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Global Procurement Manager - Dairy

Global Procurement Manager - Dairy

Panama, PA

Panama, PA

Position Snapshot

Nestrade Procurement Division, Panama

Permanent contract, 100%

Travel rate: from 5 to 10%

Position Summary

We are currently looking for a highly competent Regional Procurement Manager based in Panama, responsible for managing the commercial and sourcing activity for Dairy used by Nestlé worldwide.  

Reporting directly to the Global Category Manager, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the category strategy for the spend in scope on a regional 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...

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 tools, utilizing cost models and market knowledge

What will make you successful

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

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 91.4 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2018. It is present in 190 countries around the world, has 413 factories and its 308,000 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 favourites. 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. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

Position Snapshot

Nestrade Procurement Division, Panama

Permanent contract, 100%

Travel rate: from 5 to 10%

Position Summary

We are currently looking for a highly competent Regional Procurement Manager based in Panama, responsible for managing the commercial and sourcing activity for Dairy used by Nestlé worldwide.  

Reporting directly to the Global Category Manager, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the category strategy for the spend in scope on a regional 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...

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 tools, utilizing cost models and market knowledge

What will make you successful

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

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 91.4 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2018. It is present in 190 countries around the world, has 413 factories and its 308,000 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 favourites. 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. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

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