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Posting Date:  23-Oct-2021
Location: 

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY, 50350

Company:  United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Finance and Corporate Services function manages the financial and administrative needs of the Group to help achieve its business goals.

 

Corporate Real Estate Services

We manage and administer matters relating to real estate on behalf of the Group. These include lease management, facilities management, as well as security and general service matters.

Job Responsibilities

  • Review, consolidate and prioritize Purchase Requisitions (PR), and ensure that the PRs received were raised in accordance to the Group Policy and Guidelines.
  • Responsible for the preparation and accurate processing of Purchase Orders (PO).
  • Monitor status of PRs and follow through the full life cycle of procurement processing from the receipt of PRs to the issuance of POs.
  • Maintain up-to-date internal IT procurement management information in databases and files, and prepare regular management reports.
  • Attend to queries from internal customers and stakeholders with reference to purchase orders.  Provide excellent customer service and ensuring that a professional manner is maintained with internal customers and stakeholders at all times.
  • Handle any other procurement projects when required.

Job Requirements

Education

  • Degree/Diploma from any recognised University or recognised establishment (Business, Finance, Engineering or accounting will be beneficial)
  • Professional certifications in the field of Sourcing/Procurement/Supply Chain (e.g. CIPS, CPPM, CPM) are advantageous

Experience and Skills

  • Minimum 5-7 years of relevant working experience in driving IT sourcing engagements and negotiating complex IT supplier contracts. 
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal) and interpersonal skills to positively influence people to make the appropriate decisions and resolve conflicts effectively.
  • Performance-driven balanced with proven success of working effectively in a cross-functional team in an international environment.
  • Process-oriented and possesses a strategic mindset with the ability to have a holistic view.
  • Ability to deliver and articulate a presentation confidently and effectively to a wider project committee and management.
  • Competent in formulating supplier negotiation strategies to address commercial and contractual (includes boilerplates and KPIs/SLAs) aspects.
  • Relevant experience in the financial services industry is advantageous.
  • Knowledge and familiarity of working with e-Sourcing tools and systems
  • Strong project management experience.

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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