procurement manager (transport/trucking) in Singapore

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job details

supply chain & logistics
job type
S$ 78,000 - S$ 110,500 per year
reference number
nicholas tan, randstad
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job description

about the company
My listed client is a French group with expanding geographical footprint within Asia and they are accredited with a solid history of financial performance and the building of strong organisational structure, rendering them one of the top companies to work for. Supported by a robust technology and operational infrastructure, they are committed to the minimization of supply chain risks and optimization of processes to achieve maximum external customer satisfaction within their niche industrial specialization. Randstad is currently partnering with them for a Senior Procurement Manager (Transport/Trucking) to drive efficient spend management and adoption of best-in-class practices for their assigned customers.

about the job
This is a role with team management responsibilities, created for the development and implementation of regional procurement strategies for TRANSPORT/TRUCKING services. Your responsibilities include:

  • Function as the subject matter expert and single POC pertaining to main category and take lead to engage internal customers at decision-making levels to understand requirements
  • Continuously build a strong and diversified network of transport/cross border trucking service providers across APAC to strengthen operational capabilities and achieve cost efficiency
  • Utilize your category expertise and adopt a service oriented approach to internal customers to understand stakeholder spend management and buying patterns
  • Implement scalable solutions that are aligned with service/material requirements and group spend strategies
  • Exemplify service excellence and provide functional support and leadership to overall team capability development
  • Take lead in strategic sourcing and negotiation activities with suppliers at a regional level

skills and experience required

  • Degree with 5 years of experience as an expert in Transport category management
  • Strong commercial acumen and effective stakeholder engagement skills are required to drive buy-in
  • Regional experience across APAC is highly advantageous

Kindly use the apply function below to submit your application. Alternatively, do contact Nicholas Tan at +65 6510 3656 for more information regarding the role.

EA: 94C3609 / R1435371