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Our mission.

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The team.

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Your job.

Sourcing, negotiating and or buying of goods, materials and services to meet the company’s operational, business and organizational requirements as a member of the Global Procure To Pay (P2P) Purchasing Team.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Place purchase orders from approved requisitions.

  • Open Contract Management Tool profile for agreement or contract needing review.

  • Purchase goods and services in line with specified cost, quality, delivery targets based on Service Level Agreements (SLA’s)

  • Maintain audit trails for all purchases including bids and business justifications backup documentation.

  • Physical asset tracking and reporting of all goods purchases, including periodical audits.

  • Support purchasing team and stakeholders for any challenges impacting on business operations.

  • Act as an interface between suppliers and stakeholders on purchasing processes and new projects and activities.

  • Contact suppliers to resolve all queries through error management reconciliation.

  • Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organization.

  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers as well as researching for new supplier evaluation towards customer satisfaction.

  • Data management for supplier performance measurement to enable evaluation.

  • Analysis on costs, new and existing and review cost reduction activities.

  • Negotiate contracts, prices and terms of business with suppliers

  • Finding opportunities for cost savings.

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly metric reports.

  • Work with teams to review opportunities for continuous and business improvements.

  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships.

About you.

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES


  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with staff, stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Analytical, numerically astute with strong demonstrated problem solving abilities.

  • Ability to manage time effectively, prioritize tasks and achieve set targets.

  • Commercial and financial awareness with a full understanding of factors that impact SLA success.

  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Familiarity with an integrated ERP preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills.


QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Full proficiency in Japanese and business level English.
  • At least 3 years of experience across procurement commodities. i.e. Marketing, General Administration, Facilities & Professional Services.

  • Has working knowledge of commonly-used procurement concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Good knowledge of purchasing, negotiation, commercial understanding and cost breakdown.

  • Experience of working closely with suppliers.

  • Ability to add value, reduce costs and input to business improvements.

  • Computer literate, Workday and Intacct and intermediate MS Office and Google Suite knowledge.


PREFERRED SKILLS / ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • ERP / P2P procurement system management exposure beneficial.

  • Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures for the E2E P2P process.

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

  • Relies on limited experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals to perform a variety of tasks.

  • Works under general supervision.

  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude required.

  • Reports to APAC Manager - Global Procurement.

  • Effectively work with purchase requester department with a strong customer focus.

  • Ability to add value, source, reduce costs and input to business improvements.

  • Coordinates with External logistics when needed.


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