Sage Hospitality Resources Purchasing Manager in Denver, Colorado
Sage Hospitality is seeking a Purchasing Manager for our beautiful hotel in Denver, Colorado: the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek. This role will support the F&B department in our hotel with 196 rooms and approximately 9,000 square feet of total meeting space.
The JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek is stylish comfort where modern design meets unsurpassed service, ensuring that every stay is a memorable one. Located in the heart of Cherry Creek, Denver's iconic shopping & dining district, the JW Marriott Denver's chic design embraces the modern Rocky Mountain lifestyle with its 196 spacious guest rooms with large, 5-piece marble baths, many with panoramic mountain views.
As one of the U.S’s top hospitality management, investment and development companies, Sage is on a fast trajectory of growth and performance. Building upon what we do best—establishing some of the best hotels and restaurants in the world. Sage’s portfolio currently consists of over 60 hotels and 15 restaurants located in 20 states with approximately 6,000 associates. With nearly $1B under management, the company’s portfolio of high quality hotels including luxury and independent boutique properties, as well as premium-branded select and full-service properties operating under the Marriott, Hilton, Starwood and Hyatt brand family flags. The company strives to be recognized by its customers as the best in the business – creating places that people go to, not through.
JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
The Purchasing Manager is responsible for the purchasing, receiving and updating of the hotels hard and soft goods within the Hotel, Food & Beverage and all departments. Ensures each department's purchasing requests are complete and within budget. Sources products, supplies, materials and equipment; negotiates the most cost-effective purchases according to the specifications. Advises department heads of new products and supplies and controls inventory.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS
Using mathematics to solve problems.
Using basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, P&L statements, operating budgets, forecasting and scheduling, and the reporting of financial data.
Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
Bending/kneeling - repeated bending and kneeling required
Mobility - must be able to reach all areas of hotel and restaurant to assist clients
Standing on a regular basis
Carrying and lifting of items up to 50lbs.
EDUCATION – FORMAL TRAINING
4-year Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting or related 5 year progressive purchasing experience with a preference for hospitality/foodservice.
5 years of progressive purchasing experience with a preference for hospitality/foodservice.
MATERIAL – EQUIPMENT USED
Basic office equipment and materials.
General office, hotel and restaurant environment.
Full Time - Regular