<大手商社>IT機器調達スタッフ/IT procurement specialist

Job Title: <大手商社>IT機器調達スタッフ/IT procurement specialist
Location: Tokyo
Reference: 1598
Contact Name: Aya Kubota
Job Published: July 19, 2017 13:45

Job Description







Our client is a Major global company based in Japan.

The company is hiring a Strategic IT Sourcing/Procurement Specialist contributes cost saving and adoption of innovative technologies for company business by supporting sourcing and procuring cutting edge IT products and services.

Responsibility includes 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.
This position leads RFx processes, making recommendations regarding final vendor selection and preparing documentation to meet both budget and delivery goals.
This position also manages compliance, vendor evaluation/relationships, and aggressive pricing.
Strategic/analytic thinking will be required for negotiation of complex terms and conditions of latest IT products and services.
Researching potential vendors with innovative technologies to bring our company competitive advantage and innovation.



  • ・IT製品の導入に伴う比較検討の経験
  • ・ITベンダーとの契約交渉経験
  • ・海外ITベンダーとの交渉・調整経験(例:契約、販売、購入、支払いなど)
  • ・法務部との契約調整の経験
  • ・IT製品/サービスの価格感、サーバ、ソフトウェア、ネットワーク機器、ストレージ、データセンター、専用線、クラウドソリューション
  • ・類似業務3年以上の経験
  • ・その他サービスの製品情報知識
  • ・高いコミュニケーション能力を持ち、対外的な折衝を頻繁に経験している方
  • ・決められたルールが存在しない中、自身で関係者を巻き込み、ルールの策定や提案を積極的に行える方
  • ・TOEIC:600点以上または相応の英語力



  • ・ITプロダクトの製品比較、検討経験
  • ・ITベンダーとの契約条件の交渉経験
  • ・契約条件に関して、法務・弁護士との調整経験
  • ・データセンター、ネットワーク、サーバ、ストレージ等、いずれかの設計・構築・運用業務経験。大規模であれば尚可
  • ・海外ベンダーを使用した、システム開発にかかわる業務経験。(オフシュアでのSE経験等も含む)

Minimum Qualifications:

3+ years of experience preferably in procurement or 5+ years in sales, presales, engineer for an IT/High-tech company.
Experience in RFx, sourcing, securing competitive pricing, negotiations and establishing contracts of IT products and services as a procurement, engineer.
Basic knowledge of contracts and legal terms and conditions of IT products and services.
Intermediate or advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Office.
Able to prioritize and deliver to timelines driven by multiple internal customers and external vendors.

Fast learner who understands and willing to absorb the knowledge of brand new cutting edge IT products and services.
Experience in sourcing, procurement, design, implementation or operation in at least more than 2 categories listed below.

  • ・ Infrastructure (Server, Network, Storage, VDI, Unified Communication and Data Center)
  • ・ Cloud Computing/Services
  • ・ Software (OS, Development Tools, Database)
  • ・ Outsourcing/Offshoring (Japan, India, China and Vietnam)
  • ・ Security/Compliance (Anti-Virus, PCI-DSS)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in vendor evaluation and selection and strategic vendor management.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with Purchasing certification.
  • Experience in adopting or using Sourcing and Procurement solutions such as Ariba or Zycus is preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate a sense of urgency; ability to apply analytical mindset to challenges
  • Implement proactive procurement strategies, policies, process, and systems.

Job details

Language requirement
Japanese (Advanced business), English (Advanced business)
Visa requirement