A multinational manufacturer of industrial components is currently looking for a Head of Procurement to lead the entire Procurement Department in Japan.
In this role you will be leading a team of close to 20 subordinates - some based in the plant and some based in the Tokyo office - to cover both direct and indirect procurement.
A strong focus of the role will be on change management and procurement transformation. There is a lot of work that Japan can do in terms of rolling out new strategic initiatives in line with the global directions, as well as optimising its current processes.
It is ideal that the candidate has prior experience working on setting up procurement framework / processes from scratch, and is passionate about leading a team to carry out transformation. Prior experience in industrial manufacturing or related industries will be a bonus.