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Head of Supplier Diversity

Company: MassMutual Wisconsin
Location: Springfield
Posted on: October 11, 2020

Job Description:

Do you want to be part of a team that encourages your growth, supports your ambitions and makes it a priority for you to reach your goals? Is helping people part of who you are? At MassMutual, we help millions of people find financial freedom, offer financial protection and plan for the future. We do this by building trust with our customers by being knowledgeable problem solvers and prioritize their needs above all else. We Live Mutual. Description If this sounds like an environment where youll thrive, were looking to hire a Head of Supplier Diversity to join our leadership team. Why we need you. On the MassMutual Procurement team, we have a goal to enable MassMutuals mission and vision by providing the right supplier solution at the right time. Our mission is to streamline the procurement process, align supplier partners to meet business needs and continuously increase the value provided to our policyholders. MassMutual has had a long-standing commitment to diversity and inclusion. The new head of Supplier Diversity will work to connect more minority-, women-, LGBTQ-, disabled- and veteran- owned businesses to vendor opportunities within MassMutual. As the Head of Supplier Diversity, you will partner closely with teams in the MassMutuals Procurement Organization and cross-functional stakeholders to build and execute strategies that create and grow concrete procurement opportunities for current and future diverse suppliers and invest in their continued growth. Beyond the traditional supplier diversity programs, MassMutuals Supplier Diversity program will work with all our suppliers to ensure they continue to invest in diversity, equality and inclusion. We expect our suppliers to strive towards equality and inclusion in their normal operations. In this role, as well as all roles within MassMutual, you will demonstrate accountability, agility, a dedication to be inclusive, a strong business acumen, and will show courage, even in the most difficult situations. We also highly value strong communication skills, a passion for learning, leadership traits, resilience and self-awareness. What success looks like. - Develop and formalize supplier diversity program strategy, including providing governance and oversight of the company supplier diversity policy. - Develop and manage a supplier development/strategic partnership and mentorship program to strengthen the diverse supplier pipeline, with a focus on assisting top performing suppliers in securing new business at MassMutual - Develop a robust performance reporting framework for the supplier diversity program aimed at assessing program effectiveness which will include increasing diverse supplier spend along with the number of diverse suppliers - Develop and implement a supplier recognition program specifically for supplier diversity excellence. - Lead benchmarking efforts and incorporate findings that support the continuous improvement of the program. - Collaborate with internal business units and other stakeholders to encourage and solidify our commitment to the supplier diversity program. - Obtain membership to the primary external stakeholder groups and attend conferences to establish the companys presence within the diverse supplier community. The skills that make you a great fit. Required Experience: - 10+ years of experience in full lifecycle procurement, supplier management, vendor management and sourcing of equivalent combination of Procurement and consulting experience - Experience as a Supplier Diversity Lead or Manager or Program Manager - Prior experience in building or enhancing a Supplier Diversity program(s) and deep experience and recognition as a diversity and inclusion champion - Proven success increasing diverse supplier spend and expanding the number of diverse suppliers across an organization - Partnered across functional areas to include supplier diversity throughout the procurement value stream Education: - Bachelor's degree preferred - Masters degree preferred Required Attributes: - Team player at executive levels who collaborates with business units and functional partners (i.e., IT, finance, HR, legal) - Excellent communication skills and listening skills enabling the stakeholders to align with our diverse supplier program and provide full support - In-depth knowledge of sourcing and procurement principles and industry best practices - Strong influence skills across organizations to enable a change in behavior - Courage to recommend decisive actions that are not aligned with historical beliefs Why Join Us. Weve been around since 1851. During our history, weve learned a few things about making sure our customers are our top priority. In order to meet and exceed their expectations, we must have the best people providing the best thinking, products and services. To accomplish this, we celebrate an inclusive, vibrant and diverse culture that encourages growth, openness and opportunities for everyone. A career with MassMutual means you will be part of a strong, stable and ethical business with industry leading pay and benefits. And your voice will always be heard. Recognized as a 2019 Worlds Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. Its more than our company structure its our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual. MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

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