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SSC Purchasing Officer

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Job Description

Hilton is one of the largest and fastest growing hospitality companies in the world, with more than 5,100 properties with more than 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. In the nearly 100 years since our founding, we have defined the hospitality industry and established a portfolio of 14 world-class brands, including our flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand, which is the most recognized hotel brand in the world. We have more than 69 million members in our award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors.
What will I be doing
Reporting to the SSC (Shared Service Centre)Purchasing Manager, the Purchasing Officer is responsible for ensuring timely delivery of goods and services at best price and quality to various departments of the Hotel, based on the Purchase Requests allocated. The position ensures that the best value services and products are provided to the Hotels, ensuring smooth operation, guest satisfaction and reduction in operation costs.
Position Summary:
. Review and obtain competitive quotes for the RFQ's allocated to him/her, following the Hilton Supply Management Policies and established SOP's
. Liaise with respective departments of the hotel/s and obtain clarifications on RFQ's if required.
. Negotiate for best price and process Purchase Orders based on approved quotes.
. Follow-up the approvals of the PO's and ensure timely delivery of goods and services.
. Maintain and update Birch Street Catalogues of high volume items.
. Attend periodic meetings in Hotels with the respective department heads to update them on the status of RFQ's
. Track and maintain a report of savings generated on a daily basis
. Carry out any other job related tasks assigned by the Department Head/Supervisor.
What are we looking for
To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:
. Previous demonstratable experience working in Purchasing/Procurement role within hotel operations
. Excellent Communication (verbal and written)
. Good command of English (Arabic/Hindi will be added advantage)
. Should be a good team player
. Should be resilient and able to perform well under pressure
. Good Negotiation Skills
. Should have good computer skills (MS Office, PowerPoint etc.)
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
.Education: University Graduate, preferably in Commerce or experience in lieu of
.UAE Driving License is preferred
.Previous experience with Birchstreet

About 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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