Req ID




Req ID:  91398
Function:  Procurement
Posted:  Mar 30, 2024

Paris, 75, FR, 75017

Alternance - Junior Project Buyer H/F

Junior Project Buyer - Apprenticeship

Be at the centre of one of our Prestige brands, with a very dynamic environment, diverse & innovative procurement projects, and within a multifunctional & international team!




As our Junior Project Buyer (IPM) you will contribute to all end-to-end Procurement activities related to new launches with low complexity as well as Productivity projects for your brand, while supporting the implementation of the Global and Regional Category Sourcing strategies. Projects cover a wide range of packaging & raw material categories as well as TPM (Third Party Manufacturing) & internal factories.

Your main focus:


  • Product Innovation: Work closely with the multifunctional team, from marketing brief to launches on the market, ensuring cost, timing & leadtimes objectives are met.


  • Productivity: Contribute to productivity/renovation/value preservation projects opportunities in coordination with R&D & Operation teams, to deliver bottom line savings or/and improve the supply chain value. Monitor & track procurement activities (CAPEX expenses, savings, quarterly budget reviews…).


  • Support to Operations: Support Business Continuity Plan for all high-risk materials (in-house manufacturing or TPM) and manage claims/issues in collaboration with the operational team that require support. Support the implementation of actions to minimize materials inventory and obsolescence (notably through OQ set-up).


  • Business Partnering: Help securing the process of sharing information and support between local organizations and business units. Promote a good networking environment within the different departments & be the ambassador of the procurement department reputation.


Integrated within our Prestige procurement team, you will work in a very dynamic & positive environment.  You will work hand in hand with the multifunctional team in which support, leadership, positive and solution provider attitudes are the mains drivers.


In your day to day, you will work in project team interacting with R&D, projects managers, Operations, Marketings.

Working for Coty means celebrating the diversity of beauty. We build brands to inspire and enable our consumers to experience the confidence and joy of expressing their beauty, their way. We aim to be gamechangers in the beauty industry, winning the hearts and minds of consumers around the world.



You like working with various stakeholders, experienced the beauty industry, have a strong ability to prioritize and manage a wide range of topics and you get energy from working in a fast-paced, diverse and international environment. Other than that:

  • Preparing a Master degree in Purchasing/Sourcing/Supply Chain/business, you have ideally already some experience in the beauty industry
  • Agility/ flexibility – being able to navigate through a complex environment without strict & defined rules and be able to be creative/proactive to find innovative solutions & work out of the scope.
  • Team spirit oriented / Very good communication skills (oral & written)
  • Strong analytical skills and project management capabilities 
  • English is a must / French is highly advised.


  • A salary that matches your knowledge and experience
  • Meal vouchers
  • 50% transportation refund
  • Access to the COTY shop with preferential rates on COTY products



Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, skincare, and body care. At Coty, we celebrate the entire human kaleidoscope and cultivate a culture of fearless kindness. Therefore, we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against any candidate or employee and strive to be an open, inclusive and diverse workplace where all employees can be their authentic self.

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Country/Region:  FR
City:  Paris