Procurement Category Manager

Job title : Procurement Category Manager
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Salary : 8,000,000 to 10,000,000
Contact : Victoria K
Call : Victoria
Email : email Victoria
Reference : 20200225-05

​Main Duties

Category Manager is expected to contribute to reduce sourcing cost and the business of the company and its affiliates in North East Asia Cluster (Japan and Korea) by development and execution of category management strategies through followings but not limited to, 

  • Market analysis and global benchmarking

  • Internal and external status and data analysis

  • Development of business case

  • Internal and external stakeholder engagement

  • Demand management and specification optimization

  • Project design and project management

  • Supplier negotiation and contracting

  • Supplier relationship management

He/she is also expected to collaborate and exchange the best practices with Group, Hub and Cluster Category Managers to fine tune their strategies.


  • Business Partnering

  • Data Analysis, Market Analysis & Benchmarking

  • Strategy Development, Business Case Development

  • Stakeholder Engagement (Global, APAC Hub, NEA Cluster, in-countries, cross functional, internal & external)

  • Project Management (cost, resource, schedule)