• Procurement Cost Package Director

    Location US-PA-Philadelphia
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/13/2019 10:44 AM)
    Supply Chain
    Employment Type
  • 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 or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.




    Develop and execute a sourcing strategy for cost categories within their assigned SII cost package, including working with key stakeholders, monitoring/managing vendor performance, and tracking initiative compliance and savings delivery.


    Strategy and Planning

    • Support development and execution of a package strategy for assigned cost package
    • Provide input and expertise on the selection and management of vendors

    Technical Performance

    • Generate cost savings by developing and executing sourcing strategies across all savings levers (rate, compliance, and consumption)
    • Manage bidding, negotiation, and vendor selection process to ensure products/services are purchased at competitive prices
    • Monitor spend compliance and take appropriate remediating action (as needed)

    Policy, Process and Procedures

    • Improve global sourcing standards, policies, and procedures

    Customer Focus

    • Support management of relationships with key vendors

    People Management

    • Develop close consultative relationships with category stakeholders in the LOBs and functions
    • Work closely with stakeholders to improve the timeliness and efficiency of data gathering and reporting processes
    • Be a liaison to divisional or functional business leadership


    • Support rollout of critical systems (e.g. Ariba) to spend categories within their assigned cost package



    • Supplier management experience
    • Background in commercial data analysis
    • Excellent negotiation skills
    • Experience with KPI and service level agreements

    Additional Skills:

    • Expert knowledge of service and supplies categories
    • Breadth and depth sourcing strategy knowledge / experience
    • Experience working with key sourcing tools (e.g., Ariba)




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