Johnson & Johnson Careers

GS Sourcing Manager

Chiyoda, Tokyo-To

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805663527W

The Sourcing Manager will:
  • Lead a team of category buyers for delegated areas of spend 
  • Define the sourcing strategy, market requirements, and data analytics approach for commodity based purchases
  • Assess ongoing changes in commodity business requirements and assist in the negotiation of contracted price and commercial terms
  • Assess change needs, impacts, and stakeholder management activities and support change management integration activities 
  • Perform one-off exception purchases, negotiate final pricing terms, and select suppliers based on singular demand 
  • Manage buying activities from requestors, direct along appropriate channels, and resolve any inquiries and disputes 
  • Perform data analytics, forecast demand, and identify baselines for purchasing that meet prioritized business requirements 
  • Negotiate with suppliers on final pricing and commercial terms during sourcing events 
  • Solicit and track vendor quotes and award winning suppliers 
  • Assist in the end to end contracting process, including drafting, finalizing, negotiating, and approving contracts and contract amendments
  • Engage internal stakeholders and suppliers to assure that contracting and purchase order terms are being fulfilled 
  • Define and execute the sourcing strategy, including defining approach to market, managing sourcing event documentation and supplier invites, evaluating results, and awarding suppliers 
  • Maintain supplier relationships by resolving key disputes, negotiating final pricing and commercial terms, and performing key stakeholder activities 
  • Interface with suppliers and the organization on contract creation, review and approval, finalization, and further contract amendments to price and scope 
  • Engage cross-functional stakeholders to address concerns, provide process updates, and conduct change management activities 
  • Manage the execution of sourcing events from end to end, including price negotiations, vendor quote tracking, supplier selection, and contract review and approval. 
  • Support suppliers and the organization throughout the process by resolving inquiries and disputes 
  • Manage supplier enablement and eMarketplace content (Including systems

•Independent and objective thinker, able to advance ideas and influence others
•Manages conflicts in an open and constructive manner
•Demonstrate strong organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
•Deals well with ambiguity
•Excels at developing and maintaining effective partnerships and working relationships with key stakeholders at all levels of organisation based on an understanding of their concerns, needs and
•Ability to make and stand by difficult decisions  •Strong drive for results and solution orientated

•Fluent in English (reading, writing, verbal)

•High level of integrity with good ethical core values

•Fluent in Japanese required

Primary Location
Janssen Pharmaceutical K.K. (7195)
Job Function
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