Location: Japan - Tokyo
Salary: 5000000 - 6000000 JPY
Job Function: Procurement/Purchasing/Sourcing
Reference: JO-180219-147353
Industry: Energy
Sub-Industry: Water Utilities
Company: A European leading company which provides total solutions of infrastructure of environment.
Job Title: Strategic Buyer 
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Salary: ~6million yen
Job Responsibilities: 
1. Analyzes and assesses the demands of the group companies and investigates the market. 
2. Do actions (tender, bid, RFQ, etc.), evaluates results in accordance with group practices (price index review, rates comparison, etc.) 
3. Applies the requirements of the group in terms of policies, controls, payment terms, etc.
4. Receives quotes, specifications, drawings and any related documents and ensures that all procuring items meet with the requirements.
5. Supporting for negotation, souring etc.
6. SAP for analysis and produces monthly regular savings reports
7. Periodically audits and assesses the vendor in accordance with the approved guidelines
8. Identifies any issues in order to improve purchase activities and savings and responds to business lead-time

Requirements(Language, Education and Others):
• Education: Bachelor’s Degree and above preferred 
• Japanese:  Native language: 
• English:  Intermediate or Higher level 
• Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• SAP skills a plus
General Requirements:
• Purchasing / PO management experiences
• Proven track record with savings
• Ability to work in a multi-cultural management environment
• Experience reporting in English
• Motivated and and communication skills
• Ability to exhibit expertise.