Procurement Director - Technology Category

Location: Singapore
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Supply Chain & Procurement
Salary: S$200000.00 - S$210000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH252338_1635225857

My clients are in the Professional Services business and are looking to hire a Procurement Director - Technology Category for their dynamic team.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Develop sourcing and procurement activities for the IT category that support key business objectives.
  • Develop and execute a long-term strategy to facilitate improvements for IT Procurement Services.
  • Ensure the execution of Technology procurement strategies across the firm to ensure consistent and high quality value delivery.
  • Implement best practices in procurement and supplier management to support commercial and operational objectives.
  • Ensure the execution of standards, controls, policies, procedures and performance metrics to effectively and efficiently manage the acquisition and reporting of third-party spend across the company.
  • Lead rigorous and objective contract negotiations with key internal stakeholders, legal department and support groups.
  • Conduct business review meetings with key stakeholders to assess risk, review future strategies, and identify potential cost down and improvement opportunities.
  • Identify areas for improvement to continually drive performance and business results.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with strategic suppliers to assure cost, quality, and delivery targets are met.
  • Manage recruiting, training and supervising a team of Category Managers who are responsible for day-to-day category management activities.
  • Oversee the development and execution of sourcing strategies across all categories within span of control including targets, timelines and resource plans.
  • Build market intelligence capabilities within the category management team on key markets, suppliers and solutions to support strategy development purposes.
  • Analyse market and delivery trends so as to develop procurement technologies and processes that support those trends.
  • Update procurement strategies based on changing market conditions.

Looking for candidates who have a minimum of 12 years' of Procurement experience and specializes in the Technology category. Strong leadership experiences with managing at least 3 - 4 team members.

If you believe you fit the requirements for the role, please click APPLY NOW or you can email your CV to Natasha.mehta@ambition.com.sg #LI-NME

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