Analyst for Contract Planning & Support - Avendra
Aramark Corporation
 Rockville, MD


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About Avendra

Avendra is North America's leading hospitality procurement services provider. Avendra was founded in 2001 by hospitality management companies looking to leverage buying power and create efficiencies in supply chain management. Acquired by Aramark in 2017, Avendra now manages supplier contracts and sourcing responsibilities for Aramark businesses in North America, other group purchasing organizations owned by Aramark, as well as our traditional hospitality clients. We combine years of hospitality expertise, purchasing power, services and software to help customers impact the bottom line, improve operational performance, and better serve guests and customers. Avendra is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland and employs about 400 associates.


Position Summary. The Analyst, Contract Planning & Support provides support for completing supplier contract initiatives, including accurately interpreting legal documents to identify key business terms and performing entry of the key business terms.

Position Reports to Manager, Contract Planning & Support

Primary Responsibilities

  • Interprets legal documents (e.g. supplier contracts, amendments) to accurately transcribe relevant data into Avendra's CRM system
  • Activates and inactivates Avendra's supplier contract records on a timely basis
  • Supports CRM data integrity
  • Maintains data related to suppliers, contracts, amendments, and allowances
  • Works continuously to improve the accuracy of price groups and regions
  • Maintains accuracy of initiative related data
  • Responsible for the supplier termination process
  • Drafting supplier termination letters (based on templates) after identifying the contract termination terms
  • Communicating terminated suppliers across the organization
  • Reviewing the Let Expire list to initiate the termination process
  • Supports the forecasting process with system-supported financial phasing

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Works to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of department processes
  • Assist department management with special or ongoing projects especially those related to supplier diversity.

Primary Competencies

  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Planning and Organization
  • Problem Solving & Analytical Skills
  • Quality & Continuous Improvement
  • Effective Written and Oral Communications

Other Duties. Please note this role description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Environment. This job operates in an office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands. This is largely a sedentary role with some light lifting of files possibly needed.


Role Requirements

  • Excellent organizational skills, including strict attention to detail and a demonstrated capability to consistently meet or exceed deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work effectively
  • Ability to build relationships across departments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including grammar
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint; intermediate skills in Excel
  • Resourceful, problem solver who can work independently

Overnight Travel Requirements. Type: None

Years of Relevant Experience. 0-2 years of experience

Education Requirements. BS/BA in relevant field or equivalent years' experience