Req ID:  6342

Paris, France

Date:  20 May 2024

Asst Mgr, Inventory Control

What you'll be doing?

DFS, Maison of the LVMH group, has revived the Samaritaine department store.

La Samaritaine has benefited from an exceptional renovation, magnifying its unique architecture between tradition and modernity, within a district in full growth and transformation. 

It offers its customers a concentrate of French excellence and the art of living that the world envies, with just the unexpected to live an unforgettable experience.

Do you want to live a professional adventure, share our pioneering spirit, live in a permanent multicultural environment? Join La Samaritaine!


Integrated within the Finance Department of DFS Europe & Middle East (world leader in the sale of luxury products to international travelers), you report to the Finance Manager France.

You are in charge of stock control at La Samaritaine with a team of two people (permanent and intern).


Your missions:


• You organize and supervise inventories (rotating and annual) for La Samaritaine and you analyze/monitor inventory discrepancies.

•You ensure proper monitoring of inventory management procedures by operational teams (sales and logistics).

•You collaborate with the internal control team to ensure proper monitoring of group (LVMH & DFS) and store procedures.

•You control the proper budgetary monitoring of markdowns and produce monthly analyzes on stocks.

•You are a business partner of the VP Operations on inventory issues and collaborate with the Logistics and Security teams.

•You are in charge of reviewing stock adjustments (inventory discrepancies, displaying, defective products, etc.).

•You produce ad-hoc analyzes for the needs of financial management. 

Ideal Candidate

Minimum 5 years of experience in a logistics/inventory management position with a financial appetite and data manipulation. 
Operational experience in Retail and/or internal audit is a plus.


Other knowledge, skills and abilities required:

•Strategic agility and ability to manage ambiguity.

•Strong analytical and organizational skills, attention to detail.

•Very good command of Excel, Power BI would be a plus.

•Excellent oral and written communication skills in French and English.

•Willing to work in a dynamic and multicultural environment (head office team in Asia).

DFS is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy and practice to employ, promote and treat all employees and applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency and to provide all employees with a workplace that is free of discrimination. Employment decisions are based on qualifications such as education, work experience and talent, and are made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis protected by law.