Contracting Operational Support Specialist I - Avendra

Aramark Corporation Rockville , MD 20850

Posted 2 months ago


Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves the world's leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 280,000 team members deliver innovative experiences and services in food, facilities management and uniforms to millions of people every day. We strive to create a better world by making a positive impact on people and the planet, including commitments to engage our employees; empower healthy consumers; build local communities; source ethically, inclusively and responsibly; operate efficiently; and reduce waste. Aramark is recognized as a Best Place to Work by the Human Rights Campaign (LGBTQ), DiversityInc, Black Enterprise and the Disability Equality Index. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.


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

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Contracting Operational Support Specialist I - Avendra

Aramark Corporation