Procurement , Category Manager - Pharmaceutical Company

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥10000000.00 - ¥12000000.00 per annum
Specialization: サプライチェーン、購買、物流
Sub-specialization 直接購買/間接購買/調達
お問合せ Harumi Sato
参照 JO-1907-421955
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[Company Description]
Major Pharmaceutical Company

Position Summary:
Provides end-to-end category management support to the business, including responsibility for the vision, strategy and implementation for a specific subcategory or commodity within the Enterprise R&D category that will effectively meet the needs of the business and deliver the maximum value. This includes business engagement, contracting, sourcing, supplier management, requisition to pay activities, and Procurement strategy & enablement activities.
This role may provide primary category oversight for medium complexity R&D sub-categories or commodities or provide general support to R&D sub-categories or commodities of greater complexity. This role may serve as a Global Supplier Relationship Manager (GSRM) as necessary.
This role may provide primary supplier management leadership for middle criticality suppliers or provide supplier management support for suppliers of a higher tier.
This role may be in any subgroup within R&D Procurement, supporting any of the R&D sub-categories.

Principal Responsibilities:

Business Engagement. Managing the needs and expectations of the Business to drive satisfaction while ensuring compliance to procurement standards and alignment with procurement strategies. Sub-processes: Stakeholder Engagement, New Product Opportunities, Demand Signal Management, Requirements & Specifications Gathering, Strategy Execution/Category Integration.

Category Strategy. The vision, strategy and implementation plan for a specific category of spend that will effectively meet the needs of the Business and deliver the maximum value. Sub-processes: Demand Analysis, Supply Market Assessment, Commodity Inflation Management, Category Strategy Development, Category Strategy Implementation.

Sourcing. A disciplined approach for reducing total costs of externally purchased materials, goods and services and improving levels of quality, service and value to the Business. Sub-processes: Sourcing Strategy & Approach to Market, Sourcing Documentation Creation, Sourcing Event Execution, Negotiation & Supplier Selection, Sourcing Implementation.

Contracting. Systematically and efficiently managing contract creation, approval, administration and compliance to maximize financial and operational performance and minimize risk. Sub-processes: Legal, Finance, IT, HR, Tax interface, Contracts Creation, Contracts Approval, Contract Administration, Contract Management & Compliance.

Supplier Management. Managing the interactions with the organizations that supply the goods and services to the company including relationship building, data review and analysis, performance management and development and improvement. Sub-processes: Supplier Segmentation, Engagement & Governance, Supplier Performance Management, Conduct Business Reviews, Supplier Risk Management, Supplier Change Management, Supplier Development / Improvement, Supply Base Optimization.

Requisition to Pay. Integrated business process for creating requisitions, executing tactical buying, creating purchase orders, invoice receipt and payment processing. Sub-processes: Requisitioning, PO Creation, Goods Receipt, Invoice Processing, Payment, Supplier Issue Resolution/Help Desk, Cash Flow Optimization, Tactical Buying.

Procurement Strategy & Enablement. Develop and maintain the strategic direction for the Procurement function, ensure alignment to strategic goals and standards, develop and manage our people and effectively manage the enabling tools and technology required across the function. Sub-processes: Procurement Strategy, Process & Policies Management, Compliance & Risk Management , Procurement Performance Management, Systems & Data Management, Reporting & Analytics, Communications & Change Management, Project Management & PMO, Talent & Organization Management, Training, Knowledge Management and Market Intelligence.

Other. For example, administrative support.

・ Education Required: BA/BS; Education Preferred:Advanced Degree (MBA, other Master-level degree)
・ Minimum 9 years business experience
・ Prior successful supervisory/people management experience desirable.
・ Certified Professional in Supply Management ® (CPSM®) certification from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) desirable.
・ Project Management Professional® (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) desirable.
・ Experience in the R&D category-related areas (e.g. pharmaceutical industry, drug development, etc.) desirable.

[Employment Type]
Full time



Social insurance

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
Annual Leave

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