Procurement Manager

Job title : Procurement Manager
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Salary : 9,000,000 - 13,000,000
Contact : David Sweet
Email : email David
Reference : JOB_007002[464]

Our client is a fast moving company searching for a dynamic procurement manager. 

Main duties:

  • Strategic sourcing
  • Managing supplier network
  • Help develop product

The ideal candidate should have a good handle on commercial logistics, proactive, and focused on delivering results. 

Responsibilities:

  • Independently plan and lead procurement strategy, cost savings, product development and value engineering initiatives
  • Manage supplier network and develop new supplier relationships, from identifying potential suppliers through to negotiating new agreements
  • Identify and implement commercial opportunities through a data-driven approach
  • Identify and implement initiatives to optimise procurement processes
  • Support operational buyers in managing the weekly supply of our ingredients to ensure our customers receive high-quality ingredients in time
  • Solve problems on-the-go in a fast-paced environment

Skills

  • 3-7 years of professional experience in a high performance culture environment ideally with experience from/exposure to strategic procurement
  • A strong analytical and commercial mindset - strong command of Excel/GSheets is a must
  • Strong project management skills with a proven track record of ‘getting things done’
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple priorities while adhering to time-sensitive deadlines