Purchasing Clerk

Dilmah Tea’s Resplendent Ceylon is creating a collection of small, luxury resorts that offer the discriminating traveller a unique circuit across Sri Lanka, with a range of authentic cultural experiences, while contributing towards local communities and the environment through the MJF Foundation & Dilmah Conservation. The circuit currently comprises of three resorts, all members of Relais & Chateaux. We call it the Resplendent Sri Lanka Journey – Tea, Sea & Safari.

Ceylon Tea Trails is the world’s first tea bungalow resort, perched at an altitude of 1250 metres in Sri Lanka’s panoramic Ceylon tea region, bordering the World Heritage Central Highlands. 27 rooms are spread over five original bungalows.


We are on the lookout for an energetic, young and passionate individual who can carry out the purchasing requirements of the resort as per schedule. As the Purchasing Clerk, you will be responsible to maintain supply inventory levels as required for effective operation of the resort, carryout price negotiations with potential vendors while adhering to company purchasing policies and procedures, maintain a strong & ethical working relationship with vendors, review purchase agreements with vendors and maintain open lines of communication with them. Stay up to date with industry trends and establish long-term purchasing arrangements with vendors when it is beneficial to the company.


The ideal candidate should,

  • * Possess the GCE (A/L) and professional qualification related to procurement, supply chain or similar
  • * Have minimum of 3 – 4 years’ experience in a purchasing role in hospitality industry / resort
  • * Have excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • * Have a proven history of effective supply management
  • * Be able to create and administer a task priority list based on resort needs
  • * Be able to work within a team under pressure
How to Apply

We strive for perfection and our results are based on employing the right people. We invite you to be inspired by our brand and our attitude towards service. Email your CV to careers@resplendentceylon.com or upload your resume below, preferably in PDF format. Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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