Specialist, Contract/Vendor Mgmt (IT Hardware/Software)

Date: 08-Sep-2022


Singapore, Singapore

Singtel Group

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  • This role oversees Technology Infrastructure Budgets and Contracts throughout their lifecycle which involves budget planning, creation of contracts, reviews, negotiations, recommendation, record keeping, tracking of spending and change management (Change of contract contents such as revision of contract clauses, inventory, address, contracts, and other information related to contracts).
  • Works with various teams in Technology Infrastructure and Group IT in establishing contracts and agreement for hardware maintenance, software license and professional service engagement contracts, that reflects the requirement, scope of work and interest of the service owner and the company.
  • This role is also required to support regular Contract Risk Assessment, all other budgets & financial reporting, and related events.


Finance Management

  • Drive and support AOP cycle and activities. This includes forecast and actual budgeting submission for Capex and OPEX for the department.
  • Facilitate and drive stakeholders to provide the financial plan for new or upcoming departmental initiatives, projects, or cost optimization plan.
  • Engage stakeholders to contribute to budget planning during AOP period, support budget moderation and post-moderation/AOP events.
  • Monitoring and tracking departmental OPEX and CAPEX spending and analysis of financial report, support monthly and/or quarterly financial update.
  • Support AOP Stretch target on R&M 


Contract Management

  • Manage and responsible for all R&M contracts renewal which include inventory review, tender execution, bid review and award in accordance with procurement process and to meet contract renewal timeline and financial objective for all HOSS and non-HOSS contracts. 
  • Represent department to lead various key tenders, contract renewals and risk assessment initiatives.
  • Work with various team, internal and external, to finalize contract details such as inventory review with service owners to ensure the accuracy and completeness of components covered by the contracts, scope of work, SLA, and renewal periods.
  • Timely contract negotiations and managing contracts is a vital skill to succeed in this role. The incumbent must ensure that all procurement governance guidelines are strictly adhered to



  • This role is also required to work with legal counsel, procurement, finance, and other corporate function as part of the contract life cycle management, leading the renewal of contracts through tenders, tender bid review and negotiation, recommendation, and award; and as well as regular finance reporting, update and follow ups.
  • A significant component of this role requires working with internal employees, contractors, and third-party vendors to deliver quality outcomes for the business. 



  • Candidate must possess at least a Degree in Computer Science / Information Technology / Engineering / Finance / Accounting / Business or equivalent 
  • Minimum five years of relevant experience in either one of the following: Infrastructure Contract Management role, Logistic, Legal or Procurement Management Experience.
  • Strong knowledge and experience on excel formula, pivotal function, and automation.
  • Strong knowledge and experience on power-point presentation and charting e.g., water-fall, bar charts, line charts, etc.
  • Good to have Knowledge in Legal Support, Procurement Support, Logistic Support or infrastructure components such as operating system, database, middleware, network, and storages.




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.