Función del empleo: General Management

Tipo de puesto: Permanent

Tipo de empleo: Full - Time

Localización: Istanbul - Asia

País: Turkey


Now, we can start talking about our story of leading the beauty. Let's be honest, we grow fast. So we have redefined leadership; As Purchasing Manager you will be directly reporting to Operations Director and you will be leading a team including 3 people. You will have the opportunity to learn more than you have in the past. When you get used to being together with the best, you will realize that you have already been one of them.


What we expect;

4 years’ university degree

Minimum 12 years of experience in direct & indirect purchasing, preferably in several product categories

Good knowledge in POS / Promo manufacturing, materials, marketing services and contract management

Team management experience

Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

Excellent knowledge of MS Office Applications and SAP

Aware of Business Ethics

Self-initiating and proactive


Manage and develop country purchasing team in line with the Group’s purchasing strategies and policies

Define purchasing strategy: Input, build and/or challenge category strategies. Have high product sensitivity. Ensure to have the best-suited supplier portfolio for all categories.

Analyze business needs and challenges demand: Anticipate major evolution of needs

Propose the most valuable option involving internal and external network/resources

Develop Market intelligence tool on categories

Optimize costs: Capture breakthrough ideas coming from suppliers

Maximize value creation opportunities impacting P&L and Top Line

Activate all levers of the value chain through the Cost Models

Anticipate business activity and acts proactively: Input business needs and lead the categories’ strategies locally in line with the global strategy

Maximize supplier relationships

Drive improvement projects with strategic suppliers impacting P&L and Top Line contribution

Capture innovation opportunities form internal & external sources and create value

Negotiate with integrity: Coach and challenge teams in terms of negotiation strategy, use innovative negotiation levers

Operate according to internal control principles and legal rules: Develop a competitive advantage (exclusivity, group strategy, innovation, CSR, …)

Evaluate and manage risks: Define and implement risk management policy

Implement advanced/breakthrough methodologies or tools to create value and to secure risk

Manage performance and efficiency of the team and systems

Support and manage stakeholders’ relationships


You need to have;

You need to have solid communication and networking skills as well as a collaborative spirit because you will cooperate with highly passionate andinnovative teams.

With your substantial analytical thinking and project management skills you will be able to work in a fast-paced environment and with a high standard of quality.

With the desire to make a difference you will be able to develop the project as you wish. Do not worry, when you take the initiative for the world's most prestigious products, you'll witness how beauty can changes our lives.

So, if you've ever wanted to be on a team that's focused on learning at a blistering pace, we want to get to know you.


L'ORÉAL Turkey performs in 4 different business units; Consumer Products, Professional Products, Luxe and Active Cosmetics division. Leading the global beauty market, L'ORÉAL has 83,000 employees in 150 countries. L'ORÉAL operates with 41 factories and 145 distribution centers around the world.