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Associate Engineer, Cost and Vendor (Procurement) (130519)

Date: 16-Oct-2021

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group


Singtel, Asia’s leading communications technology group, provides an extensive range of telecommunications and digital services to millions of consumers and businesses across Asia, Australia, Africa and the USA. With over 140 years of innovation behind us, we continue to push boundaries in our networks and services, to enrich lives and transform businesses.


Our core values – Customer Focus, Challenger Spirit, Teamwork, Integrity, and Personal Excellence – shape the way we work. We are passionate about making a difference and have an open and inclusive culture where everyone is empowered to do their best. Our diverse business means you will enjoy unique opportunities and rewarding experiences to learn and grow your career in a dynamic industry.


Join us and experience what it’s like to be with an Employer of Choice*. Together, let’s create a brighter digital future for all. *Awarded at the HR Fest Awards 2020




  • Renewal of service contracts for the department according to Singtel procurement process.
  • Prepare all tender and contract documents and technical specifications to ensure that operational and contractual requirements are met and that Singtel financial guidelines are complied with.
  • Preparation of Sourcing of Bids for the calling of quotations / tenders and facilitate the quotation / tender evaluation and adjudication process including the preparation of quotation / tender adjudication approval papers.
  • Preparation of Wavier of Competition approval for the engagement of specialist contractors / suppliers including the preparation of WOC approval paper.
  • Briefing of tender to potential vendors, including logistic arrangement and attendance. 
  • Prepare letters of award, compile contract documentations upon approval.
  • Ensure that term contracts are renewed at least 6 to 8 month before contract expiry or before the exhaustion of fund for the contract, whichever comes first and awarded the contract at least 1 month before the expiry of the contract. 
  • Collation and dissemination of term contractor assessments.
  • Liaison with internal and external stakeholders within the company to complete the above works. 
  • Updating of master list in excel or any other formats.
  • Monitor the status of security deposits and where required, seek the necessary approval to refund such deposits upon expiry of contract. 
  • Filling and archival of both hardcopy and softcopies
  • Collation of information and accurate keying in of annual budget between September to January for the department. 
  • Analyzing and reporting of the contract and department’s expenses.
  • Perform any other duties and tasks as and when assigned.

The Ideal Candidate should have/be:

  • Candidate should have at least a diploma in quantity survey or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years’ working experience in the related fields of contract management in procurement or facilities management.
  • Understanding of financial terms and budgeting.
  • Team player with willingness to learn and take on challenges. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong in managing own works and following up with issues.
  • Meticulous and systematic in organizing own work process.
  • Ability to communicate across different level of personnel - Strong influencing, collaboration, sourcing project management and negotiation skills.
  • Familiar with Microsoft suite of services.
  • Familiar with constructing presentations, organisation communications, and business cases
  • Knowledge of using e-sourcing tools like Ariba, SAP, etc will be an added advantage.



We believe in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers. We strive to ensure all our people practices are non-discriminatory and provide a fair, performance-based work culture that is diverse, inclusive and collaborative.