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Purchasing Assistant

  • London, United Kingdom
FinanceSircle Collection London

Job description

Sircle Collection is coming to London in 2024! Opening our first boutique hotel in the UK in Q3 2024, we are looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join our preopening Finance team and successfully bring our brand to life.

The hotel will be located next to Liverpool Street Station, tucked away in Devonshire Square a charming brick courtyard with 81 serene rooms, including 11 suites, The Cover our private members' club, and our Seven North restaurant a concept by award-winning Chef Eyal Shani. The newest location will be part of Sircle Collections’ vibrant group of one-of-a-kind hotels, restaurants and bars in Europe's most interesting neighbourhoods.


Here are some of the incredible perks we offer:

  • Embark on an exhilarating journey with Sircle Collection as we unveil a groundbreaking hospitality adventure in the UK!
  • Enjoy a competitive salary up to £30,000 - £32,000 gross per annum.
  • It's all about YOU! Celebrate your birthday with a paid day off, plus your well-deserved annual leave (28 days per year).
  • Take an extra paid flex day off for those special occasions like anniversaries or cultural holidays like Hanukkah, Eid ul Fitr, and Thanksgiving.
  • Make a difference with a paid volunteering day each year to support a cause close to your heart.
  • Indulge in complimentary stays and unbeatable discounts at our breathtaking properties across Europe—Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Austria, and beyond.
  • Let the good times roll! Join us for regular team bonding, from monthly drinks to epic annual parties.
  • Grow your family while growing with us—experience enhanced family leave benefits that truly support your work-life balance.
  • Our perks keep getting better! Enjoy special friends & family rates, cycle to work schemes, annual season ticket loans, recommend a friend bonus and more.


What you’ll be doing with us:

As our Purchasing Assistant, you'll play a pivotal role in securing the goods and services essential for our hotel's preopening phase. Your responsibilities will involve ensuring timely delivery and upholding our high-quality standards. Working closely with various departments, you'll identify procurement needs and maintain meticulous inventory records.

Seeking out new suppliers, you'll skilfully negotiate terms and prices to optimise cost-efficiency while safeguarding quality. Handling purchase orders and shipment tracking, as our Purchasing Assistant, you will adeptly manage any procurement hiccups that arise. Additionally, you'll assist in crafting procurement policies and procedures to enhance operational efficiency and uphold company standards.

Your role extends to monitoring supplier performance, promptly addressing any concerns, and collaborating seamlessly with the wider finance department to maintain budgetary controls.


Job requirements

  • Previous experience in purchasing, procurement, or supply chain management, preferably in the hospitality industry.
  • Familiarity with procurement software and inventory management systems is a plus.
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with suppliers.
  • Excellent communication, organisational and multitasking abilities, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word.
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and compliance standards related to purchasing and procurement.

Given that we're in the preopening phase of our hotel, we need someone who can adapt and thrive in a dynamic environment. The successful candidate will ideally be joining us July 2024.


Interested in this vacancy? Apply now!

Even if you don’t meet every requirement, we'd still love to hear from you. If this role isn’t quite right, we might have another one for you.

For application details, contact us at pc-uk@sirclecollection.com. We're committed to diversity and inclusion and are a proud equal opportunities employer. All applicants must be eligible to work and live in the UK according to the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.

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  • London, United Kingdom
Finance
Sircle Collection London

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We are Sircle Collection. A creative and ambitious team building one-of-a-kind hotels, restaurants and bars in Europe's most interesting neighborhoods.

Sircle Collection is committed to creating and celebrating a diverse and inclusive culture. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will make reasonable adjustments wherever possible for candidates with a disability.

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