Nestlé is the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company. Well-known brands include MAGGI, NESPRESSO, NESCAFE and KIT KAT. Our purpose of "Enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier lifestyle" is to provide consumers with the best tasting, most nutritious choices in a wide range of food and beverage categories and eating occasions, from morning to night. Naturally, in order to achieve this, the dedication of ambitious and positive people is indispensable. In our Procurement team we are looking for 2 Procurement Business Partners.
The Procurement team is reinventing itself based on the vision to become a true partner for the supported businesses. Therefor Nestlé has created a new role, the Procurement Business Partner, next to the more traditional procurement specialist (buyer).
Your main purpose is stakeholder management; to truly understand the business objectives through partnering with the business directors on country level and their management teams as your internal clients. You’ll translate these insights to ensure the development, management and prioritization of procurement activities and oversee delivery by your procurement colleagues on local and international level. The other way around you’ll clarify sourcing strategies to the business to create transparency and buy-in and help shape strategic planning.
To reach that goal, you will first focus on improvents in the current way of working to evolve towards end-to-end value adding projects in wich you’ll take a coordinating role. Since this is a new approach to procurement, you will actively mould the new reality as you go, backed and coached by the Procurement Manager.
We are looking for…
YOU…if you have 3 to 5 years of professional experience in a role where networking and higher level stakeholder management is key, preferably in a commercial context (sales & marketing driven organisation). You have proven your entrepreneurial attitude, thriving in contexts where you are part of the change to be realized. Your result focus keeps you going even when faced with resistance or setbacks and your active listening skills and relational capacities are your secret weapon to impact and success. You posess a professional level in English and French.
Nestlé Belgilux has an open, informal and personal culture. Learning from one another is key. There is room for entrepreneurship and freedom of mind. Teamwork is essential. Nestlé employees have a strong work ethic, are loyal and proud to work for the company. The head office in Anderlecht employs about 570 people.