Purchasing Managers– 5* Hotel in UAE
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Major duties and responsibilities include;
Responsible for purchasing and inventory control of all food, beverage and non-food items at competitive costs while maintaining quality standards
Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies, service procedures and standards.
Ensure that standards are maintained at a superior level on a daily basis.
Design, implement and monitor effective purchasing procedures.
Obtain and accept bids for goods and services from hotel suppliers.
Monitor quality, price and deliveries for all purchases.
Assist department managers in determination of purchase specifications. Confirm delivery of products and services in accordance with said specifications.
Compare competitive trade and market prices. Purchase goods and services on discounts whenever possible.
Coordinate volume buying with various departments.
Maintain awareness of product innovations and recommend purchases when appropriate.
Supervise buyers, storeroom and clerical personnel in accordance with sound management principles and company philosophy.
Monitor storeroom inventory levels to avoid waste, overstock and stock-outage situations.
Coordinate department activities with accounting, cost control and receiving personnel.
Promote the hotel philosophy concerning but not limited to hiring, employee relations, disciplinary action, training, counseling, evaluating.
Responsible for employee compliance with hotel policies and procedures.
Interact in courteous and professional manner with all guests, staff and community members.
Respond in courteous, professional and rapid manner in order to resolve all guest and staff difficulties.
The ideal candidate should have
3-5 years experience as purchasing manager and minimum 2 years' supervisory experience preferably in UAE
The candidate should have thorough knowledge of food, beverage, dry goods, general supplies, printed materials, operating equipment, engineering supplies, equipment maintenance, housekeeping amenities, and hotel capital expenditures;
Sound knowledge of computerized inventory control methods;
Ability to evaluate vendors and negotiate terms; ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English
Skills to train, motivate, evaluate, mentor and direct employees and managers to meet desired ends; ability to access, input, analyze and retrieve information from computers; ability to maintain excellent relations with staff.
Salary for this position ranges between USD 3,000 – 4,000 gross per month depending on experience.