Direct Sourcing Manager

Job title : Direct Sourcing Manager
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Salary : 9,000,000 - 12,000,000
Contact : David Sweet
Email : email David
Reference : JOB_007070[806]

Our client is a leading pharmaceutical leader. 

Description:

To implement the sourcing strategy for the local categories in line with the overall company sourcing strategy to constantly increase productivity, optimise the external global spend, reduce costs.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Implement Category Strategy following the centrally stipulated Target Operating Model (TOM) and inform accordingly local Business Partners (BPs).
  • Identify, evaluate and classify sourcing risks and devise risk mitigation measures. 
  • Manage risk exposure.
  • Identify and evaluate existing and potential local suppliers as well as the establishment and maintenance of supplier relations.
  • Use Business Review Meeting and KPI leverage to resolve potential issues at an early stage.
  • Segment suppliers following SLP process
  • Business Review meetings with critical suppliers for the business.
  • Feedback from suppliers (e.g. number of complaints, escalations)
  • Achievement of defined KPI's 
  • Escalation managed in a timely manner.
  • Manage local Business Partners actively and collaborate in order to align common goals.
  • Coordinate Business Partner demands within Sourcing and ensure that relevant information is shared and Business Partner is supported adequately.
  • At least annual Business Partnering meeting to align on goals and objectives.
  • Participation in key BPs leadership meeting.
  • Optimize buying channels and leverage market opportunities.
  • Leverage sourcing tools (including e or reverse-auction, parallel negotiation etc ...)
  • Maximize usage of Master Services Agreements (MSAs) or Frame Services Agreements (FSAs) as possible.
  • Reducing single orders by leveraging frame service agreements when possible
  • Catalogue usage and spend managed through this channel

Job Expertise:

- Pharmaceutic Industry knowledge preferred
- Local market knowledge
- Category specificity knowledge preferred

Requirements:

  • Degree/education: Master degree preferred or Diploma degree
  • 3-6 years of sourcing experience in category(ies) management