Procurement Associate - Food Delivery Company

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥5000000.00 - ¥7000000.00 per annum
Specialization: Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics & Transportation,
Sub Specialization: Direct/Indirect Purchasing, Procurement,
Contact: Luke Palfreeman
Reference: JO-2009-448203

Note: Applicants must have permission to work in Japan.

[Company Description]
Global Food Delivery Company


  • Responsible for the Procure to Pay process, engaging with stakeholders and supplier sourcing
  • Responsible for handling Small Value Purchase (SVP) and RFQ/RFP processes
  • Act as an interface to the Accounting team
  • Creates and maintains catalogs (e.g. price, articles, supplier data)
  • Ensure that procurement is in compliance with internal policies and processes
  • Provides input for continuous improvement of procurement processes and procedures
  • Provides meaningful content, updates to employees on the latest developments of processes and procedures from a procurement perspective
  • In charge of sharing procurement related information such as new projects, initiatives & updates via internal social communication channels e.g. Workplace & Newsletter
  • In charge of conceptualizing internal Procurement Handbook (web based)
  • Act as point of contact for procurement related matters & questions in the organization
  • Review, compare, analyze and approve products/services before purchasing
  • Manage supplier relationship, cost analysis, and complete vendor database on various tech tools.
  • Manage company-wide purchasing of assets
  • Conduct supply market analysis.
  • Monitor, evaluate and improve supplier performance, according to an appropriate service level agreement on a continuous basis
  • Executes sourcing and product cycle plan projects independently
  • Ensure timely deliveries and coordinate with the finance team for vendor payments process
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of negotiation tools/techniques and applies them regularly when given opportunities

What We Can Offer You

  • A vibrant and international team with multi-cultural and diverse backgrounds
  • Solving challenges with inspiring colleagues in an all hands-on deck environment
  • Management team that recognizes top performers, welcome our newbies, and shares a love for good food


  • You have at least 4+ years of work experience in procurement and purchasing, or relative field
  • You have very strong negotiation and communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Operations, or Business Management preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, especially Excel, or Google equivalent
  • You are driven and ambitious
  • You are very proactive and can lead independent projects
  • Has the ability to perform root cause analysis and build process flows
  • You are very detail-oriented and pay attention to all the steps in the process

[Employment Type]
Full time

(Experiences and skills will be considered)


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