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Purchasing Manager

Geneva, Switzerland, Genève, Switzerland

Purchasing Manager

  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Accounting & Finance Division
  • Full time

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences located in prime destinations around the world.

Increasingly recognized for creating some of the world’s most sought-after properties, the Group provides 21st century luxury with oriental charm. Above all, Mandarin Oriental is renowned for creating unique hotels through distinctive design and a strong sense of place, luxury hotels right for their time and place. 

Mandarin Oriental, Geneva is recruiting a Purchasing Manager

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Preparing and analysing proposals and determinating appropriate elections of suppliers based on the company standards and expectations
  • Negotiating cost effective purchases for all supplies and services, while meeting all MOHG guidelines and quality specifications
  • Examinating and reviewing proposed products and services to determine compliance with departmental specifications or standards, suggest substitute items when beneficial
  • Analysing market conditions in relation to recent, current and anticipated purchases
  • Reviewing of vendor/contractor history to determine that they are capable of producing the goods and services required
  • Reviewing the requests and specifications recommended by department heads to determine whether quality level described is appropriate for intended use and whether specifications are cost effective
  • Standardising items in common use to eliminate unnecessary variations/features and lower costs through bulk purchasing
  • Analysing trade journals, catalogues, directories and other technical material with respect to market and price conditions
  • Initiating and implementing research of new products and technologies to reduce procurement costs and to improve the quality of goods and services purchased
  • Conducting monthly/quarterly inventories
  • Reviewing stock inventory levels and purchase patterns to maximize inventory value
  • Preparing necessary purchasing documents in accordance with procurement requirements
  • Checking and approving purchase orders prior to review by Director of Finance and General Manager
  • Maintaining library of resource materials
  • Preparing/Updating all records, log books, journals, involving purchasing and receiving standards and procedures
  • Establishing quality control and receiving standards
  • Providing accounting staff with required approved documentation, so that procurement of materials and services may be placed, shipped, and paid in a timely fashion

Job Requirements:

  • High School qualification or equivalent
  • Degree or Higher National Diploma in Hospitality/Hotel/Business Management is preferred
  • A minimum of 2/3 years of experience as Purchasing Manager or Assistant Purchasing Manager
  • French & English mandatory
  • Standards driven and motivational leader
  • You will have exceptional inter-personal, management and organizational skills.
  • Must be of smart appearance with excellent personal hygiene standards

 Please note this is a full time permanent position 


We provide a comprehensive Benefits Package which includes

  • Uniforms and meals whilst on duty
  • Guest Hotel experience for employees
  • Discounted Room Nights
  • Discount at F&B Outlets
  • 43 Paid Holidays including Bank & Public Holidays
  • Colleague recognition and reward programmes
  • Exciting range of learning and development programmes
  • Regular colleague social and wellbeing events
  • Opportunities for promotion and transfer across the group

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who possess the right attitude and passion to drive this exciting new opening forward and wow our guests!  If this is you, then apply here now !



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