Indirect Purchasing Manager - Cosmetics

Job Title: Indirect Purchasing Manager - Cosmetics
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Arab Emirates
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -092019-443950
Contact Name: Molly Pritchard
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 18, 2019 12:00

Job Description


  • Increasing spend of the organization needs to be under control
  • Potential savings are to be obtained
  • Risk management : secure suppliers panel (follow their compliance with Social, Ethical and Environmental requirements) as per group demands.
  • Implementation of purchasing strategies on main spend/suppliers.


Regular tasks :

On a regular basis, the purchaser will have to

· Meet his internal customers

· Receive their needs

· Source, write book of specs, bid, analyze quotations, recommend

· Negotiate and award business to suppliers

· Set-up contracts

· Secure and manage suppliers panel & SRM

· Approve POs & Suppliers creation in the system

Perimeter :

The indirect purchasing segments/families covered will be :

· MAINLY Merchandising (counters, podiums, HPP, local POSM, Merchandising Logistics, …)

· POSSIBLY Events & Seminars (events agencies, catering, accommodations, decoration,

· POSSIBLY Marketing & Communication (agencies, digital, printing, promotional items, …)

Methodologies :

The purchaser, based on each purchasing strategy previously defined by Purchasing Direction, will have to

· Apply methodology and tools of central/transversal Purchasing organization (if any)

· Deploy, apply and control contracts made at group level (travels, computers, …)

· Communicate on purchasing performances on a regular basis

· Define suppliers mapping on key segments

· Manage actual suppliers + Source and homologate new suppliers according to LVMH Social, Ethical and Environmental requirements

· Make value engineering studies on various subjects in relationship with internal customers


Internal :

  • Internal customers such Marketing, Merchandising, Events, …
  • Support departments such as Business Controllers, Legal, Internal Controllers, …

External :

  • Suppliers

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