We are currently looking for a highly experienced Global Procurement Manager based to be based in Panama, who will be responsible for managing the commercial and strategic sourcing activities for Cocoa Products used by Nestlé worldwide.
Reporting to the Global Category Manager, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the category strategy globally for the spend in scope, utilizing strategic sourcing processes, tools and policies.
Procurement at Nestlé :
As strategic partner of the business, our procurement team helps the company achieve sustainable growth. Procurement professionals at Nestlé, ensure responsibly-sourced supply and create value.
Located in hubs in Switzerland, Panama and Malaysia, the division provides a range of services, including the management of procurement for specific raw materials, packaging, indirect materials and other services.
The hubs also support markets with managing local spend. For you, that will mean the opportunity to become a real strategic partner delivering sustainable value and working with the business, for the business.
A day in the life of a Global Procurement Manager for Cocoa Products
What will make you successful
We are looking for a highly people-oriented candidate with excellent negotiation and communication skills and the ability to influence and collaborate with individuals across a complex organization.
We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.
Our values are rooted in respect : respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future.
With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries.
We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures.