Position Description

Assistant Manager, Purchasing (Up $5600 / Healthcare / North)
Job Code 19026
Division GMP TECHNOLOGIES (S) PTE LTD (EA Licence:11C3793)
Job Placement Location Singapore
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► Healthcare Industry
► Office Hour
► Working Location: Toa Payoh




Procurement Governance

  • Oversees the development and execution of sourcing strategies across all categories within span of control including targets, timelines and resource plans
  • Implement best practices in procurement and supplier management to support operational objectives and maintain affordability
  • Ensures the execution of standards, controls, policies, procedures and performance metrics to effectively and efficiently manage the acquisition of supplies, equipment and services
  • Implement procurement, inventory management systems, simplify processes, lower cost of acquisition and increase productivity
  • Oversees approval processes by the various committees
  • Ensure proper documentation for audit trail
  • Coordination of audits and BCP exercises when necessary

Strategic Procurement

  • Leads rigorous and objective contract negotiations with key internal stakeholders, legal department and support groups
  • Maintains strong working relationships with strategic suppliers to achieve cost, quality, and delivery targets and outcomes
  • Set up processes to monitor, evaluate and improve supplier’s performance with internal stakeholders and suppliers
  • Establish site visits, after-sales, inventory management and stockpile agreement
  • Builds market intelligence capabilities within the category management team on key markets, suppliers and solutions to support strategy development purposes
  • Analyses market and delivery trends so as to develop procurement technologies and processes that support those trends
  • Updates procurement strategies based on changing market conditions.
  • Groom new suppliers to expand supplier base through best source and network

Supervision and Capability Development

  • Supervises Category Purchasing Executives
  • Identifies areas for improvement to continually drive performance and the company’s outcomes
  • Prepares department’s work plan and monitor progress of the submitted work plan as well as department’s annual financial budget and ensure adherence to the prepared budget
  • Reviews and develops team capabilities to continuously drive team performance towards achieving department’s deliverables and company’s outcome



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Accounting or business-related discipline
  • 5 years of progressively responsibility in contract management, procurement-related experience
  • Related experience in healthcare setting an added advantage
  • Interacts well with all levels of employees
  • Good communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills


To apply, please visit to www.gmprecruit.com and search for Job Reference: 19026

To find out more about this opportunity, please contact Summer at summer.thung@gmprecruit.com

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

GMP Technologies (S) Pte Ltd | EA Licence: 11C3793 | EA Personnel: Summer Thung | Registration No: R1871138

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