EY Senior Associate, Procurement - Supply Chain & Operations, Performance Improvement, Advisory, Singapore in Singapore

Title: Senior Associate, Procurement - Supply Chain & Operations, Performance Improvement, Advisory, Singapore

Location: Singapore

Job Number: SIN003DG

As new markets open up and technology advances at a dramatic pace, the world of supply chain and operations is becoming increasingly complex. At the same time, clients understand just how vital effective, sustainable operational management is to their global success. As a supply chain and operations professional, you’ll use your analytical insight to drive our clients’ global business performance. Working as part of a high-performing team, you’ll deliver exceptional client service and help leading organizations improve their planning, design, procurement, sourcing, manufacturing, fulfillment, operations and services processes.

We’ll support you with formal training to develop the skills and knowledge you need to solve some of the most complex business challenges around. And working as part of a truly integrated global network, you’ll gain unrivaled experience across different geographies and sectors. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

The opportunity:

As a Consultant within the Procurement team for Supply Chain & Operations, you'll contribute to one of the fastest-growing regions in the world.

Businesses need to continuously achieve and sustain performance improvement in a rapidly changing environment. As one of our performance improvement consultants, you'll help many of the world's leading businesses and governments tackle their most pressing issues in particular about 3 rd party relationships with Suppliers and Cost Management of 4rd party spend. Better cost management means that the savings achieved directly impact the bottom line.

At Ernst & Young Advisory, we know it's your point of view, energy and enthusiasm that make the difference.

Qualifications:

Key responsibilities:

  • Working together with local/regional teams to supervise, implement and deliver solutions like:

  • Procurement Operating Model

  • Procurement Transformation

  • Spend Analysis

  • Sourcing and Savings Delivery

  • Procurement Technology (Ariba, SAP, Emptoris and etc.)

  • Working in a fast growing and challenging environment with like-minded people across the region

  • Delivering large-scale, complex supply chain management and transformation projects with a focus on Procurement and cost savings programs

  • Working with client organisations to enhance Procurement process and performance through the implementation of Procurement Technology

  • Assistance to the Project Manager in delivering proposals and projects

  • Building relationships with external clients and internal peers

  • Working in a collaborative team analysing client issues and developing solutions

  • Prioritizing objectives and contributing to project planning and status reporting

  • Anticipating and identifying risks and raising issues with senior members of the team

  • Working in multi-disciplinary teams in the delivery of high quality services, consistently and with proven global methodologies and tools

  • Support the development, growth and maintenance of large global accounts and strategic clients across Asia-Pacific

Skills and attributes for success

  • Tactical and process oriented problem solving

  • Strong professional experience in Procurement functions

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Bachelor degree in Supply Chain / Engineering (or equivalent) discipline

  • Added advantage of having experience of using Procurement related technology (Ariba, SAP, Emptoris, Coupa, Bravo, SAP SRM etc.)

  • Strong analytics, computer skills and knowledge of Excel is required

  • Strong communication, presentation and powerpoint skills

  • 2 years of professional experience in the Procurement function such as:

  • Sourcing

  • Contract / Tender Management

  • Category Management

  • Experience in leading and supervising projects/project team members

  • Strong commitment to professional client service excellence

  • Ability to develop, present new ideas and conceptualise new approaches and solutions

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Excellent interpersonal relations and demonstrated ability to work with others effectively in teams

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

What working at EY offers

EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance . We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.