Supplier Diversity Manager at TransUnion

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What We'll Bring

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

Protecting the health and wellness of our associates and candidates considering a career at TransUnion is our highest priority. In supporting this vision, our recruitment and new hire experience for this role is fully virtual for the time being. Candidates interviewing will get to know our team over the phone and video, and this role will operate virtually upon hire until we return to the office. Even though we’re not physically together right now, our goal is to provide you a supportive candidate and new hire experience that will immerse you in our culture and set you up for success at TransUnion.

What You'll Bring

A bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain management, or other related discipline and 3+ years of supplier diversity experience

Excellent skills within the Microsoft Office suite

Knowledge and understanding of purchasing practices, policies, and procedures

Experience in successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously with results consistent with management’s expectations

Have strong communication and interpersonal skills, experience building consensus across different functions of an organization, and foster positive relationships with team members and suppliers

Are a critical thinker who can deliver solutions and drive improvement

Have experience with an organization with a globally integrated supply chain

Possess knowledge of strategic sourcing processes/methods, as well as relevant Information Technology (IT) systems

Have strong project management skills

Enjoy a performance culture that values work intensity

Possess an owner’s mindset and enjoy challenging the status quo

Have traditional procurement experience

Impact You'll Make

As the Manager of Supplier Diversity, you will develop, implement, and manage a new program for the company. This includes developing annual and multi-year program plans to meet or exceed supplier diversity goals. Coordinating efforts of company representatives in each region globally, with primary focus in North America, and establishes relationships with national supplier diversity organizations, associations or regulating bodies. This role will build consensus for the program by influencing stakeholders to agree on providing program support, defined roles and responsibilities, methods for measuring supplier performance and delivering high levels of customer service to business units through reporting and monitoring tools.

Act as the primary advocate for supplier diversity within the organization while building relationships with key stakeholders across the company to facilitate achievement of supplier diversity goals

Work closely with others in Procurement, Third Party Risk, Compliance, Legal, Senior Management, Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI), Sustainability and various business leaders to ensure appropriate identification, qualification, and inclusion of diverse suppliers.

Provide executives and leadership updates on business and regulatory environments related to supplier diversity

Serve as a subject matter expert and provide guidance and training to executive leadership, management and employees as required.

Lead, coordinate and drive efforts to grow existing diverse supplier spend while monitoring underperforming diverse suppliers

Develop guidelines and processes with suppliers and business stakeholders to provide a cadence and ongoing consistency of data gathering and reporting in collaboration with Procurement Operations

Collaborate with Procurement Operations to develop methodology, tracking and reporting mechanism for supplier diversity spend and ensure diverse suppliers have the required certification to be diverse

Prepare and oversee the execution of short- and long-term supplier diversity strategies, goals, objectives, and action plans in support of the company's strategic and annual business plans such as operational efficiency, business growth, and social responsibility

Provide guidance and potential vendor candidates to buyers to include in competitive bidding exercises

Perform traditional sourcing exercises as needed

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

TransUnion Benefits Overview

At TransUnion, our associates are our greatest asset. However, we understand that work is only one part of our associates’ lives. We recognize the importance of providing a healthy balance between work and home because that’s really where being a force for good starts.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We provide U.S.-based associates with a Volunteer Time Off day each year which can be used to donate time outside the office to a cause that matters to them. We also offer a matching gift program.
Partners with Nonprofits
TransUnion partners with non-profits such as Child Rescue Coalition and Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE).
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
TransUnion has a Community and Associate Services Team (CAST), which is responsible for planning events, such as our annual holiday party, take your child to work day, company BBQ, and more!
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
We offer virtual yoga and meditation, fitness classes and sponsored races.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
15% discount on TU stock twice a year
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
We offer a matching gift program for associates who choose to make financial contributions to their selected causes. TransUnion will match up to $2,000/ yr for each associate.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
[email protected] provides backup childcare and eldercare for TU associates.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Annual holiday party, company BBQ and take your child to work day
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
We provide U.S.-based associates with a Volunteer Time Off day each year which can be used to donate time outside the office to a cause that matters to them.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
We offer associates globally 1:1 career coaching with our career advisor. Additionally, we have various mentorship opportunities across areas of the business as well as across levels.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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