Director of Cluster Purchasing – Restaurants

Position: Director of Cluster Purchasing – Restaurants

Business Unit: Restaurants

Location: Chanvanich Building, Prakanong

Details:

Job Summary:

A Director of Cluster Purchasing responsible for managing the procurement team for restaurants supporting the daily operation, company growth, execution and professionalizing the procurement function.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with strategic procurement direction and execution of agreed procurement strategies.
  • Execute national, group and multi-location agreements.
  • Liaise with key internal stakeholders and manage the procurement team in supporting daily operational requirements.
  • New supplier/product sourcing to support daily operation, new properties, new brand concepts.
  • Support procurement systems set up, management and development.
  • Streamlining the procurement process for routine/low value items and driving value hard in leverage and strategic product categories.
  • Grow team skills and capability. Help in developing a professional and respected procurement function, inside and outside the organization.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field.
  • 8 years procurement experience in restaurants.
  • Strong knowledge of Thailand supply market in F&B and OS&E. FF&E a plus.
  • Understanding of strategic procurement process and activities.
  • Having experience in Purchase Plus is preferable.
  • Track record of delivering and managing multi-location and national contracts In Thailand.
  • Energetic, action oriented with an excellent network.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and management skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple complex concurrent projects.
  • Comfortable in a fast moving, high growth environment.
  • Good command of Thai and English.

 

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