Offers “Accor”

26 days agoAccor

Procurement Category Manager

  • Sydney, AUSTRALIA
  • Sales

Job description

Company Description

Accor is a world leader in the hotel industry, present in 110 countries, with more than 5,000 hotels and 10,000 restaurants and bars. The group deploys an integrated hotel ecosystem that is among the most diversified in the sector, notably associating luxury and high-end brands, mid-range and economic offers, exclusive lifestyle concepts, venues for shows and entertainment, clubs, restaurants and bars, private residences, shared accommodation, concierge services and co-working spaces. Accor thus has a portfolio of incomparable brands, led by more than 300,000 employees around the world. More than 65 million members benefit from the group's complete loyalty program, ALL - Accor Live Limitless.

Job Description

You will be responsible for defining, developing and executing category management strategies for indirect Maintenance & Utilities (M&U) Procurement categories. You will be tasked to manage vendor relationships, develop Master Service Agreements (MSA), launch RFP’s and establish key performance metrics that are in line with the department’s strategy to meet the dynamic needs of internal and external clients.

·  Category Plan & Strategy: Manage and oversee RFP processes across M&U categories, including FF&E and Guest Technology. Assess supplier proposals, compile commercial summaries, and deliver recommendations to key stakeholders for approval and driving negotiations aimed at achieving strategic procurement objectives and goals.
·  Drive Supplier Usage: Promote the value propositions of partnered suppliers to internal stakeholders such as hotel department heads, General Managers, and regional operation leads. Cultivate robust relationships by actively engaging stakeholders and communicating procurement achievements and best practices effectively.
·  Contract Management : Manage and execute the drafting, preparation, and execution of master service agreements, ensuring accurate record-keeping and monitoring compliance with contractual obligations.
·  Operational Excellence: Drive operational excellence by ensuring timely submission of Supplier Quarterly Rebate Declarations, overseeing aging cash issues related to procurement activities, and supporting integration efforts of Purchase Plus to enhance purchasing efficiency across the supplier network.

Overall, this role is pivotal role managing RFP processes, enhancing supplier engagement, overseeing contract management, and promoting sustainability practices aligned with Accor’s ESG objectives.


·  Bachelor’s Degree in Business / Procurement / Supply Chain / Engineering
·  Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
·  Sound understanding of basic financial principals and strong business acumen
·  Previous history of successful Negotiations
·  Effective presentation skills to multiple stakeholders
·  Previous experience with ERP systems (eg Ariba, SAP, Oracle Proc Cloud, Purchase Plus)

Additional Information

Suitably experienced and qualified applicants who currently have full working rights in Australia will only be considered.

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