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Procurement Executive / Officer

Date: 31-Aug-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

To handle sourcing and procurement operations as part of the University's Central Shared Services team in support of the University's procurement activities.

  • Provide end-to-end procurement support and advice on procurement policy, procedures, and system operation process to departments in NUS
  • Sourcing for General Goods and Services (GGS) Category
  • Administer quotation and tender processes and review procurement documents as per University Procurement Policy and Procedures
  • Participate in the evaluation of bids and conduct negotiations to ensure value for money
  • Verify that bids are evaluated fairly, prepare recommendation reports for approval and award the bids in consultation with users
  • Develop sound supplier network, manage supplier relationships and contracts and perform order management (i.e. follow-up on outstanding Purchase Orders)
  • Perform procurement transactions in NUS' e-procurement portal (i.e. PO creation/publication, bid download, award, electronic Goods Receipt etc) to meet Service Level Agreement (SLA)
  • Point of contact between NUS users and other departments such as Finance and Legal Offices on procurement related queries
  • Identify opportunities to streamline procurement processes and improve workflow
  • Any other ad-hoc duties assigned by Management 


  • Diploma or Degree in any field with at least 2 years of relevant procurement experiences
  • Meticulous with eyes for details 
  • Good interpersonal, communication and people management skills
  • Results oriented, strong attention to detail and time management skill
  • Demonstrates commitment to teamwork with good analytical and project management skills
  • Familiar with e-procurement, ERP systems (SESAMi / SAP) and proficient in MS Office
  • Proficient in English with good verbal and written communication skill
  • Demonstrates good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Customer Service focus with good inter-personal skill
  • Able to work in a team or independently under tight deadlines

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: National University of Singapore

Department : Central Procurement Office

Job requisition ID : 16238