Area Procurement Manager

Job title : Area Procurement Manager
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Salary : 10,000,000 to 15,000,000
Contact : Wayne Yoshida
Email : email Wayne
Reference : JOB_007238[731]

Area Local Procurement

• Overall responsible for optimizing the procurement spend across the L&S 3rd party spend

• As a member of the Area leadership the incumbent will play a key role in the development of the L&S commercial strategy

• Develop category strategy in alignment with area business plans

• Enable sustainable and profitable growth through best-in-class sourcing, optimizing operational behaviors and supplier innovation.

• Develop and oversee the realization of the procurement plan (Pipeline)

• Ensure compliance is managed to the expectations of the company procurement process, and this is supported through the ”Six Sourcing Steps”

• Manage vendor relationships incl. performance management on a strategic level Build and develop team

• Manage the performance and build capabilities of the area procurement team and the individual team members

• Facilitate the personal and functional development of the area procurement team and the individual team members


Accountable for;

• Procurement of 3rd party L&S spend

• Project management and support on L&S Projects (CAPEX projects will require significant Procurement involvement also)

• Supplier relationships at a strategic level

• Develop and implement digital solutions to optimize the procurement process