Global Procurement Manager / Cocoa Beans
hace 5 días


I want a unique opportunity to be part of a global team where Ican fulfill my potential and deliver value to the business

NestradeProcurement Division, Panama

Undefinedperiod of time, 100%

Travelrate : from 5 to 10%

There is no better time to join our GlobalProcurement Team!

The combination of a rapidly-evolvingworld around us and the successful implementation of our new procurement modelmake it an incredibly exciting time to join us.

Sustainable practices,transparency, and innovation will drive the success of our organization intothe future and we want you to be part of this!

Position :

We are currently looking for a highlycompetent Global Procurement Manager based in Panama, responsible for managingthe strategic sourcing activities for Cocoa Beans used by Nestlé worldwide.

Reporting directly to the GlobalCategory Lead, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the Cocoa Beansstrategy for the spend in scope on a global level, utilizing strategic sourcingprocesses, tools and policies.

Procurement at Nestlé :

As strategic partner of the business, wehelp the company achieving sustainable growth and we ensure responsibly-sourcedsupply and value creation.

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

We also support markets with managing local spend. For you, this willbe the opportunity to become a real strategic partner delivering sustainablevalue and working with the business, for the business.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Contribute to, define and execute the global procurement strategy for Cocoa Products.
  • Perform supplier market / category / supply risk analysis and develop Total Cost Ownership (TCO) models to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Handle negotiations seeking the best Total Cost Ownership contracts and the most beneficial commercial agreements with suppliers.
  • Ensure Supplier Relationship Management by taking supplier development and management actions.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to create and implement the Above-Market Spend Category Strategies.
  • Further develop relationships with various stakeholders to integrate category plans and outcomes in local budgets and planning.
  • 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 your experience should include?

  • University degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Supply Chain, Economics or Finance.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in sourcing for various commodities ideally Cocoa or Cocoa Beans related.
  • Ideally experience in several market regions (Asian, American and European).
  • Demonstrated success in risk management, responsible sourcing and supplier relationship management.
  • Experience in Futures commodity market is welcome.
  • Demonstrated experience in optimizing portfolio via continuous improvement and cost reduction activities.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills - with the ability to influence and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders across a complex organization.
  • Understanding of National and International Procurement Regulations.
  • Fluency in English, another language will be an asset.
  • What’s on offer?

  • 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.
  • What are we looking for?

    We arelooking for an entrepreneurial mind-set with excellent negotiation andcommunication skills and the ability to influence and collaborate withindividuals across a complex organization.

    If yourprofile matches our needs we will be looking forward to receive yourapplication in English. Please visit and apply in English .

    OurNestlé purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthierfuture for individuals & families, for our communities and for the planetis lived every day by our 323’000 employees across all our sites.

    We arethe world’s leading Nutrition, Health & Wellness company with 89.8 billionSwiss Francs in sales in 2017. Our 2000+ brands range from global icons likeNescafé or Nespresso to your local favourites.

    We bring Nutrition, Health andWellness to people and their pets, throughout their lives, through our wideportfolio of products and services.

    Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Veveywhere it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our group andreasons to join us on .


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