Analytics Analyst - GPO

Location US-MD-Rockville
Posted Date 1 month ago(11/4/2021 4:34 PM)
Supply Chain
Employment Type


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 Strategic Sourcing Analyst provides analytical and business ownership support to Contract Owners in the Strategic Sourcing department. This support includes the analysis of spend data to analyze trends and usage of Avendra contracts. The Analyst will also support the identification, implementation, and refinement of Best Practices across the entire Strategic Sourcing Organization.


Position Reports to Director, Sourcing Analytics


Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide analytical support for ISWs, RFPs, and business ownership to Contract Owners
  • Partner with Contract Owners and their Supervisors to scope and manage the delivery of analytical projects
  • Probe further into contract related data based on direction, hypotheses from Contract Owners


Secondary Responsibilities

  • Support the identification, implementation, and refinement of Best Practices
  • Identify trends and findings from analyzing key program data and metrics. Deliver these findings to Contract Owners


Primary Competencies  

  • Problem Solving & Analytical Skills
  • Effective Written and Oral Communications
  • Taking Initiative
  • Results Orientation
  • Planning and Organization


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. 


  • Proficiency in spreadsheet and modeling applications (Microsoft Excel and Access)
  • Excellent analytical skills – turning data into knowledge and knowledge into action
  • Excellent organizational skills – effectiveness in prioritizing work, ability to multitask and comfort with ambiguity
  • Ability to generate ideas and business solutions
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Experience with Avendra’s contracting process a plus
  • Customer service orientation


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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