Función Laboral: Operaciones - Compras / Abastecimiento

Tipo de contrato: Jornada Completa

Ubicación: ILE DE FRANCE (except Paris)

País: France

In the context of creation of a multi-divisional L’Oreal France Purchasing Organization we are looking for an innovative, collaborative and passionate professional to become


The responsibilities will include not only managing several categories (advertising agencies, creative agencies, market research, print, …) but also managing transversal projects and initiatives within the assigned categories.   

What opportunities the job is offering

-           Ability to participate in innovative projects with much exposure among external and internal stakeholders within a dynamic and newly-created team

-           Ability to work in an independent mode and demonstrate your ideas


What the job responsibilities will be

  • Cover all business units of L’Oreal Group: Consumer Products, Professional Products, Active Cosmetics, L’Oreal Lux and The Body Shop
  • Analyze business needs and challenges demand: collect, understand and challenge stakeholders’ needs and promote demand management. Apply VA methodology and Guarantee the expected functionality level at the optimized costs
  • Define purchasing strategy: organize and gather market knowledge, propose advanced action plans to benefit from market opportunities
  • Optimize costs: Improve the cost model through a good knowledge of supplier process, Identify opportunities leveraging value chain approach. Lead and implement productivity projects, apply and Use TCO.
  • Anticipate business activity and acts proactively: Contribute to build, share, and apply the category strategy, using the category network. Captures Supplier Innovation
  • Maximize Supplier Relationship: define and implement supplier portfolio, monitor the performance and analyze P&Ls, make clear feed-backs and follow action plans.
  • Create value and innovates: lead complex projects (Reformulation, W2W, Full buy, innovation, R2P, Indirects…). Develop and recommend best options to secure identified      project risks.
  • Negotiate with integrity: use appropriate negotiation techniques and tools.
  • Operate according to internal control principles and legal rules: implement standard contract framework enhancing on key legal principles, propose improvements and deals with the legal department. Monitor the contract compliance
  • Evaluate and manages risks: apply risks policy and tools, propose action plans. Escalate to the relevant stakeholders
  • Manage Performance and efficiency: Build cost forecasts for a simple category, share and control assumptions for budget construction. Manage KPIs, build continuous improvement strategy for financial and non-financial KPIs. Demonstrate a functional understanding of all purchasing/procurement tools (SAP, Optis, CPP, Scorecard ….), ensure data quality. Demonstrate a clear understanding of financial process: basic financial or accounting rules, S80 and PRI structure and purchasing part, L'Oréal financial activity rules (rebates, fees, drivers…). Analyze the impact of choices/tariffs in a plant P&L or in a PRI.
  • Support and manage stakeholders’ relationships: Feed network with internal/external news, share best practices, Communicate / manage projects /share suppliers’ information with his stakeholders
  • Support sustainable purchasing:  apply all purchasing/procurement processes (Buy and Care), following internal control rules. Share and train new people on processes.


What qualities and skills you should have

  • Solid experience in procurement of marketing services
  • Ambition to grow within a multinational company and a market leader    
  • Analytical skills (advanced excel and PowerPoint skills)
  • Ability to act as an internal consultant for business
  • Strong communication and convincing skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Multitasking
  • Ability to work in multi functional teams