Assistant Procurement Manager, Finance - Holiday Inn (Pre-Opening) at IHG® - DFC


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InterContinental Hotels & Resorts - Middle East & Africa
Job Type
Finance, Purchasing Manager
Job Level

Do you see yourself as an Assistant Procurement Manager?


What's your passion? Whether you're into scuba
diving, golf or dancing the tango, at IHG® we're interested in you. We love
people who apply the same amount of passion and precision to their jobs as they
do to their hobbies.  Imagine working for a company that gives you Room to
be yourself.  Our commitment to our people is to deliver room to have a
great start, to learn and grow, to perform, to be recognized and rewarded, to
be involved and to take the initiative and lead. 


The InterContinental Hotels
Group (IHG®) properties in Dubai Festival City consist of three hotel brands.
These include the luxury brand InterContinental, the superior upscale Crowne
Plaza and the lavish long-stay InterContinental Residence Suites. In addition
to over 1000 bedrooms, the three properties boast a selection of high quality
restaurants and bars, an impressive 3,800 square meter Event Centre across two
levels, the 5,000 square meters Festival Arena by InterContinental, the
luxurious Spa InterContinental, state-of -the-art gymnasium facilities,
swimming pool facilities and on top of those the largest Holiday Inn
(Pre-Opening) in the pipeline. 


We are looking for
confident, sophisticated and internationally-minded people to join over 1200
colleagues who are committed to maintaining the highest standards of luxury,
quality and service which define our company.  We value the passion and
enthusiasm of our colleagues, and encourage you to share your passion when you
work with us.


We are currently seeking an Assistant Procurement Manager that
will provide leadership and support of the procurement process for our
furniture, fixtures, and equipment categories as well as Operating Supplies
& Equipment for the pre-opening of the Holiday Inn. This role will be
required to use strong strategic sourcing skills to identify and develop new
sources for the FF&E and OS&E category.


The Assistant Procurement Manager (Pre-opening)
will have direct responsibility for a portfolio of categories, subcategories
and supplier relationships which are complex and difficult to manage. This
position will be accountable for the delivery of the sourcing activity
including RFX, RFP, and negotiations and contracting to put in place the right
suppliers and then manage supplier relationship and performance. The Assistant
Procurement Manager will be responsible for ensuring timely delivery of
products and services, ensuring compliance with the Hotel’s brand standards and
the Hotel’s procurement processes and policies, and establishing PAR levels of
OS&E. This role will be responsible for managed spend in the range of $5 -$15m.


Ideally, you'll have
some or all of the following qualifications and experience we're looking



The Assistant Procurement Manager (Pre-Opening)
should possess strong communication skills and will be required to prepare presentations
for various committee and leadership meetings.The role reports to the Director
of Procurement and to a designated representative of the owner.



·         Education –Bachelor’s
Degree in Business Administration, Procurement/Supply Chain, Finance or other
related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

·         At least 5+ years
progressive work experience in Hospitality Procurement or Supply Chain
Management, contract management, FF&E and OS&E category management, 3+
years in the Middle East, preferably in the United Arab Emirates. Prior
experience with pre-opening and/or InterContinental Hotels Group will be
considered an asset.

·         Ideal candidate would
have strong furniture, fixtures, and equipment sourcing skills in hospitality
or other industry.

·         Strong communication
skills, both verbal and written, to address all levels within the organization
and work toward consensus.

·         In depth knowledge of
the hospitality business.

·         Possess strong
organizational, coordination, analytical, problem solving and interpersonal



In return we'll give you a generous financial
and benefits package including accommodation, free meals on duty, hotel
discounts worldwide and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most
importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.


At IHG® we are committed to developing our team
and managing our talent and would encourage internal as well as external
candidates to apply for any of our vacancies.



So what's your passion?
Please apply on-line and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG®.


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