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Vox Populi is an association under the 1901 law, which works to strengthen the employability of young people, as part of its mission of equal opportunities. We combine the requirement of results and the support of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in the definition of their life project, all this despite a difficult environment and socio-economic context. To this end, as part of our commitment to equal opportunities, we are recruiting for our partner, one of the biggest names in the luxury and beauty sector, with an emblematic portfolio of perfume brands, of colored cosmetics and skin and body care. They are world leaders in perfumes and number three in colored cosmetics. The products of this brand are sold in more than 150 countries around the world. They engage in various social causes and seek to minimize their impact on the environment.


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 are a COTY fit

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

Send your resume and your cover letter to :

Junior Project Buyer


Apprenticeship - Sept. 2024

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