Outsourcing Project Manager

Outsourcing Project Manager

  • Location

    Japan

  • Sector:

    PowerTech

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Alice Knauer

  • Contact email:

    alice.knauer@earthstreamglobal.com

  • Job ref:

    JN -012019-91938

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-17

  • Startdate:

    2019-03-11

Outsourcing Project Manager

Project Management

Nagoya

Japan


Role Description

Job Position: Japan/MHI Outsourcing Project Manager

Report to: Japan/ MHI Outsourcing Manager

Location: Nagoya, Japan


JOB SUMMARY:

Our client is looking for a Japan/ MHI Outsourcing Project Manager to provide a project management support including, baseline and data analysis, market research, strategy development, business planning, bid analysis, vendor and contract negotiation and implementation for managing our client's Japan based service providers.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide project management support to Japan/MHI Outsourcing Manager.
  • Coordinate schedules and deliver status reports.
  • Prepare project management documentation for Outsourcing Managers.
  • Assess project issues, and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and the company`s set goals and objectives.
  • Managing high to mid-level supplier relationships in support of Japan/MHI Outsourcing Manager.
  • Support the implementation of performance based vendor relationships that lead to optimal pricing, quality improvements, process improvements and delivery of world class services.
  • Research, Develop and manage supplier base for specific categories assigned.
  • Providing analysis and support for better business decision-making regarding Japan based Outsourcing needs.
  • Ensuring risk is mitigated and optimization of total delivered cost is achieved by suppliers.
  • Working with client stakeholders to embed a formal, fact-based purchasing process in all Japan based Outsourcing activities for our client's program.
  • Support continuous process improvement and cost reduction.
  • Lead preparation for Supplier Performance Review Meetings with Japan based suppliers.
  • Using creativity, Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree with minimum 5 years of hands on Project Management experience working with Aircraft or Automotive OEMs or Tier-1 suppliers. (PMP preferred)
  • Experience managing global outsourcing projects, including: opportunity analysis and identification, supplier selection, risk and compliance evaluation, contract negotiation, and financial analysis.
  • Experience with supplier report cards and supplier management.
  • Self-starter who can build sourcing/procurement credibility within groups not accustomed to working with global outsourcing service provider’s scheme and its standards.
  • Ability to read and speak English and Japanese fluently and possess Japanese and global business culture understanding.
  • Ability to build relationships and manage multiple stakeholders simultaneously.
  • Ability to positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
  • Be comfortable and adaptable in the role depending on level of engagement required.
  • Ability to sustain high levels of performance in a constantly changing environment