Supplier Diversity Analyst

12/5/16
National Grid (https:\\careers.nationalgridus.com)
Other

/yr

  Full Time   Employee


Waltham
Massachusetts
United States

Description
About the Position:
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Supplier Diversity Analyst (Band E)
Assist with metrics reporting and governance
Conduct tradeshow research and maintain database of event participation
Facilitate communications for the department including, correspondence, mass mailings, email communications etc.
Monitor and assist in obtaining diversity certification
Oversee classification of all suppliers to ensure diversity status
Manage RFP and contracting integration
Manage 2nd tier program
Assist director with workshops and trainings
Ability to handle routine and impromptu assignments with minimal supervision
Actively participate in diverse supplier development and maintenance
Process all payments, invoices and expenses using corporate applications
Ability to handle all administrative support roles to keep the department functioning.
Support procurement team and others in identifying diverse suppliers for sourcing events.
Participate as a member of the administrative team to include various ad-hoc committees as needed
Participate and support a variety of projects
Self-motivated and energetic
Supplier Diversity Analyst (Band F)
Help create and maintain diverse vendor database
Create and distribute newsletters, brochures, power point decks and other marketing and promotional material. Graphic design experience needed to help develop external website required
Facilitate communications for the department including, correspondence, mass mailings, email communications etc.
Administrative support for the department as needed
Actively participate in diverse supplier development and maintenance
Research, monitor and recommend program against best practices
Assist director with workshops and trainings
Ability to handle routine and impromptu assignments with minimal supervision
Coordinate and manages directors calendar
Self-motivated and energetic
Support procurement team and others in identifying diverse suppliers for sourcing events
Ability to recognize and properly handle highly sensitive / confidential / personal / proprietary personnel information.
Plan, schedule and coordinate teleconferences and onsite/offsite meetings. Coordinate travel and conference attendance
Participate as a member of the administrative team to include various ad-hoc committees as needed
Participate and support a variety of projects

Qualifications

Knowledge & Experience Required:
Associate/Bachelor’s degree required in business administration, engineering, organizational management a plus
3-5 years working as an analyst
Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills
Proficiency in excel and/or excel.
Proven experience spreadsheets and working with pivots
Strong oral and written communication skills
Experience preparing federal , GSA, SAP, Arriba reports a plus
Strong relationship building skills across all levels of the organization to effectively build trust and confidence with procurement and business stakeholders
Experience developing diverse suppliers in a variety of products & services locally, regionally. Globally a plus.
Program management skills required to coordinate and assist with the RFP sourcing process and to provide leadership to encourage strong team engagement with stakeholders and diverse vendors.
Experience with process improvement systems a plus i.e. lean, six sigma
Demonstrated organization skills to manage a wide cadre of stakeholders internally and externally
Desired Experience:
Minimum 3-5 years supplier diversity and/or sustainability preferred
Strong industry relationships with councils, diverse suppliers in NY and New England a plus
Diversity, procurement certifications preferred
Supplier Diversity experience a plus
Strong presentation skills preferred
This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Job
:Property Strategy
Primary Location
:MA-Waltham
Organisation
:Procurement Strategy
Schedule
:Full-time
Job Posting
:Sep 2, 2016, 12:00:55 PM
Unposting Date
:Ongoing

To apply for this job, contact:
Kathy Gangarossa

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