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Procurement Manager

Who we are

As Singapore's first institute for lifelong learning, the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) champions inclusivity to bring education to all and ensure that they are given equal opportunities to develop to their fullest potential in our diverse learning environment.

We advocate for the same for our people. We believe everyone should have equal opportunities and develop to their fullest potential in their careers.

Embark on an exciting lifelong journey with us in making a positive difference in your career and serving our society.

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About the job

The Manager reports to the Assistant Director, Procurement, to support the implementation of E-procurement strategies and support purchasing activities for projects and departments within SUSS.


What you will be doing

Key Responsibilities: 

1. Implementation of an Electronic Procurement System :

Support the Assistant Director in setting up the e-procurement system to facilitate University-wide purposes:

  • To assist in the project management for the project from procurement, design, conduct testing & commissioning and implementation of the system alongside the IT and Finance teams and the appointed supplier.
  • Develop change management and communications plan with training programme for end users
  • Manage Supplier onboarding programme to the system.
  • Oversee all enhancement or changes require for the system


2. Procurement Operations :

 The Manager will partner with designated departments in SUSS to deliver a full spectrum of procurement activities to meet the dynamic needs of the businesses:

  • Provide end-to-end support, advice and training on procurement policy and procedures
  • Review and process tender documents to ensure full compliance to the procurement policies. 
  • Ensure that tender bids are evaluated fairly, review the recommendation reports for approval.
  • To support the implementation of a e-procurement training programme for users. 
  • Pro-actively engage business stakeholders to identify sourcing and saving opportunities to leverage spend across the University
  • Conduct market scanning to identify potential suppliers for the University's purchases.
  • To improve procurement and spend reporting through data analytics
  • Review processes and procedures and implement improvements to enhance efficiency
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and schedules for audits. 
  • Any other ad-hoc duties assigned by Management or Department

Job Requirements

  • Minimally a Bachelor degree with a minimum 8-10 years.
  • Experience in establishing and managing any e-procurement systems and using appropriate tools and techniques for analysis will be an advantage.
  • Familiarity with S4 HANA Procurement module will be preferred
  • A resourceful team player and leader with a lot of initiative and an ability to work independently.
  • Process strong analytical skills, meticulous with high level of integrity.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Familiar with most Microsoft Office applications

What Do We Offer

At SUSS, we advocate the Spirit of Learning and pride ourselves as lifelong learners. You will gain access to various learning platforms and plenty of development opportunities to support your growth in a meaningful career!

 Besides that, you will also get:

  • Competitive Pay Package
  • Hybrid Work Arrangement (Subject to Job Role)
  • Medical Benefits
  • Flex Benefits (Dental, WFH Equipment, Gym Memberships, etc.)
  • Family Care Leaves
  • Volunteer Service Leaves
  • Wellness & Recreation Activities
  • Lifelong Learning Opportunities
  • Career Development Opportunities through Internal Job Postings and Transfers

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