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Data Center Services Construction Procurement Manager (Japan)

Job id 16088

Job location Japan

Leading on procurement of construction procurement for major build projects (new and expanding data centres) from initial concepts, through design, pre-construction services, actual construction delivery and post construction commissioning and handover to operations You will work with other industry professionals to help define requirements, to determine procurement strategies, to identify suitable consultants, contractors and suppliers, to draft effective contract documentation, to negotiate terms and conditions, as well as developing effective assessment criteria and methodologies to appoint vendors to our world-class pipeline of prestige projects You will help to analyse bids and present summary information regarding pre-construction professional services, consultancy and related project

You will make contract award recommendations to the business and identify all of the key factors to enable the business to make the logical decisions and to drive best value for each project Propose and maintain a relevant Construction Category Plan for Japan Work as part of the global Procurement Team to improve commercial awareness across the Company Participate in regular team briefings and progress meetings Record and track savings and assist with initiatives to drive value-for-money projects Support the Global Delivery of Construction projects from a commercial point of view Assist Procurement colleagues in Japan and elsewhere with knowledge sharing and lessons learned

Skills & Expereince

Proven experience in a similar Procurement role with detailed understanding of the Construction industry sector

Proven track record in Procurement of Construction Services and working with Construction contractors

Practical knowledge and experience of creating and negotiating commercial Construction contracts

Demonstrable experience of working in a team environment with the ability to influence and motivate complex, matrix teams both virtually and directly

Demonstrate excellent negotiation and communication skills, internally and externally with suppliers

Understands Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) frameworks and is able to develop and utilise to advantage

Knowledge of the Data Centre sector, or related industries eg Telco, IT, Professional Services etc is highly desirable


Degree level Engineering, Construction Management or Quantity Surveying

Postgraduate skills and experience of procurement best practices

Fluent in Japanese and in English

Proven negotiation skills

Experience in using e-Sourcing tools - preferably SAP / Ariba experience

Stakeholder Management and comfortable working with Clevel Key Stakeholders across geographies

Culturally aware and astute working in a diverse environment

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Planning and organisation skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks to deliver maximum positive impact on DCSs business

Flexibility to travel at short notice

Job Segment Database, Procurement, ERP, Data Management, Data Center, Technology, Operations, Data

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : Materials/Logistics/Supply Chain Mgmt/Procurement
Role : Purchasing/Sourcing
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Feb 2020

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