Supplier Diversity Operations Professional at Lenovo (Raleigh, NC)

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Why Work at Lenovo
Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that's brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big-huge.
We're a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere.
The one thing that's missing? Well... you...
Description and Requirements
The Manager is responsible for leading and day to day management of the Global Diversity Program for Lenovo.
Your responsibilities will include
Supplier Diversity:
  • Globally drives the leadership, planning, organizing, and implementation of the supplier diversity programs which includes governance, roles, and organizations (people), process, technology, and data strategies.
  • Designs and executes the strategic vision and design of the company supplier diversity program.
  • Leads the transformation of the supplier diversity program into a world-class program, delivering year over year growth in diverse supplier sourcing
  • Executes and leads category and regional champions/practitioners to execute against the action plans.
  • Effectively oversees the performance of 3rd party service providers, supplier diversity development organizations, and external data partners, supporting the program
  • Creates and communicates analytical reports and dashboards to monitor supplier utilization trends and performance to establish goals and objectives
  • Monitors and analyzes industry trends, benchmark data and emerging practices and recommends best in class methods of working to senior and executive leadership
  • Ensures alignment with Lenovo's global Inclusion and Diversity efforts
  • Ability to travel to conferences and sourcing events
  • This job is located in Morrisville, North Carolina

Minimum requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Data Science, Public Administration, Finance, Engineering, Human Resources,
  • 3+ years of experience in Procurement full lifecycle
  • 3+ years of Project and Program Management experience in a matrixed environment

Preferred skills and experiences
  • Master's Degree in Business, Data Science, Public Administration, Finance, Engineering, Human Resources
  • 5+ years of relevant experience is Operations, Supply Chain, Business Development, Public Administration, or Supplier Diversity.
  • 5+ years of experience in program management, sourcing project management and supplier or customer relationship management.

Business Intelligence and Data Analytics program management experience. Strong Systems and tools: Data Analytics tools, MS Excel, Word, and SAP Ariba.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.
Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo's US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo's accommodation process.
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America
More Information on Lenovo
Lenovo operates in the Hardware industry. The company is located in Bellevue, WA, Santa Clara, CA, Davie, FL, Morrisville, NC, Whitsett, NC, Chicago, IL, Fort Wayne, IN and Carmel, IN. Lenovo was founded in 1984. It has 40921 total employees. To see all 161 open jobs at Lenovo, click here.
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