Head of Supply Chain - 20M

Tokyo Permanent ¥15,000,000 - ¥20,000,000 per year Foreign Multinational Work from Home or Hybrid
  • Drive transformative supply chain strategies
  • Elevate a dynamic team to new heights of performance

About Our Client

Join a leading entity in their industry, renowned for its commitment to pioneering customer-oriented solutions. This organization excels in the development and distribution of products that substantially improve consumer well-being.

Job Description

  • Enhance demand planning with advanced forecasting techniques, using diverse data sets to maintain accurate supply predictions over a 36-month horizon.
  • Optimize service delivery by managing product supply risks and coordinating closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective resolution of issues.
  • Develop and implement sourcing, logistics, and distribution strategies that promote cost efficiency, sustainability, and exemplary service.
  • Conduct regular performance reviews and capacity planning with manufacturing sources and service providers to guarantee stable supply chains.
  • Manage logistics and distributor contracts to achieve high service levels and customer satisfaction.
  • Uphold stringent compliance with all relevant legal, ethical, and safety standards, regularly updating SOPs and promoting a culture of safety across all operational areas.

The Successful Applicant

  • Have a strong background in managing end-to-end supply chain operations
  • Exhibit exceptional leadership qualities, capable of motivating and developing a future-ready, high-performing team.
  • Possess excellent communication and negotiation skills, capable of influencing and driving sustainable changes across the organization.
  • Demonstrate deep knowledge of core supply chain processes and the ability to manage complex projects and challenges.
  • Be fluent in both Japanese and English, facilitating effective communication across diverse teams and stakeholders.

What's on Offer

  • The opportunity to lead critical supply chain initiatives in a top-tier global company, directly contributing to its success and innovation.
  • A competitive package that includes comprehensive benefits, professional growth opportunities, and a dynamic work environment where you can thrive.
Mike Corbyn
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+813 6832 8601

Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Supply Chain 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.