Global Category Manager (Banking:Procurement) 1 year contract

A multinational bank is looking for a Global Category Manager. This will be a 1 year contract in Singapore.
Your new company
You’ll be working for a multinational bank who is looking for a Global Category Manager. This will be a 1 year contract, contract extension is still subject to business approval, to be based in Singapore.

Your new role

  • Project Management
  • Leads and executes global initiatives. Define ownership framework for execution of the non global initiatives with each regional head and with the tactical sourcing hub lead for Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking (CCIB) including but not limited to Digital Channels and Data Analytics engagements.
  • Implements regular category workflow reviews to ensure all stakeholder requests are being owned by a member of the team. Any gaps to be escalated to line managers.
  • Business (commercials)
  • Creates cost efficiencies and support expense line management by directly mapping saves to the GL.
  • Meets or exceeds global category saves targets.
  • Risk Management
  • Leads effective governance and controls for supplier risk management across the bank, manage the vendor and contract management framework in the region.
  • Supports the business functional vendor management teams in day 2 supplier matters.
  • Key stakeholder interactions are Global Business / Function Heads
  • Cross functional teams during category management development and during strategic sourcing events. This include, but not limited to, Business stakeholders, Legal, Compliance, Tax and Finance

What you'll need to succeed

  • 3- 5 years of work experience in Procurement and licensing management.
  • Must have Tech skills – done tech sourcing preferably professional services / software – experienced in negotiating software deals (licences).
  • Preferably from Banking sector.
  • Has commercial acumen – experienced in creating cost efficiencies and support expense line management by directly mapping saves to the GL.
  • Excellent stakeholder management. – perspective project.
  • Nice to have - experienced in using Ariba system.
  • Software category knowledge and advanced understanding of the market.
  • Experience with Business Application software would be an advantage.
  • High level of contractual awareness
  • Advanced analytical and reporting skills
  • Ability to be a creative strategic thinker and execute against approved category strategies.
  • Effective influencing and negotiation skills
  • Strong project management
  • Academic or Professional Education/Qualifications; Educated at undergraduate level
  • Knowledge of the bank’s structure and the products / services it provides to its clients
  • Professional Memberships; CIPs or similar.
  • Bank training; Code of Conduct, AB&C, Basic Principles of Banking and other mandatory learning.
  • This role is only open to Singaporean or Singapore PR.
  • The max monthly salary range is 6000 SGD till 9000 SGD max.

What you'll get in return
Opportunity to work in a multinational bank.

What you need to do now
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Job Type
Banking & Financial Services
Banking and Financial Services
6000 SGD - 9000 SGD per month max

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Amirah Reza Anwar, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Singapore
#27-20 UOB Plaza 2, 80 Raffles Place

Telephone: +60376118640