Purchasing Manager - St Giles Hotels We are looking for a Purchasing Manager to join the Accounts Department at the St Giles Hotel in London . St Giles offers travellers a growing collection of centrally and strategically located, individual and inspired hotels in the heart of major cities across Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. Our well-appointed hotels are the hidden gems of the cities they serve, creating unique experiences that turn ordinary trips into memorable journeys. As Purchasing Manager you will be responsible for all aspects of the purchasing operation of the hotel, including procurement, stock management, and managing cost efficiencies. Reporting to the Financial Controller and working closely with all Heads of Department. You will identify key opportunities to improve efficiencies and manage a range of supplier contracts, from established relationships to researching and identifying new suppliers to ensure a competitive and proactive approach is adopted in all areas. You will be an excellent and confident communicator with the ability to lead your team and influence across all areas of the business. You will have a hands-on approach and take a proactive role with departmental managers in order to support service levels within the hotel and to deliver the most effective purchasing solutions. A sound knowledge of all aspects of purchasing management, with emphasis in maintenance/engineering, is essential and ideally you will have proven experience within a purchasing management role at a similar level. Previous experience of working with purchasing and procurement systems would be beneficial for this role. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the dedicated team at the St Giles Hotels that offers excellent opportunities for career development and progression.