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Posting Date:  17-Apr-2021

Raffles Place, Singapore, SG

Company:  United Overseas Bank Limited

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

Corporate Real Estate Services (CRES) encompass a range of services relating to property management across the Bank's global footprint. This include acquiring, maintaining, enhancing and disposing of real estate throughout the lifecycle of a property.


Leveraging our deep expertise in developing and managing a diversified asset base, CRES focus on enhancing the performance of our portfolio and strengthening our customer experience to deliver long-term sustainable value to both internal and external stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities

  • Working with partners, vendors, internal & external stakeholders to drive operational improvements
  • To drive full procurement activities cycle from pre-qualification to award and contract compilation, within target timeline and cost
  • Develop, track and execute sourcing strategies for assigned categories and measure against Key Performance Indicator (KPI) such as price, delivery and technical compliance
  • Vendor Management - management of supplier contracts, day-to-day relationships, negotiate, and secure competitive pricing
  • Execute procurement plans and strategy in compliance with relevant Group Policies and Guidelines

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree and or certified Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), PMP will be an advantage
  • With at least 8 years of experience in Financial Services industry doing business transformation/ operational excellence/ procurement operations and governance/ vendor and contract management
  • In-depth knowledge of the product category assigned and possess reasonable market knowledge related to CRES related category in Critical Facilities Management i.e. Data Center facilities upgrade (BMS, Genset, CRAC, etc.) and Smart Building initiative ‘buys’ (CMS, O&E, Content Management, FR, Room/Desk Booking system etc.).
  • Familiarity with SAP application will be an added advantage
  • Strong analytical skills; experience in using analytical tools (eg Power BI) to create dashboards / reports
  • Strong problem solving skills and effective negotiation skills; good track record of pricing and contract management experience
  • Excellent communication in both verbal and written in managing and engaging stakeholders
  • Requires strong planning and organisation skills to drive and manage multiple projects for on time and on cost delivery

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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