Operations Assistant

About Us:
Generator is a global lifestyle brand offering fresh and socially engaging accommodation and hospitality venues. Our vision is to become the world’s leading experience and design-led hostel brand. We aim to achieve this by offering a host of soulful social spaces, cultural events and a creative programme that inspires guests and locals alike, all while providing affordable and safe accommodation in the centre of the city.

About the role:
As an Operations Assistant, you will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:
  • Assist with all procurement activities to ensure a cost-effective purchasing model within all of our hostel sites
  • 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
 To be successful in the role, you need:
  • Previous experience working successfully in a Purchasing capacity, ideally in hospitality industry
  • Experience in building and maintaining excellent relationships with suppliers
  • 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
  Our Key Benefits Include:
  • Birthday holiday in addition to your yearly holiday allocation of 25 days plus bank holidays
  • 2 free nights’ accommodation across any hostels (subject to availability)
  • Reduced room rates for staff as well as friends and family members
  • Social events and celebrations calendar