ARAMARK Program Management Analyst in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Overview:

About Aramark

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com at http://www.aramark.com/ or connect with us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Aramark/ and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/aramark .

Description:

SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to the Director, Supply Chain Program Management & Sourcing, the Program Management Analyst is responsible for the formulation and execution of procurement strategies within Aramark.

The analyst establishes best practice procurement work processes to identify sourcing opportunities, provide KPI reporting and executive summaries, and deliver program objectives with a focus on efficiency and effectiveness.

This position is based in Philadelphia, PA.

Specific Responsibilities of the Program Management Analyst are To:

  • Successfully execute projects to agreed time, scope, and quality including developing objectives and plans to deliver on the business case benefits, budget and timescales

  • Provide analytical support and utilize problem solving capabilities to generate standard or ad hoc reports and executive summaries

  • Develop and utilize best practice tools including standardization of project scorecards, trackers, RFX templates, analytics reporting, development of project summaries, adoption of project management tools

  • Develop and improve change management and stakeholder relationship management processes

  • Identify project opportunities with the company’s transformational initiatives towards Total Delivered Cost opportunities and Supply Chain simplification

  • Utilize and promote the usage of technology (e-Sourcing, Catalogs, Contract Management, Spend Analytics, Dash Boards, Ariba + Zycus deployment and benefit capture) in order to maximize Global Procurement’s resources and deliver the best benefit to Aramark’s Source to Pay systems

Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Functional / Technical skills

  • Procurement or supply chain experience is a plus

  • Experience in Source to Pay implementation (SAP/Ariba, Zycus, etc) is a plus

  • Ability to work in autonomy

  • Ability to work within a matrix environment, build strong cross-functional and cross-regional relationships

  • Must demonstrate leadership and influencing potential

KEY PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Expert with industry standard Business Analysis tools, standards and techniques

  • Proficient at MS Excel, PowerPoint, Sourcing and procurement tools a plus

  • Good communication and presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels

  • Being a self-starter and very results oriented

  • Multi-lingual a plus

EDUCATION:

A Bachelor’s degree is required. A MBA or Masters in Supply Chain is a plus.

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran