• Strategic Buyer Job at Nestle

  • Posted on: 13 February, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Nestlé is the world's leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company, committed to serving consumers all over the world.In keeping with our current business needs, the Nestlé Regional Head Office has a vacancy for the position of a Strategic Buyer, reporting directly to the Regional Procurement Manager.


    Strategic Buyer


    Purpose of the job

    You will develop, validate, communicate and implement a category specific sourcing strategy and projects that deliver a competitive advantage to the business

    Key Responsibilities will be to;


    • Implementation of sourcing strategy, communication plan and supplier management plan as a business partner for various business units;
    • Select appropriate suppliers for the spend category;
    • Ensure Lowest Total Cost of Ownership;
    • Ensureall the key suppliers within the spend category in charge are completely adhered to Nestlé' Suppliers Code;
    • Integrate Innovation elements from suppliers into Nestlé' Innovation and Renovation processes.
    • Ensure the agreed service level with internal stakeholders;
    • Drive and be accountable to responsible Sourcing, Supplier Performance and Vendor Approval Process.

    The ideal candidate should possess the following minimum skills and competencies;


    • Honors degree from a recognized university;
    • Minimum 4 years demonstrable experience in delivering competitive advantage to the business through development and implementation of sourcing strategies;
    • Knowledge of Procurement;
    • Demonstrable successful use of risk management and supplier relation management;
    • Ability to successfully lead projects;
    • Strong leadership and negotiation skills;
    • Ability to thrive in a network organization.


    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nestle career website on nestle.taleo.net to apply

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