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Director of Supply Chain

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Procurement, Purchasing, and Quality Assurance


Job Description

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Posting Date Nov 25, 2018
Job Number 180039IA
Job Category Procurement, Purchasing, and Quality Assurance
Location The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates VIEW ON MAP
Brand St. Regis Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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The St. Regis brand first established luxury hospitality more than 110 years ago, with the opening of the St. Regis New York. From the moment John Jacob Astor IV opened the doors of his Beaux-Arts masterpiece on New York’s Fifth Avenue, St. Regis has stood as a symbol of uncompromising elegance and bespoke service. Today, with more than 40 of the best addresses around the world, St. Regis is a place where trends are born, boundaries are broken and guests can simply live exquisite. We invite you to explore careers at St. Regis.

JOB SUMMARY

Negotiates with suppliers and verifies and authorizes purchase requisitions and purchase orders. Advises other departments on purchasing procedures and maintains full and up-to-date information regarding store inventory.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

Required:

• High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in procurement, purchasing, or related professional area.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 1 year experience in procurement, purchasing or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Managing Supplier and Vendor Relations

• Negotiates with selected suppliers and obtains quotations.

• Coordinates and arranges site visits with contractors and end-users for obtaining necessary quotations.

• Keeps close and frequent contact with suppliers to maintain up-to-date market and product information

• Identifies and selects reliable and regular suppliers for daily food and beverage purchasing based on regular quotations.

• Attends and participates in food tasting panel for food and beverage evaluation and vendor selection.

• Prepares and negotiates contracts with selected suppliers

• Attends exhibitions/seminars for sourcing new suppliers and products with better price-performance.

• Persuades suppliers to offer or extend rebate program.

Managing Procurement Activities

• Verifies and authorizes procurement orders

• Places orders and expedites deliveries

• Prepares tender invitations and executes tender openings for selected items and compares tenders for procurement decisions

• Sources alternative products with competitive prices, while striving to maintain better or comparable quality, standards and services.

• Prepares and submits monthly cost saving report to Director of Finance

• Explores opportunities for green procurement and actively participates in the recycling program.

• Provides suggestions to other departments to achieve cost savings while still fulfilling their requirements.

 
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.



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