Req ID




Req ID:  88049
Function:  Procurement
Posted:  Sep 17, 2023

Amsterdam, NH, NL, 1082VA

Business Services P2P Specialist


P2P & Procurement Capability


Aims to become an Expert in Purchasing to Pay & Coty Policy processes, able to navigate across the entire Coty organization and be exposed to multiple level of seniority.


In this key & cross-functional role (within the recently created Global Business services Department) and on behalf of the Purchasing To pay Excellence team, the incumbent will be driving Best In Class (BIC) and smooth processes execution, through seamless stakeholder engagement, active listening and pedagogy, simplification and support.


Main responsibilities (Not restricted to) are:




  • Provide sound expertise and support re. Purchase & Ordering requests (PR/PO) to Marketing teams, Digital, other global functions in a timely manner
  • Be creative and passionate in solving Complex cases that require a deeper knowledge of Ariba (Ordering tool) and Coty & Procurement policies
  • Support Vendor Master Data (VMD) teams & stakeholders when needed: creation or modification, upon need
  • Provide guidance & education on questions, issues or changes in the Coty & Procurement policy or on systems matters.
  • Train and Advocate Change Management




  • Demonstrates a strong sense of individual ACCOUNTABILITY alongside deep TEAM SPIRIT
  • CURIOUS and engaged, Able to zoom in and zoom out – Understands the big picture and the details.
  • Proactive in proposing IMPROVEMENTS, solution provider and problem solver. 
  • High LEARNING AGILITY, always looking for broadening experiences.
  • Functional Competencies




  • Strong organizational & Communication skills
  • Data-driven way of working
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • SAP / Ariba / e-Sourcing tools knowledge


The role will have significant impact throughout Coty wider Business, Coty Business Process Outsourcing partner (BPO - Accenture) and our Procurement functions; ensuring (full visibility on process compliance) / (Active communication and solution proposal vs. identified gaps) / (training and education support to users on assigned categories of spend, focusing on education uplift as opposed to just making sure rules are respected)


The ideal candidate will be supported and backed up by an AMAZING extended team and multiple direct colleagues already eager to share their knowledge and further extend the P2P Specialist Community.


Through its work, this position is expected to deliver ‘Cost out’, ‘Value in’ for Coty and requires close cooperation with a broad group of stakeholders in Coty’s Supply Chain and business units.






  • Experienced working in a regional or global organisation across several key areas, as such gaining an in-depth understanding of capabilities and processes 
  • Specific experience with processes, systems, and technology
  • Cross-functional & cross culture change management experience
  • Experienced in delivering results within a changing environment or as part of a large change management program.
  • Proven experience building and maintaining relationships with internal stakeholders
  • International working experience / experience working in a global environment.
  • Experience with sourcing systems and e-tool solutions
  • Experience working within a regulated industry/ finance or audit is a preference (not mandatory)



Country/Region:  NL
City:  Amsterdam