We are currently looking for a highly competent Global Procurement Manager based in Panama, responsible for supporting the commercial and sourcing activity for the Laboratory Equipment, Services and Supplies used by Nestlé worldwide.
Reporting directly to the Global Category Manager, you will be responsible for implementing the category strategy for the Laboratory Equipment, Services and Supplies spend in scope on a global level by using strategic sourcing processes, tools and policies.
Procurement at Nestlé :
As a strategic partner of the business, we help the company achieve sustainable growth and 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 Global Procurement Manager
Support the Global Category Manager in defining the category strategy.
Execute key global sourcing projects to deliver expected cost reduction levels.
Implement key Strategic Sourcing processes, tools, and policies such as catalogue pricing, supplier management, standardisation, aggregation, and best cost country sourcing.
Negotiate contracts ensuring the most beneficial commercial agreements with suppliers in line with the category strategy.
Perform supplier market / category / supply risk analysis and develop Total Cost Ownership (TCO) models to identify improvement opportunities.
Create a competitive environment for Nestlé’s needs.
Introduce / develop new suppliers.
Manage the relationship with market stakeholders to integrate the category strategy.
Advanced data analyses in excel.
Ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards.
What will make you successful
Honours university degree in either Business or Procurement with relevant experience. Scientific and / or engineering university degree would meet the needs alternatively
More than five years experience in a strategic sourcing role procuring / category management same or similar material in an international environment.
We would take into consideration relevant experience in other categories as well.
Strong flexibility and the mental agility to work in a cross-functional environment in a highly complex global organization.
Excellent knowledge of excel and numerous data analysis in excel, optimization of same
Demonstrate successful use of effective category sourcing, risk management, responsible sourcing and supplier relationship management.
Excellent negotiation and communication skills with the ability to influence and collaborate with senior stakeholders across a global network.
Fluency in English, other languages will be an asset.
If your profile matches our needs we will be looking forward to receive your application in English. Please visit www.nestle.
com / jobs and apply in English.