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Project Manager – Procurement

Position Summary

 

Perform and fulfill a variety of procurement functions for Hospitality based Design/Procurement project from inception through project completion.  This position is instrumental in maintaining important supply chain initiatives necessary for executing successful hotel builds and renovation.

Requirements

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree – Business/Supply Chain or Hospitality major desired

EXPERIENCE

5+ years of professional experience with an emphasis on project management responsibilities and operations

GENERAL SKILLS

  • Knowledge base of Hospitality FF&E and OS&E
  • Strong PC skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office and proven ability to create and maintain analytical reports in Excel
  • Experience working in SPEXX/EXXPEDITE
  • Clear, concise (legal-minded) written communication skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Good telephone conversationalist
  • Solid negotiating prowess
  • Extremely high attention to detail with a numbers-oriented mindset
  • Organized and thorough work style with emphasis on time management
  • Ability to resolve conflict quickly and constructively
  • Proactive with task management
  • Innate willingness to take on the next challenge

JOB REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Lead projects depending on scope in conjunction with team leadership
  • Advanced experience and familiarity with Hospitality FF&E specifications and manufacturers
  • Proficient in specification translation for the purposes of bidding, budgeting and issuing Purchase Orders
  • Proficient knowledge of manufacturers, price points, product expediting & logistics principles
  • Advanced experience in project design specifications, supplier selection, costing, production lead times, bidding, PO issuance, expediting orders and project close out (accounting)
  • Complete comprehensive project tasks in an expedited time frame
  • Supervise project planning, organization, and delegation & support personnel in conjunction with team leadership (internal & external)
  • Maintain and demonstrate advanced project management skills for both international and domestic clientele
  • Responsible for client management with respect to project initiatives and deliverables
  • Maintain frequent contact at highest possible level in client organization
  • Assist and delegate requests for quotation initiatives, bid analyses, and Purchase Orders
  • Able to manage and complete project tasks in accordance with project schedules
  • Perform Quality Control exercises on one’s own work as well as team member’s work
  • Understand hotel brand structures and standards, requirements and project budgets
  • Translate design and procurement direction to project team in accordance with team leadership, brand-specific standards and brand guidelines
  • Direct project team to produce project results that meet brand and/or client standards

 

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