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Team Lead, Procurement Sourcing

Date: 02-Mar-2023

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Singtel Group

At Singtel, 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. 

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.


What will your typical day look like?

  • Lead and drive sourcing team to execute category strategies across the organization; ensure coherent supplier selection, sourcing decisions and product development
  • Report cost savings using established cost savings methodologies
  • Drive monthly portfolio reporting and review with strategic sourcing managers, for their overall category planning
  • Liaise with Strategic Sourcing/Category Managers and highlight any concerns observed in the tactical sourcing space, to ensure alignment with broader strategy
  • Accountable for escalations while offering recommendations for effective solutions
  • Ensure team delivers the procurement support in sourcing projects conducted for business stakeholders
  • Train and develop a high performing sourcing team
  • Conducts reviews for opportunity in consolidation and strategies within the team’s purview
  • Ensure team’s compliance with internal requirements and procurement market practices
  • Initiate and sustain effective communication on sourcing goals with key users
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects
  • Guide business users on procurement policy and practices


Is this you?

  • Degree in business/finance related
  • Minimum 8 years of working experience in sourcing/ Procurement
  • Strong understanding of source to pay process
  • Has handled high volumes of spot-buy, ITQs, RFQs
  • Possess managerial responsibility of at least 3 years
  • Sourcing platforms like Ariba, Emptoris, Coupa
  • Strong, communication, influencing, collaboration and negotiation skills
  • Ability to plan and prioritize work
  • Leadership experience


We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for our employees & customers and will require all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated.