F&B Procurement Leader

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Corporate Office, Toronto


Job description


F&B Procurement Leader
We are much more than a world leader. We are 240,000 hoteliers with a purposeful and heartfelt mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome in our 4,100 addresses and on our digital platforms.  We are committed to a culture and guided by our values which make our talents Feel Valued. We want them to express their passions every day and realize their full potential through exemplary professional development and growth opportunities, enjoying a life filled with unlimited experiences. We are recognized as a top employer and a global hospitably leader.
We connect Hearts all around the world. To connect with us, please visit accorhotels.jobs and frhi.com/careers.
Based out of the Regional Office, Toronto and reporting to the Senior Vice President, Procurement, North & Central America, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking
  • Assess, manage and mitigate risks
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
  • Relevant Experience: 10 to 15 years of total working experience
  • Proven working experience as procurement leader,
  • Deep knowledge in Procurement Processes - RFP Processing, Contracting
  • Knowledge on food market for both manufacturing and distribution systems
  • Experience in contracting beverage in north America for soft drinks, wine, beer and spirit companies
  • Awareness in retail business model
  • A capability for negotiation and networking
  • Working experience of vendor management software
  • Leadership capabilities
  • Educational background: Business Administration, Commerce, Master2
  • Excellent inter-personal skills are required to bridge external and cross-border relationships
  • Achieve win-win results.
  • The incumbent should be prepared to adapt to an entrepreneurial culture and fast-changing business environment.
  • Required language skills: English and French is a plus
  • Decisive, self-driven and highly motivated
  • Flexible and able to work in international / global environments
  • Strong team player and able to develop excellent international working relationships
VISA REQUIREMENTS: Must already be legally entitled to work in Canada to be considered for the position.  


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Job type
Old Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Starting in
As soon as possible

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