Come join one of the most iconiccompany in the world and have a chance to make an impact in being part of the newlycreated Procurement Division.
In order to implement and drivethe success of this new procurement model, we are looking for a highlycompetent Regional Procurement Manager based in Panama, responsible for managingthe commercial and sourcing activity for Dairy used by Nestlé worldwide.
Reporting directly to theCategory Manager, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the energystrategy for the spend in scope on a global level, utilizing strategic sourcingprocesses, tools and policies.
The Nestlé Group is the world’slargest food and beverage company with 89,8 billion Swiss Francs in sales in2017. It is present in 191 countries around the world, has 418 factories andits 328,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality oflife and contributing to a healthier future.
Nestlé offers a wide portfolio ofproducts and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Itsmore than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso tolocal favourites.
Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health andWellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it wasfounded more than 150 years ago.
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As strategic partner of thebusiness, our procurement team helps the company achieve sustainable growth.Procurement professionals at Nestlé, ensure responsibly-
sourced supply andcreate value. Located in hubs in Switzerland, Panama and Malaysia, the divisionprovides a range of services, including the management of procurement forspecific raw materials, packaging, indirect materials and other services.
Thehubs also support markets with managing local spend. For you, that will meanthe opportunity to become a real strategic partner delivering sustainablevalue and working with the business, for the business.
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 plan and review regular contract SLA reviews with suppliers and other functional partners.
Run the daily administrative tasks and ensure they are carried out in a timely and organized manner.
Ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards.
University degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Supply Chain, Economics or Finance.
Experience in sourcing, supplier management or strategic procurement, ideally gained in dairy / raw materials.
Experience in risk management, responsible sourcing and / or supplier relationship management.
Knowledge of the Dairy Market and International Procurement Regulations is preferred.
Excellent negotiation and communication skills with the ability to influence and collaborate with individuals across a complex organization.
Fluency in English and Spanish and / or Portuguese).
A challenging role with regional responsibilities to help drive the implementation of the Nestlé Group Dairy strategy.
Joining the largest dairy buyer team in the world.
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.
We are looking for a highly people-oriented candidate with excellentnegotiation and communication skills and the ability to influence andcollaborate with individuals across a complex organization.
If your profile matches our needs and if you want to make a differenceapply directly in English at