Purchasing Manager


Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP714-12815

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Company Description

Discover the warm French-Polynesian welcome of our luxury 5 star beach resort situated on the East Crescent of the world famous Palm Jumeirah, offering a rejuvenating escape inspired by the rich culture of the South Pacific.

Nestled amongst lush greenery on the idyllic shores of the Arabian Gulf, Sofitel Dubai The Palm offers a tropical and relaxing sanctuary, only a short distance away from the vibrant, buzzing metropolis of Dubai.

With magnifique touches of French elegance interlaced throughout the hotel, we invite you to 'Live the French way' and indulge in excellence.

Job Description

- Implement and maintain the policies and procedures on the process of procurement.
- Support and encourage the objective of cost control and maintain traces for audit.
- Obtains quotations and completes market surveys to ensure high quality products for the best prices. Negotiates with suppliers to achieve this aim.
- Place purchase orders and ensure delivery of supplies and equipment to the hotel by the deadlines required.
- Maintain purchasing records and reviews periodically with regard to minimum stock levels.
- Review and refine equipment specifications with Department Heads for the effective completion of the Capital Expenditure Budget.
- Organize and attend information meetings between suppliers and Managers with regards to major purchases or projects.
- Maintain equipment and supplies catalogues and an inventory of various products in the market to be able to provide immediate service to colleagues.
- Ensure all purchases are streamlined and there is maximum savings where possible without sacrificing on quality.
- Locates, investigates and establishes potential vendors for new supplies.
- Implements and administrates the supplier certification process for all approved food vendors.
- Liaise closely with the Executive Chef to ensure food purchases are delivered on timely and to the quality standard specified.
- Keep up to date with import requirements, duties and banking practices, and can facilitate efficient importation of necessary goods.
- To identify and recruit Purchasing ambassadors who are able to work within the decentralized Management Philosophy, following Financial, Operational and Administrative Philosophies outlined above and who understand and support ACCOR Philosophy of Multi Skilling and Multi Tasking.
- Assists in shipping, receiving or storing merchandise whenever necessary.
- To ensure that the Purchasing Supervisor plans and implements effective training programs for ambassador with the Training Manager and Departmental Trainers.
- To develop departmental trainers, assign training responsibilities and meet with Departmental Trainers monthly.
- To prepare weekly work schedules in accordance with workload and priorities for the approval by the Director of Finance.



- Expertise in identifying, developing, setting and achieving targeted sourcing strategies and initiatives aligned to business objectives.
- Experience of leading practice techniques to include practical knowledge and evidenced application of category management, strategic sourcing, management of complex tenders and contract and supplier management.
- Should have supplier knowledge in Hardware in UAE market.
- Experience of procurement in the UAE / GCC.
- A good negotiator considerate of all variables and the ability to think and act strategically with strong commercial awareness.
- 4+ years' experience in Procurement and ideally a strategic sourcing or category management position in the Food and Beverage industry.

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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Purchasing Manager salaries in Dubai

Average monthly compensation
AED 12,000

Breakdown available for industries and years of experience