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Global Category Manager Energy Zone EMENA

Nestlé Schweiz

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Global Category Manager Energy Zone EMENA

Global Category Manager Energy Zone EMENA(

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Global Category Manager Energy Zone EMENA
“I want a unique opportunity to be part of a global team where I can fulfill my potential and deliver value to the business”
Nestlé, Vevey, Switzerland or London, UK.         
Undefined period of time, 100%
Travel rate: from 20 to 50%
Who are we?
The Nestlé Group is the World’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company. We have more than 2000 brands with 88.8 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2015. We are a global brand with more than 335,000 employees worldwide, operating in 197 countries.
As an employer, Nestlé is extremely committed to growing talents internally and puts a strong focus on employee development.
Procurement at Nestlé:
In order to implement and drive the success of our procurement model, we are looking for a highly competent Global Category Manager Energy Z-EMENA, responsible for managing the commercial and sourcing activity for Energy used by Nestlé in Z-EMENA.
Are you ready to join a high performing team?
Reporting directly to the Head of Commodities, you will be responsible for the end-to-end management of the spend category, creating competitive advantage and contributing to the reduction of operational risk.
What will be your key responsibilities?
  • Manage price risk for energy (gas and electricity) for European Nestlé premises, using a variety of price risk management Tools
  • Develop and lead the sourcing strategies for your category whilst interacting with relevant Business Partners and stakeholders
  • Ensure Supplier Relationship Management by taking supplier development and management actions
  • Handle negotiations seking the best Total Cost Ownership contracts and the most beneficial commercial agreements with suppliers
  • Manage a sourcing team (1 direct report) and be active member of the global energy procurement network
  • Develop team capabilities by leveraging category knowledge and leadership skills
  • Overall management of reporting on your category and handle business planning and price forecast activities
  • Promote and ensure compliance to Nestlé's Corporate Business Principles, policies and standards
What is required?
  • Experience in strategic sourcing for energy (electricity, gas and fuel) in Zone EMENA (Mandatory)
  • University degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Supply Chain or Engineering
  • 10+ years’ experience in a strategic sourcing or procurement environment ideally in the food or FMCG industry
  • Proven track record in managing teams in complex organizations and developing key talents and people
  • Demonstrated experience in a range of different spend categories and proven record as a Category Manager in different categories
  • Able to influence both internal stakeholders & senior management and present key sourcing strategies to Sourcing team and senior leaders
  • Experience in managing Supplier development initiatives & ability to lead supplier negotiations, contracts
  • Ability to manage change processes cross-functionally and with external suppliers
  • Understanding of National and International Procurement Regulations
  • Fluency in English, other languages will be an asset
What’s on offer?
  • A role with responsibility and a large scope
  • An attractive and dynamic international working environment
  • Consistent opportunities for training and development
What we are looking for?
  • Excellent leadership, strategic and communication skills  
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to influence and collaborate with individuals across a complex organization
We enhance lives with science-based nutrition and health solutions for all stages of life, helping consumers care for themselves and their families. This reflects our conviction that the people are our most important asset. We make sure our employees feel this every day. If you want to make a difference apply directly in English atwww.nestle.com/jobs.

Primary Location

: Switzerland


: Purchasing


: Nestec S.A.


: Full-time

Job Posting

: Oct 14, 2016, 10:01:46 AM