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Regional Strategic Buyer / Insight (Market Research)

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Regional Strategic Buyer / Insight (Market Research)

Regional Strategic Buyer / Insight (Market Research)(

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Regional Strategic Buyer / Insight (Market Research)
 “I want a unique opportunity to be part of a global team where I can fulfill my potential and deliver value to the business”
Nestrade Procurement Division, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia         
Undefined period of time, 100%
Travel rate: 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:
To ensure that Nestlé achieves its objective of sustainable growth, a new Procurement Division is being created with hubs in Switzerland, Panama and Malaysia. They will provide a range of services, including the management of procurement for specific raw materials, packaging, indirect materials and other services. The hubs will also support markets with managing local spend.
In order to implement and drive the success of our new procurement model and to complete the team of Insight (Market Research) category we are looking for a highly competent Regional Strategic Buyerbased in Kuala Lumpur.
Are you ready to join a high performance team?
Reporting directly to the Global Category Lead, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the category strategy for the Insight – Market Research category on a global level (including Syndicated Market Research, Consumer Panels…), utilizing strategic sourcing processes, tools and policies.
What will be your key responsibilities?
  • 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 partners 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 is required?
  • University degree in Procurement, Business Administration, Marketing…
  • Minimum 5 years in sourcing for marketing categories, ideally gained with or within insight / market research.
  • Proven track record in working across the organization with different teams/ cultures in complex organizations.
  • Demonstrated successful use of risk management, responsible sourcing and supplier relation management.
  • Good negotiation skills, interpersonal skills, open minded, quick learner.
  • Understanding of National and International Procurement Regulations.
  • Fluency in English, another language will be an asset.
What’s on offer?
  • A role with responsibility and global scope
  • We offer an attractive and dynamic international working environment
  • Consistent opportunities for training and development
  • Travel rate: 20 to 50%
  • Full time position
  • Fixed contract
What we are looking for?
Excellent negotiation and communication skills with the ability to influence and collaborate with individuals across a complex organization. Being able to work in a team and also as a self-starter.
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

: Malaysia-Kuala Lumpur


: Purchasing


: Nestle Products Sdn. Bhd.


: Full-time

Job Posting

: Oct 11, 2016, 7:13:49 PM