Req ID




Req ID:  89315
Function:  IT – Information Technology
Posted:  Sep 15, 2023

Granollers, B, ES, 08403

IT o9 Planning Subject Matter Expert




Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, skin care 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 range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment. For additional information about Coty Inc., please visit



In the role of Subject Matter Expert (SME), within the IT COE (Centre of Excellence) part of the Information Technology Organization, reporting to the IT COE Supply Chain Solution Architect, he/she will be the responsible to deliver the appropriate o9 solution for his/her PLANNING area of expertise.



In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Be the o9 solution architect for COTY
  • Heavy participation on o9 implementation/configuration projects.
  • Guardian of o9 design (responsible for Technical Coty design and configuration sign off)
  • Support the Execution of projects.
  • Participate in executing SIT.
  • Support in UAT fixing defects.
  • Active participation during cutover, parallel run and hyper care.
  • Lead the integration to and out of o9 with the Coty data lake team.
  • Coordinate infrastructure work for o9 on premises.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and assistance in developing requirements for o9 projects.
  • Provide support to the Data Processes: Data Quality Management (Rules, Reporting) and Data Models (Data Filters, Business Rules on custom models)
  • Capture and anticipate new Business requirements.
  • Lead review meeting(s) with the Global Process Owner(s) to ensure regular communication and ensure the alignment/approval of documentation on the progress of the project.
  • Lead Key users and Local Process Owners to achieve the objectives of the project providing support in o9 as top priority in the current implementation.
  • Provide process knowledge support.
  • Work with Business Facing teams to improve processes using o9 capabilities.
  • Coordinate activities and share knowledge with counterparts in other regions.
  • Assist o9 application support COE with troubleshooting.
  • Work with 2nd level support to develop processes for troubleshooting and escalation.
  • Indentify the change management projects with the Key Users and Local process Owners.





  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Information Systems, or equivalent.
  • O9 certification
  • O9 expert for Demand Planning and S&OP.
  • Expertise in DRP, MPS, MRP, MEIO is highly desirable.
  • Deep understanding of business and technical planning processes.
  • Knowledgeable on digital decoupling (integration through Azure data lake)
  • Good knowledge on S4HANA tables (master and transactional data used in planning)
  • 3 years minimum experience implementing o9 projects.
  • In-depth experience implementing applications.
  • Project management expertise/certification.
  • English fluency, other languages appreciated.
  • Experience in Consumer Good/Cosmetics business is a plus.



  • Basic Data Analytics Skills.
  • Data Integration through Cloud Infrastructure.
  • Data Quality Management & Reporting.
  • Data Modelling for Planning Processes.
  • Global vision.
  • Analytical/Executive and decision making.
  • Result focused.
  • Customer oriented.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Teamwork skills.
  • Openness to look at alternative solutions and ways to improve/encouraging.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Detail-oriented, organized and capable of prioritizing workload to complete multiple tasks and meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate/communicate complex concepts to peers and business partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment with short deadlines, interruptions, and multiple tasks/projects occurring at once.
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage and mentor others through technical team leadership.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience training and mentoring others.
  • Minimum of 5 years leading IT projects for the business function being supported.
  • Leadership and convincing influencer.
Country/Region:  ES
City:  Granollers