Req ID




Req ID:  91217
Function:  Procurement
Posted:  Jun 11, 2024

Paris, J, FR, 75017

Skincare Project Buyer - Luxury - CDI






Be at the center of a high-end skin brand, with a very dynamic environment, diverse & innovative procurement projects, and within a multifunctional & international team!




As our Skincare Project Buyer, you are responsible for all end-to-end Procurement activities related to Innovation and Productivity projects within their 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: Be the procurement voice for the brand, working closely with the multifunctional team, from marketing brief to launches on the market, ensuring cost, timing & leadtimes objectives are met. Manage suppliers’ relationship, enabling to capture innovations and build sustainable & strong partnerships.


  • Productivity: Identify & Lead 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, quaterly 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 Operation team, that require support & leadership team awareness when appropriate. Implement actions to minimize materials inventory and obsolescence (notably through OQ set-up).


  • Leadership: Proactively engage stakeholders, and influence the decision-making process, to provide high quality procurement support & take the best decisions for the business. Highlight risks with mitigation plans to internal teams & leadership team.


  • Business Partnering: Secure 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.


The team consists of 1 Lead Buyer and you will work closely together with several departments such as R&D Packaging, R&D formula, Finance, Internal project managers, Operation team (planning, supply chain leader…). All your colleagues have a very positive mindset & always ready to help & have fun at the same time. 

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, as an experienced Skincare Project Manager, you 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 you:


  • Have a Master degree or bachelor degree in Purchasing/Sourcing/Supply Chain, with around 4 years of experience – you have a purchasing experience in the cosmetic industry ideally, or in a relatable industry as a project buyer
  • 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.



As our Skincare Project Buyer some of the benefits you will receive are:


  • Real career opportunities, locally and internationally
  • Company e-shop: discount on a wide selection of products
  • Remote work: hybrid way of working 50% office, 50% from home
  • Access to the gym




  1. If selected, our recruiter will contact you within 10 working days
  2. A telephone/online introductory meeting follows
  3. A first in-person interview
  4. A second & third interview
  5. You will receive a proposal with the terms of employment




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. Join us in making over the world of beauty!

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Country/Region:  FR
City:  Paris