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Asst. Procurement Manager (0ce123fd828c)
SUMMARY Negotiates with suppliers and verifies and authorizes purchase requisitions and purchase orders. Advises other departments on purchasing procedures and maintains full and up-to-date information regarding store inventory. CANDIDATE PROFILE Education and Experience Required: • High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in procurement, purchasing, or related professional area. OR • 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. CORE WORK ACTIVITIES Managing Supplier and Vendor Relations • Negotiates with selected suppliers and obtains quotations. • Coordinates and arranges site visits with contractors and end-users for obtaining necessary quotations. • Keeps close and 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 purchasing based on regular quotations. • 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 extend rebate program. Managing Procurement Activities • Verifies and authorizes procurement orders • Places orders and expedites deliveries • Prepares tender invitations and executes tender openings for selected items and compares tenders for procurement decisions • Sources alternative products with competitive prices, while striving to maintain better or comparable quality, standards 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.