Sage Hospitality Resources Purchasing Agent in Denver, Colorado

Req # 3859BR

Job Title Purchasing Agent

Position Type Full Time - Regular

Location Name Halcyon

City Denver

State CO

Why Us Sage Hospitality is set to hire a Purchasing Agent who will be an integral addition at a lifestyle hotel steeped in verve and cultured comfort; Halcyon. Located in the heart of the upscale neighborhood of Cherry Creek North Denver, Halcyon is an extensive multi-million dollar development project including numerous value enhancement projects that articulate the local luxe vibe of Denver. The 154 room hotel features a rooftop bar, pool and embodies the Colorado lifestyle- a new social mecca with après everything. In partnership with the hotel is an authentic modern Asian restaurant, Departure, which offers brunch, lunch and dinner to guests and locals alike.

As part of Sage Hospitality’s Premier and Lifestyle division, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We are known amongst our staff, our owners, our guests and our communities as leaders in our field who are authentic, humble, innovative and flexible operators driven to anticipate needs and exceed expectations.

Posting Overview

The Purchasing Agent is responsible for all aspects of the procurement, storing, receiving and delivery of hard and soft products and goods. Keeps track of inventories, requisitions, price comparisons and ensures cost controls are followed.

Requirements

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Knowledge/Skills

Ability to type 60 WPM, Microsoft Word applications: Word, Excel, Publisher and Powerpoint. Alphabetizing, grammar and punctuation skills. Standard business letter formats. Strong editing skills. Excellent hearing required for telephone inquiries and client and associate handling. Excellent vision required as contracts and letters are hand written, filing, using computer, checking diary. Excellent speech communication skills necessary to communicate clearly with customers and other departments. Excellent comprehension and literacy required to read manager's letters, help prepare contracts and proposals. Excellent attention to detail and multi tasking skills

Abilities

Bending/kneeling - repeated bending and kneeling required while filing, Mobility - must be able to reach all areas of hotel to assist clients. Occasional standing. Occasional carrying and lifting of files and office items up to 25 lbs.

Education/Formal Training

High school diploma or vocational secretarial.

Experience

Previous sales, hospitality, and secretarial experience preferred.

Material/Equipment Used

Basic office equipment and materials

Environment

General office and hotel environment

EEO Statement

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.