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Senior Manager, Finance (Procurement)
Singapore Institute of Technology

Date Posted Oct. 16, 2023
Title Senior Manager, Finance (Procurement)
University Singapore Institute of Technology
Singapore, Singapore
Department Finance
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Financial Planning/Budget Management

Senior Manager, Finance (Procurement)

Job no: 498531
Department: Finance
Contract type: Contract
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This role is responsible for carrying out daily procurement operations of the organisation, as well as other ad-hoc projects and duties.

Key Responsibilities


  • Facilitate and drive cross-functional collaboration in joint purchases through effective communication and influence across internal stakeholders
  • Review and process tender documents. Ensure full compliance to procurement policies leading to tender approval and award in accordance to approving and signing authority
  • Perform procurement transactions in SIT’s e-Sourcing portal (i.e. tender publication, issuance of tender corrigendum and clarification), contract award, PO creation and contracts management
  • Verify that bids are evaluated fairly, review recommendation reports for approval and routing to tender board for approval
  • Advise user divisions on procurement policies, appropriate method of procurement and workflow
  • Identify value-added opportunities to streamline work processes and improvements
  • Provide insight through the analysis of spend and supply markets to achieve demand aggregation and other initiatives that will improve overall efficiency and user experience
  • Enhance sourcing and procurement related systems as and when required
  • Provide end-to-end support, advice, and training on procurement policy, procedures and system.


  • Assist in the yearly budget exercise
  • Assist in validation of exceptions from Data Analytics Report
  • Assist in both the internal and external audit including preparation of schedules or reports required for audit purposes and related consultancy work
  • Assist in any other procurement related functions


  • Review processes and procedures from time to time and implement improvements to enhance efficiency
  • Improve on internal control and ensure sound internal control are in place in all areas of Procurement
  • To provide advice and guidance to internal customers or other divisions of the organisation in their day-to-day execution of procurement duties to ensure adherence and compliance with organisation-wide guidelines, policies and procedures
  • To provide supervision, mentoring junior staff members and set guidance to coach staff in their developing process
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 8-10 years of relevant working experience in government or educational sector would be preferred
  • Process strong analytical skills, meticulous with high level of integrity
  • Able to multi-task and lead team in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player who is resourceful and with good communication skills
  • Able to handle internal and external stakeholders
  • Skilled in both oral and written communications
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of SAP MM modules, hands-on experience in any e-procurement systems and data analytic tools will be advantageous

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