Purchasing Manager
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Purchasing Manager

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Job Description

Job summary

  • The Purchasing Manager is responsible for organizing and managing the Purchasing Department to the highest professional standards. The Purchasing Department provides the procurement services of the hotel and ancillary departments, including product research and negotiations. Purchasing records are maintained ensuring proper documentation and useful historical data. 
  • In the Pre-Opening Phase the  Purchasing Manager will lead the implementation and setup of the procurement and inventory system Birchstreet. 

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Purchasing Manager is fully responsible for the efficient and cost-effective administration of the Purchasing Department and Storerooms.
  • Makes recommendations and suggestions of improvements and cost savings to the Director Finance and Business Partner and Managing Director.
  • Reviews and negotiates purchase agreements. Researches new sources, recommends changes to product sourcing as applicable.
  • Conducts market survey with Cost Controller and Chef, completes analysis and comparison.
  • Secures at least three quotations for all items, especially high cost items
  • Controls purchasing procedures and ensures timely delivery.
  • Prioritizes the purchasing efforts, reviews agreements, searches for new suppliers, recommends change of products, secures samples of new items, checks background of new suppliers including their performance track record.
  • Establishes consistent product specifications with the operating departments for all locally purchased products and services.
  • Purchase HEOS and furniture, fixtures, and equipment as required for various assigned projects on time and on budget.
  • Reviews and issues purchase orders which are duly approved to suppliers.
  • Assists in controlling and reducing inventories by using proper purchasing procedures.
  • Other standard responsibilities
  • Supervise purchasing staff within the Purchasing office.
  • Complies with the company policies.
  • Works within all pre-set budgetary limits.
  • Develops and updates policies and manuals, as related to the division/department, for implementation in the field, while ensuring compliance to the same for consistency across the group. 
  • Actively participates in and leads recruitment and talent development for the division/department, to meet both current and future needs 
  • Is a “brand ambassador” at all times and ensures brand integrity and clarity are always maintained.
  • Models the company’s culture, vision, mission and core values at all times.

Required skills

  • The Purchasing Manager holds supervisory competencies.
  • Able to effectively handle multiple priorities. Must be able to maintain good relationships with all coworkers and vendors. 
  • Must have a high degree of professional integrity, and be able to work safely, effectively and efficiently.
  • Organizational skills are required to maintain records, inventories and storerooms. Must be able to lift heavy objects, transporting supplies as needed.  


  • Excellent communication skills in German and English are required
  • Extensive knowledge of local market and vendors and procurement operations
  • At least 5 years' experience in Hotel/Restaurant operations is required.
  • At least 2 years’ working experience in international hotel

About Us

Rosewood Schloss Fuschl To Open 2024 The legendary Hotel Schloss Fuschl will mark our second property in Austria when it reopens as Rosewood Schloss Fuschl in 2024. Idyllically situated on the banks of Lake Fuschl, the graceful, historic property is reminiscent of a fairytale castle and has been welcoming illustrious guests for centuries. The reimagining of this 15th century landmark cements Rosewood's status as a meticulous and caring guardian of some of the world’s most iconic heritage buildings which have been thoughtfully restored to former brilliance. In keeping with our A Sense of Place® guiding concept, we are committed to protecting the property's deep heritage while modernizing the resort experience in a celebration of both old and new. Surrounded by mountains and forests, Rosewood Schloss Fuschl is only a short distance away from picturesque Salzburg, and will feature 98 guest rooms, including 46 suites and six chalets, as well as be home to world-class restaurants and lounges, Asaya, Rosewood's integrative well-being concept, with indoor and outdoor swimming pools.


Purchasing Manager

Salzburg, Austria

Full-time, Indefinite

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