Come join one of the most iconiccompany in the world and have a chance to make an impact in being part of thenewly created Procurement Division.
In order to implement and drive thesuccess of this new procurement model, we are looking for a highly competentRegional Procurement Manager, responsible for managing the commercial andsourcing activity for Wheat used by Nestlé in North America.
Reporting directly to the Global CategoryManager, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the energy Wheatstrategy for the spend in scope on a Regional level, utilizing strategicsourcing processes, tools and policies.
To ensure that Nestlé achieves itsobjective of sustainable growth, a new Procurement Division was just createdwith hubs in Switzerland, Panama and Malaysia.
They provide a range ofservices, including the management of procurement for specific raw materials,packaging, indirect materials and other services.
The hubs also support marketswith managing local spend.
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.
University degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Supply Chain, Economics or Finance.
Minimum 5 years of experience in strategic sourcing for various Commodities preferably Cereals and Grains.
Demonstrated success in delivering competitive advantage to a business through development and implementation of sourcing strategies for the spend category in charge.
Ideally experience in several market regions preferably the Americas.
Ability to resolve time critical and complex material supply issues.
Experience in Futures commodity market is welcome.
Successful track record in handling negotiations in cross functional and cross market teams.
Demonstrated experience in optimizing portfolio via continuous improvement and cost reduction activities.
Excellent relationship and communication skills.
Demonstrated success in risk management, responsible sourcing and supplier relation management.
Understanding of National and International Procurement Regulations.
Being highly structured and well organized.
Fluency in English, another language will be an asset.
A challenging role with high visibility and big responsibilities.
Genuine opportunities for career development, training and personal development.
Attractive and dynamic international working environment.
Modern smart office locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces.
We arelooking for an entrepreneurial mind-set with excellent negotiation andcommunication skills and the ability to influence and collaborate withindividuals across a complex organization.
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