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Procurement officer
at Blue Moon Hotels Procurement

Blue Moon Hotels Procurement is seeking a procurement officer to join its team in London.

This role is on a full-time permanent contract. The starting salary is £25,000 to £27,000 per annum, negotiable depending on experience. The role is based in our office, fourth floor Chapel House, 18 Hatton Place, London, EC1N 8RU.

Company bio:

Blue Moon Procurement was established in 2014 and provides professional FF&E and OS&E procurement services to hotel investors, owners and operators. Drilling into the details of purchasing, installation and logistics, the projects Blue Moon engage with range from mid-scale design-led boutique hotels to a variety of branded luxury and lifestyle hotels and extended stay apartments. Smaller focus projects include Michelin starred F&B spaces, C&B spaces and consultancy product deep-dive and cost plan analysis for new-to-market hotel brands. Working alongside interior designs, lighting designers and architects, Blue Moon manage all procurement activities from tender stage to installation.

Company benefits:

  • flexible-work policy – three days per week in-office work plus two days per week work-from-home depending on project requirements
  • 28 days annual leave plus UK (English) bank holidays
  • accrued holiday scheme for tenure employees
  • performance bonuses
  • AVIVA pension scheme
  • cycle-to-work scheme
  • Macbook Air computer plus iPhone provided
  • travel opportunities across UK and Europe for projects, supplier factory visits and hospitality buyer-supplier business events
  • social perks within London such as trade show attendance, award show attendance, hotel tours etc

Role responsibilities:

  • provide support to procurement manager
  • assist with delivering project FF&E and OS&E budget and programme targets
  • perform all procurement activities including pre-qualification checks, negotiating supplier agreements and tender coordination
  • prepare and issue purchase orders for client, and submit to supply chain once approved
  • receive and distribute interior design drawings, finish samples and other items necessary for production of both standard and bespoke-made items
  • proactively report on all potential opportunities of commercial value engineering, product suitability and lead time to mitigate any risk or to highlight opportunities to procurement manager
  • proactively report on sustainability credentials of nominated FF&E products and companies
  • responsible for issuing project invoices to client direct for payment or Blue Moon finance manager in the instance of FF&E book-keeping services
  • assist with coordination of FF&E and OS&E deliveries and fit-out sequencing
  • responsible for project closeout documentation, verify that all invoices have been processed and any refund claims collected
  • organise project team travel arrangements
  • maintain an up-to-date sample library, arrange supplier meetings etc
  • nurture relationships across the industry to improve business
  • maintain up-to-date knowledge of FF&E and OS&E trends

Role requirements:

  • passionate and curious about hotel design and hotel design trends
  • degree qualified in the field of interior, product or architectural design a preference but not necessary; alternative work experience within FF&E supply chain or design studio applicable
  • strong data and financial analysis skills
  • superior organisation with high attention to detail
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • computer literate, especially with Excel
  • proactive and helpful attitude

Please apply via the apply for job button below.

Salary: £25,000 - £27,000
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