Job title: VP, Global Procurement
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Singapore
Job published: 2023-04-13
Job ID: 32444
Contact name: Crystal Poh
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Job Description

Our client is a high-tech company at the forefront of innovation in their industry. Their products are cutting-edge and they are dedicated to providing the best solutions to their customers. With a global presence, they are seeking a VP, Global Procurement to lead their procurement team.

The role will be responsible for developing and implementing a global procurement strategy that aligns with the company's goals and objectives. This position will play a critical role in transforming their procurement function into a strategic, value-driven organization that drives innovation, optimizes supplier relationships, and delivers sustainable cost savings. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of leading procurement transformations and building successful supplier relationships.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a global procurement strategy that aligns with the company's goals and objectives.
  • Lead a procurement transformation to build a value-driven organization that delivers competitive advantage for the business.
  • Optimize supplier relationships to drive innovation, cost savings, and improved quality.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures that ensure compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements related to procurement and supply chain management.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for cost savings, process improvement, and supplier optimization.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers and negotiate favorable terms and conditions.
  • Develop and manage procurement budgets and track key performance metrics to measure the effectiveness of the procurement function.
  • Build and manage a global team of procurement professionals, providing leadership, coaching, and mentoring to ensure team members have the necessary skills and resources to meet their objectives.


  • Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain management, or a related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in procurement, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.
  • Proven track record of leading procurement transformations and developing successful procurement strategies.
  • Experience managing a global procurement team and working with international suppliers.
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build strong relationships with suppliers.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Experience with procurement software and systems.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions.