Outsourcing Project Manager

Outsourcing Project Manager

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    Alice Knauer

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    JN -012019-91938

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    3 months ago

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Outsourcing Project Manager

Project Management



Role Description

Job Position: Japan/MHI Outsourcing Project Manager

Report to: Japan/ MHI Outsourcing Manager

Location: Nagoya, Japan


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.


  • 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.


  • 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