Procurement Senior Manager (Country Head)

Tokyo Permanent ¥14,000,000 - ¥17,000,000 per year Foreign Multinational Work from Home or Hybrid
  • Take responsibility for both Direct and Indirect Procurement
  • Part of the Japan Leadership Team

About Our Client

Our client is at the forefront of everyday care, with a portfolio including some of the most trusted brands

Job Description

  • Strategic Leadership: Craft and execute sourcing strategies to support the company's goals while optimizing costs.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Serve as the main point of contact for procurement, aligning strategies with broader company objectives and ensuring business needs are efficiently met.
  • Supplier Management: Oversee supplier selection, conduct negotiations, manage ongoing relationships, and ensure supplier performance aligns with standards.
  • Innovation and Improvement: Seek and implement improvements within procurement to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Team Development: Mentor and develop the procurement team, promoting a culture of strategic thinking and continuous improvement.

The Successful Applicant

  • Holds a bachelor's degree; an MBA or specific procurement accreditation is preferred.
  • Comes with 7-10 years of relevant experience in procurement or related fields.
  • Exhibits strong leadership and communication skills, capable of influencing and collaborating effectively at all organizational levels.
  • Has proven project management abilities and a history of improving procurement processes.
  • Is fluent in Japanese and proficient in English, with international experience being a significant plus.

What's on Offer

  • The chance to lead a dynamic team in a sector that directly enhances people's well-being.
  • Engage in a role where your strategies and leadership have a direct global impact, within a culture that values innovation and improvement.
Contact
Mike Corbyn
Quote job ref
JN-042024-6385496
Phone number
+813 6832 8601

Job summary

Function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Specialisation
Procurement Management
What is your area of specialisation?
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Location
Tokyo
Job Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Mike Corbyn
Consultant phone
+813 6832 8601
Job Reference
JN-042024-6385496
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.