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Keywords / Skills : ICT Procurement Partner

Posted: 2019-09-11

Government / Public Sector/ Defence
Purchase/Logistics/Supply Chain
Purchase Officer/Co-ordinator/Executive
Posted On
11th Sep 2019
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Job Description
As an ICT Procurement Partner in GovTech, you will collaborate with project managers, business analysts, and technical services consultants who are passionate about developing the required ICT capabilities in government to realize Singapore’s vision of a Smart Nation. You are a decisive and driven individual who takes a proactive approach to ICT procurement requirements with project stakeholders during the procurement phase of the project lifecycle. This includes planning procurement schedules, carrying out the procurement activities in accordance with government policies and procedures, and identifying risks and clearly communicating them to project stakeholders. The ability to effectively engage and manage project stakeholders and government agency’s partners is a must.  Success in the role will be demonstrated by your ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. 
What to Expect:
  • Manage and execute the procurement of ICT systems, goods and services in a timely manner. This includes the preparation of all procurement deliverables for each procurement project assigned.
  • Effectively engage and manage the project stakeholders to complete the procurement project on time
  • Understand the government procurement policy, ICT management policy, quality management policy and security guidelines to ensure the procurement deliverables are designed to comply with these policies and guidelines
  • Identify potential procurement risks and its implication to the project stakeholders, and propose mitigating measures to manage the risks
  • Propose and implement aggregation of procurement for common ICT systems, goods and services  
  • Propose improvements to ICT procurement templates, standards and guidelines  
  • Implement appropriate ICT procurement governance and management framework to achieve the organizational and national objectives

How to Succeed:
  • Bachelor's degree in infocomm, business or equivalent 
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in both procurement and IT
  • Good knowledge of government infocomm environment 
  • Good knowledge of ICT procurement and contract management practices
  • Able to deliver quality and thorough work, with eye for details 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication 
  • Good negotiation, influencing and stakeholder engagement skills 

About Company

The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) aims to transform the delivery of Government digital services by taking an "outside-in" view, putting citizens and businesses at the heart of everything we do. We also develop the Smart Nation infrastructure and applications, and facilitate collaboration with citizens and businesses to co-develop technologies. Join us as we support Singapore's vision of building a Smart Nation - a nation of possibilities empowered through info-communications technology and related engineering.
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