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POSITION SUMMARY: It is the primary responsibility of the Director of Strategic Sourcing & Purchasing to provide sourcing
and purchasing leadership services to Hakkasan Group to ensure the Company acquires goods and services at the best total
value. The Director of Strategic Sourcing & Purchasing oversees sourcing and purchasing programs and staff to achieve
company goals as well as plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of buyers, purchasing officers, and related workers
involved in purchasing materials, products, and services. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and
Hakkasan Group policies, practices and procedures.
– Provide a friendly, personal demeanor with a willingness to interact
– Provide professional and friendly guest services
– Commits self to the below listed Company values, and acknowledges dedication to providing excellent guest service
for our Guests and our internal team, at all times
– Ability to work safely and prevent personal injury
– Commitment to the safety of fellow co-workers and our guests, and the ability to demonstrate that commitment
through daily actions
– Identify and prioritize value improvement and/or cost reduction opportunities
– Plan and monitor cost savings throughout the Company to achieve targets and goals
– Use techniques such as bid processes, TCO, value analysis, supplier rationalization, item rationalization, demand
management, make/buy and lease/buy analysis
– Demonstrate commodity knowledge and ability to design sourcing and purchasing strategies in food & beverage as
well as any of the following categories: IT and telecom, professional services including marketing, advertising and
consulting, construction and facility goods and services, corporate and hotel supplies and services, MRO and other
commodity area
– Guide the purchasing teams in market research activities, business case preparation, and financial analyses that
support strategic sourcing and purchasing activities
– Facilitate and lead major bid processes, often across functional business units and properties, to successful completion
– Select, use and train others to use RFx tools, strategic sourcing tools, SRM (Supplier Relationship Management)
systems, and contract management systems
– Negotiate, write, and oversee enterprise supplier/vendor contracts
– Guide purchasing teams and other Company stakeholders in new supplier or new program implementations
– Monitor and report on supplier/vendor performance; ensure regular supplier/vendor performance reviews with
stakeholders are done
– Interview, hire, and performance manage purchasing employees as necessary to ensure a high-performing corporate
strategic sourcing and procurement team is contributing to Company success
– Mentor, train and develop employees by conducting performance coaching and reviews and facilitating relevant
– Develop and/or manage annual budgets
– Performs other job related duties as assigned
– Must have a four year degree, beyond High School diploma or equivalent, in business or related field
– Graduate degree or advanced education is strongly preferred
– Certification by the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) or similar organization preferred
– At least 7 years (Seven) of business experience in a leadership role
– Supply Chain, Finance, operations and/or consulting experience preferred
– Three years (3) strategic sourcing or supply management experience with spend responsibility of at least $100 million
preferred to include conducting complex bid processes and negotiating large supplier agreements
– Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
– Valid Driver’s License
– 21+ years of age
– Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to Company standardsWORKING KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
– Working knowledge of financial and purchasing systems strongly preferred
– Must have strong analytical skills
– Must have excellent communication skills, in both verbal and written form
– Advanced computer skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Access and Visio skills helpful
– Proficient in Windows Office, Microsoft Office, Mac OSX, POS systems
– Ability to maintain personal integrity and very high ethical standards, especially in supplier dealings
– Strong leadership skills; highly respected by employees, peers and senior management
– Demonstrated ability to negotiate complex supplier agreements
– Ability to know what issues to handle themselves and how to escalate appropriately
– Ability to develop short- and long-term goals and achieve buy-in with employees and business units
– Strong collaboration and problem-solving skills
– Must be able to communicate effectively in English, in both written and oral forms with staff, clients, and the general
– Must have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts
– Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
– Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
– Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude at all times
– Ability to keep an open and objective view
– Ability to listen empathetically and be respectful at all times
– Ability to maintain composure and stay focused
– Ability to work as a team, stay organized, handle various projects at one time, follow up and make accurate decisions
– Ability to handle a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment, and work under pressure and meet

About Hakkasan Group

Hakkasan Group is a worldwide entertainment, dining, nightlife, and hospitality company with establishments currently located across the United States, Europe, Middle East, and Asia. Its namesake is taken from its Michelin-star restaurant that set the high-level standard for the group’s collection of diverse brands. Its ‘brand-first’ philosophy builds dining, nightlife, day life, and soon-to-be hotel concepts into world-class lifestyle hospitality brands, all with a focus on service, design, innovation and the experience.

Its restaurant portfolio includes the flagship Hakkasan Restaurant with 12 locations worldwide, including Yauatcha, HKK, Sake no Hana, Herringbone, Searsucker, and Social House. Under the nightlife/daylife umbrella of brands are Hakkasan Nightclub, Wet Republic, Stingaree, HQ Nightclub, HQ Beach Club, Bootsy Bellows, Hooray Henry’s, THE NICE GUY and SHOREbar. In 2014, Hakkasan Group and MGM Resorts International announced the formation of a joint venture hotel management company named MGM Hakkasan Hospitality with a series of hotel and resort projects already under development including MGM projects in the Americas, the Middle East, and Asia along with Hakkasan projects in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Hakkasan Group is owned by Tasameem Real Estate LLC, an Abu Dhabi-based investment company.