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Purchasing Manager (Full-time) | InterContinental Sydney

Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels
Location: Australia, New South Wales, Sydney

Hotel: InterContinental - Sydney (SYDHA)

Job number: EMEAA35447

About Us

Welcome to the height of luxury, where heritage wonder and contemporary flair collide. Centrally positioned in the heart of Circular Quay, InterContinental Sydney extends breathtaking panoramic views of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Set within the beautifully restored Treasury Building of 1851, InterContinental Sydney is renowned as one of the city’s prized icons. With 509 guest rooms including 28 luxury suites, an award-winning and world class Club InterContinental lounge and vibrant dining venues, a complete five-star experience awaits.

We are delighted to be at the final stage of our exquisite $100-million-dollar hotel refurbishment, set to transform all guest rooms, suites and public spaces; introduce new restaurants and bars; and restore the heritage features of our landmark building.

As our business and our teams continue to grow, we invite you to join our team as a Purchasing Manager (Full-time) at this incredibly exciting time for our Hotel!


Your day to day

As Purchasing Manager, you are responsible for and the supervision of the overall Purchasing operations, ensuring Hotel standards are met.

You are organised and efficient in managing the inward and outward stock movement of the Hotel, whilst also able to maintain accuracy and the integrity of our store/s inventory records. You effectively communicate with your team, vendors, clients, and internal departments ensuring that the purchasing operations are running smoothly, whilst jumping in to support the hotel team as required.

Whether it be managing the purchasing of the hotel, mentoring and coaching the wider Purchasing team, managing and maintaining the Hotel's Purchasing and Invoice system, or assisting the hotel management team on contract negotiation, tendering and capital expenditure projects; no two days will ever be the same. 

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!


What we need from you

  • Demonstrated experience in a Stores/Receiving related position
  • Qualifications in Hotel Management and/or in Finance/Accounting related field preferred
  • Valid Drivers License is required
  • Strong organisational skills, computer savvy with basic financial knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills, bilingual or multilingual language skills are advantageous
  • A passionate team player, ability to work in a fast-paced environment and priortise workloads
  • Fitness – you’ll be on your feet most of the day with bending and kneeling. Sometimes you’ll need to lift, push and pull objects like crates up to 50lbs (23 kg) – we have the equipment to support you
  • You must meet the legal requirements to live & work in Australia.

What we offer

In return, not only will you be rewarded with a competitive salary, you will also be rewarded with a range of benefits that supports you throughout your IHG career journey

  • Paid Birthday Leave
  • Enhanced parental leave program
  • Flexible work options - talk to us about what works for you
  • Proactive paid wellness and mental health days
  • Some of the best colleague discounts across our IHG Hotels for accommodation, food and beverage
  • An immense colleague discounts platform for all your favourite brands and retailers

Your career journey will be supported through our lifelong development programs, IHG career milestone celebrations, and transfer of entitlements as you move and grow with IHG.

We are proud to be InterContinental Sydney and proud to be IHG and we know you will be too.

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Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today and let's #GoFurtherTogether.

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