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VP, Planning and Procurement

Keywords / Skills : VP, Planning and Procurement

7 - 12 years
Posted: 2018-03-16

Banking/ Financial Services
Manufacturing/ Engineering/ R&D
Process Engineer
Bachelors/ Degree
Posted On
16th Mar 2018
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Job Description
Key Responsibilities
  • Support, define and implement category IT strategies across the Bank, working in close collaboration with IT stakeholders and business functions to deliver a structured sourcing process to optimize the value from the supply market.
  • At the outset, proactively engage and integrate input from respective stakeholders to drive and optimize value generation.
  • Foster effective collaboration and ensure strong communication lines with key stakeholders and colleagues in and across the countries to work towards shared business goals.
  • Develop and strengthen long-term partnerships with key stakeholders. Develop key stakeholder matrix in each category to maintain regular engagement.
  • Track and report savings achievements for areas in scope.
  • Ensure compliance to UOB policies, standards/guidelines.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement from an end-to-end perspective across Strategic Sourcing & Procurement function.
  • Establish appropriate supplier relationship management for assigned suppliers.

Key Requirements

· Degree from any recognised University or recognised establishment (Business, Finance, Engineering or accounting will be beneficial)
· Professional certifications in the field of Sourcing/Procurement/Supply Chain (e.g. CIPS, CPPM, CPM) are advantageous
Experience and Skills
· Minimum 7 years of relevant working experience in driving IT sourcing engagements and negotiating supplier contracts.
· Excellent communication (written, verbal) and interpersonal skills to positively influence people to make the appropriate decisions and resolve conflicts effectively.
· Performance-driven balanced with proven success of working effectively in a cross-functional team in an international environment.
· Process-oriented and possesses a strategic mindset with the ability to have a holistic view.
· Ability to deliver and articulate a presentation confidently and effectively to a wider project committee and management.
· Competent in formulating supplier negotiation strategies to address commercial and contractual (includes boilerplates and KPIs/SLAs) aspects.
· Relevant experience in the financial services industry is advantageous.
· Knowledge and familiarity of working with e-Sourcing tools and systems
Strong project management experience.

About Company

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Western Europe and North America. Since its incorporation in 1935, UOB has grown organically and through a series of strategic acquisitions. In Asia, it operates through its branches and representative offices as well as banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.

UOB plays an active role in the community, focusing on the arts, education and children. For three decades, UOB has organized the prestigious UOB Painting of the Year Competition and Exhibition. In recognition of its contribution to the arts, UOB was conferred the National Arts Council's Distinguished Patron of the Arts Award for the ninth consecutive year in 2013. UOB also encourages its employees across the region to be involved in its regular volunteer activities. This includes the annual UOB Heartbeat Run which is held in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and mainland China.

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