Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager

Miramar, FL

Onsite  -  IT - Development / Other Technologies  -  Right to Hire  -  Job ID: 24-00431

Title: Manager, Vendor Diversity & Inclusion
Location: Miramar, Fl
Compensation: $45 – $55/HR
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.

Position Summary:
The Manager, Vendor Diversity & Inclusion is responsible for overseeing the vendor diversity program by increasing, enhancing, and facilitating sourcing and procurement opportunities for diverse partnerships. The Manager interacts with and develops/maintains supportive, professional relationships with internal employees and professional and community organizations to attract, develop and sustain diverse vendors.

The Incumbent works collaboratively with all functional areas procuring goods and/or services when designing and/or implementing strategies related to supplier diversity, diversity outreach, employee communications, special events, diversity celebrations and other diversity initiatives. He/she provides leadership to external professional and/or civic organizations to attract, develop and retain diverse suppliers.

Core Job Requirements:
• Proven experience in developing and managing a successful diversity and inclusion program.
• Develop and coordinate monthly supplier diversity reporting the utilization of diverse business functions.
• In conjunction with Business leaders, develop annual vendor diversity spend targets.
• Superior presentation skills with the ability to exert influence, inspire others, and articulate the mission, goals, and activities of D&I with passion and enthusiasm.
• Strong initiative, drive for results, and self-assessment skills, and ability to lead individuals and teams in setting and achieving challenging goals
• Research, develop, recommend, and execute creative strategies to foster the organization's diversity goals
• Review current practices and policies, assessing and analyzing the extent to which they support or hinder the organization's diversity goals
• Leverage data to drive manager accountability and increase diverse talent mix within the organization
• Analyze and report on diversity data and research trends to ensure best in class and innovative solutions are continuously integrated into inclusion programs and practices
• Serve as the subject matter expert within the organization and work with each team as needed to assist them with their D&I goals. For example, work with the marketing team to create decks for our event or work with the program's team to assist with any local challenges etc.

Education Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree Required
• Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity (CPSD) preferred
Note: Sufficient and relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of the educational requirements

Experience Requirements:
• Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in Vendor Management, and/or supplier diversity are required..
• Experience in vendor relationship management, contract negotiation, contract administration
• Relevant industry experience

Core Skills:
• Develop and implement the organization's diversity initiatives and strategy to attract, hire, and maintain a diverse workplace.
• Responsible for leadership and management of all inclusion and diversity programs and initiatives, diversity metrics, insights, surveys, internal and external customer consultation, building D&I capability both internally and within our programs as well as the inclusion and diversity culture and communications for all staff, managers, leadership team and board of directors.
• Maintain knowledge of diversity-related issues, legislation, and best practices

Our benefits package includes:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • …and much more!

About INSPYR Solutions
Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at inspyrsolutions.com.
INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.