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Job ID : 788359 Date Updated : June 4th, 2020

Strategic IT Sourcing / Procurement Specialist

Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 7 million yen ~ 10 million yen

Job Description

Contributes to cost saving and adoption of innovative technologies by supporing sourcing and procuring cutting edge IT products and services, in relation to cloud. 



  • Sourcing, procurement, and contracts, not only for multiple business units but also for domestic and overseas subsidiaries around the world, with a focus on IT hardware, software and services.

Lead RFx processes, make recommendations regarding final vendor selection and prepare documentation to meet both budget and delivery goals.

  • Manage compliance, vendor evaluation/relationships, and aggressive pricing.

  • Utilize strategic/analytic thinking for negotiation of complex terms and conditions of latest IT products and services.

  • Research potential vendors with innovative technologies to bring our company competitive advantage and innovation.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Fluent
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in either sourcing, procurement, marketing, sales, implementation or operation in the categories listed below:

                - Cloud Computing / Services (Iaas, SaaS, Open Cloud)

                - Software (OS, Development Tools, Database)

  • Experience in RFx, sourcing, securing competitive pricing, negotiations and establishing contracts of IT products and services as a procurement, sales, or engineer.

  • Basic knowledge of contracts and legal terms and conditions of IT products and services.

  • Intermediate or advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to prioritize and deliver to timelines driven by multiple internal customers and external vendors.

  • Fast learner who understands and is willing to absorb the knowledge of brand new cutting edge IT products and services.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in vendor evaluation and selection and strategic vendor management.

  • Experience in adopting or using Sourcing and Procurement solutions.

  • Ability to demonstrate a sense of urgency; ability to apply analytical mindset to challenges.

  • Implement proactive procurement strategies, policies, process, and systems.  

English Requirement: Native Level
Japanese Requirement: Native Level


Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 7 million yen ~ 10 million yen

Hiring Company Information

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees)
Recruiter Company Information

Boyd & Moore Executive Search

Strategic IT Sourcing / Procurement Specialist - 788359

Company Description

Boyd & Moore Executive Search (BMES) are a high-growth, Ginza-based search firm. We provide senior executive and management-level recruiting services in Japan and other Asia Regional markets. Our team of recruiting professionals have extensive experience recruiting for multinational corporations and professional service organisations in a range of vertical markets within the Technology, Pharmaceutical/Medical, Financial, and Professional Service sectors.

BMES have been instrumental in helping numerous US, European, and Asian-based companies establish or grow their position in the Japanese marketplace. Because we have one of the most extensive networks of professionals in Japan, we are able to give our clients their most valuable competitive advantage: fast access to the most highly qualified candidates in the region.

BMES have expertise in four sectors, including Technology, Life Sciences, Finance, and Professional Services. Our client base is predominantly non-Japanese, and each of our search consultants either has or will develop particular expertise and focus in at least one of the above sectors.

“Our Web site has been redesigned and now includes open jobs and other resources to assist clients and candidates achieve their recruitment goals. Please visit us at http://www.bmes.com.”