Indirect Sourcing, Manager

Location Tokyo
Discipline Supply Chain & Procurement
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiatable
Reference 36614


A manufacturer of electronic, electrical, and fiber optic connectivity systems



• Develop long term strategic plans for the entire spend category within CCS Division

• Manage internal stakeholder and supplier relationships to ensure that Category Strategies are highly aligned to current and future Business needs and that the supply base is capable of supporting these strategies

• Actively contribute to the structure, style and delivery of the wider CCS Procurement function, as well as develop strong links with Global Category team(s).

• Advise on and drives procurement strategies to make decisions necessary to purchase products and services in congruence with organizational objectives

• Drive the preparation of competitive bids, quotations and proposals with pertinent specifications, terms and conditions

• Analyze and resolve issues raised in procurement audit reports; ensures future compliance with local policies

• Develop, evaluate or manage internal and external relationships with suppliers, Category Teams and other cross-functional teams



• Demonstrated leadership/management and business partnership skills

• 5-7 years procurement experience

• Indirect procurement experience

• Bachelor's Degree

• Supplier Relationship Management and Development experience

• Strong analytical and financial skills with sufficient gravitas to be recognized as a subject matter expert

• Proficient in English language is a must