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Procurement Coordinator

Position Summary

Perform and fulfill a variety of procurement functions for Hospitality based Design/Procurement projects from inception through project completion.  The position is instrumental in maintaining important supply chain initiatives necessary in executing successful hotel builds and renovations.

Requirements

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Supply Chain or Hospitality major desired

Experience

Entry level, 0-2 years of professional experience preferred

General Skills

  • Existing knowledge base or ability to quickly immerse oneself in the Hospitality FF&E and OS&E categories
  • Strong PC skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office and proven ability to create and maintain analytical reports in Excel
  • Clear, concise (legal-minded) written communication skills
  • Effective verbal communication skills
  • Good telephone conversationalist
  • Solid negotiating prowess
  • Attention to detail with a numbers-oriented mindset
  • Organized and thorough work style with emphasis on time management
  • Ability to resolve conflict quickly and constructively
  • Knowledge of Spexx/Exxpedite

Job Required Skills

  • Support parts of or an entire project depending on scope in conjunction with team leadership
  • Understand specification translation for the purposes of bidding, budgeting and issuing Purchase Orders
  • Understand manufacturers, price points, product expediting & logistics principles
  • Initial exposure to project design specifications, supplier selection, costing, production lead times, bidding, PO issuance and expediting orders
  • Assist in negotiating pricing and lead time for products
  • Maintain and update project timelines relating to purchasing scope of work
  • Assist in resolving supplier issues with respect to quality issues and / or timing of delivery
  • Manage communications with freight forwarding / logistics companies, ensuring delivery of product and resolving outstanding issues
  • Review and process prepared invoices for payment
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets for design-related projects
  • Perform Quality Control exercises on one’s own work
  • Understand hotel brand structures
  • Interact within the hospitality network including but not limited to supplier socializing and trade show & conference attendance

How to Apply