Procurement Manager

Job title : Procurement Manager
Location : Tokyo
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Salary : 10,000,000 - 14,000,000
Contact : David Sweet
Email : email David
Reference : JOB_007038[712]

Our client is a global blue chip company searching for a Procurement Manager to lead a team of 8.


1. Lead and manage Procurement and Shared Service team (Shared Service team @Dalian) 

2. Conduct daily procurement operation timely with all company Compliance procedures (Procurement policies, related regulations) 

3. Ensure and improve quality of internal control and improve process with productivity (Internal audits, SOX audits, and related regulation audits) 

4. Develop cost saving strategy, identify opportunities and execute effectively with target both for Direct and Indirect spend. Manage and improve trade working capital 

5. Lead and/or participate projects related to procurement activity and ensure proper implementation (e.g. office move, new office tool installation, etc...) 

6. Ensure and coordinate smooth and productive process by Shared Service team 

7. Report to Asia Procurement team and participate in key projects 

8. Develop and train team members and act as a role model  (team of 8 people)



  • Minimum 10 years Procurement experience 
  • 5 years people management experience 
  • Cost/Price analysis 
  • Professional negotiation skill with suppliers/vendors
  •  Communication skill in English (Negotiate with suppliers/vendors, participate telephone meeting) 
  •  Ability to negotiate with  Japanese vendors in Japanese
  • Work in English with Dalian
  •  Knowledge of related local regulation (e.g. Subcontract act) 
  •  Procurement contract closing 
  • Cross functional project management