Category Manager - Construction Company - Tokyo

Tokyo 23 Wards Permanent ¥10,000,000 - ¥13,000,000 Foreign Multinational
  • Global construction company that is known as an industry leader in its market
  • Opportunity to manage subcontractor category for Japan office

About Our Client

Our client is a multinational industrial company that provides services to the construction industry. The company is a well-known publicly listed conglomerate with over 100,000 employees across 2,000 locations. Globally, they are known as an industry leader in building management services. The Japan office consists of over 1,000 employees.

Job Description

  • Develop strategy for the subcontracting category by assessing budgeting, spending, pricing, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with suppliers and drive continuous improvement on areas of price, service, quality, etc.
  • Source new suppliers by analyzing market competition, benchmarking, and on-boarding into company system
  • Align with business stakeholders and APAC Procurement Department on service needs and cost estimation

The Successful Applicant

  • Over 5 years of purchasing experience
  • Experience in procurement category management (any category)
  • Experience in manufacturing company (construction related preferred)
  • Fluent Japanese ability and business level English ability

What's on Offer

  • Multinational, publicly listed that is considered an industry leader
  • Opportunity to utilize English; direct report line to APAC office
  • Opportunity to manage procurement categories
  • Good career path options available
  • Competitive salary package and benefits
  • Good work-life balance
Fabiel Jean-Philippe
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Phone number
+813 6832 8959

Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Procurement / Spend Analysis
What is your area of specialisation?
Industrial / Manufacturing
Tokyo 23 Wards
Job Type
Consultant name
Fabiel Jean-Philippe
Consultant phone
+813 6832 8959
Job Reference
Company Type
Foreign Multinational