Regional Procurement Manager (AMS & EMENA) - Media
Panama, Panama
hace 9 horas

Position Snapshot

  • Nestrade Procurement Division, Panama
  • Permanent contract, 100%
  • Travel rate : from 5 to 10%
  • A challenging role with global responsibilities.
  • Genuine opportunities for career development, training and personal development.
  • Attractive and dynamic international working environment.
  • Modern smart office locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces.
  • Position Summary

    We are currently looking for a highly competent Regional Procurement Manager based in Panama, responsible for managing the commercial negotiations with media agencies across different channels including digital.

    Reporting directly to the Category Leader, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the Media buying strategy for the spend in scope on a global level, utilizing strategic sourcing processes, tools and policies.

    Procurement at Nestlé :

    As strategic partner of the business, we help the company achieving sustainable growth and we ensure responsibly-sourced supply and value creation.

    Located in hubs in Switzerland, Panama and Malaysia, our division provides a range of services, including the management of procurement for specific raw materials, packaging, indirect materials and other services.

    We also support markets with managing local spend. For you, this will be 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 Regional Procurement Manager (AMS & EMENA)

  • Contribute, define and execute the regional procurement strategy for Media buying Category for all Americas (a.k.a AMS) region (North, Central and South) & some EMENA markets
  • Lead and perform media reviews across AMS & EMENA markets along with Nestle market stakeholders and ensure Nestles competitive position as an outcome.
  • Have experience of delivering change new supplier solutions, digital media buying capabilities, such as programmatic buying search etc.

    and new ways of working in a complex and changing multi-brand environment.

  • Enhanced standards of performance and contribution to the right suppliers.
  • Internal efficiency improvements.
  • Cost savings opportunity and reduces total cost of ownership.
  • Incremental added value from our indirect suppliers.
  • Engage and manage the relationship with various stakeholders and align and convince them to integrate category global plans and strategies.
  • Ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards.
  • What will make you successful

  • University degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Marketing and / or Communication.
  • Minimum 3 years in media buying and / or planning. Digital media buying is an asset.
  • Commercial understanding of strategic category management.
  • Strong marketing services knowledge.
  • Proven track record in working across the organization with different teams in complex organizations.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, able to work across different AMS & EMENA cultures and make a personal impact and influence senior management.
  • Strong negotiation skills able to lead complex negotiations, manage the relationship and driving demanding service levels.
  • Understanding of National and International Procurement Regulations.
  • Fluency in English, another language will be an asset.
  • The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 92.6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2019. It is present in 187 countries around the world, has 403 factories and its 291’000 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 favorites.

    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.

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