- Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
- Implement and maintain the policies and procedures on the process of procurement
- Obtain quotations and complete market surveys to ensure high quality products for the best prices. Negotiate with suppliers to achieve this aim
- Place purchase orders and ensure delivery of supplies and equipment to the hotel by the deadlines required
- Liaise closely with the Executive Chef to ensure food purchases are delivered on timely and to the quality standard specified
- Maintain purchasing records and reviews periodically with regard to minimum stock levels
- Maintain equipment and supplies catalogues and an inventory of various products in the market to be able to provide immediate service to colleagues
- Ensure all purchases are streamlined and there is maximum savings where possible without sacrificing on quality

Required Qualifications:

- Higher education
- At least 2 years of experience in relevant position
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills
- Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
- Interest in market dynamics along with business sense
- Knowledge of Armenian and English languages
- Time management skills

Additonal Information:

In preparation of its future opening, the 114 room’s hotel, The Alexander Yerevan, a Luxury Collection by Starwood is looking for an experienced and organized candidate for the position of Purchasing Director who will be accountable for sourcing equipment, goods and services and managing vendors.