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Coordinator, Purchasing

United Arab Emirates-Abu Dhabi-Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
Competitive

Full job details

Recruiter
Fairmont Bab Al Bahr.
Posted
05/01/2017
Ref
ADC01280
Location
United Arab Emirates-Abu Dhabi-Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
Job Type
Finance, Purchasing Manager
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
 

Job Description

 

Purchasing Coordinator

This position will assist the purchasing manager on the day to day purchasing functions, be conversant with the Items used in the hotel, having the market knowledge of various Items. Process the purchase indents and seek inquiry of Compiling comparatives, organize proper system for follow up of pending supplies. Facilities and administer Purchase functions in the absence of Purchasing manager

Hotel Overview: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, "gateway to the sea" boasts a prime location at the mainland gateway to the cosmopolitan city of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. With its strikingly contemporary architecture, this beachfront business hotel offers the highest level of comfort and elegance throughout its 369 guestrooms and suites, including the ultimate exclusive lifestyle hotel experience with Fairmont Gold.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service
  • Expedite delivery of purchase orders.
  • Assist in preparing request for quotations.
  • Obtain competitive pricing (at least 3 Bids) for specifications as directed.
  • Prepare budget shells from designer specifications.
  • Prepare reports such as bid summaries
  • Close project files and maintain project storage log.
  • Maintain disclaimers, credit applications and vendor information
  • Provide back up for support staff.
  • Closely able to work with receiving clerk
  • Able to maintain HASAP standard at all level- from sourcing products till storage
  • Performing all Admin Assistant Responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Previous experience is an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Visa Requirements: Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Abu Dhabi. Fairmont Bab Al Bahr will cover visa costs and flights for selected candidates from place of origin.

Living and working in Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi, the capital, is the largest of the 7 Emirates which make up the United Arab Emirates, one of the world fastest growing tourist destinations. When you choose to live and work in Abu Dhabi, you will find that we offer competitive salaries, service charge, quality medical benefits, meals and furnished accommodation. There are currently no income taxes in the United Arab Emirates. Abu Dhabi's heritage is rooted in Islamic traditions and living here will prove to be a unique life experience. For more information about living in Abu Dhabi, we suggest you visit the following websites:

www.visitabudhabi.ae

www.abudhabi.com

www.ask-ali.com

APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!