APAC Indirect Procurement Specialist

Tokyo Permanent ¥7,000,000 - ¥9,000,000 per year Foreign Multinational Work from Home or Hybrid
  • Drive projects across APAC
  • Open to candidates with both Direct and Indirect Procurement experience

About Our Client

Our client is an internationally recognized player in the life sciences field, specializing in innovative health solutions across a diverse range of products.

Job Description

  • Strategically lead sourcing and contract negotiations, ensuring alignment with business needs and cost-effectiveness.
  • Craft and execute sourcing plans, considering both internal needs and external market dynamics.
  • Maintain and expand relationships with key stakeholders, integrating procurement strategies with broader business objectives.
  • Analyze value chains to inform decisions on indirect spending, ensuring alignment with company goals.
  • Drive cost reduction and efficiency improvements in commercial negotiations with suppliers.
  • Promote and support adherence to qualified supplier networks, underlining the importance of leveraging approved sources.
  • Contribute to continual improvement of the sourcing process and support global procurement initiatives.
  • Uphold the company's purchasing policies, with a sharp focus on risk management and brand reputation.

The Successful Applicant

  • Holds a Bachelor's degree in business or supply chain with at least 5 years of relevant sourcing and contracting experience.
  • Exhibits excellent analytical and project management skills with the ability to adapt quickly to changing environments.
  • Communicates effectively in English and Japanese; proficiency in Korean is a plus.
  • SAP experience is mandatory
  • Is a team player with strong self-motivation, capable of working with cross-functional teams.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation package and an inclusive work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development in a dynamic, cross-cultural setting.
Mike Corbyn
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Phone number
+813 6832 8601

Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Procurement Management
What is your area of specialisation?
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Job Type
Consultant name
Mike Corbyn
Consultant phone
+813 6832 8601
Job Reference
Company Type
Foreign Multinational
Work from Home
Work from Home or Hybrid

Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.