Senior Associate/Associate (Policies and Practices), Government Procurement Function Office
Ministry of Finance
Singapore, SG
2d ago
source : Government of Singapore

Categories : Economics / Statistics, Policy Formulation, Research and Analysis, Statistics

The Government Procurement Function Office oversees the Government procurement policies, practices, systems and workforce development.

Among other responsibilities, it is responsible for driving transformation of the whole-of-government (WOG) procurement function, including ensuring that government procurement policies and practices are agile and fit-for-purpose.

The Senior Associate / Associate (Policies and Practices) is responsible for the formulation and implementation of procurement strategies and policies, and proliferation of good procurement practices.

Key result areas include :

  • Develop WOG procurement policies and frameworks to be an enabler for effective and efficient delivery of public services while ensuring fairness, transparency and value-for-money
  • Oversee and implement procurement strategies and policies, including reviewing and providing recommendations for improvements required to enhance overall efficiency in government agencies’ practices and processes
  • Ensure that Singapore’s Government Procurement regime is comparable to internationally-recognised high standards
  • Support procurement innovation and industry growth
  • Requirements

  • Ability to look at issues from a WOG perspective, review the status quo and anticipate challenges in the future working context, coupled with a good sense of practical implementation issues
  • Self-driven and committed individual; able to work independently and within teams
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical and project management skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent writing ability and presentation skills
  • Degree from a recognised university. Background in procurement and a good appreciation of commercial practices, economics and financial concepts will be an advantage
  • Applicants should be Singapore citizens
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