Supplier Relations/Procurement Manager

Location Central Region, Singapore
Discipline Internet and E-Commerce
Job Reference Ktyh0709_1564644904
Salary S$3800 - S$4000 per month
Consultant Name Karen Tan Yueh Hua
Consultant Email
Consultant Contact No. 6232 5248
EA License No. 02C3423
Consultant Registration No. R1658726
The Supplier Manager will be responsible for managing supplier partner contracts and relationship aross multiple markets in the APAC region. Your role is vital in providing subject matter expertise to the APAC Procurement team and provide regional sales solutions on regional procurement options.
* Establish and develop relationships and service level agreements with ISP, Carriers and Telecom and Equipment organizations;
* Consistently assess the Company's cost profile with its local providers and identify and implement initiatives which will result in cost savings;
* Prepare Strategic Sourcing business cases, ROI models, supplier partner communication plans and contracting options;.
* Work closely with our legal teams and procurement stakeholders to develop and execute negotiation strategies that include most favorable options for pricing, process, service, and quality;
* Drive an optimized cost base of the carrier/provider services by setting up and maintaining an optimal mix of carriers/providers per market and proactively track progress towards these objectives;
* Own supplier relationship management, lead supplier rationalization and segmentation initiatives;
* Regularly review the operational and commercial performance of the carriers/providers, initiate improvements and change carrier/provider preferences where required;
* Keep track of new developments in the designated region, in terms of available service technologies, pricing, service levels, and regulatory environment;
* Support sales with commercial projects where additional services/solutions and/or special commercial conditions from carriers/providers are required;
* Act as main interface between the Company and in-country supplier partners within the designated region and support operational escalations (e.g. with regard to procurement, provisioning, performance, support or finance);
* Ensure that the APAC Supplier Partners, products, services, pricing, coverage, SLA and other related details are properly administrated in the Company's Systems.
* Bachelors Degree.
* You have 3+ years of working experience in the telecommunications industry in a similar position;
* You have knowledge of data / IP services and of the underlying network and access technologies (e.g. Cable, DSL, Ethernet, SONET, SDH, etc.);
* You are experienced in drafting and negotiating contracts;
* You are comfortable in a high-paced dynamic, work environment;
* Accurate and well organized, creative, persistent, quality and result driven;
* Inspires others by building and maintaining relationships that motivate, guide, and reinforce company goals and guidelines;
* Customer focused and strong communication skills;
* Ability to influence and motivate others with new ideas and concepts;
* You are enthusiastic about our core values simplicity, passion and innovation.
Tan Yueh Hua Karen
EA LIC:02C3423

Tan Yueh Hua Karen EA License No.: 02C3423 Personnel Registration No.:R1658726

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