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The Carlton Tower Jumeirah


Job description

• To ensure that the hotel expenses are minimised through the use of effective purchasing and by obtaining the most competitive prices for goods and services.
• To keep inventories as low as possible to properly supply the operations needs and maximise inventory turnover.
• To ensure that inventoried items are stored properly and issued in rotation to minimise wastage and spoilage.
• To implement all operating and control procedures to ensure that movement of goods into and within the hotel is properly accounted for.
• To obtain and co-ordinate all product and purchase specifications from the various Heads of Department.
• To prepare purchase specifications for food items in conjunction with the Executive Chef.
• To establish inventory items and par stock levels.
• To ensure that proper operating standards are adhered to in the areas of purchasing, receiving and stores.
• To ensure that each department in the hotel receives goods and services as required and to the standards they require as soon as possible.
• To visit suppliers and audit their premises on a regular basis.


• To ensure that the Departmental Operations Manuals for the various areas of Purchasing are prepared and updated.

• To ensure timely and most economical purchase of all food and beverage for all outlets. Ensure goods purchased are of the correct quality and specification.
• Ensure PR’s are fully approved prior to placing of the order and the correct approval routing has been followed.
• To interview and select employees for the Purchasing Department and stores, and assist in the building of an efficient team of employees by taking an active interest in their safety and welfare.

Other Duties:
• Ensure a high degree of personal skills, accuracy, attention to detail and positive attitude.
• To report for duty punctually wearing the correct uniform. To maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene and adhere to the hotel and department grooming standards.
• To provide a friendly, courteous and professional service at all times.
• To maintain good working relationships with your colleagues and all other departments.
• To ensure you read the hotel's employee handbook and have an understanding of and adhere to the hotel's rules and regulations and in particular, the policies and procedures relating to Fire, Hygiene, Health and Safety.
• To comply with local legislation as required.
• To respond to any changes in the department as dictated by the needs of the industry, company or hotel.
• To be flexible and extend job duties to carry out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the job capability as assigned by management, including redeployment to alternative departments/areas if required, to meet business demands and guest service needs.
• To attend training and meetings as and when required.
• To assist in maximising productivity for the Department.
• Ensure strict control is adhered to when receiving and returning keys and whilst in their possession.
• Reports any incidents, complaints, suspicious persons or safety hazards immediately.
• Is fully aware of their work schedule and ensures adequate notice is given with circumstances when they are prevented from adhering to the schedule.


Job type
London, United Kingdom
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration of the contract
More than 1 year
Pay range
Competitive salary with full benefits

The Carlton Tower Jumeirah

This December, The Carlton Tower, Jumeirah will reopen its doors after an extensive and intricate renovation of the iconic London hotel.

As when the hotel was first opened, the new vision will challenge tradition while remaining faithful to its heritage and architectural legacy. The re-launch will reveal signature interiors combined with exquisite facilities and service standards crafted to show the famed Jumeirah hospitality at its very best.

This is an exciting and rare career opportunity to be part of an exceptional team at an exceptional time.

If you have passion and ambition that sets you apart from your peers, if you can deliver true craftsmanship and quality with charm and flair then join us in creating the best team in the business.

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