Purchasing Manager

Job Summary
A Purchasing Manager will work with suppliers to negotiate contracts, purchase required goods, and keep accurate records of transactions, trends, and performance with vendors.
What will I be doing?
As Purchasing Manager, you will work with suppliers to negotiate contracts, purchase required goods, and keep accurate records of transactions, trends, and performance with vendors. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
Obtain competitive quotations for hotel requirements and ensure that the best product is sourced and purchased, using Group Nominated suppliers where applicable
Ensure locally Nominated supplier information is kept current
Manage the database of active local contracts with suppliers
Ensure Purchasing Manual is current
Adhere to quality procedures and standards and oversee purchasing administration such that all Hilton policies and standards are upheld
Work with the Finance Manager / Director to draft the annual budget
Maintain a record of commitments for all budgets and ensure that the relevant senior managers are constantly informed of updates
Ensure a comprehensive system for allocating and reconciling purchase orders
Manage relationships with hotel suppliers and report on their performance
Manage employee relations, recruiting Team Members as required, and follow the appraisal procedures for Team Members
Supervise the operation of the stores, uphold company health and safety, quality assurance and control procedures, make improvements to the level of control, compile accurate stock records, and maintain proper records of requisition and replenishment transactions
Monitor all areas of purchasing including contracts, leases and nominations
Prepare the month end accounts reports in an accurate and timely manner
Execute on tasks/requests as instructed by the Hotel Management
What are we looking for?
A Purchasing Manager serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:
Previous experience in a purchasing/procurement
Strong financial knowledge and ability to work with budgets
Computer literate, with good MS Excel skills
Good time management and organisation skills
Accountable and resilient
Ability to work under pressure at all times
Fluent in Arabic, French and English
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
Previous experience within the hotel/leisure sector
Previous experience in a similar role
Relevant degree, in Finance/Accounting or related business discipline, from an academic institution
What will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

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