In-direct Procurement Manager

Job Title: In-direct Procurement Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tokyo 23 wards, Japan
Salary: ¥8000000.00 - ¥11000000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH6888_1496017876
Contact Name: Wayne Yoshida
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 29, 2017 09:31

Job Description

MAJOR responsibilities


  • Monitor and analyze trends in company spending and inventory control in order to make and translate recommendations for the future, and to identify areas for possible savings.
  • Develop and implement all purchasing policies and procedures for goods and services, in conjunction with department leads and department-specific requirements, according to the Global Purchasing Policy.
  • Develop, establish, implement, and enforce supplier and outsourcing guidelines, obligations, and service level agreements to the organization.
  • Analyze trends and market conditions for the present and future pricing, availability, lead-time, and capacity of goods and services.
  • Interview, identify, and qualify potential new vendors or suppliers in order to secure more cost-effective sources of products and services.
  • Communicate to all stakeholders the added value and results that Purchasing brings to the organization.


  • Monthly management reporting
  • Setting and achievement of Procurement Targets
  • KPI reporting for external suppliers and customers where applicable
  • Generate monthly KPI reporting to National Operations Manager
  • Monthly tasks and reporting for Month-end Close purposes


  • Support project managers for large value high importance purchasing projects or tenders.
  • Support the Operations Manager with related projects, which encompass procurement.
  • Any additional related function as requested by the Operations Manager or Managing Director.

Education requirements

University degree or above

Language requirements

English: Fluent


Some travels to the regional offices to be planned.

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