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Villa Rosa Kempinski is a Five Star luxury hotel situated on Chiromo Road, the hotel is just a 5-minute drive to the city centre, and 20 km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

The hotel boasts of 200 stylishly-designed and tastefully-decorated rooms and suites spread on 10 floors, 5 themed restaurants, varied conference rooms plus Kempinski The Spa.

Purchasing Assistant

  • The overall scope of this role is to coordinate and manage all operations of the Purchasing, Receiving and Storeroom Department.
  • Reporting to the Ass. Purchasing Manger, the incumbent will be responsible for safeguarding the financial integrity and stability of the hotel a minimize any exposure to potential risks.
  • To ensure that all departments of the hotel have adequate supplies to perform their duties.
  • To continuously research and find new and alternative products to improve the operation and reduce costs.Main Responsibilities
  • Ensuring all operational needs are met consistently and in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring best products are obtained at the best quality and price available.
  • Ensuring new products are continuously sourced, and hotel is kept up to date with latest trends and products.
  • Actively supporting and implementing Talent Development initiatives as a part of their daily activities.
  • Identifying training talents in their department and throughout the hotels and actively support their career development.
  • Responsible for following and understanding all Kempinski Policies & Procedures.
  • Responsible for behaving in a professional and harmonious manner and following the Kempinski code of conduct.
  • Responsible for maintaining a good relationship with business partners.
  • Responsible for keeping up to date with latest trends and products.
  • Responsible for working together with the Chef in order to obtain the best products and prices available; reviewing market list and offers daily.
  • Responsible for ensuring that competitive bidding is taking place and that business is awarded fairly and ethically.
  • Responsible for monitoring slow moving and dead stock as well as keeping the stock levels in accordance with operational needs.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all deliveries and issues are documented and processed correctly.
  • Responsible for ensuring that communication is taking place with all departments in regard to matters that would in any way affect the operation.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all areas are secure, organized and clean.
  • Responsible for supervising, training and motivating the Purchasing department staff.
  • Responsible for disciplinary actions, evaluations, scheduling, etc.
  • Responsible for performing any additional duties assigned by the Ass. Purchasing Manager and assisting in other areas of Finance as needed.
  • Responsible for communicating with Financial Controller on any discrepancies or other potential problems.
  • Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the hotel.Qualifications
  • Degree/Diploma in Finance/ Accounting/Purchasing/Supply Chain.
  • 2-3 years experience in a similar role
  • Experience in accounting software is a plus
  • Knowledge of the generally accepted accounting principles and local regulations
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Experience in a similar role and proven track record may be considered in lieu of specialized education.
  • Applies a professional, confidential and ethical approach at all times
  • Works in a safe, prudent and organized manner
  • Ability to handle high volume with attention to detailHow to Apply

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Dateline; 29th January 2020

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