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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

7207 Purchasing & Operations Manager

Iririki Island Resort & Spa

Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
This is a full time position to commence immediately. 
Due Date

Job Description:

Iririki Island Resort & Spa is seeking a suitable candidate to appoint for the following position.

The Purchasing & Operations Manager will directly supervise aspects of purchasing and be heavily involved in the overall resort operation and supply logistics.  
Key Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Establish relationships with suppliers in order to ensure cost effectiveness
  • Source the most economical route in order to achieve budgeted costs
  • Establish and maintain good and effective storage system
  • Work in conjunction with F&B Cost control to maintain par levels
  • Responsible for maintaining good guest relations within the Resort
  • Oversee F&B Operations in cooperation with the Food & Beverage Manager
  • Expect and react promptly to guests’ requirements and enquires
  • Actively listen and resolve guests’ complaints
  • Oversee and coordinate all arrivals and departures of special guests (VIPs, SAs etc)
  • Formulate budgets and prepare monthly revenue/expense forecasts
  • Maintain customer service/satisfaction standards; handle customer service issues
  • Maintain and operate all computer equipment
  • Supervise, roster, and train Front Office staff & Reservations Staff including security and boat drivers
  • Ensure Daily postings and Direct billings are accurate and timely
  • Ensure the Resorts pricing policies are adhered to
  • Implement yield management principles to ensure the Resorts average room rate and occupancy levels are maintained at the highest possible levels
  • Perform the timely completion of Month End and ad hoc rooms reporting as required by the Resort Owners, General Manager, Sales force or department heads
  • Forecast levels of demand for services and products
  • Keep a constant check on stock levels
  • Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality
  • Liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers
  • Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers
  • Negotiate and agree contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided
  • Process payments and invoices
  • Keep contract files and use them as reference for the future
  • Forecast price trends and their impact on future activities
  • Develop a purchasing strategy
  • Produce reports and statistics using computer software
  • Evaluate bids and make recommendations, based on commercial and technical factors
  • Ensure suppliers are aware of business objectives
  • Train and supervise the work of other members of staff
  • Responsible for the entire Front Office & Reservations process of the Resort.
    • Experience of at least 4 years in Food & Beverage Management
    • Understanding of overall management of a 4.5-5star hotel operation
    • Have good relationships with suppliers on Efate
    • The ability to adapt to different client needs and to develop and maintain successful working relationships
    • The ability to make important decisions and cope with the pressure of demanding targets and tight deadlines.


      Attractive benefits will be given to the right candidate and applications close 31st October 2017. 


      Not Stated

      How To Apply:
      Applications to be made in writing to;
      Human Resource Officer
      Iririki Island Resort 
      PO Box 230
      Port Vila
      Contact Person:

      Human Resource Officer


      Not Stated
      PO Box 230, Port Vila, Vanuatu


       Not Stated
                   11-October-17 Direct From Employer

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