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Regional Procurement Manager (LATAM) - Marketing Content

Regional Procurement Manager (LATAM) - Marketing Content

Panama, PA

Panama, PA

Position Snapshot

  • Nestrade Procurement Division, Panama
  • Permanent contract, 100%
  • Travel rate: from 5 to 10% 
  • 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.

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 the Creative, Media Production and Digital Agencies used by Nestlé worldwide.  

Reporting directly to the Category Manager, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the marketing content strategy for the spend in scope on a global level, utilizing strategic sourcing processes, tools and policies.

A day in the life of a Regional Procurement Manager for Content

  • Perform supplier market/category/supply risk analysis and develop Total Cost Ownership (TCO) models to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Create and execute sourcing strategies for Creative traditional agencies for the LATAM countries across all Nestlé brands.
  • Negotiate creative deals and contracts with creative/digital agencies and production houses ensuring the most beneficial commercial agreements with agencies in line with the global sourcing strategy.
  • Manage the relationship with various stakeholders and align them to integrate category global plans and strategies.
  • In partnership with Supplier Relationship Management Experts, lead the planning and regular contract SLA reviews with suppliers and other functional partners.
  • Ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards.

What will make you successful

  • University degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Marketing and/or Communication.
  • Proven record of accomplishment and increasing responsibility in Strategic Sourcing, Procurement consulting, or marketing categories, ideally gained with or within creative agencies’ categories.
  • Expertise with sourcing strategy development in marketing spend including in-depth knowledge of supplier management best practices, agency terminology and contract negotiation.
  • Proven track record in working across the organization with different teams in complex and matrix organizations.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills with strong negotiation management experience.
  • Fluency in written and spoken in English.

 

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.

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 92.6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2019. It is present in 187 countries around the world, has 403 factories and its 291’000 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 favorites. 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% 
  • 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.

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 the Creative, Media Production and Digital Agencies used by Nestlé worldwide.  

Reporting directly to the Category Manager, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the marketing content strategy for the spend in scope on a global level, utilizing strategic sourcing processes, tools and policies.

A day in the life of a Regional Procurement Manager for Content

  • Perform supplier market/category/supply risk analysis and develop Total Cost Ownership (TCO) models to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Create and execute sourcing strategies for Creative traditional agencies for the LATAM countries across all Nestlé brands.
  • Negotiate creative deals and contracts with creative/digital agencies and production houses ensuring the most beneficial commercial agreements with agencies in line with the global sourcing strategy.
  • Manage the relationship with various stakeholders and align them to integrate category global plans and strategies.
  • In partnership with Supplier Relationship Management Experts, lead the planning and regular contract SLA reviews with suppliers and other functional partners.
  • Ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards.

What will make you successful

  • University degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Marketing and/or Communication.
  • Proven record of accomplishment and increasing responsibility in Strategic Sourcing, Procurement consulting, or marketing categories, ideally gained with or within creative agencies’ categories.
  • Expertise with sourcing strategy development in marketing spend including in-depth knowledge of supplier management best practices, agency terminology and contract negotiation.
  • Proven track record in working across the organization with different teams in complex and matrix organizations.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills with strong negotiation management experience.
  • Fluency in written and spoken in English.

 

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.

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 92.6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2019. It is present in 187 countries around the world, has 403 factories and its 291’000 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 favorites. 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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