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Say Yes to Contracting
Singapore’s successful positioning as an attractive destination has led numerous international banks to base their operations and IT infrastructure here. More often than not, an organisation’s strategy to set up its new team would include hiring permanent resources, as well as outsourcing specific operations to various IT services companies and independent contractors. A contractor is a specialist in a specific area who is hired for a fixed term to complete an allocated task. Because these people are professionals in their area of expertise, they are typically paid a premium salary. continues on page 12
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VP, BUSINESS ANALYST – REFERENCE DATA CENTRALISE & STREAMLINE DATA Singapore based. Competitive salary package. This global investment bank has a vacancy for a Business Analyst to centralise and streamline the collection and distribution of reference data within their organisation. The main focus of this project is to assist in delivering this strategy for the APAC change team across operational, process and system components globally. You will be responsible for developing and implementing client and account strategy and be required to liaise with key areas of the business at all levels, building and maintaining effective working relationships with key stakeholders, global business units and IT delivery teams. This organisation requires experienced BAs or Project Managers with a minimum of four years handling reference, client or product data, as well as a solid understanding of six sigma or similar methodologies. Contact Christian Fischbach at christian.ﬁschbach@hays.com.sg or +65 6303 0151.
PRODUCT CONTROLLER (VP) – COMMODITES DRIVE ASIAN EXPANSION Singapore based. $200k - $240k. This leading name in the global world of ﬁnancial services has offices in London, Tokyo, Hong Kong as well as Singapore. They are well positioned to continue their dominance in the industry. Due to resurgence in their commodities trading unit, there is now a vacancy for an experience Product Controller to join their ﬁnance team. Reporting to the Head of Product Control, you will manage both the exotics and ﬂow middle office team as well as be the product control lead for commodities in Asia. You will also be required to form a close working relationship with the trading desks and other areas in order to focus on providing high quality control, service and reporting. As this is an important and high level position with the team, you will need at least eight years product control experience and a good understanding of derivatives. Commodities exposure is beneﬁcial. Contact Grant Torrens at firstname.lastname@example.org or +65 6303 0150.
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12 August - 25 August 2010 (Issue 61)
ECOMMERCE FOCUSED PROJECT MANAGER DELIVER COMPLEX RATES SYSTEMS Singapore based. Senior management position. Competitive salary package based on experience. With a presence across approximately 70 countries worldwide this leading banking organisation has operations ranging from wholesale, investment and retail banking services. Through continued growth and investment in IT they are gaining competitive advantage and an increase in market share across their product offerings. Competitive edge requires state of the art technology. An eCommerce Project Manager will provide a delivery focus across a strategic programme of work that has global visibility within the organisation. You’ll provide proprietary solutions ranging from API/ point to point connectivity and functionality for multi-dealer platforms. We are looking for an experienced Project Manager who has demonstrable experience with ﬁxed income project and in particular bonds and IRS. An ability to manage demanding stakeholders and an understanding of product workﬂow across front, middle and back offices of investment banks is desirable. Successfully deliver complex global projects across the ﬁxed income space around eCommerce initiatives whilst working within a fast paced, multi faceted global organisation. Contact Jon Hampson at firstname.lastname@example.org or +65 6303 0154.
VP HR GENERALIST DELIVER SEAMLESS HR SERVICES Leading foreign bank. Opportunity to progress. Aligned to a challenging business function. A major player in ﬁnancial services engaged in global retail, corporate, investment banking and wealth management are seeking a HR Generalist to the business infrastructure team. This role will be directly aligned to the businesses ﬁnance, operations, technology, legal and global risk teams. With a direct reporting line to the Asia Paciﬁc infrastructure and a dotted lined to Hong Kong, this function will be supporting the Singapore hub where you will be based. Working in conjunction with their global counterparts in the UK and US you’ll deliver seamless HR services to the business. You’ll be working closely in an advisory capacity with a portfolio of clients interfacing with the HR specialist teams ensuring the delivery of HR products and services to the business. Handling the recruitment function as well as dealing with everyday employment relations issues for example disciplinary issues and addressing any poor performance issues. Ideally you will be someone who isn’t shy about liaising with senior managers with an ability to share views and communicate as a business partner. Being an individual contributor position you’ll be working alone 90 per cent of the time managing this remit of departments HR issues. This is a progressive opportunity for the right candidate. This organisation is a true believer in talent management and succession planning. Contact Mamta Shukla at email@example.com or +65 6303 0721.
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Excellent career growth. Regional exposure. Competitive remuneration package. This leading MNC provider of document management, content management to knowledge management solutions is increasing sales for its global clients and is looking to hire a dynamic sales specialist with expertise in handling ﬁnancial clients. You will be engaging with C level and senior executives within the ﬁnancial industry to consult and sell the solutions. Responsible for achieving revenue and proﬁtability objectives, you will implement strategies to meet sales targets. You will be closely liaising with IT and businesses and will be involved in strategic planning and cost analysis for new projects. You will be handling regional accounts and will grow your team. You should have well developed analytical and logical ability with great negotiation and interpersonal skills. If you have an excellent track record in regional sales selling document management/ content management solutions and are looking to expand your career please contact the consultant below. Contact Monika Bakshi at firstname.lastname@example.org or +65 6303 0158.
Market Leader. US MNC. Great Career Advancement. This premier manufacturer and distributor of highly engineered packaging components and solutions is headquartered in North America. Comprising of three strategic business units, they are the market leaders in the industry, enjoying an impressive reputation for a high level of excellence. The burgeoning business in Asia requires a self starting Account Manager to take it to the next level. Reporting to the Global VP of Sales, you will develop and implement strategies for maintaining key accounts and building new business for the region. Acting as the key contact for clients, you will manage the pricing strategy and project manage the full phase of the cycle from planning and design, through to integration and installation. You will ensure that there is regular seamless communication between clients and the internal support team, and will know ﬁrsthand potential issues or opportunities. Through participation in regular industry and trade events, you will represent the company on all technical and product matters, and act as the voice of Asia on trends and developments back to headquarters. You are required to have experience in selling into the life science industry, with exposure to key Asia markets. You possess a track record of building a business from scratch and managing sophisticated multinational accounts. A self starter, strong leader and highly driven individual with an entrepreneurial edge will excel in this role. Contact Audrey Lim at email@example.com or +65 6303 0720.
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12 August - 25 August 2010 (Issue 61)
is a global specialist executive search firm, which focuses on finding and building relationships with the high-quality, specialist candidates that our clients have difficulty sourcing themselves. Here in Singapore, Hydrogen recruits across the professional disciplines of Finance & Accounting, Business Transformation & Technology, Legal, Oil & Gas and Power. With international research teams spanning over 40 countries, we are able to offer candidates opportunities on a local and global scale, and give our clients access to the best specialist candidates in both the local and international marketplace. If you would like to find out more about Hydrogen and our plans in the Singapore market, or if we can help you with a particular assignment or career move, then please contact us on: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us
Credit Risk Architect
SGD $160,000 - $200,000 • Singapore
2 year fixed-term contract USD $10,000-15,000 / month Kuala Lumpur
A leading global bank is looking for a strong credit risk architect to join their multiyear, strategic risk platform initiative. You will be responsible for the layout of enterprise-wide architecture strategies in forming business and technology roadmaps. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a fast-paced environment of architecture teams, all working towards one view of credit risk across the bank. Requirements: • Strong investment banking experience with deep knowledge of credit and market risk technology • Ability to create and more importantly execute IT Strategy / Enterprise Architecture • Expertise in application interfaces and multi platform technologies • Prior experience in architecture governance is preferred Vacancy reference number: PP428059 For further information please contact: Adam Solomons +65 6232 2954 or email@example.com
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Our client is a multinational of choice for a number of the worlds leading Geoscience specialists in the Malaysian Exploration and Production industry. With a wide portfolio of international assets, a need has arisen for Geoscientists in a number of specialist areas to be based in Malaysia. The scope of the role includes: Prospect generation and maturation, 2D and 3Dseismic interpretation, AVO, inversion and attribute analysis study and Geophysical studies including acquisition and processing. Requirements: • 10+ years Development Geology or Geophysics experience • Strong technical background in seismic interpretation • Proficient with interpretation software (Petrel, Geoprobe) • Experience working on Malaysian offshore basins would be advantageous Vacancy reference number: PP428471 For further information please contact: Adam Carabetta in London +44 (0)20 7002 0051 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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A top tier, global investment bank is looking for a Technical Murex Business Analyst to play a vital role on a large Implementation programme. You will be sitting within the front office treasury department, acting as a link between business and technology for all Murex related matters. This role provides an excellent opportunity to gain high level ownership over your work streams. As a techno-functional Murex subject matter expert, you will be key to this high profile programme of work.
This exciting role within a leading European Bank is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing organisation. You would be responsible for liaising with senior stakeholders for finance, IT and risk to implement programmes of change across finance. The role offers exposure to the key decision makers in the bank and a chance to take ownership of important regional change projects.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Futures and Options Project Manager to join one of the world's leading investment banks, as part of the Exchange Traded Derivatives Team. This is a unique opportunity to lead change management initiatives in relation to the delivery of front-to-back, trade lifecycle, straight-through processing. You will be responsible for managing global process re-engineering and establishing project management credentials.
Requirements: • 5+ years SME/ Murex Business Analysis experience • Strong technical skills/ development background • Exposure of working within front to back office • Treasury experience • Murex implementation/ upgrade experience Vacancy reference number: PP428546 For further information please contact: Courtney Geldart +65 6232 2962 or email@example.com
Requirements: • 8-10 years experience within finance change • Experience in leading projects and initiating change in an investment bank • Strong knowledge of investment banking products, preferably fixed income • Accountancy background with experience in product/ financial control is preferred
Requirements • 5+ years Futures and Options product knowledge • Proven expertise managing the full lifecycle of software development • Derivatives market knowledge • Proven experience with Rolfe and Nolan • Knowledge of SunGard Clearvision and GMI suite
Vacancy reference number: PP428491 For further information please contact: John Spackman +65 6232 2953 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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A senior property underwriter is required to work for an international reinsurance company in Singapore. Property underwriting experience is mandatory as is experience of building and maintaining a profitable treaty book of business. Excellent broker and client relationships are necessary to grow this established book throughout the Asia Pacific region. Industry recognised qualifications are desirable as is proficiency in Mandarin or another Asian language. Experience of managing small/medium sized underwriting teams would also be beneficial.
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Experienced in Life Insurance sales, management and working with agencies? Market leading life insurer has an opportunity for a target driven individual to develop and lead the strategy and growth of its Agency Distribution. Through effective leadership and management you will be tasked with achieving recruitment and production targets in order to create an industry leading agency sales force.
Leading Life Insurer requires an underwriter with experience in Accident & Health lines of business. The ideal candidate will have dealt with various channels of distribution including brokers, banks and agencies as well as demonstrating business development skills. Great opportunity for candidates looking to learn and gain more experience in the A&H field with opportunities to progress into management. Insurance qualifications would be beneficial.
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true talent shapes business true knowledge ﬁnds it Construction, Property & Engineering (CPE) industry focus The Construction, Property & Engineering consulting team at Randstad are industry specialists. They work with some of the most sought-after companies on leading projects, both in Singapore and across the Asia Paciﬁc Region. Specialising in senior and managerial roles within Rail, Oil & Gas, Architecture & Design, R&D and Construction, and with a total-project approach, they focus on building the careers of industry leaders right across the sector. With constant access to the best career opportunities available in the market, the Randstad CPE team understands your career goals, knows your market and will assist you in getting where you want to be. To partner with specialists who understand your true talent, visit www.randstad.com.sg or call 6510 1350.
global sales manager
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HR solution sales $100K p.a (plus $20K additional OTE)
Salary to $84K p.a 30–50% APAC regional travel
Salary to $78K p.a Singapore East location
This leading HR services company is seeking a dynamic and presentable Global Sales Manager to build its portfolio of international key accounts, and help promote and grow the existing business in Korea and the APAC regions. The ability to conﬁdently build relationships with internal and external senior clients is essential, as is your demonstrated capability to manage large, complex sales cycles and to achieve the KPI targets set for the role.
Our client is one of the top integrated professional service and solution providers. They are seeking an experienced Process Auditor to be responsible for the audit process (planning & execution) across all APAC ofﬁces, and ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures within the SOX & SAS 70 controls.
A leading US IT MNC is seeking an experienced Senior Network Engineer for their rapidly expanding team.
You will be degree qualiﬁed with at least 7-10 years experience in software solution selling and good working knowledge in human resource practices. The ability to speak Korean will be a deﬁnite advantage. For further information, please contact Jaya Dass on 6309 3286 and email email@example.com
You will be a degree qualiﬁed CPA/CIA with a minimum of 7 years of internal/external audit experience, ideally within a US MNC or Big 4 public accounting ﬁrm. You need to have working experience in SOX and SAS 70 and be open to regional travel. For further information, please contact Chiam Chung Hong on 6510 1354 and email firstname.lastname@example.org
The successful candidate will hold CCNP, CCIP certiﬁcation and a degree in computer science. With 4-6 years network architecture engineering experience, ideally within a data center environment, your responsibilities will include conﬁguring and managing routers and switches, ﬁrewalls, and load-balancers from vendors like Cisco, F5, Juniper and Citrix etc. You will be well-versed in production support, design, planning, implementation and troubleshooting, together with possessing a strong working knowledge of networking protocols and server load balancing technologies. For further information, please contact Yvonne Tang on 6510 1461 and email email@example.com
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A leading real estate investment ﬁrm in Asia is expanding and currently looking for two Investment Managers for one of their funds. The roles will report to the Director and be responsible for identifying and evaluating potential acquisitions, in addition to divestment of real estate projects. Previous experience in the execution, due diligence and negotiation of deals, together with solid experience with ﬁnancial modelling are essential. You will hold a degree in real estate with 5-8 years relevant investment experience. These roles involve APAC travel and the successful candidate will be bilingual in Mandarin and English. For further information, please contact Megha Goyal on 6510 1466 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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A well-known advertising MNC is seeking an APAC CFO. As a member of the executive board, you will have 10 direct reports and manage the ﬁnancial and commercial operations in APAC. As a strong leader, you will enhance and develop the current ﬁnancial function to ensure ongoing ﬁnancial performance and compliance. Dynamic and forward thinking, you will maintain and develop long-lasting relationships with key stakeholders. You will be a degree qualiﬁed CPA/CA with over 10 years regional ﬁnancial and management experience within a public listed company. The ability to travel whilst also adhering to deadlines will make you a successful applicant. For further information, please contact Richard Cornish on 6510 1359 or email email@example.com
An international organisation is looking for an experienced APAC Supply Chain and Planning Manager. This key position requires the successful candidate to negotiate and inﬂuence internal stakeholders, and manage a team of people throughout the APAC region. You will be responsible for the planning of supply by liaising with manufacturing and sales to maximise the fulﬁllment of customer orders throughout the APAC region, and ensure that the management of supply and demand is running at optimal capacity. The ideal candidate will have 10+ years experience in supply chain management in either chemical, petrochemical and/or oil & gas industries. For further information, please contact Richard Cornish on 6510 1359 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Financial Analyst Symantec Responsibilities: • Analyze and interpret financial information to propose forecasts for use in business management. • Perform analysis of actual vs budget. Investigate variances and rectify incorrect postings. Propose preventive measures to incorrect postings. • Develop and refine processes to increase capacity. • Forecast Management: Assist business management with annual planning and monthly forecast. • Report and analyze revenue bookings and billings including processing adjustments. • Responsible for monthly & quarterly payments based on compensation plans. • Responsible for AR collections and clearance, accruals, recharges, intra-entity transactions and allocations. • Ad-hoc project analysis and reporting as required. Requirements: • At least 3 years of Business/Financial Analysis. • Degree in finance / accounting. • Able to articulate budget/actual directions and manage expectations of stakeholders across all functions. • Pleasant personality and collaborate well across functions and hierarchy. • Comfortable with large amounts of data. • Ability to adapt at changing demands and adjust priorities as needed.
Human Resources Director/Senior Manager (MNC) CA Search Responsibilities: • Provide leadership to the HR team • Maintain and develop HR programs with alignment to Corporate and Regional strategies of attracting, motivating and retaining qualified staff • Promote employees’ commitment towards achieving the company’s goals and objectives • Plan and direct training and development programs with talent management in mind • Lead and initiate new and innovative HR practices to spur high performance teams • Improve efficiency of HR services by assessing and bridging gaps throughout the organization Pre-requisites: • Degree with 10 to 15 years’ HR Generalist exp • MNC or international exp an advantage • Excellent in HR, strategic mindset, proactive and resourceful, able to plan and orchestrate implementation
Business Development Manager (Based in Singapore) PCI Responsibilities: • Reporting to Senior Business Manager • Main person to bring in business to the organization • Develop business from new and existing customers to meet corporate objectives • Able to build a good rapport with customers • Areas of coverage include USA, Europe and Asia • Able to manage RFQ, contracts and all commercial aspects of New Product Introduction (NPI) activities Requirements: • Degree holder preferably majoring in Engineering, with some technical knowledge • Minimum of 3 years of Sales or NPI experience in Electronic Manufacturing Services • Class 3 License with own vehicle is required • A team player • A good command of English with good presentation skills • Able to travel overseas when required The successful applicant should be ready to work in the Jurong/Tuas area. For more information, please access our website: www.pciltd.com
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APJ Regional Government Relations Manager Symantec Responsibilities: • Serve as Symantec’s primary government representative and driver of the company’s public policy agenda in the Asia Pacific & Japan Region (APJ). • Develop in concert with corporate government relations, including input from the company’s regional leadership, Symantec’s Public Policy agenda and federal government strategy for Asia Pacific region. Efforts will target the largest markets in the region. • Main focus will be on software pricing, standards and certifications policy issues. • Manage Asia Pacific public policy relationship with Business Software Alliance (BSA), and other trade a sociations. • Develop relations with key elected and appointed government officials and staff. • Work with appropriate Symantec regional leadership including public sector sales, public relations and marketing staff to enhance the company’s presence among the various federal governments, to leverage potential revenue opportunities with federal agencies through events, meetings, etc. • Support Symantec’s effort to be positioned as the information security leader among APJ governments. Qualification: • Candidate must have a solid working knowledge of government and public policy issues. • Knowledge of information security issues a plus. • University degree plus 5-7 years work experience with APJ governments or trade associations is required.
VP, Syndicated Loans CA Search Responsibilities: • Support the Head of Shipping with respect to the planning, management and implementation of the activities and all aspects to Shipping & Oil Services’ syndicated loans • Give support to the SRMs/RMs in identifying and presenting new opportunities and solutions for the customer with regards to syndicated loan product(Origination) • Involved and give support to the sale of syndicated loans to other financial institutions including the preparation of all marketing material, setting up of bank meetings and follow-up of prospective lenders (Distribution/Syndication) Pre-requisites: • Degree holder with 5 to 8 years of relevant banking and financial exp • Strong influencing and negotiation skills to drive results • Excellent written and communication skills • Proficient in MS-Office applications
Manager, Global Treasury Goodpack Limited Goodpack Limited is a market leading business in the logistics industry. We provide returnable packaging solutions through the management and leasing of multi-modal, returnable IBCs (Intermediate Bulk Containers) designed for packaging, transportation and storage of solid and liquid bulk cargo. Listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange with business spanning over 68 countries globally, we are strategically and rapidly expanding. We invite a self-starting and high-achieving Global Treasury, Cash and Tax Management specialist to grow your career with us in the following position located in our global headoffice in Singapore: Requirements: • Degree or MBA in Finance, Accounts, Financial Management and CPA qualified • 10-15 years in-depth experience in Treasury/Cash/Tax Management in similar roles in a global multi-national company, preferably with prior consulting background in global top five accounting firms • Specialist know-how in Global Financial Accounting Standards • Specialist know-how in stock markets, money markets, fixed-income securities markets, foreign exchange rates, interest rates, derivatives and taxation • Knowledge of Singapore Stock Exchange requirements • Strong business financial acumen • Strong presentation and communications skills • Dynamic and creative individual with leadership and management skills
Interested applicants, please email detailed resume and photograph, stating your current and expected salary and contact number to PCI.Careers@pciltd.com.sg Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.
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Head of IT (Ref: 104873)
Finance Manager, Regional Consolidations (Ref: 104667)
Responsibilities: • Oversee the Company’s IT infrastructure, policy, security, strategy and compliance as well as implementation of network security at the corporate level • Work with other teams to improve the company’s IT infrastructure, operation efficiency and control • Provide advice on the choice of the IT architecture, hardware and software • Manage all IT-related purchasing and budget usage and work with the accounting dept to develop budgets • Capacity planning and scheduling vendor negotiations related to IT
Responsibilities: • Assist Head of Finance Department to review, propose and implement the accounting system to MER mapping • Assist to review, propose, setup and prepare a manual on monthly reporting and consolidation procedures as well as appraise and approve GST returns • Review company level financials (i.e. payment vouchers, journal vouchers, bank reconciliations and schedules) to ensure accurate reporting of performance of entity • Involved in the financial management matters of the other operating entities in Singapore and overseas entities and lead Accountants in day-to-day functions
Requirements: • 8-10 years’ experience in the same capacity and technically strong in IT administration and management • Good knowledge of IT architecture (infrastructure, servers, networks, database) • Well-versed in System Architecture (Unix/ Linux/ Windows server and desktop environments) as well as Network Architecture and Administration (Firewalls, Routers, Switches) • Able to work with different nationalities and a multi-cultural environment
Requirements: • Degree in Accountancy/ Finance with at least 10 years’ working experience • Relevant experience in financial accounting and hands-on in regional group consolidations • Highly dependable and committed to meeting multiple timelines • Hands on with a passion for building support for key change initiatives For more details, contact Ms Jeslyn Xie at (65) 6372 1608.
For more details, contact Mr Christopher Wong at (65) 6735 5554.
Senior IT Consultant, Financial Services (Ref: 104085) Responsibilities: • Conceptualise, develop and drive IT projects in the financial services sector, in partnership with other government agencies, industry players and industry associations • Work with the financial services sector to identify and exploit suitable technologies to meet industry’s needs • Value-add to the industry by providing advice on best practices in exploiting appropriate technology Requirements: • Honours Degree in Computer/ Computer Science or Engineering or Business or equivalent • 5-6 years’ relevant experience in IT consulting/ project management in the financial services sector, e.g in the areas of contactless payment systems and financial operations • Strong IT consulting / project management and people management skills • Strong understanding of operations and processes in the financial sector; good knowledge of or experience in the electronic or mobile payments market advantageous • Excellent written, verbal communication, presentation and negotiation skills For more details, contact Ms Tang Lee Ling at (65) 6735 5554.
Supplier Quality Assurance Manager (Ref: 104673) Responsibilities: • Manage the implementation of divisional standard supplier improvement processes across the region to meet regional Supplier Quality Objectives • Deploy and manage supplier Quality Improvement processes ensuring these are understood and addressed in supplier’s internal quality systems • Consolidate supplier quality reports within the region, communicate to suppliers and division as required and appropriate and ensure execution of corrective action plans • Provide regional SQA support and programme interface to other regions/facilities • Manage a Regional Product qualification plan including APQP, PPAP, Safe Launch and audits verifying process conformance Requirements: • Bachelors Degree in technical fields or of equivalent experience • 3-5 years’ experience in a Supplier Quality or Quality field as well as minimum 1-3 years’ quality auditing experience with ISO/ TS16949 Standard • Working knowledge of Quality Improvement tools, SQA, Quality Processes, Automotive Products, Statistical Process Control and analysis techniques • 5 years’ Engineering/Industrial Manufacturing experience
Purchasing Manager (Ref: 104822)
For more details, contact Ms Tricia Hoy at (65) 6735 5344.
Responsibilities: • Lead and manage a team of Buyer(s), Lead Buyer(s) and Senior Buyer(s) to actively source, negotiate and contract; execute high value job tender; and manage risk relating to the supply base and supplier performance to support operational requirements • Negotiate prices, delivery terms, payment terms, warranties, service levels and other purchase terms and conditions • Implement supplier programs and work with relevant cross-functional groups for continuous improvement on supplier quality, cost, inventory, and delivery/service • Support the equipment commodity team and work with them to qualify the right type of equipment and services at competitive pricing
Quality Engineering Manager (Ref: 104895) Responsibilities: • Provide technical leadership in validations, root cause investigations, product quality, process engineering, FMEAs, supplier quality, applied statistics, and change controls • Review/ approve validation protocols, reports, technical summaries, Engineering Change Requests (ECRs), supplier quality, preventive maintenance activities, workmanship standards, and other technical documents • Support CAPA management, metrology services, preventive maintenance program, Exception Work Order (EWO) and plant shutdown/startup activities • Provide technical training and mentorship of Quality Engineers through hands-on facilitation
Requirements: • A recognised university degree or diploma, preferably in Business Administration/ Supply Chain/ Purchasing required • Minimum 8 years’ working experience in purchasing, preferably in the Semiconductor/ Electronics sector • Experience in SAP system is advantageous
Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field (manufacturing, mechanical, chemical, & biomedical) or scientific discipline is required; Master’s in a scientific or engineering discipline highly preferred • Min 5-6 years’ direct quality engineering experiences in the medical device industry needed • Certified Six-Sigma Engineer is highly preferred
For more details, contact Ms Rufina Lee at (65) 6260 1221.
For more details, contact Ms Tricia Hoy at (65) 6735 5344.
12 August - 25 August 2010 (Issue 61)
OFFERING A FRESH PERSPECTIVE PROJECT MANAGER
MARKET RISK â€“ EXOTICS/HYBRIDS
Global Telecommunications Company Exciting Contract Opportunity
!TTRACTIVE 2EMUNERATION 3INGAPORE BASED
This leading international communications company specialises in providing critical communication networks and services globally. It works with large multinational companies, governments, carrier customers and resellers to provide a range of high quality managed voice, data and IP-based services and applications across the globe.
!N INTERNATIONAL BANK IS SEEKING A MARKET RISK PROFESSIONAL TO HANDLE THE RISK EXPOSURE OF ITS EXOTICSHYBRIDS BUSINESSES 4HE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE IDENTIlCATION measurement, monitoring, analysis and reporting of the market risk generated by various businesses on an independent, timely and consistent basis.
s ENSURE THAT PROJECTS ARE INITIATED SET UP DElNED EXECUTED AND CLOSED IN A MANNER THAT ensures timely delivery, cost effectiveness and quality parameters, whilst conforming to THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK s ENSURE THAT PROJECTS ARE TRANSITIONED SMOOTHLY FROM DELIVERY TO @IN LIFE SUPPORT AND THAT THE PROJECT CLOSURE PROCESS IS ADHERED TO EG LESSONS LEARNT ASSOCIATED ACTIONS AND END PROJECT REVIEWREPORTS s PREPARE PROJECT DOCUMENTATIONS AND SECURE REQUISITE APPROVALS s ENSURE THAT PROJECT DOCUMENTATIONS ARE PROPERLY MAINTAINED AND KEPT UP TO DATE s IDENTIFY AND MANAGE STAKEHOLDERS INCLUDING THOSE WITHIN THE CLIENT ORGANISATION s DElNE AND AGREE ON PROJECT PLANS ASSOCIATED BREAKDOWN STRUCTURES AND DELIVERABLES
s RECOGNISE AND mAG MAJOR MARKET RISK POSITIONS WITHIN ALLOCATED BUSINESSES s ESCALATE LIMIT EXCESSES AND RECOMMEND APPROPRIATE ACTIONS UPON DISCUSSIONS with the trading desk and management s ENSURE COMPLETENESS OF RISKS IN BOTH THE REPORTS AND 6A2 WHILST REVIEWING THE MARKET DATA QUALITY AND MAINTAINING AN UPDATED LIST OF RISKS NOT LISTED IN 6A2 s LIAISE WITH THE EXOTICS DESK ON SETTINGREVISING AND MONITORING MARKET RISK LIMITS s KEEP UP TO DATE ON THE EXOTICS MODEL VALUATION PRICING POLICIES AND TRADING MANDATE s CONDUCT WEEKLY MANAGEMENT REPORTING AND AD HOC ANALYSIS s LIAISE WITH THE ,ONDON -2- TEAM ON NEW MARKET RISK MEASURESPOLICIES EG STRESS TESTS CONTINGENT MARKET RISK DEFAULT DELTA AND JOINT MARKETCREDIT RISK SCENARIOS
Key Requirements: s DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN 4ELECOMMUNICATION#OMPUTER %NGINEERING)4 OR POSSESS OTHER relevant industry experience for non-engineering Business degree holders s RECOGNISED QUALIlCATION OR CERTIlCATION IN 0ROJECT -ANAGEMENT EG 0-0 OR 02).#% s PROVEN SIX TO TEN YEARS EXPERIENCE IN MANAGING TELECOMMUNICATIONS OR TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS OF VARIOUS COMPLEXITIES AND SUB CONTRACTOR MANAGEMENT s POSSESS TECHNOLOGY CERTIlCATIONS SUCH AS ##.!##.0 OR OTHER RELEVANT TECHNOLOGY experience s EXCELLENT UNDERSTANDING OF )0 DATA VOICE VIDEO PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Key Requirements: s s s s
STRONG ANALYTICAL NUMERICAL AND SPREADSHEET SKILLS POSSESS DETAILED KNOWLEDGE OF TRADING PRODUCTS AND TRADED RISK MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE IN COMPLEX RATES AND HYBRID STRUCTURES EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
Interested applicants should email their CV to Ellen Lee at email@example.com or call (65) 6228 0293 quoting Ref. No. 386060
Interested applicants should email their CV to Samuel Henderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (65) 6228 0261 quoting Ref. No. 386800
TRADE SUPPORT ANALYST
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT OFFICER
International Bank Contract Opportunity
Consumer Bank !TTRACTIVE 2EMUNERATION
4HIS COMPANYS 3INGAPORE OPERATIONS GROUP IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE GLOBAL OPERATIONS DIVISION AND SUPPORTS A WIDE VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES ACROSS A RANGE OF lNANCIAL MARKETS WITHIN THE !SIA 0ACIlC 4HE %- !SIA CREDIT TRADE SUPPORT TEAM IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPPORTING VARIOUS TRADERS FROM CREDIT TRADING DESKS IN 3INGAPORE (ONG +ONG AND 4OKYO
This well recognised consumer bank is looking for experienced customer service PROFESSIONALS TO JOIN THEIR CUSTOMER CALL CENTRE OPERATIONS TEAM
Key Responsibilities: s PERFORM TRADE VALIDATIONS BETWEEN GOLDEN SOURCE AND TRADE CAPTURE BY TRADERS s ENSURE THAT ALL TRADE VALIDATIONS ARE COMPLETED IN A TIMELY AND ACCURATE MANNER s ENSURE THAT ALL CONTROL PROCESSES IMPLEMENTED IN THE TEAM ARE ADHERED TO AND completed s CHALLENGE THE STATUS QUO ON EXISTING PROCESSES AND FULLY UNDERSTAND PRODUCTS AND processes s LIAISE WITH THE FRONT OFlCE 0#'