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Senior Manager / Manager (Procurement - BCGS)

Date: 04-Mar-2023

Location: UNIV ADMIN, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

This position is responsible for partnering and supporting the departments in National University of Singapore (NUS) to manage a full spectrum of procurement activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Support the overall procurement of Central Procurement Office for Building Construction Goods and Services (BCGS) to ensure strict compliance with the University's Procurement Policy and Guidelines

  2. Centrally administer, monitor and co-ordinate across all offices, covering the entire BCGS procurement cycle from pre-tender, post-tender and contract management

  3. Draft or review draft tender and quotations to ensure compliance with University Procurement Policy ad Guidelines

  4. Liaise with legal counsel, finance and procuring entities for all procurement matters

  5. Support the tender evaluation processes, including any post-tender clarification

  6. Participate in the evaluation of bids and conduct negotiations to ensure value for money and fairness

  7. Draft and review Tender Recommendation Report for University Tender Board's approval

  8. Draft or review draft Letter of Acceptance and liaise with procuring offices and/or legal counsel for vetting of the documents; and liaise with appropriate Signing Authority for endorsement

  9. Perform procurement transactions in NUS' e-procurement portal (i.e. publication, bid download, award PO creation, and Goods Receipt) to meet Service Level Agreement

  10. Develop a sound supplier network, manage supplier relations and contracts

  11. Identify opportunities to streamline procurement processes and improvements

  12. Regular reporting of procurement performance and spend analysis


  1. Degree in Building and Constructed Related, Real Estate Management, Quantity Surveying or relevant discipline

  2. Minimum 5-7 years (for Manager) and 8 years (for Senior Manager) of relevant working experience in procurement of Construction / Additional and Alterations / Facilities Management

  3. Good working knowledge of public sector procurement procedures, Building Construction Goods & Services and Green, Smart & Sustainable Procurement would be an advantage

  4. Demonstrated ability to handle large volume and complex contracts

  5. Demonstrated ability to handle strategic procurement (for Senior Manager)

  6. Strong interpersonal and people management skills with the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external contacts at all levels

  7. Strong organizational and time management skills

  8. Results-oriented with strong attention to details

  9. Familiar with E-Procurement and ERP Systems

  10. Experienced as a change agent in an organisation

  11. Excellent MS Office and presentation skills


More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: National University of Singapore

Department : Central Procurement Office

Job requisition ID : 10707