VP/ AVP, Regional Category Manager, Group Procurement and Services, Technology and Operations

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DBS Bank Limited
  • 20 Apr 19

VP/ AVP, Regional Category Manager, Group Procurement and Services, Technology and Operations

Business Function

Group Technology and Operations (T&O) enables and empowers the bank with an efficient, nimble and resilient infrastructure through a strategic focus on productivity, quality & control, technology, people capability and innovation. In Group T&O, we manage the majority of the Bank's operational processes and inspire to delight our business partners through our multiple banking delivery channels.


  • Lead and drive the formulation and deployment of category management strategies across the enterprise
  • Own and build strong relationships with key internal customers and suppliers
  • Drive and deliver supply chain value and risk management through partnership and early engagement with key stakeholders in understanding business needs and market trends
  • Provide mentorship and influence to downstream procurement teams and processes for seamless execution of category management strategies
  • Lead cross-functional teams in category planning
  • Conduct sourcing actions and contract negotiations with suppliers, to steer favourable outcomes in line with organisational objectives
  • At least Bachelor in Commerce or an equivalent qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in sourcing in the category spend management and proven track record of delivering cost savings in the category spend management
  • Impeccable integrity coupled with strong ownership of goals and a will-to-win
  • Strong understanding of strategic sourcing and procurement processes, with the ability to advice, sell and fulfill all sourcing needs of internal decision makers
  • Service-oriented with the ability to interact with all levels of management regionally, through excellent presentation and interpersonal skills

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We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.