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Marriott International is a leading global Lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,100 properties in 79 countries and reported revenues of nearly $14 billion in fiscal year 2014. Its heritage can be traced to a root beer stand opened in Washington, D.C., in 1927 by J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott.

Marriott International is a leading global Lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,100 properties in 79 countries and reported revenues of nearly $14 billion in fiscal year 2014. Its heritage can be traced to a root beer stand opened in Washington, D.C., in 1927 by J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott.

Marriott has more than 361,000 people working worldwide at managed or franchised properties and corporate offices. Marriott has been consistently recognized as a top employer for its superior business ethics. The company also manages the award-winning guest loyalty program, Marriott Rewards®, and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® program, which together surpass 49M members.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Purchasing Manager

Job Number: 24108112
Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-time
Position Type: Non-Management
Job Category: Procurement, Purchasing, and Quality Assurance

Job 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.

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 panels 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 a 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 reports to the 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.

Candidates Profile
Educational Qualification and Experience

  • 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.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
CLICK HERE TO APPLY

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