Purpose of job

Provide administrative support related to sourcing and relationship activities to Direct categories, in close cooperation with the Category Management.

Key Activities

Data management: 
- Responsible for creating and maintaining all purchasing-related master data in accordance with the best practices.
- Carry out various data analysis using ERP-related systems or data sources and administrative tasks of ERP-related systems (VPC, ECM, Extranet, EDI, CLM, etc).

- Organise meetings.
- KPIs follow up.
-  Support Direct Category Management in various activities such as data analysis, classification, preparation and coordination of meetings and negotiations, optimisation of data quality.

Critical knowledge and experience

 - Knowledge of best practices and relevant practices, systems in administration and business support preferable from Purchasing. 
- Ability to participate in a well-defined business process within Purchasing.
- Preferably have up to 2 years of similar work experience. 
-Ability to influence others and follow processes.
- Some experience supporting key business initiatives.


- Japanese proficiency required.

- English proficiency required.

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