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Purchasing Manager

posted October 16, 2019

Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla
Cancun, Mexico
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Description

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

Requirements

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

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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Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla

Boulevard Kukulcan S N Km. 12.5, Zona Hotelera
Cancun, 77500
Mexico

169 Room Hotel

canopy3.hilton.com

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At A Glance

Hello and welcome to Canopy by Hilton Cancun La Isla, a new, urban hotel beside the lagoon in Cancun’s hotel zone. Enjoy being steps from some of the area’s best shopping, restaurants and white sand beaches. We'll introduce you to the neighborhood with a local welcome gift at check-in.

At Canopy, we've got you covered. Our Just-Right Rooms are comfortable, modern spaces with the amenities you want, like free WiFi, a 55-inch HDTV, murals from local artists and our exclusive Canopy beds. Deluxe rooms feature views of the ocean, a balcony and double shower, while our suites include a living room, dining area, espresso/bar cart and hanging chair as well as signature Canopy socks and bathrobe. Feel better going forward and fill up your bottles with filtered water on every floor.

Welcome the day in the café with a delicious artisanal breakfast made with fresh ingredients and local produce or have a Canopy Break Fast bag delivered to your door. Dine at Canopy Central Café & Bar or head to the roof to sip cocktails, fresh juices or coffee al fresco. Join us at the lobby bar for complimentary evening tastings of local beer, wine and more.

Enjoy the view while working out or relaxing poolside at our rooftop fitness center and outdoor pool. If there’s business to be done, settle into our co-working space with comfortable seating and plenty of charging outlets. We also offer 3 boardrooms for meetings and events, and our beautiful terrace will accommodate 36 guests.