OPERATIONS ASSISTANT

WHO ARE WE
Generator is on a journey. Appropriate, given that we're an accommodation brand. The journey began in London, swung through a heap of European capitals on its way to dominating the world. No biggie. Fast Company named us one of the top 50 most innovative global companies. We, of course, agree. And now this top 50 most innovative global company (did we mention that?) wants a pretty awesome Operations Assistant for our Generator Head Office.

Our spaces are safe and seriously social, in the proudest part of the beating heart of the cities we love. Cultural action, creative pulse and an outstanding way to waste some of the finite time the universe has given you - that's what Generator offers. Holds true for staff and visitors equally, and while chic design is always the backdrop, every Generator in every destination reflects the unique beat of that city's heart.

BEING YOURSELF is the key to bringing the Generator story and brand to life.


NUTS AND BOLTS OF THE JOB
  • Assist with all procurement activities to ensure a cost-effective purchasing model within all of our properties
  • Report regularly to understand goods requirements and allow more effective future purchasing
  • Develop relationships with various suppliers and endeavour to establish global deals beneficial for all of our hostels
  • Calculate and report on the monthly savings from cost effective purchasing across the group
  • Work with hostel management teams to improve the purchasing process to help reduce waste and improve profitability
  • Be involved in the tender processes for new products
  • Aid with the creation of our group Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) – collect data, compile data, write SOP and get it approved
  • Work with hostel management teams on the implementation of SOPs
  • Provide assistance to the Operations Management Team with any on-going projects
  • Provide administrative support to the operations team and assist with the preparation of reports and presentation materials for distribution to the Executive Team
  • Ensure that all project plans and documentation are maintained and distributed as required
  • Search for new trends in Food & Beverage, New Technologies or any other Hospitality concepts
 
Naturally this is not intended as an exhaustive list of duties. Other duties as may be reasonably required will form part of this job description.


WHAT’S IN YOUR DNA
  • Excellent communication skills
  • To be technically proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • To be efficient, organised, ability to prioritise workload and multi-task
  • To be able to work quickly in a high-pressure & fast paced environment
  • To be fluent in English, additional European languages skills would be a plus
 
YOUR ROCK STAR EXPERIENCE
  • Previous experience working successfully in a Purchasing capacity, ideally in hospitality industry
  • Experience in building and maintaining excellent relationships with suppliers

OUR EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
 
  • Birthday holiday in addition to your yearly holiday allocation of 25 days
  • Employee Bounty Program providing opportunities to earn up to £1,000 for new hire referrals with no cap on number of referrals made 
  • Company contribution towards gym membership fees for all eligible employees 
  • Ideas Award - Quarterly award to double pay for 1 month to employee with most valuable suggestion/feedback
  • Health plan allowing cash back on dental, vision & private GP appointment
  • Employer funded life assurance at two times base salary to cover death in service lump sum payments
  • Employer funded income protection to cover 50% of base salary to cover prolonged absence from work due to incapacity
  • 2 free nights’ accommodation across any hostels (subject to availability)
  • Reduced room rates for staff as well as friends and family members (we operate in 15 locations across Europe & US so your next holiday is sorted)
  • Social events and celebrations calendar
  • Various employee recognition schemes
  • Online learning tools

SO YOU THINK THIS MIGHT BE YOU?
That's cool. Send us your application in English. If you’ve got questions call us, or check www.staygenerator.com or our social media pages:
www.facebook.com/stayGENERATOR/
www.twitter.com/AskGenerator
www.instagram.com/staygenerator/
https://www.youtube.com/user/TheGeneratorHostels
https://www.linkedin.com/company/generator-hostels  
 
Here you may well find the answers to life, the universe and everything, including why there are no penguins at the North Pole. We look forward to hearing from you.

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