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JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai

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Job description

Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really pursue your passions in a luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.


JOB SUMMARY:

 

Negotiates with suppliers and verifies and authorizes purchase requisitions and purchase order. Advices other departments on purchasing procedures maintains full and up-to-date information regarding store inventory. Responsible for procurement of FF&E I Capex including bidding and negotiation process.

 

Responsible for negotiation and tender process for all service contracts.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE:

 

Experience:

  • 2-year degree from an accredited university in Business Administration, Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major; 1 year experience in procurement, purchasing or related professional area.

Skills and Knowledge

  • N/A
    Education or Certification
  • High school diploma or GED; 2 years' experience in procurement purchasing or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

 

The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the successful performance of the position:

 

Managing Supplier and Vendor Relations

• Negotiates with selected suppliers and obtain quotations

• Coordinates and arranges site visits with contractors and end-users for obtaining necessary quotations.

• Keeps close frequent contact with suppliers to maintain up-to-date market and product information.

• Identifies and selects reliable and regular suppliers for daily food and beverage evaluation and vendor selection.

• Prepares and negotiates contracts with selected suppliers.

• Attends and participates in food tasting panel for food and beverage evaluation and vendor selection.

• Prepares and negotiates contracts with selected suppliers.

• Attends exhibitions/seminars for sourcing new suppliers and products with better price-performance.

• Persuades suppliers to offer or extends rebate program


 

Managing Procurement Activities
 
• Verifies and authorizes procurement orders.

• Places orders and expedites deliveries.

• Prepares tender executes tender openings for selected items and compares tenders for procurement decision.

•  Sources alternative products with competitive prices, while striving to maintain better or comparable quality, standard and services.

• Prepares and submits monthly cost saving report to Director of finance.

• Explores opportunities for green procurement and actively participates in the recycling program.

• Provides suggestions to other departments to achieve cost savings while
Still fulfilling their requirements.

 

 Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

Requirements

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Job type
Full-time
Location
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Department
Finance/Accounting
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration
Indefinite

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai

Dubai is a city of awe-inspiring ambition and unsurpassed luxury. Home to the world's tallest building, the largest shopping mall, the iconic Palm and now JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, it is a place where dreams come true. Our landmark 5-star hotel in Dubai is set to become one of the region's most desirable destinations, offering a spectrum of business facilities and 14 diverse dining options for the most discerning of travelers. We are a brand synonymous with intuitive service and refined taste, a title given only to the finest properties in the Marriott portfolio. Elevated above Dubai's business district, on Sheikh Zayed Road, our 5-star hotel's height makes us the world’s tallest accommodation. Spread across two iconic towers, the spectacular hotel features exceptional event settings for celebrations of all kinds, an enticing array of relaxing recreational activities, and the sublime SARAY Spa and Health Club. Experience innovative luxury when you stay at one of the leading five-star hotels in Dubai.

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