Supplier Diversity Program Specialist - Louisville MSD

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Supplier Diversity Program Specialist - Louisville MSD

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Promotes and develops strategic relationships with stakeholder groups, minority and woman-owned businesses (M/WBEs), construction contractors, engineering consultants, and goods and services vendors for delivering MSDs policies and procedures for the Supplier Diversity MBE/WBE Program. Conducts outreach meetings with contractors, consultants, M/WBEs, and goods and services vendors in regards to the MBE/WBE Program. Develops, implements, and trains on the various aspects of the MBE/WBE Program to all internal and external stakeholders.  Responsible for tracking, monitoring, data analytics, and creation of reports used to ensure contractor/consultant adherence to the MSD Supplier Diversity MBE/WBE Program, at the 1st Tier and 2nd Tier contract levels, included in the construction, professional services, and goods and services contracts.  Researches, validates, and updates the diversity management software system in regards to online certification recognition/applications, contracts, contract audits, vendor lists, events, etc. for supplier diversity participation and local labor. Tracks, administers and monitors contractual spend and communicates with project managers and contractors, consultants and service vendors.  Advises MBE/WBE firms of MSD recognition pertaining to 3rd party national, federal and Louisville Metro Government certification programs.  Monitors the online application/profile process. Examines current and renewal progression of application status for MBE/WBE businesses.  Prepares materials for the department. Monitors and prepares Supplier Diversity budget reports.  Performs other duties in accordance with MSD policies and procedures, as applicable.

Education/Experience/Skills Required:
Bachelor Degree in business administration, public administration or a related field; five or more years of supplier diversity, public outreach, marketing and/or policy development experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.  Must possess a valid driver's license.  Must have safe work and driving habits.  

$62,920.00 -
$96,782.40 Annually