Manager, Strategic Outsourcing (2 year direct contract)

Date: 08-Sep-2022


Singapore, Singapore

Singtel Group

At Singtel, we believe in the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers. We strive to ensure all our people practices are non-discriminatory and provide a fair, performance-based work culture that is diverse, inclusive and collaborative. 

Join us and experience what it’s like to be with an Employer of Choice*. Together, let’s create a brighter digital future for all. *Awarded at the HR Fest Awards 2020.


Why Join Us?

Our people transformation journey has helped digitally change the way our employees work, collaborate, and acquire future-ready digital skills.

Guided by the ’Amazing People, Awesome Impact’ approach, Singtel received the gold award for Best HR Digital Transformation Strategy at the recent Employee Experience Awards 2021, Singapore, but this is only the start.

Our team believes in the strength of a vibrant diverse, and inclusive workforce where backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us innovate and create strong connections with our customers. Join us, and you can be the one to make the difference!


What will your typical day look like?

  • Responsible for the timely planning, preparation, execution and management of tenders to support operation and project needs in both OPEX and CAPEX.
  • Liaise with Corporate Procurement team to manage project procurement process, ensuring that all stages including pre-qualification, enquiry, analysis, selection, management approval paper and contract preparation are performed effectively.
  • Responsible for tender documentation and administration.
  • Perform cost benchmarking, life cycle costing and/or total cost of ownership computation.
  • Apply Value Management techniques at the outset of a project.
  • Responsible for contract documentation and administration.
  • Responsible for proper management of post-contract cost variances and change control processes.
  • Liaise with the service users to resolve any commercial, change orders, cost variation and contract issues.
  • Guide and review the end-to-end tender and procurement process for consultancy/ construction/ renovation works to ensure that works & services are evaluated and procured in a fair and transparent manner and in compliance with corporate policies.
  • May be required to manage tenders for overseas projects.


Is this you?

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying, Building Construction or Equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in related field with proven track records
  • Tender preparation and execution
  • Technical knowledge and experience in Quantity Surveying duties
  • Tendering and evaluation
  • Contracting and contract management
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools
  • Able to work independently, proactively and is self- motivated


We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for our employees & customers and will require all prospective employees to be fully vaccinated.




About Singtel

Headquartered in Singapore, Singtel has 140 years of operating experience and played a pivotal role in the country’s development as a major communications hub. Optus, our subsidiary in Australia, is a leader in integrated telecommunications, constantly raising the bar in innovative products and services.

We are also strategically invested in leading companies in Asia and Africa, including Bharti Airtel (India, South Asia and Africa), Telkomsel (Indonesia), Globe Telecom (the Philippines) and Advanced Info Service (Thailand). We work closely with our associates, leveraging our scale in networks, customer reach and extensive operational experience to lead and shape the communications industry.

Together, the Group serves over 700 million mobile customers around world. Singtel is one of the largest listed Singapore companies on the Singapore Exchange by market capitalisation.

The Group has a vast network of offices throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and the USA, and employs more than 23,000 staff worldwide.