This is a key position in Strategic Contracting and Procurement with focus on project and
process management, development and implementation. The function includes primary
responsibility in overseeing the information systems that support Avendras procurement
efforts. In this role the Director will supervise the Manager of Procurement Information and
supporting the Contracting and other Avendra organizations with contracting information. The
Director will also be responsible for developing selected contracts and procurement programs.
Develop status reports depicting department activities
Conduct a variety of analysis utilizing internal data and synthesize recommendations to the
organization based upon these analyses
Provide IT/Systems support throughout the Supplier Connection contracting organization
Play an active role as a liaison to the Technology Group
Develop and maintain a data system that will enable the managing and reporting of various
components of the distribution system to include but not limited to: 1) Proprietary Products
and slots; 2) Financial analysis of proprietary items and alternatives; 3) Inventory levels of
Proprietary SKUs; 4) Fill Rates of products in distribution; 5) Financial analysis of high
velocity products and product categories to maximize manufacturer contracting
Develop program and contract for certain Goods and Services
Provide support to procurement process improvement efforts
Must have superior analysis, communication and organizational skills in order to extract
information from internal Avendra sources, Founders, Customers and the Vendor community.
Should be knowledgeable of contracting processes similar to that of Avendra LLC. Ability to
develop, negotiate, craft and communicate contracts to key Stakeholders at Avendra.
Initiative and Impact
Pro Active Problem Solving
Ability to Influence Key Decision makers
Teamwork and Collaboration
Years of Relevant Experience
Ideally, three to five years of prior experience in a similar setting. Experience with
hospitality properties (hotels, resorts, clubs) a plus.
BA/BS Degree required or equivalent