Req ID




Req ID:  91757
Function:  Procurement
Posted:  May 23, 2024

Amsterdam, NH, NL, 1082

Procurement Director Global Consumer Engagement







We’re Coty, one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, and skin and body care. Coty is the global leader in fragrance and number three in color cosmetics. Coty’s products are sold in over 150 countries around the world. Coty and its brands are committed to a range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment.



At Coty Procurement we are at the heart of the Coty Turnaround, leading the way towards regaining operational leadership, and contributing to rediscovering growth.

We achieve this by delivering end-to-end, sustainable value creation, leveraging the power of our supplier network, operating in a lean & agile fashion, and driving stronger cooperation with key stakeholders.

Join the team that is making a tangible difference for the future of Coty, participate to one of the biggest transformations in the industry, driving and leveraging our culture of pride and performance!




We are looking for a Director of Consumer Engagement Procurement to join our procurement team and manage our new created Consumer Engagement Categories (c. $150M). This category will cover Influencer Marketing, PR, Social and Advocacy, Loyalty programs and Consumer Relationship Management. This role will see you building a cost efficient and flexible supply for the Category to deliver sustainable savings, innovation and de-risk the practice to support growth and the overall Coty strategy.

You will oversee a team of 4 people, spread across Europe, APAC and Americas, and will also need to be comfortable with informal leadership to influence and onboard a large spectrum of stakeholders.

You will lead change by effective procurement leadership and close relationships with your galaxy of key stakeholders across the globe:

  • Leadership team (SVP and VPs marketing, and occasional C-suite interactions),
  • Marketing Directors & Managers,
  • Sales & E-commerce teams.

Reporting to the VP of Content and Retail Procurement, you will:

  • Develop a robust Consumer Engagement Categories Strategy aligned with key internal stakeholders and leveraging industry dynamics and suppliers.
  • Deliver end-to-end and sustainable value creation,
  • Develop strong supplier relationships to accompany our turnaround strategy and our innovations.
  • Lead and develop a team of 4 Marketing procurement professionals (from sr Manager to buyers)




Profile and education:

  • Meaningful experience in Marketing Procurement, at least 10 years,
  • Team leadership and development, at least 5 to 7 years,
  • Experience in working in an international environment and matrix organization,
  • Degree qualified preferably in Procurement, Marketing, Business or other relevant, discipline. MBA advantageous,
  • High degree of fluency of English is required.

Key competencies:

  • Robust leadership skills, manage cross-continent teams and stakeholders,
  • Proven influencing, negotiation, communication and presentation skills,
  • Result oriented, hands-on individual with solid track record,
  • Strong analytical skills and project management capabilities,
  • Business acumen and interpersonal savvy,
  • Strong understanding of the Marketing Categories Sector,
  • Mobility for travelling (ca. 25% of working time).

Required skills:

  • Outstanding Leadership skills: formal and informal leadership will be required to succeed in this role. You are used to managed medium size teams, multi-cultural individuals and drive the best out of them to successfully deliver the Content agenda.
  • Ability to drive clarity and agility: You don’t get easily stressed by a fluid environment, on the opposite, you get energized by the opportunity to drive clarity for the team, you are quick to adapt as new information becomes available.
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and presentation ability:  ability to work across different levels in the organization and across different teams to ensure everyone is updated on key timelines and/or decisions.
  • Strong problem-solving techniques: curious, team player and leader; attention to detail; good project management.  You know how to translate complex data into a key take out with your analytical mindset.
  • Concise, integrated thinking and storytelling: boil down multiple data points into a simple but powerful story that drives decisions and outputs.
  • Project management: organized, structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.
  • Team player with strong passion for winning and a bias for action: You believe in strong collaboration, leverage diversity of thinking and love to win. You are future oriented, are not bounded by the status-quo but recognize what can be improved and have a bias for action.



  • Competitive salary based on your qualities and experience;
  • Bonus plan based on your performance and company results;
  • Remote - Home office up to 50% of the time 
  • Attractive benefits packages;
  • A healthy, fresh and sustainable lunch for a discounted price;
  • A brand new building in the business area of Amsterdam-Zuid. The office is designed to maximize your performance, based on the new ways of working.



At Coty, we believe in equality and inclusion for all, and stand together with those fighting for freedom, justice, and equal rights regardless of who you are or who you love.

Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you’re the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible – we’d love to hear from you.

Country/Region:  NL
City:  Amsterdam