Senior Officer, Procurement

Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd| Date Posted: 12-Jun-2019
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'N' Levels / 'O' Levels, ITE/ NITEC/ Higher NITEC, 'A' Levels, Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description


  • Conduct procurement activities for gaming/surveillance & Audio-visual teams under the direction of the immediate team lead.
  • Maintains company’s purchasing policy and ensuring that all such purchases meet all regulatory requirements at all times.
  • Develop, review and/or proposed new/better and/or improved administrative process / procedures to drive constant improvements, finding a better way to do things on an on-going basis at all times.
  • Develop comprehensive commodity/category strategies that document end to end sourcing approaches, solution development, supplier selection, cost performance/gaps, quality performance/gaps, logistics solutions with clear roadmaps/technical evaluation and knowhow.
  • Excel in supplier negotiations using multiple approaches to get the best value/deal out of each and every deal via methods such as market tests, long term agreements, cost modeling etc...
  • Perform comprehensive & in-depth evaluations to ensure best-in-class pricing are achieved with emphasis on total cost of ownership / returns on investments in every deal.
  • Ability to summarize sourcing recommendation and ability to convince stakeholders/end users to the recommended sourcing decisions.
  • Conduct business reviews with key suppliers and stakeholders on a regular basis with an on-going roadmap in the view of improving operations, cost efficiencies, meeting and/or exceeding all contractual set service levels/agreement.
  • Issue purchase orders and follow up with suppliers on prompt shipments so that appropriate service levels are maintain at all times both internally and externally.
  • Ability to interface independently with stakeholders/user departments and represent as the Procurement team’s specialist who will provide sound advice & recommendation to the department management in order for them to make the right decisions for their respective operations.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service, integrity, respect, trust, commitment to innovation, constant changes, ambiguity and time management skills.
  • Perform any other tasks, duties and/or projects as assigned.


  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field or relevant experience / discipline.
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant working experience in the indirect procurement space and/or related areas.
  • Strong project management skills with ability to manage and complete multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to details, accuracy, and quality work, strategic minded good analytical & critical thinking skills.
  • Resourceful, well organized, results / time orientated, good influencing and excellent prioritization skills.
  • Excellent business acumen, with ability to build rapport/support at all levels both internally and externally.
  • Excellent communications skills with ability to communicate effectively & clearly to manage key stakeholders / end users, resolve issues both internally & externally, provide sound & practical advice and seek practical solution in a positive / upbeat manner at all times.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong focused on attention to end-user needs to deal effectively with all business users, requirements & needs.
  • Maintains a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance at all times.
  • Working knowledge of SAP Ariba will be a plus.
  • Ability to manage/balance short term daily tactical roles versus long term strategic long term initiatives/plans.
  • Ability to perform complex detailed analysis of assigned areas, develop long range category plans both at the local and global level, streamline & improve operational procedures / process, perform continuous improvement on an on-going basis and ability to present & update senior management.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial management, cost management, PR/PO process, contract management and achieving set targets.
  • Work in a fast-paced, often busy, at times within a stressful environment and tight timelines