Director of Purchasing | Luxury Hotel | Beverly Hills

1 month ago

The Director of Purchasing and Procurement is a key leadership role responsible for overseeing the strategic sourcing, procurement, and supply chain management activities for the hotel. This individual plays a critical role in ensuring the hotel's operational efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and adherence to quality standards by effectively managing the acquisition of goods and services.

Job duties include; although are not limited to:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive purchasing and procurement strategy aligned with the hotel's overall goals and objectives.
  • Identify and evaluate potential suppliers, negotiate favorable terms, and establish contracts to secure a reliable and cost-effective supply chain.
  • Monitor market trends, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements to make informed decisions on purchasing strategies.
  • Collaborate with department heads and stakeholders to understand their specific procurement needs and requirements.
  • Lead a team of procurement professionals, providing guidance, coaching, and performance evaluations to ensure optimal performance.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key suppliers, fostering long-term partnerships that support the hotel's success.
  • Oversee the procurement process, from requisition to delivery, to ensure timely and accurate fulfillment of orders.
  • Monitor inventory levels and optimize stock management to prevent overstocking or shortages while minimizing carrying costs.
  • Develop and implement cost-saving initiatives, such as bulk purchasing, vendor consolidation, and negotiation of favorable terms.
  • Maintain accurate procurement records and generate reports for management review, highlighting cost trends, savings, and supplier performance.
  • Ensure compliance with ethical and legal procurement practices, including vendor due diligence and adherence to applicable regulations.
  • Implement sustainable and environmentally responsible procurement practices where feasible.
  • Manage the budget for the purchasing and procurement department, ensuring financial targets are met.
  • Stay informed about emerging trends and technologies in procurement and supply chain management and assess their potential impact on the hotel's operations.
  • Provide leadership in fostering a culture of continuous improvement within the purchasing and procurement department.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field. Master's degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience (3-5 years) in a senior level purchasing and procurement role within the hospitality industry or a related field.
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build and maintain effective supplier relationships.
  • Solid understanding of Birchstreet procurement software and systems.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.
  • Accounting knowledge or background would be ideal
  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Prolonged periods of standing 
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Company matched 401(k) plan
  • Company matched Health Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Parking
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Colleague meals
  • Colleague Referral Incentive program
  • EOE
1 month ago
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