1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Procurement





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 


Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
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