Regional Strategic Buyer / Digital Agency
hace 14 días


Regional Strategic Buyer / Digital Agency I want to stand out while being part of an outstanding challenge Nestrade, Panama, Panama City Undefined period of time, 100% Travel rate : from 5 to 10% Who are we?

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 89,5 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2016. It is present in 191 countries around the world, has 418 factories and its 328,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.

Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites.

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

Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on Procurement at Nestlé : To ensure that Nestlé achieves its objective of sustainable growth, a new Procurement Division was just created with hubs in Switzerland, Panama and Malaysia.

They provide a range of services, including the management of procurement for specific raw materials, packaging, marketing services, indirect materials, and other services.

The hubs also support markets with managing local spend. In order to shape a successful future for our Procurement model, we are looking for a highly competent Regional Strategic Buyer based in Panama, responsible for managing the commercial and sourcing activity for Digital Agency used by Nestlé to drive the overall digital evolution within the Americas region.

Are you ready to join a multinational team in a challenging role? As a Regional Strategic Buyer Specialist, you will be responsible for the strategic development of the spend category and for implementing the sourcing strategy for the spend in scope. Key responsibilities

  • Define and implement the category strategy, utilizing Strategic Sourcing processes, tools and policies.
  • Perform supplier market / category / supply risk analysis and develop Total Cost Ownership (TCO) models to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Negotiate contracts ensuring the most beneficial commercial agreements with suppliers in line with the strategy.
  • Manage the relationship with various stakeholders to integrate category plans and outcomes in local budgets and price planning.
  • In partnership with Supplier Relationship Management Experts lead the planning and regular contract SLA reviews with suppliers and other functional partners.
  • Ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards.
  • Education and experience

  • Educational background in Procurement, in Business Administration or Marketing.
  • Minimum 3 years in sourcing for different spend categories, gained in the overall marketing or specific digital Agency category.
  • Experience gained in FMCG or in digital agencies’ side.
  • Demonstrated successful use of risk management, responsible sourcing and marketing agencies relation management.
  • Experience in negotiation.
  • Understanding of National and International Procurement Regulations.
  • Fluency in English, another language will be an asset.
  • Any relevant experience in marketing will be a plus.
  • What’s on offer?

  • A challenging role with regional and global responsibilities to help drive the implementation of the Nestlé Group Marketing & Corporate Services.
  • 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 we are looking for? Excellent negotiation and communication skills with the ability to influence and collaborate with individuals across a complex organization.

    We enhance lives with science-based nutrition and health solutions for all stages of life, helping consumers care for themselves and their families.

    This reflects our conviction that the people are our most important asset. We make sure our employees feel this every day.

    If you want to make a difference apply directly in English at / jobs.

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