16 Jan

Procurement Executive Travel Coordination Dover Campus Jobs Vacancy in Dover Campus Singapore

Procurement Executive Travel Coordination Dover Campus
Dover Campus
Singapore S00
16 Jan, 2018 30+ days ago

Dover Campus Singapore urgently required following position for Procurement Executive Travel Coordination Dover Campus. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Procurement Executive Travel Coordination Dover Campus Jobs Vacancy in Dover Campus Singapore Jobs Details:

UWC South East Asia is member of the UWC movement and a K-12 international school in Singapore. The school provides a challenging, holistic education to more than 5,500 students based across two campuses. Founded in 1971, UWCSEA is a not-for-profit school and is widely regarded as one of the leading international schools in the world. We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join us as:


Working closely with other team members in the Procurement department, the Procurement Executive reports to the supervising Head of Administration in a fast-paced dynamic environment of an international school. The organisation comprises of two campuses in Singapore, and this role supports the daily operations to ensure a high standard of services for our community.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for sourcing, negotiating and purchase of all travel related products (bookings, ticketing, hotel arrangements, etc.) from both local and overseas travel partners
  • Evaluate vendor’s quotation to ensure that they are in-line with the specifications required for all trips
  • Advise internal and external stakeholders on issues regarding trips, including but not limited to coordinating with legal and finance departments
  • In charge of daily operational travel needs such as planning, issuing and following up on Purchase Orders, delivery and travel schedules
  • Resolve supply, quality, service and invoicing issues with vendors
  • Evaluate supplier performance based on quality standards, delivery time & best prices and ensure all the criteria are met according to the organisational requirements and expectations
  • Responsible for suggesting changes for internal procurement strategies to cater for efficient delivery and short lead time requirements
  • Work with team to develop and implement procurement strategies
  • Discover reliable and well-priced suppliers, initiate and develop business partnerships to foster efficient and effective integration with the organisation’s needs
  • Negotiate with vendors to secure best possible outcome for the organisation
  • Work with other departments to manage tenders for large contracts
  • Collaborate with requestors to ensure that all requirements and scope are taken into consideration
  • Initiate procurement ordering and managing the process till completion
  • Set-up and regularly maintain Preferred Vendor Listing
Job Requirements
  • Minimum 4 years of working experience in similar positions, preferably in the education sector
  • Degree/Diploma in Procurement, Quantity Surveying, Engineering, or business-related disciplines
  • Able to think logically and formulate processes
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills
  • Attention to detail and meticulous with numbers
  • Excellent communicator and able to work well with both external and internal stakeholders
  • Positive work attitude and high level of integrity will be essential
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Able to multi-task and deliver results in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiar working in Google platforms, Microsoft Office and/or Mac OSX productivity apps
  • The successful candidate will be offered a 6-month contract with UWCSEA with the possibility of extension (to 12-months) upon satisfactory performance.
Interested applicants, please submit an application via our portal latest by Monday, 29 January 2018.

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