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An AMAZING Cruise Line Purchasing Manager Role - European Based
  • Location: Europe Based - More on application!, International
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Salary: From 79,400 Euros / £68,400UK / $85,500USD and MORE for the right person!
Job Description:
Hi and hope you are having a GREAT week.

I am really DELIGHTED to share with you a BRILLIANT NEW role which is really AWESOME.

Here are the IMPORTANT details…HAPPY reading:

• Role: Purchasing Manager
• With: A MAGNIFICENT Cruise Line company
• Based: Europe – more on application
• Salary: From 79,400 Euros / £68,400UK / $85,500USD and MORE for the right person!
• Tax: Yes, this salary is taxed as it’s a land-based position
• Website: On application
• Full JD: On application
• Start date: Soon

The SUPER Role Overview
• Working both in the central office head-quarters and travelling around to the ships (circa 20% travel)
• Working as part of a team with no direct reports
• Reporting to the Director of Purchasing
• Sourcing of all items needed for Hotel Operations across the fleet of the vessels. The sourcing categories will cover: Food, Beverages, Consumables, Freight Services, Durable items, and Uniforms.
• Vendor and product identification, product specification together with the business, running tenders and RFQs, vendor negotiations, sourcing and contracting, plan the loading schedules and ports for the fleet, and establish and update purchasing policies and procedures
• Work closely with the cruise liners culinary team, Onboard Operations team, as well as the ships inventory managers to ensure that all products needed for the onboard hotel operations are delivered on time and at the lowest cost possible.
• Define product specification together with the Onboard and Culinary teams:
o Identify products and vendors.
o Launch tenders and RFQs.
o Conduct vendor negotiations and contracting.
o Conduct periodic spend and market analytics.
o Plan the loading schedule for the fleet.
o Ensure all sourcing activities are in-line with regulatory requirements.
o Help identify alternative and local vendors.
o Cooperate closely with the on-board operations team on resolving day to day operational issues.

You the PERFECT Candidate
• You will currently be in a PURCHASING MANAGER role within a cruise line firm
• You will have very strong industry connections, market knowledge, pricing skills and analytical talent
• Superb IT skills with Microsoft Office especially Excel
• US market intelligence would be a massive plus too
• You will be of European nationality – sadly sponsorship isn’t an option for this role
• Fluent English and additional language skills a massive plus
• Clean driving licence and of course a valid passport!

If this really great opportunity is for you and you match the requested work history and background for the role, please send me your up to date and professional CV. Kindly ensure it has all of your contact details clearly listed with the correct telephone numbers on too!

I am here to help should you have any questions and I look forward to supporting your application. Should you need to contact me at any time, please feel free.

Best Regards



Russ Simove

Excite Recruitment

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