Senior Procurement Manager, APAC

Contact: Delvin Ndlovu
Email: email Delvin
Reference: BBBH11726_1715300969
Posted: about 1 month ago

Title: Senior Procurement Manager, APAC

Location: Tokyo, Japan

About NextWave

NextWave Partners is the Recruitment Partner of choice within the Clean Energy, Sustainable Infrastructure, ESG, Impact Investment, Climate-Tech & Technology sectors. We are committed to supporting industries battling climate change towards a net-zero future and a sustainable economy.

About the Role

We are working with a leading global newable developer with a strong pipeline in the APAC region and are seeking a Senior Procurement Manager to leading multimillion tender processes and secure a supply chain.


  • Ensuring alignment of commercial and contractual strategies with the Business Plan and its timelines for individual contracts.
  • Managing a portfolio of contracts with a total value of up to 100 million euros per annum.
  • Overseeing an annual portfolio of approximately 50 contracts
  • Collaborating with business and procurement colleagues on international projects and sourcing initiatives, necessitating cultural sensitivity and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Achieving cost savings for the business unit


  • Familiarity with procurement best practices, encompassing both tactical and strategic principles.
  • Demonstrated experience in commercial contract negotiation, including leading negotiations for contract closures.
  • Strong focus on self-performance management and delivery, adept at balancing competing demands of quality, cost, and time, making decisions within tight timelines.
  • Effective team player, preferably with experience in multi-functional project teams.
  • Sound comprehension of financial, commercial, and business principles, along with risk mitigation practices, and sufficient knowledge of contract law to identify exposure and seek legal advice when necessary.
  • Excellent written, numerical, and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in influencing and interpersonal communication, capable of effectively persuading, challenging, and establishing credibility with internal and external peer groups.
  • Proficient in computer systems.
  • Desirable experience in partnering, international sourcing (particularly offshoring), and sourcing from low-cost economies, as relevant to the area of responsibility.

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly on the platform with your latest CV. We will review your application and revert back promptly.

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