QDFC Buying Officer – Food & Beverages

Qatar Airways
Doha, Qatar

Ref: GP388-442
Qatar Airways

The Role

The Role

Qatar Duty Free, a subsidiary of Qatar Airways, one of the world's fastest growing airlines with an expanding route network covering Middle East, Far East, Africa, Asia, Europe and USA, is providing high quality duty free operations at Doha International Airport.

Job Description
To negotiate the best possible price and terms with suppliers, to generate new promotional activities with their support, ensure the logistical chain functions nominally, carry out continuous price comparisons both with competitors and the domestic market, and process all necessary paper-work. Ensure all budgets and targets are achieved.

Key performance indicators are detailed extensively under the following:
· Sales, Merchandising & Display, Stock, Supplier Relations, Policies & Procedures, Security and General.
· To work with the executive chef to plan and calculate standard recipies and menus ensuring they are compliant with SOPs and approved budgets.
· Planning the best stock investment levels so as to achieve the acceptable stock turn rate.
· To maintain and constant update a supplier file for the company with all relevant product information.
· Proven track record in the ability to manage stock on a day-to-day basis, direct hands-on experience with Oracle / Navision inventory management, Strong analytical skills and understanding of statistical process control.



The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, a strong leader as well as have very good presentation skills. Ideally you will have 5 years experience in buying catering, multi restaurant or hotel purchasing / stores environment. A Bachelors Degree in Purchasing, Retailing, Marketing and or Business Administration wills an advantage.

This is an excellent opportunity to play a key part in ensuring that the continued five star excellences that our customers have come to expect are operationally maintained.

About the Company

About the Company

Welcome to a world of growing opportunities.

Qatar Airways is the national carrier of the State of Qatar. Our global network now sees us flying to over 100 destinations worldwide and operating some of the youngest fleets in the sky. We are home to over 150 nationalities.

Our mission is to deliver Excellence in Everything We Do. For us, that means we focus on the customers who fly with us. We understand that our customers choose to fly with us because we care for them. We know that every time we fly, we carry the hopes and dreams of our customers. Similarly we consider the hopes and dreams of our people. Our success is due to our leadership and the employment of high quality people who will enjoy living and working in Doha, Qatar.

Qatar is a rising economic powerhouse and is fast establishing itself as one of the world’s newest and most vibrant hubs. Qatar prides itself on its technological advances as well as its educational and research facilities. It is rapidly becoming home to more expatriates and international businesses, as well as world-renowned 5-star hotels, spas and resorts. The city boasts the best in shopping, sports activities and has been host to many high profile international events.

As the Airline of the Year 2011 and the only 5-star airline in the Middle East, the opportunities for career diversity, professional development opportunities to further your careers within the organisation are almost limitless. We truly believe that life is a journey, not a destination; therefore we help our people to realise all that they can be.

Join one of the fastest growing airlines with an ever-expanding global network.

If you wish to find out more about the Qatar Airways Group of companies and what we have to offer, then please visit our website.
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