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VP, Planning and Procurement in Singapore at UOB Group

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Job Description

Functional area: T&O Management & Support
Employment type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent

Key Responsibilities

  • Support, define and implement category IT strategies across the Bank, working in close collaboration with IT stakeholders and business functions to deliver a structured sourcing process to optimize the value from the supply market.
  • At the outset, proactively engage and integrate input from respective stakeholders to drive and optimize value generation.
  • Foster effective collaboration and ensure strong communication lines with key stakeholders and colleagues in and across the countries to work towards shared business goals.
  • Develop and strengthen long-term partnerships with key stakeholders.  Develop key stakeholder matrix in each category to maintain regular engagement.
  • Track and report savings achievements for areas in scope. 
  • Ensure compliance to UOB policies, standards/guidelines.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement from an end-to-end perspective across Strategic Sourcing & Procurement function.
  • Establish appropriate supplier relationship management for assigned suppliers.
Key Requirements

•         Degree from any recognised University or recognised establishment (Business, Finance, Engineering or accounting will be beneficial)

•         Professional certifications in the field of Sourcing/Procurement/Supply Chain (e.g. CIPS, CPPM, CPM) are advantageous
Experience and Skills

•         Minimum 7 years of relevant working experience in driving IT sourcing engagements and negotiating supplier contracts. 

•         Excellent communication (written, verbal) and interpersonal skills to positively influence people to make the appropriate decisions and resolve conflicts effectively.

•         Performance-driven balanced with proven success of working effectively in a cross-functional team in an international environment.

•         Process-oriented and possesses a strategic mindset with the ability to have a holistic view.

•         Ability to deliver and articulate a presentation confidently and effectively to a wider project committee and management.

•         Competent in formulating supplier negotiation strategies to address commercial and contractual (includes boilerplates and KPIs/SLAs) aspects.

•         Relevant experience in the financial services industry is advantageous.

•         Knowledge and familiarity of working with e-Sourcing tools and systems
 Strong project management experience.