Purchasing Manager - Expiring soon!

Posted 22/07/2022 by Nordic Visitor

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
£30,000 - £40,000/annum

Product & Purchasing Manager – £30,000 - £40,000 – Edinburgh/ Hybrid – Scandinavian Culture

The Role

Do you have expertise working in the UK & Ireland Travel Industry, with at least 3 years’ experience negotiating allocations and rates in Ireland, UK or Scotland?

Are you keen to work for a company whose culture and ethos is centered around employee happiness and wellbeing?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

About the company culture & benefits

Nordic Visitor UK part of the Travel Connect Group specializes in creating unforgettable travel experiences for people who wish to visit Northern Europe. Based in the heart of Edinburgh we have 200 employees across 6 brands and are growing fast!

What sets Nordic Visitor apart is our vibrant culture, which we’re really proud of and everyone contributes to.

What does that mean for you?

You’ll be part of a culture that inspires employees to pursue and achieve great results.  Our workplace atmosphere motivates people to continuously improve themselves and the lives of others around them. We support each other through a shared vision and create a collaborative environment for all to thrive.

Our aim is to empower employees in and outside of work. Your voice matters here and will be amplified by those around you. This way we foster personal and professional growth and encourage respect, trust and empathy in every aspect of our work.

At Nordic Visitor, we prioritise and really care about the well-being of our employees. Come on board and enjoy plenty of benefits that put an emphasis on work-life balance and reward your (and our) successes. We offer you a shorter work week, with paid lunch breaks, and a super flexible policy around working hours.

You’ll enjoy a complimentary lunch with the team the two days you are in the office, snacks and drinks are available all day. We offer educational grants for your personal development, and you will be invited to attend events by our health and social committees.

You’ll soon see why our employees say that the biggest perk is working here and being part of this positive, forward-thinking environment.

The role:

The successful person will take ownership of Nordic Visitor meeting our margin requirements, while making sure our products remain competitive and provide value. The job includes meeting with suppliers and seek beneficial partnerships for both Nordic Visitor and its suppliers and making sure that services are of an acceptable standard. 

We offer a hybrid working model, with 2 days in the office and 3 days working from home per week.

Key Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities of a Purchasing & Product Manager include:

  • Contracting with suppliers
  • Scouting New Suppliers that align with Nordic Visitors needs
  • Securing allocations of hotel rooms
  • Responsible for margin requirements
  • Other tasks delegated by Purchasing manager.

The Office

The Edinburgh office is located at 139/2 George Street in the New Town and at the heart of the city centre. The space is bright and airy and offers comfortable working conditions and a stimulating work environment. Located close to shops, restaurants and the beautiful Princes Street Gardens, the office has views of Edinburgh Castle and Firth of Forth.

The Benefits

  • Regular team lunches and events
  • 25 days’ holiday plus 10 bank holidays per year
  • Competitive salary in line with previous experience
  • Company performance incentives paid quarterly
  • Company culture centred on work-life balance (36.5 hour week includes lunch break) and wellbeing
  • Flexible working hours
  • Yearly allowance for self-development (courses, conferences etc)
  • Hybrid working – 2 days in the office and 3 days at home
  • Benefits including pension and private health insurance with no excess to pay when making a claim
  • Opportunity to travel to Reykjavík for training and projects as well as other travel
  • Annual party usually in Iceland

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward-thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more.

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