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Senior Buyer

Apply now Position: Senior Buyer (Full time #531000)
Property / Office: Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Responsibilities:

  • Process and expedite purchase orders utilizing the company procurement system as per the company policy and procedures.
  • Obtains price quotes from vendors and compares quotes with the specifications and availability of items.
  • Insure the lowest cost consistent with required quality standards on a timely basis by procuring foods, beverages, materials, services, equipment, and supplies.
  • Identify and maximize opportunities for cost and price reductions.
  • Interviews vendors/ conduct meetings and evaluates their products and capabilities as a supplier & maintain their data base.
  • Researches product lines, prices, product sources and other relevant purchasing information.
  • Maintain working relationships with all vendors by communicating in a professional, positive, courteous manner at all times.
  • Monitor supplier performance against agreed measurement criteria, implementing appropriate corrective actions and advising of impending business risk.
  • Ensure timely deliveries at the lowest cost by handling and processing orders.
  • Before make progress, procurement process ensure requisitions are properly completed and approved as per purchasing policy.
  • Review orders for completeness, accuracy, vendor selection and compliance with existing policies and procedures.
  • Maintain follow-up systems on all purchases.
  • Resolves inquiries and complains from vendors and user department.
  • Analyze price increases and make vendor changers as necessary and appropriate.
  • Follow corporate guidelines on purchasing from corporate suppliers.
  • To handle receiving, storage, and distribution of all goods to effectively and efficiently meet hotel and corporate requirements.
  • Ensure that purchased items adhere to corporate standards and if not to take corrective action as required.
  • Maintain all necessary control records and reports. Also, maintain appropriate filing system for executed and unexecuted requisitions.
  • Maintain the competitive status and profitability of the purchasing operation by monitoring industry trends and recommending appropriate action to be taken.
  • Ensure all suppliers are incompliance with company policy and procedures.
  • Secure competitive bids as required and requested.
  • Perform all duties and responsibilities in a timely and efficient manner in accordance with established company policies and procedures to achieve overall objectives of this position.
  • Understand and strictly adhere to the Rules & Regulations established in the Employees Handbook and the Hotel’s policy on Fire, Hygiene, Health & Safety.
  • Report to duty punctually wearing the correct uniform and name tag at all times.
  • Handle confidential matters/information with the appropriate level of sensitivity.
  • Any other duties, which may be assigned to you from time to time as directed by your Supervisor or Manager.

Skills Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area such as the business of economics, logistics, supply chain management, or purchasing 2-3 years of proven Purchasing experience in the hospitality industry

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Sharp problem-solving skills.

Advertised: Arabian Standard Time
Applications close: Arabian Standard Time

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