IT Technology Sourcing Manager (Software/Hardware Sourcing)

Job ID 21208
Job Type
Haken
Salary
JPY 3,700 - JPY 3,900 per hour
Japanese Level
Advanced (JLPT Level 1)
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date
ASAP
Location
Tokyo
Job Type
Haken
Salary
JPY 3,700 - JPY 3,900 per hour
Japanese Level
Advanced (JLPT Level 1)
English Level
Advanced (TOEIC 860)
Start Date
ASAP
Location
Tokyo

Description

A Fortune 500 Insurance Company with a global presence is looking for a Technology Sourcing Manager to effectively support IT and Non-IT functions. 

 

Responsibilities

- Responsible for developing Japan market sourcing strategies for key areas of Professional Service and Technology related Services expenditure, in the areas of Professional service (Technology/Non-Technology), and Software, Hardware, Telecom, Network

- Responsible for end-to-end acquisition of said commodities including negotiation & contract management

- Work closely with Global Sourcing team to ensure alignment with & leverage of preferred supplier relationships

- Support Implementation of processes, policies & practices consistent with Global Sourcing & Procurement Services guidelines to include standardized contracts, vendor selection criteria, vendor due diligence & management reporting

- Promote use of preferred vendors to achieve greater consolidation, standardization & compliance

- Leverage global sourcing strength to deliver agreed cost savings & value addition to our stakeholders - develop Sourcing Commodity strategies in collaboration with stakeholders

- Communicate market place intelligence relative to vendor capabilities, market pricing, conditions & trends to help guide optimal use of vendors

- Establish & maintain strong relationships with key Business sUnits to understand business drivers, priorities & pipelines

- Ensure effective vendor management & maintain vendor relationships at the appropriate level

- Perform complex cost benefit & financial analysis to identify & drive quality enhancement & continuous improvement initiative

 

 

【Company Details】

A Fortune 500 leader in the global insurance industry. Building on 100 years of experience, today their member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement solutions, and other financial services to customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions around the world. The Group's products and services provide a wide range of support to protect the assets, risk management, and retirement security of corporate and individual clients. The holding company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The Japan office is the largest one, after US, and deals with most of the business in the APAC region. In view of this, the company has a very international environment, with plenty of opportunities for working in cross-regional projects, and dealing with US and European offices. The company is also strongly committed to employees wellbeing by providing extensive benefits and career improvement opportunities. 


【Working Hours】
9:00-18:00 (Monday to Friday) Hybrid

 

【Holidays】

Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays, Year-end and New Year Holidays, Paid Holidays, Other Special Holidays

 

【Services / Benefits】

Social insurance, Transportation Fee, No smoking indoors allowed (Designated smoking area)

Required Skills

- Experience of Sourcing with a proven track record in managing complex negotiations in areas such as Professional service (Technology/Non-Technology), and Software, Hardware, Telecom, and Network

- Strong communicator with excellent influencing & relationship management skills when engaging with senior business leaders, stakeholders & the vendor community

- Self-starter with the capability to manage multiple tasks concurrently

- Ability to successfully manage client expectations on project completion timeframes

- Experience of working in a globally matrixed organization