Indirect Procurement Manager - Pharma

Tokyo Permanent ¥10,000,000 - ¥13,000,000 per year Foreign Multinational Work from Home or Hybrid
  • Opportunity to cover multiple procurement categories
  • Internal mobility for career enhancement

About Our Client

Our client, a global healthcare giant, is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people around the world. They are committed to innovation, sustainability, and delivering life-changing solutions.

Job Description

  • Coordinate the delivery of procurement services across the three tiers of the operational model through close collaboration and partnership, which include Business Unit Procurement, Global Services, and the Corporate Tier.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of business priorities and work with Procurement Category Leaders to craft strategies that further these priorities.
  • Foster collaboration with senior business leaders to ensure the adoption of Procurement initiatives that cater to identified business needs.
  • Keep a keen eye on industry trends specific to Japan and the business area, integrating them into category strategies to ensure continued relevance to the business.
  • Lead strategic sourcing projects in Japan designed to tackle pressing business challenges.

The Successful Applicant

  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as Business or Supply Chain Management.
  • Demonstrated expertise in procurement, strategic sourcing, and project management.
  • Exceptional leadership capabilities and a knack for collaborating with multifunctional teams.
  • Outstanding communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of the healthcare industry would be advantageous.
  • Fluency in both Japanese and English are a must

What's on Offer

  • Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits.
  • Opportunity to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of healthcare procurement.
Mike Corbyn
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+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.