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Tokyo Base Salary Range: 11,210,000 - 14,580,000 JPY per year

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東京基本給与レンジ: 11,210,000 〜 14,580,000 JPY (年収)

Your job.

Primary Purpose of Role:

The purpose of this role is to lead a team of Category Specialists, Category Managers to procure goods and services in Japan region across all categories; ensure goods and services are acquired at the best possible costs and quality; demonstrate sound business and professional ethics; foster key relationships with company’s Japan Leadership and external vendors. Position reports to Global Procure to Pay (P2P) Director in the US. The role also acts as a representative of the Finance organization in Japan and liaises with parent company (Recruit Holdings).. 

Major Responsibilities:

* Oversight of purchasing of goods and services in line with specified cost, quality, and delivery targets focused on defined Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) per the Indeed Global Procurement Policy
* Complete contract and price negotiations for Japan strategic high value enterprise level vendors 
* Maintain strong working knowledge of key legal clauses to finalize contracts that reduce cost, ensure vendor quality and minimize business and legal risk
* Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments (e.g. Tax) on purchasing processes and new projects and activities
* Support the purchasing function and stakeholders communicating any supply challenges which may impact on business operations
* Contact suppliers to resolve all queries through error management reconciliation
* Lead, develop and coach Category Managers, Category Specialists to meet Procurement metrics; review and monitor Procurement team deliverables and savings
* Prepare monthly and quarterly metric reports in line with global requirements
* Support and mentor Procurement team members with all day to day queries and escalations
* Supports Accounting and General Ledger team with invoice accrual process, special projects and any relevant topics

About you.

Skills & Attributes:

* Experience working with Senior Executives across business functions internally and with vendors
* Superior communications, interpersonal and presentation skills with strong influencing and persuasive talents
* Keen attention to detail and accuracy
* Experience in working with ERP (SAP, Oracle, Workday) systems and day to day management
* Ability to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with staff, stakeholders and suppliers
* Excellent knowledge of all aspects of finance function as a whole
* Able to manage time effectively, prioritize tasks and achieve set targets
* Proven multi-tasker who can work independently and across functional teams

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

* Fluent Japanese & English required (both verbal & written)
* 7+years of experience across procurement commodities. i.e. IT, Business Services & Professional Services
* Experience with MS Office and Google Suite knowledge

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