Assistant Vice President, Procurement & Travel

SPH Media Trust  

Job Description

SPH Media Trust is seeking a resourceful individual with strong business thinking and corporate governance mind-set, to manage day-to-day operations in the Procurement and Travel team. Reporting to the Head of Procurement and Travel, the incumbent is responsible for strategic procurement and to achieve desired suppliers' performance.

  • Lead and implement best sourcing practices, to support Corporate and Business Units’ objectives
  • Define and implement strategies, for cost optimization and operating efficiency
  • Implement Supplier Relationship Management and Supply Chain Management, to maximize the value to the company
  • Drive Vendors Risk management and implement strategies, to mitigate and manage 
  • Support and develop green procurement policy, to ensure sustainability  
  • Establish standards for overall evaluation of procurement functions, to deliver value-added services to Business Units
  • Build and maintain strong relationship with stakeholders, to gain buy on the Procurement processes cum compliance with policies
  • Coach and build the Procurement and Travel team, for maximum effectiveness

Job Requirements

  • Degree holder, preferably with Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Diploma (CIPS) 
  • Minimum 15 years’ of Procurement experience, with at least 8 years in a supervisory role   
  • Proven track record in strategic procurement development and demonstrated ability to upgrade and evolve the Procurement function
  • Strategic thinker with a high degree of initiative cum integrity and able to multi-task effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Able to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, with good interpersonal skills to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Excellent written, negotiation, communication and influencing skills
  • Permanent / Full Time
SPH Media Trust  
Work Location
  • 1000 Toa Payoh North, News Centre Singapore 318994
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