure optimum supplier performance and compliance.
  • Identify and develop a network of best-in-class suppliers through a methodical and documented selection process.
  • Ensure supplier consolidation to have an optimum number of suppliers and improve sourcing efficiency.
  • Enforce effective adoption / implementation of corporate, regional and global contracts to leverage best terms and rates for local Singapore entities.
  • Identify and manage risk by leading a Procurement specific Risk Management Process and implementing mitigation strategies to avoid negative or detrimental outcomes.
  • Ensure the transparency / accuracy of Singapore spend and savings data, using the appropriate template and reporting methods as outlined by the region Procurement head.
  • Ensure reflection of segment spend, sourcing activities and sourcing results in PPM (Procurement Performance Management).
  • Establish close contact and partner with key stakeholders in the business units and group functions to gain information on present and future strategies, to ensure knowledge of actual and future demand, and to receive feedback regarding service quality.
  • Communicate relevant Procurement topics and KPI’s (spend and savings initiatives) to respective stakeholders.
  • Integrate market and professional knowledge into stakeholder initiatives to achieve best possible outcomes for the business unit and / or group function.
  • Engage and influence target audiences through well researched, well presented initiatives that demonstrate logic and fact.
  • Support manager in remaining abreast of global revisions and updates to Procurement policy and process and reflect necessary changes at a local level.
  • Deliver regular communications and trainings at an Employee level to ensure maximum adoption of Procurement policy and S2C process.
  • Collaboration with colleagues is essential as to achieve a better working environment and synergy.



Who you are?

  • Degree / Diploma qualification with 3 years experiences of indirect sourcing (Logistics, Technical, MRO, IT, etc) in multinational corporations, with regional / global reporting lines.
  • Demonstrated experience with strategic delivery of Sourcing, Contract Management and supporting Procurement principles through negotiation, influence and engagement.
  • Proven record in Sourcing Strategy Development and Supplier Management, with demonstrated capabilities in implementation and management of indirect procurement activities / initiatives.
  • Proven ability to tailor / adapt Procurement infrastructure, both process and technology, as the business evolves and develops.
  • Exhibit strength in Business Partnering / Stakeholder engagement with the ability to present at all levels of management and deliver effective results.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, teamwork, communication and presentation skills with proven ability to work cross-functionally.
Job Requisition ID:  196635
Location:  Singapore
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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