Purchasing Officer

Lusaka, Zambia, Full Time Salary:

A Purchasing Officer will supervise the purchase of goods and materials required by the hotel in adherence to policy and with cost reduction and profitability in mind.
What will I be doing?
As Purchasing Officer, you will supervise the purchase of goods and materials required by the hotel in adherence to policy and with cost reduction and profitability in mind. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
Assist the Purchasing Manager with the purchasing of all goods and equipment required by the hotel
Supervise the purchase of correct goods and materials at a competitive price and proper quantities/volumes
Assist the Purchasing Manager with regularly report on goods purchased and inventory levels so to allow for more effective future purchasing
Report all monthly savings to the hotel Team
Work with hotel management to improve the purchasing process as a way to reduce waste and improve profitability
Maintain good communication and working relationships with all hotel areas
Attend finance meetings, as required
Act in accordance with fire, health and safety regulations and follow the correct procedures when required
Serve your role and Team in an environmentally-conscience manner
What are we looking for?
A Purchasing Officer serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:
Previous experience in a high volume Accounts function
Computer literate, with good MS Excel skills
Good time management and organisation skills
Passion for providing an exceptional customer service experience
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
Previous experience with the Materials Control system
Relevant degree, in Finance/Accounting or related business discipline, from an academic institution
A valid driver’s licence
What will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

To apply please visit jobs.hilton.com.