Direct Sourcing Manager - Pharmaceutical Company

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥9000000.00 - ¥13000000.00 per annum
Specialization: サプライチェーン、購買、物流
職種 直接購買/間接購買/調達
お問合せ Harumi Sato
参照 JO-2106-460367
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Note: Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and Fluent ~ Native level Japanese

[Company Description]
Global Pharmaceutical Company

To implement the sourcing strategy for the local categories in line with the overall sourcing strategy to constantly increase productivity, optimise the external global spend,reduce costs.


  • Implement Category Strategy following the centrally stipulated Target Operating Model (TOM) and inform accordingly local Business Partners (BPs).
  • Identify, evaluate and classify sourcing risks and devise risk mitigation measures.
  • Manage risk exposure.

<Related performance indicators>

  • TOM compliance
  • Sourcing Cards documented and up-to-date for decentralized & Center led categories
  • Cost reductions / savings optimized and documented in Business Cases
  • Ensure continuity of supply
  • Risk identified managed and mitigated
  • Identify and evaluate existing and potential local suppliers as well as the establishment and maintenance of supplier relations.
  • Use Business Review Meeting and KPI leverage to resolve potential issues at an early stage.
  • Feedback (senior)Category Manager as needed.

3-6 years of sourcing experience in category(ies) management.
The 5 core capabilities are the following:

  • Demand Management
  • Market and supplier analysis
  • Agility
  • Relationship building skills
  • Results focused

Job Expertise:

  • Pharmaceutic Industry knowledge preferred
  • Local market knowledge
  • Category specificity knowledge preferred

[Employment Type]
Full time

(Experiences and skills will be considered)


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