Supplier Diversity Program Manager at Discover
Discover. A brighter future.
With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.
Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.Job Description What You’ll Do
Develop and mature a sustainable supplier diversity program that encourages the use of business owned by veterans, minorities, women, the disabled and members of the LGBT community.
Embed supplier diversity deeply into all procurement practices and increase awareness of the importance and benefits of maturing our supplier diversity practices across the enterprise.
Implement top down and bottom up strategies including a communication plan to increase the use of diverse suppliers.
Provide regular reporting to management on key performance metrics including Tier 2 spend data.
Partner with Category Managers to proactively identify spend opportunities within various categories.
Optimize Supplier Diversity tools for easier usage by procurement teams and embed Supplier Diversity into broader organization practices, policies and procedures.
Champion high performing and high potential diverse suppliers across the enterprise.
Collaborate with partners in Human Resources to support organizational Diversity and Inclusion priorities and establish a supplier diversity working group.
Represent Discover at conferences, workshops and other industry events.
Lead formalized supplier innovation efforts.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Arts, Communications or related field
6+ years of experience in Project Management, Program Management, Sourcing, Diversity and Inclusion, Vendor Management or related field
Bonus Points If You Have
Lean Six Sigma
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The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.