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Purchasing Manager - Waterpark


Doha, Qatar

Ref: RP714-8151

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Rixos Qetaifan Island North

Opening mid 2022, Rixos Doha Qetaifan will comprise a 345-key hotel, along with a souq encompassing 11,000sq m of leasing space, a beach club, a theme park and a waterpark. The resort will boast panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf. Slated to make its debut right before the World Cup, Rixos plans to provide a platform for showcasing Qatar as a tourism destination. One of the country's biggest draws will be Qetaifan Island North's waterpark attraction The Icon Tower, the world's highest tower of its kind, reaching 82 metres in height.

Purchasing Manager- Waterpark

Under the general direction of Director Procurement and within the limits of established Rixos Hotel Policies and Procedures, oversees and directs the day-to-day Operation of the Waterpark Purchasing Department and maintains the overall efficiency of standards set. Promotes a positive work environment

What's in it for you:

- Be part of a unique and complex resort in Qatar
- Take advantage of opportunities to be recognized for your professional contributions
- Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
- Learning programs through our academies
- Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world
- Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

- To purchase all food and non-food items for operational needs.
- Knows the market and seeks constant information about changes (prices, products available, etc.)
- Knows all importing procedures, purchasing dispositions, and receiving procedures.
- Must purchase the best quality of goods available (according to the management) at the best price possible. If necessary, he/she involves the relevant Department in negotiations with suppliers.
- Compares quality and prices permanently between the suppliers.
- Maintains regular contact with his/her colleagues of other Rixos properties in the area for information exchange.
- Keeping of the filing cabinet with all information such as supplier, price, quantity, etc. constantly updated.
- Places only orders where a duly signed purchase request from the General Manager exists.
- Takes advice from the Executive Chef or other Department Heads in regard to quality and quantity.
- Samples of goods he/she has to pass to the involved departments.
- Works close together with the storekeeper and ensures store space of delivered goods and dispositions of goods (FIFO systems to adhere).
- Goes personally to the markets to be aware of shortages, recent price changes, and seasonal situations. (Market survey)
- Keeps the management constantly informed about all happenings in the market concerning the business?
- Is personally responsible that needed goods are delivered on time.
- Is not allowed to take any commissions, personal advantages, or gifts offered by any supplier.
- Submits ideas, alternatives, and new products to the management according to the company policy.
- Well awareness of Fire, Life, Health & Safety policies, procedures, and regulations as they are related to materials management. And thorough with HACCP compliances.
- Ensures his/her team is thoroughly familiar with the Hotel's emergency procedures and is in a state of preparedness for any emergency which may occur.
- Coordination and information with the other related Department Heads.
- Maintains a monthly overview of vacation- and public holiday balance of all his/her staff and delivers a monthly consolidated summary to the Personnel Manager.
- He/she is familiar with all related company documentation and especially with the relevant Quality Standards for his/her field of responsibility.
- Conducts skills/technical training within his/her area of responsibility on regular basis (on-the-job training).
- Other duties as assigned by the management


Your experience and skills include:

- Minimum 8-10 years of Water Park experience in Qatar or the Gulf
- Graduate in Procurement, Finance or Hospitality Field
- Certificates if any Procurement, Purchasing, Hospitality
- Excellent reading, writing, and oral proficiency in the English language
- Proficient in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
- Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations

Your team & working environment:

At Accor, we are Heartists!
Are you ready to put your heart at the center of everything that you do? If so, then join our team of Heartists at Rixos Qetaifan Island, Every day, we look for opportunities to engage on a personal & meaningful way with our guests and each other. We deliver heartfelt hospitality in an environment that is engaging, enthusiastic and professionally rewarding!

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?

We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor's limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality.

About the Company

A caring employer providing respect, training and career development for our employees. An attractive employer offering more than 100 professions across the 5 continents.

We are much more than a world leader. We are 250,000 hoteliers with the same shared passion for welcoming. We take care of millions of guests in our 4,300 addresses and on our digital platforms. As an operator and franchisor (HotelServices), owner and investor (HotelInvest), we invest all our energy into making "Feel Welcome" resonate as the finest hotel promise.

From luxury to economy and in every corner of the globe, AccorHotels'​ more than 20 brands meet all the needs of business and leisure travelers seeking comfort, attention and high-quality services.

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