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Procurement Coordinator

  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
The July HQ

Job description

Join Our Team as a Procurement Coordinator!

Are you a dynamic and organized individual with a passion for procurement, design, and product development? Look no further – we have the perfect opportunity for you!

The July is a premium hospitality brand that’s bringing the human touch to the way people travel. We build beautifully designed spaces in different locations around the world. Our teams have the ambitious goal to develop multiple new apartment-hotels across prime European cities like London, Dublin, Paris, Lisbon and Barcelona. Each location has the local stories and spirit interwoven throughout the apartment-hotel’s distinctive design. The aim? For guests to completely relax, go on new adventures, and create interesting connections. In short, to stay their way.

Do you recognize yourself in the following?

The job:

  • Assist the Procurement Manager in sourcing Fit-out elements, FF&E and OS&E items within target budgets, timelines, and design intent/briefs.
  • Manage budgets and prepare tender packages for suppliers and specialist subcontractors.
  • Negotiate prices with various suppliers and subcontractors and prepare contracts/purchase orders.
  • Support in procurement and value engineering of FF&E/Fit-out elements, FF&E and OS&E.
  • Coordinate reviews of samples, prototypes, manufacturers, and suppliers' workshop drawings and work with contractors & suppliers to ensure the design and quality are executed as per specifications and of the highest standard.
  • Handle administrative duties related to processing and payment of invoices to suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Handle administrative duties related to logistics, customs & duties for delivery of supplier products.
  • Coordinate materials, fabrics, and components to ensure items are produced as per design brief and within budgets.
  • Assist in coordinating the delivery and installation of all FF&E, Fit-out and OS&E items to the site.
  • Build and maintain a Fit-out, FF&E and OS&E material and sample library.
  • Gain market, supplier, and material knowledge, identify industry trends, and contribute to optimizing the hotel product and procurement process.
  • Support efforts in maintaining The July Stylistic & Brand Design Standards in coordination with the design team.
  • Communicate and coordinate with the Asset Manager, GMs, and Technical departments during the capex project process on internal refurbishment projects.

Job requirements

Do you recognize yourself in the following?

  • 1-3 years of experience in procurement within commercial real estate development (hotel/mixed-use).
  • Degree in procurement & supply chain management and/or project management, design, or construction (with experience in cost estimation/procurement).
  • Passionate about procurement, design, and product
  • Good instincts, proactive nature & eagerness to learn.
  • Good team player with ability to work collaboratively with internal & external parties on multiple projects
  • Full proficiency using Google Sheets/Excel, other office applications (Pages/Word, Sheets/Powerpoint), Smartsheets (or Microsoft project).
  • Basic use of drawing programmes used for budget calculations
  • Ability to use Revit, AutoCad, SketchUp is seen as a bonus
  • Full proficiency in understanding & interpreting drawings and using drawing management library tools (with introduction training)
  • Financial understanding of project costs, budget awareness, programs and deadlines.
  • Good supplier and product knowledge including FF&E and finishes.
  • Extremely organized and efficient with high attention to detail.
  • Good relationship-building skills & concise communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

What’s in it for you?

In our flat organization, within an informal working atmosphere, your ideas are highly valued. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer:

  • Personal Growth: In our company we want to invest in your personal and professional growth by personalized training opportunities, to unleash your professional potential!

  • 25 Vacation Days: Take well-deserved breaks with 25 days of vacation time

  • Me-Time/Community Day: Enjoy a dedicated day for self-care and another day of community engagement

  • OpenUp: An online platform with all sorts of resources to enhance your mental well-being both at work and at home

  • Boost your Health with Padel, Personal trainer sessions, Free Gym & sauna access, sport events & workshops – We've got it all covered!

  • An attractive bonus scheme yearly determined depending on how well you perform and meet your goals.

  • Fully Paid Pension and long term disability insurances: Your future income is secured with a pension fully covered by The July.

  • Hotel & restaurant perks: Enjoy daily closing drinks, exclusive employee rates for stays at hotels and a Friends & Family Rate, so you can share the joy with your loved ones. Besides our own locations we also offer the "Hotel Employee Rate", where you can explore the world with discount rates for other hotels

  • Team drinks, events & outings to never forget!

Ready to take your procurement career to the next level? Apply now and be part of a dynamic team shaping the future of hospitality design and development!