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Strategic Sourcing Manager

Job Title: Strategic Sourcing Manager
Contract Type: 正社員
Location: Tokyo
Salary: 9 - 13 Million Yen Annually
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 509502
Contact Name: Mike Pollard
Contact Email:
Job Published: 約2年 前

Job Description

Through efficient sourcing of products, services and solutions, the Strategic Sourcing Manager shall strengthen our clients competitive position by maximizing supplier value, proactively managing business risks and contributing to the creation of value for the Customer. The Strategic Sourcing Manager is accountable for evaluating, qualifying and selecting suppliers for the external purchase and licensing of all products and services either to be delivered to Customers. The Strategic Sourcing Manager is responsible for all commercial relationship with suppliers.


Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Drive, prepare and execute the RFx (RPP, RFI, etc.) process
  • Evaluate and select suppliers
  • Drive preparation, execution and finalization of negotiations with suppliers. Award business to suppliers
  • Ensure implementation of supplier agreements
  • Develop the long term business for the specific product / service  


Required Skills

Core Competences

  • Change & Improvement Management Skills
  • Commercial Acumen & Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Facilitate diversity and awareness
  • Financial acumen and skills
  • Local laws and regulations knowledge
  • Negotiation and argumentation skills
  • Team working skills​
  • Behavioral Competences
  • Deciding and initiating action
  • Persuading and influencing
  • Analyzing
  • Delivery results and meeting customer expectations
  • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking
  • Creating and innovating​​
  • Minimum Qualififcation & Experience Requirements
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience
  • A first academic degree or equivalent qualification​
  • Preferred Qualification & Experience Requirements
  • Business understanding
  • Leadership through cross functional networks
  • Local laws and Regulation knowledge
  • Negotiation and argumentation skills
  • Proven leadership behaviors
  • Sourcing practice, process and strategy knowledge