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Req ID:  87136
Function:  Procurement
Posted:  May 5, 2023

Paris, 75, FR, 75017

EMEA Senior Buyer Indirect Marketing Services CDI H/F








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 an EMEA Senior Buyer to join our procurement team and manage Marketing Categories. 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 manage change by effective procurement leadership and close relationships with your galaxy of key stakeholders for each EMEA country and:

  • Leadership team (Managing Directors, CFOs, Finance Directors),
  • Marketing Directors & Managers,
  • Sales & E-commerce teams.


Reporting to EMEA Procurement Director – Marketing (Ap. $160M), you will:

  • Develop a robust Marketing Categories Strategy aligned with key internal stakeholders and leveraging industry dynamics and suppliers under the guidance of the EMEA Procurement Director – Marketing,
  • Deliver end-to-end and sustainable value creation,
  • Develop strong supplier relationships to accompany our turnaround strategy and our innovations.



Profile and education:

  • Meaningful experience in Procurement, at least 5 to 7 years,
  • 3 years Marketing experience (whether through Procurement or other departments)
  • 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:

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

Required skills:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work with ambiguity: you are successfully able to navigate uncertainties and thrive under ambiguous environment 




  • Competitive salary based on your qualities and experience;
  • Bonus plan based on your performance and company results;
  • Attractive benefits packages;
  • A healthy, fresh and sustainable lunch for a discounted price;
  • Coty’s brands products at discounted prices via our internal website.


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:  FR
City:  Paris