Supplier Diversity Program Specialist at Motorola Solutions
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At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.
Department OverviewThe Supply Chain and Procurement organization is a fast-paced and dynamic environment, delivering world-class communications equipment and solutions for customers around the world. Our purpose is to deliver exceptional value and customer experience through agility, speed, and collaboration. We plan what products and services are needed, source efficiently and ethically from a diverse supply base, launch new products, make and deliver solutions on time, and exceed customer expectations through outstanding quality, service and support. We are designed to bring value, lead technology innovation, and provide Motorola Solutions a competitive advantage on revenue, cost, cash, and delivery.
The Supplier Diversity Program Manager will support the management, execution, and development of the Supplier Diversity Program. This highly visible role will work directly with Procurement, Suppliers, Customers and external partners to increase business opportunities with diverse suppliers.
First line responder; ability to pivot between strategy and operations
Work with Procurement to ensure diverse supplier inclusion through strategic sourcing activities
Work with Sales to ensure competitive advantage and contract compliance
Maintain Supplier Diversity intake process including supplier registration and correspondence
Educate our partners and provide appropriate program documentation
Track and eport diversity spend against corporate, category and customer goals
Identify and establish business relationships with potential diverse suppliers
Communicate and design messages to increase internal awareness and engagement
Serve as outreach liaison to external organizations and partners, as required
Familiarity with procurement sourcing processes and methodologies within a global organization
Strong organizational, project and time management skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Highly motivated and able to think clearly under pressure
Ability to grow, evolve with the role and organization
Team oriented, motivated self-starter with strong relationship building skills
Demonstrated ability to collaboratively reach out across organizational boundaries, mobilize resources and subject matter experts from many teams and groups to achieve objectives
Bachelor's Degree required
Travel RequirementsUnder 10%
Position TypeNew Grad
Referral Payment PlanNo
Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.