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About Herbalife Nutrition

 

Herbalife Nutrition is a global nutrition company whose purpose is to make the world healthier and happier.  We have been on a mission for nutrition - changing people's lives with great nutrition products & programs - since 1980. Together with our Herbalife Nutrition independent distributors, we are committed to providing solutions to the worldwide problems of poor nutrition and obesity, an aging population, skyrocketing public healthcare costs and a rise in entrepreneurs of all ages.  Herbalife Nutrition offers high-quality, science-backed products, most of which are produced in Company-operated facilities, one-on-one coaching with an Herbalife Nutrition independent distributor, and a supportive community approach that inspires customers to embrace a healthier, more active lifestyle.

 

Herbalife Nutrition’s targeted nutrition, weight-management, energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively to and through dedicated distributors in more than 90 countries.  

Through our corporate social responsibility efforts, Herbalife Nutrition supports the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF) and its Casa Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. Herbalife Nutrition is also proud to sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy, and numerous Olympic teams.

Herbalife has over 8,000 employees worldwide, and our shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of approximately $4.4 billion in 2017. To learn more, visit Herbalife.com or IAmHerbalife.com.


COMPANY OVERVIEW:
 
Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has helped people pursue a healthy, active life since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management and personal care products are available exclusively through dedicated independent Members in more than 80 countries. Our Mission is to change people’s lives by providing the best business opportunity in direct selling and the best nutrition and weight-management products in the world.
 
POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:
The Category Specialist will be responsible for the development, execution and management of several comprehensive sourcing categories.  This position will lead supplier relationship management and global sourcing strategy by managing cross-functional teams and implementing best practice policies and procedures.
 
DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: 
  • Manage multiple low to medium complexity categories
  • Initiate and communicate category analysis to support holistic category strategy
  • Lead supplier relationship development supporting category strategy
  • Leverage a strategic sourcing approach to drive best in class solutions with corporate and functional objectives
  • Develop and lead projects, delegating tasks to team members
  • Lead cross-functional teams
  • Lead price management
  • Identifies global sourcing opportunities
  • Identify and realize cost savings, customer service and process opportunities
  • Establish and implement best practice sourcing policies and procedures
  • Ensure category and team compliance to sourcing policies and procedures
  • Prepares executive summaries for leadership and teams to ensure message clarity and meeting preparedness
  • Communicates and elevates critical information in a timely and concise manner to enable accurate decisions

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 
Skills:
  • Demonstrated leadership skills as well as teamwork collaboration; aligns work with people
  • Ability to identify issues and resources to effectively resolve problems
  • Ability to display concise written and verbal communications to meet the needs of a diverse audience
  • Ability to try new approaches and helps others through changes
  • Demonstrated high ethical standards; presents clear and consistent messages without misrepresenting self for personal gain 
  • Works well with other teams/colleagues regardless of different points of view
  • Strength in building relationships and strategic alliance; creates the right environment for teamwork
  • Effectively brings complex negotiations to a successful conclusion through personal initiative and accountability, achieves timely and desired results by effectively and efficiently prioritizing tasks and projects
  • Results oriented with the ability to work independently
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Experience:

  • 5 years of sourcing/purchasing/supply chain experience
  • Demonstrated record of exceeding goals in cost savings and supplier performance
  • Demonstrated record of developing relationships with suppliers that has led to improved quality and overall cost reduction
Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Understanding and application of managerial concepts and techniques in areas such as project/change management, idea creation, coaching and cross-team effectiveness
  • Strong understanding of global contract development
  • 7 years of sourcing/purchasing/supply chain experience

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