Associate Procurement Manager

Location: Singapore
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Supply Chain & Procurement
Salary: S$5000 - S$5500 per month + bonus
REF: AS00042467_1494925359
We are working on an exclusive role, our client is looking for an Associate Procurement Manager. You will have to manage the sourcing function within Southeast Asia (SEA) with a focus on achieving cost, quality, and service targets for sub-regionally sourced components, finished goods and services.
Your main responsibilities are:
Procurement Knowledge:
  • To be accountable for the operation of the regional procurement hub and oversee all procurement strategies and activity within the region (7 countries)
  • To develop and maintain working relationships with business stakeholders in Southeast Asia providing a key point of contact for regional stakeholders
  • Indirect experience (medical Insurance, IT, travel booking & costs, distributors)
  • Sourcing, talking and managing the vendors
  • Managing and coordinating procurement agents, buyers or purchasing agents, as well as working on the most complex purchases for the company
  • Work with regional operations, administrative, Procurement and finance to determine when to localize and when to regionally source components locally versus continuing to import from Shanghai plant for SEA requirements
Strong Finance Knowledge:
  • Knowledge in Finance = Accounting and some experience in analysis
  • Account payable functions, Finance support on Supply Chain matters on ASG shipment
  • Reviewing and monitoring managerial expenses, Office administration for Singapore office
  • At least 7-8 years of experience in Procurement in South East and at least 3 years in Finance
  • Experience in medical/life sciences and Leadership experience is a strong advantage
  • Very good analytical Skills: work with multiple vendors to determine the best deals for the company, and have to evaluate the many pros and cons of each, based on price, quality, the speed of delivery and other factors
  • Strong experience in Indirect Procurement
  • Decision-Making Skills, Math Skills, Negotiating Skills: will work with suppliers to create the best deals
  • Has high proficiency level in English with excellent communication strategy & ability to build long term partnerships
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