Service Corporation International (SCI)

Corporate - Catering Project Coordinator

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Associate Requisition ID
Req.51383
# of Openings
1
Category (Portal Searching)
Administration and Clerical
Type
Full-Time

Overview & Responsibilities

The Catering Project Coordinator supports and assists with the planning, management and administration of the Catered Reception Program. Manages vendor relations with catering vendors to include contract review, menu development, and vendor evaluation. Handles project administrative functions and responds to field inquiries and issue resolution. Recommends changes and updates to catering program materials as needed. This position will have frequent contact with Field associates and other departments in the Company such as Pricing, Supply Chain Management, Marketing, Sales, Operations, Legal, Risk Management, and Information Technology.  

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

45% Vendor Management

  • Maintains catering database and vendor agreements to ensure all information is accurate.
  • Manages new and expired document processes.
  • Assists locations in preparation of contracts with food and beverage service providers and suppliers.
  • Evaluates vendor performance in consideration of contract renewals.

45% Program Administration

  • Assists in driving participation and overcoming objections.
  • Manages relationships with market Catering Champions.
  • Updates any revisions to catering documentation to SharePoint.
  • Manages the email support inbox to respond to field inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Assists with the development and distribution of program materials to enhance program performance.
  • Establishes and maintains ongoing relationships with partners and stakeholders to facilitate execution of assigned deliverables.

10% Data Analysis

  • Queries, monitors and reports participation and vendor agreement status.

Requirements & Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Business, Marketing or a related discipline

Experience:

  • Two (2) years of experience in project management or customer service
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time within US and possibly Canada

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Administrative, analytical and reporting skills
  • Extreme attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Critical thinking and project management skills required
  • Level-headedness to manage multiple activities simultaneously while dealing with ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Maintain a positive attitude, a desire to help co-workers and a work ethic that motivates others
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Ability to use Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in Excel and Access a plus

SCI Overview

Who we are. What we do.

 

We’re more than North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters who are devoted to the communities where we live and work. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals who provide caring assistance to families in need, honor veterans and public servants and deliver lifesaving programs to help keep children and seniors safe.

 

We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. We believe creating meaningful ways to pay tribute to a loved one begins with compassion and is shaped by the understanding that each life is truly unique. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

 

Benefits Options:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, vision, life)
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan with company match
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Funeral discounts, and more

SCI offers advanced on-line training resources, career advancement opportunities in the largest organization in the industry, attractive benefits, and a wonderful community to serve with plenty of culture and personality. For additional information regarding our company, please visit our corporate site at www.sci-corp.com.

 

As used herein, “SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliated companies.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

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