International Transport Buyer (H/F)

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75017)


ManoMano is a French company which was launched by Philippe de Chanville and Christian Raisson in 2013, and has since expanded to serve customers across 6 countries (France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, UK and Germany). Just six years after launching our business and after successfully raising 235 million euros in 2019/2020, our staff numbers have tripled, and there are now 450 ‘Manos and Manas’ working here. Care to join us?
We have made it our mission to radically reshape DIYing by offering our customers easy access to online tips, tricks, products and services. We currently carry over 4 million products on our website, and work hand in hand with some 2,200 sellers.

In 2016 we received the IMC Gold Award for e-commerce, as well as EGB’s Innovation prize, and were also invited to join Google’s VIP Scale-Up programme (top 10 French start-ups). We were recently dubbed a “French Unicorn in the making” by Forbes, and as such we are looking for bold, talented individuals to help take our company to new heights!
Joining us is above all a personal experience, one in which a global project and core values are underpinned by individual skills. Our camaraderie, efficiency and employee-focused mindset (which is particularly important to us!) have led to our company becoming renowned for the optimal working conditions we provide: in fact, we are among the top 5 French companies with the best work-life balance!

Job Description


As a real strategic growth driver, ManoMano is now building and speeding up its logistics and transport activities in France and in Europe. We wants to ease sellers’ operations. To do so, we launched our fulfillment service, ManoFulfillment. We are also offering master contract and innovative transport solutions to our seller in order to create the best delivery experience for our beloved customers.
For this purpose, we are looking for a talented International Transport Buyer to help us grow our Transport team. You will take over the partnership with each of the carriers and define the best transport strategy for your market. You will be in charge of the management of carriers account to offer our customers an exceptional delivery experience and to build the best DIY Fulfillment service in Europe.
Your work will have a considerable impact on ManoMano’s growth.


  • Define transport purchasing strategy in your perimeter ;
  • Lead tender, business negotiations & pricing ;
  • Lead carrier contract creation and review ;
  • Analyse carrier performance and communicate weekly ;
  • Fix best in-class standards for carrier contracts (SLAs, processes, risk management, …) ;
  • Lead monthly steering committees with carriers to review their performance and insure main KPIs are aligned with expectations ;
  • Propose and implement continuous improvement projects ;
  • Coordinate IT developments with the tech team for new features implementation ;
  • Stay up-to-date with transport market innovation ;
  • Identify and implement innovative solutions to offer the best customer experience in the market ;
  • Optimize the financial part of the contract thanks to cost reduction projects.


  • A start-up environment made in France in hyper growth
  • Autonomy with a wide field of action
  • An immersion in the data-driven e-commerce
  • Agile & international environment with bright and friendly colleagues
  • Telework possible one day / week
  • The international dimension (France, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Germany)
  • A pleasant setting in Paris in more than 3,000 m² (a gym, a terrace, a music room)
  • An atmosphere (average age 29)
  • Balance life pro / personal life

Preferred Experience

  • Top Engineering or Business School
  • 8 years of experience, with at least 5/6 years as a transport or supply chain buyer, preferably with an online marketplace
  • Excellent business negotiation skills
  • Knowledge in road transport is highly recommended (last miles, parcels, FTL, LTL)
  • Excellence in Excel with very strong analytical skills required
  • Autonomous, business driven, strong rigour in the workplace
  • Fluency in English. French, German, Italian or Spanish is a plus

Recruitment Process

Visio interview with the Talent Recruiter et Hiring Manager
Interviews in our building with people of the operational team and of a cross team

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 06 April 2020
  • Location: Paris, France (75017)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 7 years
  • Occasional remote authorized