External Supply Category Manager - Pharmaceutical Company

勤務地 東京都
雇用形態 正社員
給与 ¥7000000.00 - ¥10000000.00 per annum
専門 サプライチェーン、購買、物流,
職種 生産管理/生産計画,
お問合せ Daniel Munoz
JOB ID JO-2110-464476
about Daniel Munoz

[Position] External Supply Category Manager
[Location] Tokyo
[Salary] 7~10 million JPY
Note: Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and Fluent ~ Native level Japanese

[Company Description]
Global Pharmaceutical Company

Role Responsibilities

  • Leading a cross functional Virtual Plant Team (VPT) to execute against score card metrics, on Supply, Quality, Safety and Cost of Goods.

  • Develop and build relationships with suppliers

  • Supply, Quality and Financial Performance against metrics

  • Sourcing activities and due diligence

  • Support or lead projects to scope, timeline and budget

  • Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives

  • Stakeholder management

  • Lead contract and pricing negotiations.

  • Contract adherence (both parties)

  • Escalation point for issues between CMO and us.

  • Lead Business Review meetings between us and Third Parties

Financial Accountability
Responsible for portfolio P&L, operational procurement activities and cost improvement delivery such as PPV, MUV, Expenses and inventory.


  • Bachelor/Master's Degree (Required): Engineering/Operations/Supply Chain Management (Preferred)

  • Procurement Qualification and/or Professional Chartered Status (e.g. CIPS) (Preferred)

  • Project Management Qualification (e.g. Prince2) (Preferred)

  • Lean Six Sigma experience - Green Belt (Preferred)

  • Proficient in Japanese and English language (Required)


  • Proven world class supply operational delivery track record (Required)

  • At least 3 years Procurement experience and value delivery track record (Preferred)

  • Proven contractual and commercial experience (Required)

  • At least 5 years' experience in Operations and / or Procurement in Human/Animal Health industry (Required).

Technical Skills

  • Experience in managing third party relationships and COGs in APAC region

  • Coach and direct virtual plant team to achieve and exceed business targets

  • High degree of self-motivation

  • Understanding of Pharmaceutical manufacturing operations

  • Senior level presentation and stakeholder experience

  • Supply chain management

  • Understands the importance of building and sustaining positive relationships internally and externally

  • Ability to represent our company externally and mirror the cultural expectations

  • Experience in negotiating supply agreements

  • Contractual awareness required for supply and business development

  • Ensuring adherence to process and compliance requirements.

  • Understanding of regulatory and quality environment with pharma industry

  • Experienced in data driven decision making as the effective way to excellent problem solving

  • Ability to manage multiple, complex operational and strategic priorities

  • Proactive risk management of operations, finance and network change projects

  • Ability to independently evaluate, assess and initiate action

  • Recognition of positive and negative impacts of actions, decisions, other market forces on business

  • Seeks collaboration, resolves conflict and works well with others

  • Proactively seeks others for feedback, interest; sharing knowledge; inclusion and involvement

  • Can translate business targets into personal objectives for team members

[Working hours]
Flex Time System (core 11:00~15:00)
Available for mixture of remote work

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

Please click "apply" if you are interested in the job.
We will review your profile and contact you within five business days should we find that you satisfy the requirements of the hiring company.
Further details about the company and position will be notified at a later date.

Reference: JO-2110-464476
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Purchasing