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Director, Supplier Diversity

Company: McKesson Corporation
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

The position of Director, Supplier Diversity is responsible for developing and executing strategies to manage and grow the usage and performance of diverse suppliers. This person leverages industry best practices, relationship building, technology and data analytics to exceed business goals. Works with various teams and leaders to influence outcomes to increase and drive sustainable engagement around the program.


  • Develop strategies that impact small and diverse businesses
  • Act as the Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO) and Supplier Diversity Subject Matter Expert (SME) for McKesson's enterprise-wide supplier diversity program
  • Oversee timely creation and submission of the annual subcontracting plan and summary subcontracting report (SSR); maintain open lines of communications with applicable federal agencies and support commercially reasonable efforts to confirm compliance
  • Partner with Business Units (Direct Procurement) and Category Leads (Indirect Procurement) to achieve Supplier Diversity goals, proactively introducing opportunities to them
  • Review RFPs which contain Supplier Diversity components and work with business partners to make reasonable efforts to meet solicitation requirements for use of small, diverse business.
  • Communicate Supplier Diversity goals and performance throughout McKesson and track performance to goals reporting metrics to key customers and internal stakeholders
  • Own and maintain annual training on McKesson's supplier diversity program and our commitment to providing maximum practicable opportunities for small, small disadvantaged, women, veteran, service-disabled veteran and HUB Zone businesses
  • Attend key outreach events/conferences which promote McKesson's use of small diverse suppliers
  • Work with public relations team to identify proactive opportunities for the company, CFO and Finance function.
  • Procurement Policy & Support - Support Small Business internal and external inquiries
  • Procedures, Process Management Focal to distribute Supplier Diversity procedure updates
  • Manage internal self-governance reviews
  • Work with business partners and the leaders to set and monitor improvement programs for the suppliers in terms of expansion, quality, cost and delivery
  • Develop strategies and work with Category Management team to increase usage of diverse suppliers by evaluating diverse supplier capabilities with respect to expertise, industry, capacity, quality, operating model, financial stability, strategic positioning in the market, etc.
  • Highly collaborative individual, who has proven ability to work cross functionally and build trusted and collaborative relationships across all business units to achieve results

Minimum Requirements:

Requires 10 years of relevant professional work experience


Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience

Critical Skills

  • Proven experience managing Federal Acquisition Base Subcontracting plans (preferably commercial plans)
  • Strategic leadership skills
  • Exceptional relationship-builder
  • Customer relationship management
  • Ability to influence others to act
  • Data driven insights
  • Supplier management

Additional/preferred skills

  • Strong executive presence
  • Global mindset
  • Team Player
  • Can-do attitude
  • Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Suite products

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to . Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

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