Job Title: Director, Information Systems
Date Posted: 08-28-2007
Job Location: Maryland-Baltimore
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Avendra, LLC
Company Website: www.avendra.com/
Contact Information: Avendra, LLC   Avendra, LLC (jobs@avendra.com)
Job Description:
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 Avendra’s 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.

 

Responsibilities 

• 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 

Role Requirements 

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. 

Primary Competencies 

• Leadership 
• Communication 
• Customer Focus 
• 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. 

Education Requirements 

BA/BS Degree required or equivalent
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