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Materials Manager


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

Your Fairmont Journey Starts Here:

Are you a someone with a passion for excellence and a flair for exceptional hospitality? Fairmont invites you to embark on an unforgettable journey of luxury

Job Description

Job Description

Purchasing Planning

  • To prioritize purchases based on resources and urgency.
  • Ensure to evaluate user needs and functionality of various materials purchased.
  • Ensure that all Licensing laws are adhered to.
  • Plan, direct and control all day-to-day Purchasing functions.

People Management

  • Ensure that the team has been trained for all safety provisions.
  • Motivate and develop the team to ensure smooth functioning of the department and promote teamwork.
  • Provide effective support to the team to enable them to provide a range of effective and efficient services.

Financial Management

  • Monitor and maintain inventory records of all the purchases made.
  • Identify optimal, cost effective use of the resources and educate the team on the same.

Operational Management

  • Prepare and invite tenders, contracts, and other related documents for ensuring a regular supply of materials.
  • Ensure to carry out negotiations with vendors, manufacturers and agencies to obtain the best combination of price, quality, quantity, delivery, terms of payment and reliability of supply.
  • Investigate and follow-up on complaints received from receiving, stores and user departments about the products and obtain corrective actions from the vendors.
  • Keep track of Government Legislations for import of the equipment and materials & also ensure to know the name of the supplier.
  • Handle import of equipment and material right from inquiry to the actual purchase. 
  • Coordinate with the other departments concerned on imports and the advise them on the impact of the same.
  • Check processing and follow up for corrective action
  • Ensure that all policies & procedures are adhered to in purchases.
  • Ensure to replace the materials, if not accepted by the user department.
  • Coordinate operations with Department Coordinators, Supervisors and other Departmental Managers to ensure operational readiness, efficiency in resource utilization and the prompt delivery of services.

Managerial Qualities

  • Leadership skills that utilize persuasion and motivation to attain organizational goals is the most desirable management quality, followed by honesty, integrity, ethical behaviour, tactfulness, openness, and cultural awareness;\
  • Ability to accept responsibility;
  • Self-confidence, motivation, drive and tenacity;
  • Ability to enhance organizational performance;
  • Ability to clearly delegate tasks and responsibilities;
  • Ability to think strategically, inductively, and creatively;
  • And the propensity to recognize and acknowledge other peoples’ ideas.


At least 10 years of prior experience in Purchase function 2 years of experience in similar role with luxury brand. Pre Opening Experience is essential. Work Experience 


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