9. PURCHASING & INVENTORY IN_CHARGE

Type of Job

Full Time Contact

Published Date

25 December 2021, 00:00:00

About the job

As Purchasing & Inventory In-Charge you will make sure the hotel maintains adequate supply of necessary stock / items / goods. You will help source and negotiate best wholesale prices from various suppliers. Help manage overall inventory and stock room (receiving & stocking items and updating inventory software) as well delivering items to each internal department. You will play an important role in cost control and forecasting demand.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing daily purchasing activities; keeps up to date on the company's needs by checking inventory reports and order supplies in advance

  • Have sufficient knowledge to know where to look for reliable, reasonably priced suppliers

  • Source products and prepare and send out tenders/ RFQs to suppliers

  • Regularly compare prices to secure best prices for goods/items required by the hotel

  • Managing supplier relations and negotiating contracts, delivery arrangements, purchase orders etc

  • In-charge of stock room and preparing and delivering required supplies to each department within the hotel (around 8 to 12 hours per week)

  • Manage products and good in stock room on FIFO method

  • Maintaining suppliers & products in inventory database and purchasing records

  • Inspect received (delivered) items meet quality standards and required specifications

  • Submit invoices to Finance in timely manner

  • Prepared to go directly to suppliers to pick up essential items that cannot be delivered

  • Perform adhoc data analysis required by management eg forecast demand based on sales data for next 4 weeks

  • Help add value by working to improve purchasing systems and processes (SOPs)


Requirements

  • Ideally 3-years hotel experience in purchasing and stock room / inventory management

  • Previous experience using Inventory Management Software/ database e.g. Zoho / SAP etc

  • Physically fit and able to lift and carry packages, shelving items and deliver requested items to internal departments

  • Strong critical thinking and negotiation experience for purchasing

  • Have experience in cost control and can demonstrate/ have track record in saving money

  • Good planning and organizational skills

  • Any experience of audit and fair value costing hotel experience highly desirable

  • Some experience on imports and customs process will be good

  • Data analysis skills to project and forecast inventory demand and other analysis

Computer Skills:

  • Must be able to enter data into stock/ inventory management system accurately and timely

  • Email, word processing (MS Word),

  • Good spreadsheet skills (Excel - pivot tables, charts, formulas etc)

  • Database knowledge is desirable

Benefits

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • Base salary ~ BDT 20-25k (negotiable on experience), reviewed annually

  • Additional discretionary pay (festival bonus, annual performance bonus determined by MD)

  • Fully subsidised meals on shifts

  • Mobile bill

  • Flexible working week (5 or 6 days providing main duties are all complete satisfactorily)

  • Annual paid holidays (get one extra holiday for each year of service)

  • Discounted Group Medical Benefits

  • Be part of a growing company

About US

Sky City Hotel is an award winning international hotel run by a British-Bangladeshi joint venture company. Since its opening few years ago it has consecutively won awards from recognised international industry bodies. As the company continues to grow, we are looking for talented individuals who are passionate and can add value to the company by contributing to its development into a strong market leading brand.

How to apply

To apply please send your CV to hr@skycityhotelbd.com

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