Sourcing Specialist - 製薬会社

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥5000000.00 - ¥7000000.00 per annum
Specialization: Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics & Transportation,
Sub Specialization: Direct/Indirect Purchasing, Procurement,
Contact: Harumi Sato
Reference: JO-2107-461377
about Harumi Sato

Note: Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and Fluent ~ Native level Japanese

[Company Description]
Global Pharmaceutical Company

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Run RFx Process including the selection of the right template, inline with Sourcing Card instructions in close calloboration with Category Manager.
  • Execute all pre-requisites as required.
  • Monitor responses, consolidate and analyze replies to select sources of supply.
  • Award RFx, and/or inform non-selected suppliers, document and file RFx Results (including SDD and saving).

<Related performance indicators>
RFx process managed in a timely manner and with the quality expected (including documentation and filing) in an appropriate communication style.

  • Negotiate & manage contract in-line with Sourcing Card instructions and in close collaboration with Category Manager (CM).
  • Create and execute CorA contract based on available templates and distribute copy of signed contract and/or CorA number to all relevant parties including Business Partner (BP) and CM.
  • Refine scope of supply with BP (if required).
  • Involve Legal where needed.
  • Verify final offer reflects all requirements requested by BP and/or CM.
  • Update contract triggered by new legal/compliance requirements or commercial.
  • Monitor contract fulfillment and initiate corrective measures in case of deviations, if necessary, in accordance with direction from CM.
  • Prepare Executive summary and/or justification note if required.
  • Gather internal and external signatures and track signing process.

<Related performance indicators>
Contract set up in a timely manner according to Legal Procedure in-line with Sourcing strategy directed by CM

  • Handle queries / demands coming from BPs or suppliers.
  • Be well connected with suppliers.
  • Support BPs with all relevant information to start Procurement process.
  • Provide sourcing support for assigned categories in accordance with existing sourcing strategy covered in Sourcing card, policies and procedures by establishing a close collaboration with business partner as well as GBSC on an operational level.
  • Be interface to GBSC Procurement and Accounts Payable teams


  • Ensure to be aware of mandatory SOP's including GxP requirements and be in compliance with.
  • Act at all times within the local pharmaceutical standards/ethics/legal.
  • Report all adverse events to the local PV within the required timelines.
  • Follow all company procedures and processes with respect to Finance, HR, IT, etc.

[Required Capabilities (Skills, Experience, Competencies)]
1-3 years Purchasing or Procurement experience.
The 4 core capabilities are the following:

  • Contract Development
  • eSourcing (weBuy)
  • Reverse/e-auctions
  • Procure to pay (P2P) knowledge

Degree/education: Bachelor degree preferred; Major focus: Economics, Purchasing or Procurement preferred

[Employment Type]
Full time

(Experiences and skills will be considered)


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