Assistant Manager, Procurement

Job Category:  Administration
Posting Date:  27 Apr 2024

About ALPS
ALPS - a subsidiary of SingHealth, was set up in 2018 as part of Ministry of Health’s (MOH) strategic thrust in delivering value-based supply chain solutions to public healthcare.  As the public healthcare supply chain agency, we design and execute a national level end-to-end supply chain blueprint in partnership with 26 Public Healthcare Institutions (PHIs) in Singapore.  Our employees are key to our excellence – the heartbeat in sustaining our mission, developing new capabilities and re-engineering processes to future-proof Singapore’s healthcare supply chain landscape – making it more sustainable and resilient.  An exciting career awaits you at ALPS. Join us to embark on a meaning career that brings value and impact to the population. Apply now if that sounds like something you would like to be a part of.

Job Description
As an Assistant Manager, Procurement, you will be based in one of the 26 Public Healthcare Institutions (PHI) in Singapore, and you will be responsible for the Procurement and Contract Management services within the PHI. Leading a team, you will provide proactive planning and value add to the procurement category you are in-charge of. You will also communicate closely with hospital users and ALPS vendors to support in the hospital’s daily operations for patients’ care.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for facilitating strategic sourcing projects for services and non-medical supplies categories
  • Establish contracts on time to ensure continuous supply of product and services
  • To be the procurement lead to guide the evaluation committee to evaluate goods and services proposal from vendors, suppliers and contractor of services
  • Engage key stakeholders on their requirement and suppliers to reduce the cost of ownership through streaming workflow, standardization of products/ services and rationalisation of suppliers
  • Add value through proper negotiation, product standardizing or innovative ways of sourcing
  • Perform support activities such as maintaining in-house contract database
  • Focus on capability building projects which would include development and enhancement of the supply chain framework
  • Creating a governance framework including a change management process, document control, and compliance to procurement framework Actively solicit customer's feedback, address issues and seek continuous improvement To lead and guide junior staff in strategic procurement cycle activities


Job Requirements

  • Min. Degree in Supply Chain/Business Management or equivalent with relevant end to end procurement experience and team management experience
  • Experience in process improvement, policy drafting and drive cost saving projects
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient in SAP MM Module/ARIBA would be an advantage