Senior Manager / Manager, Procurement

Job Category:  Administration
Posting Date:  29 Mar 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 a Procurement (Senior Manager) in ALPS, you will be based at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, and you will assist the Site Lead to undertake the portfolio in managing the non-medical team. Leading the team, you will be responsible for the Procurement and Contract Management services within the PHI. You will also communicate closely with hospital users and ALPS vendors to support in the hospital’s daily operations for patients’ care.


Key Responsibilities

  • Coach and mentor the procurement team in executing the various Tenders/Request for Proposals/ Quotations to achieve Department’s KPIs
  • Implement the Group’s procurement policy, processes and guidelines ensuring that they are up-to-date, striking a balance between governance and efficiency.
  • Guide and ensure internal stakeholders are able to understand and complying with guidelines
  • Review all procurement activities within Hospital to meet audit’s requirements and to minimize risks.
  • Anticipate/address pitfalls in the procurement process and implement effective measures to mitigate the risks
  • Recommend areas whereby work processes could be streamlined to achieve productivity savings while maintaining adequate governance
  • Build relationships with key suppliers and to address supply/ performance issues effectively Manage and ensure all Contract sare reviewed in a timely manner Ensure proper documentations of all procurement activities and to support internal and external audits


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
  • Ability to lead and motivate team members
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient in SAP MM Module/ARIBA would be an advantage