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Assistant Manager, Pharmacist (Procurement / Category Management) #HML


  • Develop buying and promotional strategies of retail and pharmaceutical products for e-Commerce and retail shop-front.
  • Supervise a team of buyers in the implementation of the buying strategies.
  • Category and Product Management
  • Implement purchasing strategies leading to the selection of suppliers and products of the highest quality and lowest costs.
  • Source for new products in assigned categories, negotiate optimal trading terms and margins with suppliers, and set competitive retail prices.
  • Develop category business plans to improve sales and profitability through strategic merchandising decisions on product range and programs
  • Analyse data to improve the performance of product categories.
  • Perform research on market conditions/trends, technological advances relating to category management and online retail.
  • Manage supply chain management, including procurement, warehousing, inventory control and distribution of drugs and retail items.
  • Evaluate the organisation’s overall purchasing trends and external price trends to identify opportunities to lower costs through bulk purchase.
  • Collaborate with group institutions to identify opportunities for overall savings through cooperative buying.
  • Supervise and work closely with buyers to develop strategies to improve category performance.
  • Buying Administration and Management
  • Implement and monitor department work plans consistent with the directions and priorities of the organisation.
  • Monitor and review performance indicators against targets are achieved and implement corrective actions if necessary.
  • Analyse data, review processes, interpret results, report findings, and make recommendations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of buying work processes and IT systems.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Operations Department to develop suitable advertising and promotional programmes to increase customer reach and traffic to the stores and online e-Commerce.
  • Lead or participate in work place improvement projects/ activities as and when required.



  • Min Degree in Pharmacy preferred
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience in Category Management
  • Relevant experience in healthcare buying/procurement setting would be advantageous
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with suppliers/ business people, co-workers and end users (customers)
  • Possess strong leadership attributes so as to influence, persuade and convince in a clear and effective manner
  • Good analytical, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Must have initiative, drive and ability to work in a fast-paced environment


For interested candidates, please send your most recent and updated resume to
Subject heading: Procurement AM

Michelle Lee Ser Min
Recruit Express Pte Ltd

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Healthcare / Pharmaceutical / Life Science / Medical Device


Healthcare - Nurse / Allied Healthcare
Healthcare - Pharmaceutical / Life Science / Medical Device / Clinical Research / Regulatory Affairs
Procurement / Buyer / Merchandiser



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If you meet the requirements of this role, please email a detailed resume in Word document to Michelle Lee Ser Min.
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Tel: 67363280
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