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VP, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement

Posting Date:  12-Nov-2021

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY

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 Technology and Operations function is comprised of five teams of specialists with distinct capabilities: business partnership, technology, operations, risk governance and planning support and services. We work closely together to harness the power of technology to support our physical and digital banking services and operations. This includes developing, centralising and standardising technology systems as well as banking operations in Singapore and overseas branches.



Job Responsibilities

  • Vendor management
    • Facilitate and maintain good relationships with vendors
    • Establish best practices in managing best pricing and products quality
    • Tender activities and managing vendor selection programs
    • On-boarding activities of new vendor
    • Measure and evaluate vendor performance
    • Due diligence, risk assessment and continuing vendor monitoring
  • IT contract management
  • Assets management such as Laptop, Desktop, IT peripherals, photocopier, etc
  • Information Services reports


Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or its equivalent.
  • At least 10 years of experience in Vendor management and/or Asset management.
  • Result oriented and requires minimal supervision.
  • Ability to build relationship and interact effectively with internal and external parties.
  • Good written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in applying established techniques, procedures or standards.
  • Ability to work under the pressure with multiple assignments.
  • Strong analytical skills - ability to analyze problems and develop effective solutions.



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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