Assistant Purchasing Manager - Crowne Plaza Doha - The Business Park


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Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts - Middle East & Africa
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Responsible for translating the business plan into the material and
service requirements of the hotel and plans and executes their acquisition,
storage and issuance.                                                 

At Crowne
®, we want our guests to
feel able to do their best, achieve their goals and be recognized for their
success.  To help them, we need you to
stay One Step Ahead and:

  • Create Confidence – by being an
    expert at what you do; by acting and looking the part and adapting your
    style to match your guests’ pace in all you do.
  • Encourages Success – by supporting and
    respecting your guests and their goals; by recognizing them and making
    them feel valued and important and offering thoughtful choices to help
    them feel restored and balanced.
  • Make It Happen – by being perceptive to your guests’ needs; by taking ownership for getting things done and working seamlessly with others to help guests be successful.
  • Duties and Responsibilities


    Join us as an Assistant Purchasing Manager.  You’ll have ambition,
    talent and obviously, some key skills.  For this vital role, we’re looking
    for someone who will be responsible to:

  • Participate in pre-opening of new hotel
    property with full technical skills to support and establish the Hotel OS&E
    procurement process.
  • Prepare weekly OS&E procurement report for
    management presentations.
  • Participate in negotiations with vendors related
    to service contracts and hotel OS&E etc.
  • Identify and develop reliable sources of local
    and international supply.
  • Obtain best possible price quotations from the
    BOQ, prepare price comparison, update record keeping and issuance
  • Keep abreast of the marketplace as to
    innovation and value.
  • Analyze market and delivery systems in order
    to assess present and future material availability.
  • Process purchase requests from departments.
  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for
    conformance to company policy.
  • Participate in the development of
    specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel
    engaged in buying materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies
  • Prepare reports regarding market conditions
    and merchandise costs.
  • Administer on-line purchasing systems.
  • Obtain competitive quotations and bids
  • Ensure physical stock take is conducted as
  • Define an approved vendor list to be used for
    procurement (transaction process/ordering) by key users in the hotel
  • Track and report supplier’s performance
    measures as per Purchasing Policy on a defined frequency (agreed with the
    direct report)
  • Be responsible of maintaining supplier’s price
    competitiveness by using key purchasing strategies (Threat of competition,
    volume leverage, etc.)
  • Establishes standard purchasing specifications.
  • Ensures products and resources are assigned to
    the appropriate department and billed accordingly
  • Supervises the hotels print shop to ensure
    timely and economical production of printed material
  • To follow and comply with the Purchasing
    Policy established by IHG Purchasing Team.
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    1.     Comply with Hotel Rules and Regulations and
    provisions contained in the Employment Handbook 

    2.     Comply with Company Grooming Standards at all
    times to portray a professional image of self and the hotel.

    3.     Comply with Time and Attendance Policies set
    by the hotel.

    4.     Actively participate in training and
    development programs and maximize opportunities for self-development

    5.     Demonstrate understanding and awareness of
    all policies and procedures relating to Health, Hygiene and Fire Life Safety

    6.     Familiarize yourself with emergency and
    evacuation procedures

    7.     Ensure all security incidents, accidents and
    near misses are always logged in a timely manner and brought to the attention
    of the Line Manager

    8.     Comply with the Company’s Corporate Code of

    9.     Familiarize self with the company values
    (Great Hotels Guests Love) and model desired behaviors (Winning Ways, Room to
    be Yourself) and ways of working (IHG Wheel).

    10.  Perform all tasks as directed by the Manager
    in pursuit of the achievement of business goals


    The above is designed to
    help you in the understanding of the role and is not intended to be a definite 

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