Indirect Procurement Specialist

Location Tokyo
Discipline Supply Chain & Procurement
Job type Permanent
Reference 39250


Global luxury fashion company



  • Create value for all Kering brands in Japan through strategic indirect procurement projects

  • Collaborate locally with Kering brands’ stakeholders to establish strong relationships

  • Drive indirect procurement projects to ensure internal stakeholders’ satisfaction

  • Coordinate and take ownership of regional spends in indirect procurement projects

  • Manage quality and risks of service and goods being subscribed

  • Drive and enhance vendor performance through continuous optimization efforts

  • Be an indirect procurement expertise and advisor to Japan, APAC and global stakeholders

  • Lead, initiate and drive indirect procurement plans partnering with key stakeholders

  • Support local, regional and global stakeholders in realizing objectives and implementing functional strategies

  • Bring new mindset and share successful regional strategic indirect procurement experience from relevant industry

  • Promote indirect procurement guidelines and exchange of best practices professionally



  • Bachelor or equivalent qualification

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience gained from multi-entity and/or cross functional environment in procurement/SCM field in Japanese market

  • Experience in planning, executing and managing both OPEX and CAPEX tenders complying with designated guidelines and rules

  • Experience working in a global organization

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Confidence and credibility with excellent communication and relationship management skills with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders

  • Written and verbal communication skills in English and Japanese.