Commercial Controller – Nespresso

Commercial Controller - Nespresso
We are the Nestlé Nespresso SA Company and are proud to be one of the fastest growing operating unit of Nestlé. Our passionate, entrepreneurial-minded team has transformed Nespresso into the reference in portioned coffee and one of the world’s most trusted brands. Our growth comes from our commitment to research and development in order to pioneer and be the reference in the portioned coffee sector to provide the very highest quality coffees that could be enjoyed in the comfort of consumers’ own homes and also savored at out-of-home locations, such as restaurants, hotels, offices and luxury retail businesses. We guarantee quality by taking a careful, thoughtful approach in how we source our ingredients, produce and market our premium coffee products. With corporate headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, Nespresso is present in over 60 countries and counts over 12,000 employees worldwide. To learn more visit
Position Snapshot
Location: Dubai, UAE
Company: Nestlé MENA
Bachelor’s Degree (Business/Finance)
Ideally in FMCG with knowledge of product portfolio and brand profitability
Experience within a network Organisation with both internal and external providers
Position Summary
Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest food and Beverage Company in the world. At our very core, we are a human environment – passionate people driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.
As the Regional Commercial Controller for the MEA region, you will assist the management to handle a multitude of complex countries, while you assume dual responsibility in facing both business and finance stakeholders across the organization.
You will co-pilot the business development and decision making in the region, while providing business insights and valued financial expertise. In doing so, you will ensure high quality management reporting, enable financial transparency and facilitate optimal resource allocation.
A day in the life of…
  • Management of Regional Sales Reporting and Forecasting. Ensure accurate and timely monthly sales reporting, including providing analysis and insights into the results. Utilizing insights to develop sales forecast
  • Monitors trade and marketing related spend, fostering a mentality of “challenging the usual”, and instill business manager behavior / ROI culture. Optimize investments
  • Create P&L awareness across the Organisation. Improve MEAC and Distributor team’s business acumen through training and ongoing Finance and Sales Analysis
  • Monitors and controls the marketing spend making sure that the budget is not exceeded, and allocation is done according to latest plan.
  • Monitor and report Structural Cost expenditure, ensuring “on budget” mindset whilst driving efficient use of resources
  • Actively takes part in the Monthly Business Planning Process, challenging the data input to ensure quality forecasting. Coordinates Revenue and Costs forecasts for region and customer (contribution)
  • Promote Business Planning Best Practices (i.e. One Number Principles, planning cycles) and Tools across the Organisation/ market and ensure alignment with operational processes
  • Ensure that planning tools work efficiently, working procedures are documented, and that there is integration and consistency within system and scope
What will make you successful
  • Participation on local efficiency and best practices projects and Internal Control Management
  • Demonstrate strong understanding and experience in building financial models
  • Ability to lead without direct authority
  • Ability to think outside the box
  • Arabic Language is a plusWe thank all applicants for their interest; however only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
Nestlé is the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: repect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we’ll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geopraphies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at


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