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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.

About Procurement in New York

Our Paris HQ organization houses Direct Category teams (responsible for Packaging, Raw Materials and External manufacturing) and Indirect Category Cross division We are a diverse team of many nationalities and backgrounds with passion for people development, driving our Coty transformation journey. The teams identify improvements/projects and roll these out to provide added value, service, and necessary funds to reinvestment back to the business to drive top line of our beautiful brands.

What can we offer?

We have one open Indirect Procurement internship position within Coty Paris HQ

  • Great opportunity to support and manage an end-to-end project and learn procurement skills

  • Support Specialist – MRO, FM, HR, Professional Services, Real Estate.

  • Data Collection, Compilation, and Analysis:

  • Conduct mapping of usage and expenditure by markets.

  • Ensure compliance of suppliers and contracts.

  • Identify optimization opportunities through data analysis.

  • Participation in Tender Process

  • Assist in drafting specifications for tender documents.

  • Send consultation files to suppliers.

  • Analyse offers and provide recommendations to stakeholders.

  • Assist in the contractual process.

  • Support and Energize Environmental and Social Engagement:

  • Provide support for environmental and social initiatives.

  • Foster engagement in environmental and social responsibilities.

General Responsibilities

  • Analyse categories spend data, summarize key findings, and make recommendations to Category Management Team.

  • Responsible for supporting strategic and operating objectives for the sourcing & procurement function, ensuring maximization of the capabilities to execute sourcing & procurement strategies and solutions

  • Manage owned Project from A>Z, IFM Green Practices in Europe, Internal Event

  • Act as the main point of contact for Supplier Setups for Category Management Team.

  • Collaborate with Category Managers on Sourcing and Category Strategies

  • Participate in supplier Quarterly Business Reviews

  • Drive decision making through analysis.

  • Participation into relevant internal and external meetings


  • Student (Master), it is important you remain enrolled with your university

  • Passion for beauty and our brands, strong affinity with dynamic environment

  • Analytical, knowledge of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Strong personal character and ethics, proactive, agile, and hands-on

  • Passion to solve problems and a drive for result

  • Good administrative & communication skills - Ability to work independently as well as in a team.

  • Quick learner and motivated to cultivate technical, business and commercial skills by applying their knowledge within our company’s environment.

  • Fluent in English


This internship is full-time (40 hours per week), for a duration of 6 months and starts from July 2024. You will receive an internship allowance. The internship can be combined with a thesis. Be aware that this will largely have to be done in your own time.


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.

Send your resume and your cover letter to :

Procurement Internship


Internship - July 2024

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