APL IT Procurement & Finance Specialist in Singapore, Singapore

Part of the CMA CGM Group, APL is one of the world’s leading ocean carriers, providing world-class container shipping and terminal services, as well as intermodal operations supported by leading-edge IT and ecommerce.

APL offers transcontinental cargo shipping across Asia, North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent and Australia through more than 90 weekly services, calling ports in over 50 countries worldwide.

JOB SUMMARY

  • Procurement support for Group IT, including sourcing, contract negotiation and oversight of purchasing transactions.

  • Generate financial reports, perform analysis and make recommendations for Group IT management team to support financial controlling activities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Procurement

  • Execute sourcing process, i.e. understand purchase requirements, conduct market research, request for quotation/proposal.

  • Negotiate pricing and contractual terms and conditions.

  • Review purchase requisitions and ensure compliance with procurement policy and procedures.

  • Advise Group IT project managers on procurement policies and best practices.

  • Any other duties assigned by manager.

Finance

  • Consolidate the budget requirements from various stakeholders in Group IT during annual budget exercise.

  • Monitor expenditure and prepare periodic reports analyzing budget variances.

  • Prepare periodic forecast reports.

  • Establish procedures and coordinate intercompany billing.

  • Act as the contact point between Group IT and Finance in interpreting and communicating financial policies.

  • Monthly financial reporting, analysis and forecase on Group IT budget, IT portfolio budget and expenditure.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

Education

Degree in Accounting or Computer Science or equivalent

Experience

  • At least 3 years in procurement, including contract negotiation

  • At least 3 years in budget and expenditure control and cost analysis

  • Candidates with experience in an IT environment will have an advantage.

Competencies

  • Detailed and analytical

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong cross cultural awares and communicate skills to collaborate effectively with colleagues across Asia, Europe and Americas

  • Able to work independently as well as be a good team player

  • Handles multiple tasks and tight timelines well.

**Salary package (local) & job title shall commensurate with experience.

**Please send a copy of your resume to Cynthia.soh@apl.com (in word format) together with a para (or pointers) why you are suitable for the role, with the reason/s for you to consider a move from your current/latest organisation, your current/latest salary details (i.e. monthly base salary, any AWS, variable bonus and/or other fixed cash allowances), expected salary & your notice period/earliest joining date.

**Kindly note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

APL is part of the successful CMA CGM Group, the world's 3rd largest container shipping company