Nestle USA (


  full-time   employee

Eden Prairie
United States

Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) is a company on a mission and on the move, motivated by the opportunity to forge a major therapeutic role for nutrition in the management of health and establish a new industry between food and pharmaceuticals. The two elements of the equation are simple; societies are ageing and age and lifestyle related diseases are spiraling. Needs are growing for safe, effective and cost-effective solutions. At the same time, scientific understanding of health, disease and the potential of nutrition ? as an integral part of managing health and disease ? is growing.

Nestlé Health Science, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Nestlé Group, was created in 2011 to be a leader in these developments and make things happen. We have over 3,000 employees around the world with a wide mix of capabilities ? from bio-medical engineers to regulatory specialists, medical delegates (sales force) and health economic experts that reflect our dynamism and intent to create.

Provides strategic leadership in developing and implementing robust process to effectively manage customer agreements for the Medical Nutrition and OPTIFAST businesses. Management of linking of customers and distributors to correct contracts and pricing. Responsible for proactively identifying and managing process improvements across entire Business Operations team to assure processes and procedures provide a high level of consistent, positive customer experiences.

Primary Responsibilities:

? Manage team responsible for supporting RFIs/RFPs, deal analysis, and legal approval process for nearly 1,000 contracts.
? Maintain pricing and contract access for distributors and customers
? Evaluate, identify and implement policies and procedures to drive operational efficiencies and drive continuous improvement.
? provide insight and direction to the sales organization related to contractual issues
? Review and participate in negotiations of complex contracts for National Account customers
? Audit contract conditions and provisions to ensure compliance with policies and performance requirements
? Recruit, select, retain, and develop highly qualified professionals. Provide leadership necessary to maintain a motivated, productive and competent team through open lines of communication and delegation of responsibilities and authority.

? Must have a Bachelor?s degree in business, management, or related area of study.
? Minimum 5 years? experience in leadership role required.
? Experience in healthcare experience required, with knowledge of distributor-based business preferred.
? 5+ years? experience with analytics, data management, data systems, Excel, and Access required.

The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.


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