Job number: Job-00254565 Posted: 2024-03-12

間接購買チームマネージャー | Indirect Purchasing Team Manager

Gain global management experience at top cosmetics firm
10 - 12 million yen Tokyo Supply Chain Management In-direct Purchasing / Procurement

Job details

Company overview
Our client is a global cosmetics and beauty product manufacturer that operates a wide range of businesses both domestically and internationally. They manufacture various beauty products, including skincare, haircare, makeup, and fragrances. Each brand within their diverse brand portfolio presents distinctive characteristics of its own and all work to drive innovation and shape industry trends.
Main responsibilities:
  • Define Division Partner Team vision and roadmap to lead the team to deliver purchasing values to brands
  • Develop and coach the team while providing empowerment and autonomy for maximum growth 
  • Anticipate with agility market evolution and deliver solutions which meet business needs
  • Collaborate with relevant functions to achieve the optimal and holistic solutions and values
  • Make propositions for continuous improvement and challenge processes to ensure the consistency with the internal control norms as well as the category strategies
  • Proactively monitor the local purchasing operation in line with Global/ Zone/ local norms to ensure sustainable audit-readiness.
  • Develop and implement frameworks for continuous training and communication to promote user awareness in compliance.
  • Ensure accuracy of purchasing scope spends to maximize KPI performance, and promote purchasing excellence activities
  • Ensure the compliance with vendor master creation process and monitor supplier master operation to keep the supplier pool in control
  • As the process owner for S2P system and vendor master process, leverage the tools and systems to improve efficiency and compliance.
  • Conduct continuous monitoring and identify improvement opportunities when applicable
  • Anticipate operational risks, and implement action plans to mitigate the risks
  • Be an example of an ethical purchasing buyer.
  • Coach and challenge teams in terms of negotiation strategy

Minimum requirements:
  • 7+ years of working experience in Indirect purchasing
  • Strategic sourcing planning and execution - experience in cross functional projects
  • Strong leadership and team collaboration mind set
  • Self-driver on process improvement and change management
  • Great communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong data analysis & Presentation skill (Excel, PPT)
  • English level : Business

Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience in FMCG, retail, or pharmaceutical industry
  • Japanese skills
10 - 12 million yen
Ai Takesawa
BRS Consultant
Ai Takesawa
Supply Chain Management
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