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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. FAIRMONT
  4. Procurement

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Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, United States

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REF33970X

Regional Director of Procurement

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is Arizona’s largest and longest running AAA Five Diamond hotel, and we want you to help us stay iconic. The Princess offers luxury and world class hospitality with 750 guestrooms, more than 300,000 square feet of meeting space, four award-winning restaurants, six sparkling heated pools, and a luxurious Well & Being Spa. Be a part of events like the WM Phoenix Open, Easter at the Princess, Summer at the Princess and Christmas at the Princess. The hotel features great benefits like PTO, matching retirement, travel discounts and more. This place really has it all – except for you!

What’s in it for you:

  • Employee discounts at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, local companies and Accor worldwide for you and your family
  • Free meals at our on-site employee restaurant
  • Learning programs through our Academies designed to sharpen your skills
  • Great Medical and Dental benefits, 401K, Direct Deposit etc.
  • Career development opportunities within the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in addition to national promotion opportunities. The sky is the limit!

Job Description

Based out of the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess and reporting to the Director, Customer Care and Regional Procurement Center of Excellence - Luxury & Lifestyle, the Regional Director of Procurement will play a key role in delivering on Accor’s value proposition to owners and shareholders. Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with owner, business units and internal stakeholder groups by continually demonstrating value and breaking down barriers to effective sourcing through polished executive influencing and relationship-building skills
  • Lead category strategy development and value creation across a wide range of direct and indirect categories for approximately ~$90M in annual spend across 4 flagship properties in Illinois (2), Texas (1) and Arizona (1)
  • Develop multi-year enterprise sourcing strategies and value roadmap in collaboration with senior business stakeholders to deliver minimum $4M in incremental procurement value over 3 years
  • Execute sourcing projects as defined within the portfolio strategy:
    • Define project goals, timelines, roles and responsibilities, and an overall project management cadence
    • Apply contemporary methods and innovative approaches, such as total cost of ownership, e-Auctions, should-cost models, and raw material index agreements
    • Develop comprehensive implementation and communication plans with stakeholders and end users
    • Ensure involvement of all organizations and individuals impacted
    • Quantify and document results
  • Develop and skillfully execute negotiation strategies to achieve desired, pre-agreed outcomes
  • Develop and deploy standard reporting for key stakeholders that gages satisfaction, engagement and performance against sourcing activities, upcoming contract expirations, supplier performance issues, and other key information
  • Provide stewardship of strategic sourcing policy as well as solution compliance and adoption  throughout the organization
  • Assess existing Purchasing Operations processes and make rapid recommendations for improvement to assure resources and time spend on areas of highest ROI

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Procurement or equivalent degree + experience
  • 7+ years of experience in strategic sourcing, management consulting, advisory or professional services role with a demonstrated track record of results and increasing level of responsibility
  • A proven track record of driving organizational change management with high degree of resilience and self-motivation
  • Adaptive to fast paced, constantly changing environments and ability to work as part of a global team to collaborate across geographic and organizational boundaries to deliver better business results and share best practices
  • Expertise in strategic sourcing and leading multi-category sourcing teams for direct and/or indirect spend
  • Expertise in negotiations and contracting: including e-sourcing, should-cost models, leveraged agreements, multi-year contracts, complex terms and conditions, performance incentives, and management of corporate risk
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills; comfortable and credible with both internal stakeholders and external audiences
  • Strong orientation to team leadership, coaching, collaboration, and positive communication
  • Demonstrating strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.) software

ADDITIONAL PREFERENCES:

  • MBA
  • Retail, Hospitality, Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) or Consulting industry experience
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) or SCMP (Supply Chain Management Professional) designations

Additional Information

Your team and working environment:
A team of Heartists that are committed to working together, supporting each other, and providing the best guest experience, Feel Valued, Feel Sparked, We Are One

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: 
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.

By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/ 

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

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.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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