Villa Rosa Kempinski Purchasing Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Villa Rosa Kempinski Purchasing Assistant Jobs in Kenya

  • Villa Rosa Kempinski is a Five Star luxury hotel situated on Chiromo Road, the hotel is just a 5-minute drive to the city centre, and 20 km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

  • The hotel boasts of 200 stylishly-designed and tastefully-decorated rooms and suites spread on 10 floors, 5 themed restaurants, varied conference rooms plus Kempinski The Spa.

    Purchasing Assistant

  • The overall scope of this role is to coordinate and manage all operations of the Purchasing, Receiving and Storeroom Department.

  • Reporting to the Ass. Purchasing Manger, the incumbent will be responsible for safeguarding the financial integrity and stability of the hotel a minimize any exposure to potential risks.

  • To ensure that all departments of the hotel have adequate supplies to perform their duties.

  • To continuously research and find new and alternative products to improve the operation and reduce costs.

    Main Responsibilities

  • Ensuring all operational needs are met consistently and in a timely manner.

  • Ensuring best products are obtained at the best quality and price available.

  • Ensuring new products are continuously sourced, and hotel is kept up to date with latest trends and products.

  • Actively supporting and implementing Talent Development initiatives as a part of their daily activities.

  • Identifying training talents in their department and throughout the hotels and actively support their career development.

  • Responsible for following and understanding all Kempinski Policies & Procedures.

  • Responsible for behaving in a professional and harmonious manner and following the Kempinski code of conduct.

  • Responsible for maintaining a good relationship with business partners.

  • Responsible for keeping up to date with latest trends and products.

  • Responsible for working together with the Chef in order to obtain the best products and prices available; reviewing market list and offers daily.

  • Responsible for ensuring that competitive bidding is taking place and that business is awarded fairly and ethically.

  • Responsible for monitoring
    slow moving and dead stock as well as keeping the stock levels in accordance with operational needs.

  • Responsible for ensuring that all deliveries and issues are documented and processed correctly.

  • Responsible for ensuring that communication is taking place with all departments in regard to matters that would in any way affect the operation.

  • Responsible for ensuring that all areas are secure, organized and clean.

  • Responsible for supervising, training and motivating the Purchasing department staff.

  • Responsible for disciplinary actions, evaluations, scheduling, etc.

  • Responsible for performing any additional duties assigned by the Ass. Purchasing Manager and assisting in other areas of Finance as needed.

  • Responsible for communicating with Financial Controller on any discrepancies or other potential problems.

  • Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the hotel.


  • Degree/Diploma in Finance/ Accounting/Purchasing/Supply Chain.

  • 2-3 years experience in a similar role

  • Experience in accounting software is a plus

  • Knowledge of the generally accepted accounting principles and local regulations

  • Proficiency in Excel and Word

  • Experience in a similar role and proven track record may be considered in lieu of specialized education.

  • Applies a professional, confidential and ethical approach at all times

  • Works in a safe, prudent and organized manner

  • Ability to handle high volume with attention to detail

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Villa Rosa Kempinski Purchasing Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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