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Global Procurement Manager - IT & BPS

Global Procurement Manager - IT & BPS

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 Global Procurement Manager based in Panama, responsible for managing the commercial and sourcing activity for IT & BPS (Business Process Services) 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 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...

Manage the relationship with various stakeholders to integrate category plans and outcomes in local budgets and price planning.

Define and implement the category strategy, utilizing Strategic Sourcing processes, tools and policies.

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.   

In partnership with Supplier Relationship Management, lead the commercial relationship with strategic suppliers and ensure regular contract SLAs.

Ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards.

What will make you successful

University degree in Procurement, Business Administration and/or Supply Chain.

Minimum 5 years in sourcing for different spend categories, ideally gained in IS/IT.

Exposure to international environment.

Demonstrated successful use of risk management, responsible sourcing and supplier relation management.

Proven experience in concluding strategic deals

Fluency in English, another language will be an asset.

 

 

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 Global Procurement Manager based in Panama, responsible for managing the commercial and sourcing activity for IT & BPS (Business Process Services) 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 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...

Manage the relationship with various stakeholders to integrate category plans and outcomes in local budgets and price planning.

Define and implement the category strategy, utilizing Strategic Sourcing processes, tools and policies.

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.   

In partnership with Supplier Relationship Management, lead the commercial relationship with strategic suppliers and ensure regular contract SLAs.

Ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards.

What will make you successful

University degree in Procurement, Business Administration and/or Supply Chain.

Minimum 5 years in sourcing for different spend categories, ideally gained in IS/IT.

Exposure to international environment.

Demonstrated successful use of risk management, responsible sourcing and supplier relation management.

Proven experience in concluding strategic deals

Fluency in English, another language will be an asset.

 

 

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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