Regional Strategic Buyer / Activation
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Regional Strategic Buyer / Activation


I want a uniqueopportunity to be part of a global team where I can fulfill my potential anddeliver value to the business

Nestrade Procurement Division, Panama Undefined period of time, 100%

Travelrate : from 5 to 10%

Areyou ready to join a high performing and ultra-diverse team?

Come join one of the most iconic company inthe world and have a chance to make an impact in being part of the newlycreated Procurement Division.

In order to implement and drive the success ofthis new procurement model, we are looking for a highly competent Regional Strategic Buyer based in Panama totake the lead on Promotional Items for the AMS zone

Reporting directly to the Global Category Managerfor Promotional Item, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the strategy for the spend in scope on aglobal level, utilizing strategic sourcing processes, tools and policies.

Who are we?

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest foodand beverage company with 89,8 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2017. It ispresent in 191 countries around the world, has 418 factories and its 328,000employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life andcontributing to a healthier future.

Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of productsand services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to localfavourites.

Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellnessstrategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded morethan 150 years ago.

Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on .

Procurement at Nestlé :

As strategic partner of the business, ourprocurement team helps the company achieve sustainable growth. Procurementprofessionals at Nestlé, ensure responsibly-

sourced supply and create value.Located in hubs in Switzerland, Panama and Malaysia, the division provides arange of services, including the management of procurement for specific rawmaterials, packaging, indirect materials and other services.

The hubs alsosupport markets with managing local spend. For you, that will mean theopportunity to become a real strategic partner delivering sustainable valueand working with the business, for the business.

Key responsibilities :

  • Contribute, define and execute the global procurement strategy for Promotional Items for all Americas region (North, Central and South).
  • Ensure Supplier Relationship Management by taking supplier development and management actions.
  • Handle negotiations seeking the best Total Cost Ownership contracts and the most beneficial commercial agreements with suppliers.
  • Manage sourcing teams to create and implement the Above-Market Spend Category Strategies.
  • Manage the relationship with various stakeholders to integrate category plans and outcomes in local budgets and planning.
  • Develop team capabilities by leveraging category knowledge and leadership skills.
  • Overall management of reporting on your category and handle business planning and price forecast activities.
  • Promote and ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards.
  • What is required?

  • University degree in Procurement, Marketing, Communication.
  • Minimum 5 years in sourcing for marketing categories, ideally gained with or within Activation categories : POS, commercial print, promotional items, marketing and sales.
  • Project Management Skills & Marketing / Communications skills.
  • Proven track record in working across the organization with different teams in complex organizations.
  • Demonstrated successful use of risk management, responsible sourcing and supplier relation management.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Understanding of National and International Procurement Regulations.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish, any other language would be an asset.
  • What’s on offer?

  • A challenging role with regional responsibilities to help drive the implementation of the Nestlé Group Activation strategy.
  • Genuine opportunities for career development, training and personal development.
  • We offer an attractive and dynamic international working environment within modern smart office locations providing flexible & collaborative workspaces.
  • To become part of the Global Procurement team within Nestlé and to help drive value into our business.
  • What are we looking for?

    Weare looking for a highly people-oriented candidate with excellent negotiationand communication skills and the ability to influence and collaborate withindividuals across a complex organization.

    Ifyour profile matches our needs and if you want to make a difference apply directlyin English at .

    Weenhance lives with science-based nutrition and health solutions for all stagesof life, helping consumers care for themselves and their families.

    Thisreflects our conviction that the people are our most important asset. We makesure our employees feel this every day.


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