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Manager – Sourcing, Raw Materials, SAPMENA

Сфера деятельности: Sourcing

Тип должности: Permanent

Тип занятости: Full - Time

Место расположения: Mumbai

Страна: India

The world leader in cosmetics, L’Oréal is present in 150 countries on five continents. Our 36 international brands have allowed us to devote ourselves solely to one business: beauty, with a mission to provide the best in cosmetics innovation to all women and men globally. Our ambition is to win over another one billion consumers around the world by inventing the cosmetic products that meet the infinite diversity of their needs and desires through continued digital innovation. L’Oréal supports diversity and sustainable, ethical sourcing for all our products and we have reduced our emissions by approx. 78% since 2005.

The DNA of L’Oréal is Innovation and we are driven by a real passion for the future. Our Research and Innovation Centres in India are the sixth innovation hub for L’Oréal worldwide to fuel local market innovations. In our quest to win the next billion consumers, we are looking for talented individuals who can lead us on this mission.

With several billion units produced, the Operations Department is at the heart of the group's performance and is one of its major levers.

Working in Operations at L'Oréal means working in a dynamic and diverse environment, with opportunities for functional mobility and an international career. A wide range of training courses, motivating responsibilities and highly varied assignments will enable you to learn and develop.

Would you like to be a part of the adventure?

We have a suitable opening in the Sourcing dept. for the role of Sourcing Manager – RM for SAPMENA (South Asia, Pacific, Middle East, North Africa) zone, based in Mumbai. You come with a relevant experience of 4-6 years in the field of project management-cosmetics/personal care/chemistry industry.

As the Sourcing Manager, you will be responsible to lead sourcing RM securization and localization activities for SAPMENA Diversification/substitution/localization/BCP projects etc, coordinating with internal stakeholders and external partners to support growth, secure business and maximize value for L’Oréal group.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyse project needs/scope, anticipates business activity and build up relevant sourcing strategic frame, animate the network, and lead best practices. Ensure the most valuable contribution from projects to be implemented successfully.
  • Lead strategic diversification/substitution/localization projects for south Asia, in order to minimize business risk and bring flexibility/agility, onboard new suppliers and influence stakeholders on projects, creates value and innovates to propose and breakthrough to support/accelerate strategic projects/program to support/reinforce South Asia business needs.
  • Manage project process, define/drive clear roadmap with sourcing/collaborative stakeholders (Corporate team/quality/R&I, etc) and external partners while ensure whole process to meet internal control policy. 
  • Support and manage internal stakeholders (Corporate team/quality/R&I, etc) relationship, communicate/manage projects and share/communicate with stakeholders.
  • Evaluate/anticipate and manage risk, define/identify risk level for projects. Raise up communication with stakeholders, drive and workout action plan to secure key risky projects.
  • Implement project management in IT tools (mysourcing)
  • Manage performance and efficiency; be accountable for purchasing performance, e.g. saving/business securisation/L’Oréal for the future, etc. Regularly update project performance reporting/newsletters.
  • Formulate improvements for process and tools ensure project quality (saving/business securization)


Soft Skills:  

  • Independent, Self- motivated, be able to work with the minimum of supervision,
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and project management skills,
  • Can work under the complexity and pressure,
  • High level of logical thinking and analytical skills,
  • To be fluent in English.

Key L’Oréal Competencies:






Key Relationships:

  • Direct Reportees - Nil
  • Internal Stakeholders – R&I, Sourcing Category & Business team 
  • External Stakeholders – Suppliers


Bachelor’s Degree in in Chemistry/food/pharmaceutical

Professional Experience: 

4 years+ in project management,

4 years+ in cosmetics/personal care/chemistry industry

Formulator/sourcing operation experience is a plus


Travel required: Travel will be need based around 30% 



L’Oréal is committed to building a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. L’Oréal closely prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of the individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.