Hotel Purchasing Officer (m/f)
COLUMBIA Cruise Services GmbH & Co. KG (CCS) is a Hamburg-based company founded in 2014, affiliated to the COLUMBIA/MARLOW Group.
The Cypriot predecessor, the "Columbia Cruise Group" looks back on a history of 30 years within the maritime leisure industry.

 Due to our continuous fleet expansion, we are looking for the right individual to strengthen and complement our Hamburg based team as

Hotel Purchasing Officer


Your tasks:

- Process, monitor and progress F&B related requisitions from and to the vessels;

- Issuing of quotation requests, negotiations and purchase of F&B goods and hotel consumables;

- Establish and maintain good hotel supplier relations;

-  Ongoing cost-effectiveness analysis;

-  Supervise the fleet-wide hotel hardware and galley equipment purchase according to latest industry standards;

-  Logistics and toll processing for all hotel related deliveries;

-  Budgeting and cost-, quantity-, inventory-, and quality control;

-  Supply of maintenance services and fulfillment of repair orders for hotel equipment;

-  Accounting;

-  Participation in projects assigned.



Your profile:

- An industry related education;

- A minimum of two years’ work experience in F&B purchase and/or inventory control (of cruise vessels desirable);

-  A team-player, supporting interaction with colleagues of other departments;

-  Basic knowledge about vessel specific construction, health & hygiene standards (ShipSan, USPH, etc.) are desirable;

-  Good communication-, teamwork- and decision-making ability;

-  Good command of English and German, written and spoken;

-  Good command of CrunchTime, Oracle/Fidelio MMS (or comparable), as well the current IT-standard software;

-   Willingness to travel;

-   The ability to perform under pressure and enjoying the interaction with clients complete your profile.



What we offer:

- A diversified and challenging working field in an emerging company within the Cruise Industry;

- An international and highly motivated team combined with a pleasant working atmosphere;

-  A working environment at the heart of Hamburg, directly located at the river Elbe;

-  Common market compensations.



If you meet above criteria and believe you are the right individual to join our team, please send your application by e-mail stating your salary expectations and earliest possible starting date to: shorejobs[at]