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Senior Buyer Operations Encore Boston Harbor - Wynn Las Vegas

JOBLUX - Everett, MA , United States

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Job Title: Senior Buyer Operations Encore Boston Harbor

Location: Encore Boston Harbor


Job Description and Responsibilities:


ABOUT ENCORE BOSTON HARBOR Encore Boston Harbor is a luxury global destination gaming resort that will feature 671 hotel rooms with sweeping views of the Boston skyline and Boston Harbor, ultra-premium spa, luxury retail, high-end dining, and state-of-the-art ballroom and meeting spaces. At a total cost of $2.5 billion, it is the largest private single-phase development in the history of the Commonwealth. Situated on the waterfront along the Mystic River and connected to Boston Harbor, Encore Boston Harbor will include a six-acre park along the water that will feature a harborwalk, an events lawn, public viewing areas, ornate floral displays and retail and dining experiences that overlook the Encore Harbor Walk.

Encore Boston Harbor is currently under construction with resort opening anticipated June 2019. Once open, Encore Boston Harbor will employ over 4,000 team members. We invite you to apply to be a member of the founding Encore Boston Harbor team.


Supervisory Requirements: No direct staff. Project management of cross-functional teams required

Position Summary:

  • Scope: Lead the planning, coordinating and negotiating of the purchase of materials, services and equipment. Ensure contracts and/or purchase orders are issued at the lowest total cost and, in addition, ensure all other (non-financial) terms fully protect the assets and interests of Wynn MA, LLC (Encore). This role has ultimate responsibility for all contract terms and conditions related to the transaction.
  • Experience: A bachelor’s degree in business administration or supply chain, or a law degree, plus ten or more years of related work experience in the hospitality or gaming industries in a larger Procurement Department is required. Experience negotiating complex long-term contracts is required.

Essential Duties:

  • Negotiate terms with suppliers for the purchase of all operational products (hotel, gaming, Facilities, IT, and marketing) in support of our hotel, casino, and offices. Coordinate internally as needed with Legal, Finance, and internal stakeholders.
  • Fully protect the assets and interests of all Encore enterprises by ensuring that all third party commitments and agreements are thoroughly negotiated across all terms, including both financial and legal.
  • Develop requirements, specifications, RFP documents and deal targets for assigned commodities. Ensure maximum negotiating leverage by first consolidating internal requirements across all business functions.
  • Coordinate contract drafts and negotiations externally with suppliers, and internally with Legal, Risk, Finance, and internal stakeholder. This role has ultimate responsibility for all contract terms and conditions related to the transaction.
  • Collaborate internally with stakeholders to determine the awarded partner on the basis of cost, quality, terms, fit for purpose, and partner’s ability to support our operation. Finalize all contract terms and then secure final internal approvals (including budgetary) prior to entering into binding agreements.
  • Own implementation and ongoing oversight of your agreements including notices, terminations, requested amendments, and/or changes in scope. Lead ongoing review meetings as needed to ensure that supplier services continually meet the terms of the agreement.
  • For assigned commodities, continually be viewed as the subject-matter-expert. Be current on lead-times, price trends, technological developments, market shifts, and our critical suppliers’ financial conditions.
  • Continually investigate alternative suppliers and new products/services with the objective of improving quality, price, delivery and dependability. Recommend potential opportunities as they emerge.
  • Maintain detailed records to substantiate to auditors and management whenever prompted that all purchase awards have been made in accordance with good business practices and all Encore policies.
  • Provide expertise, training and guidance to less experienced Buyers.
  • Work with Warehouse, Accounts Payable, and suppliers as needed to ensure delivery and invoice accuracy.


Job Requirements:


  • A bachelor’s degree in business administration or supply chain, or a law degree.
  • Ten or more years of related work experience in a large-sized Procurement department.
  • Experience negotiating complex long-term contracts.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Experience with an integrated ERP system such as SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Workday, or BirchStreet is highly desirable.

Skills Required:

Ability to read English and analyze business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, market reports, or governmental regulations.

In accordance with our host and surrounding community agreements, we will give preference to properly qualified residents of the cities of (1) Everett, (2) Malden, and (3) Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, Medford, and Somerville.


Job Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in business administration or supply chain, or a law degree.
  • Ten or more years of related work experience in a large-sized Procurement department.
  • Experience negotiating complex long-term contracts.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Experience with an integrated ERP system such as SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Workday, or BirchStreet is highly desirable.

Skills Required:

Ability to read English and analyze business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, market reports, or governmental regulations.


In accordance with our host and surrounding community agreements, we will give preference to properly qualified residents of the cities of (1) Everett, (2) Malden, and (3) Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, Medford, and Somerville.

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About this company
JOBLUX is the first niche social network for luxury brands professionals and students/alumni. Our network is present globally in more than 27 countries and translated in over 9 languages. All luxury market fans keep up in an easy to use and rich quality content portal in order to succeed their niche networking, job hunt, read news, grow and collaborate.