Job Description Fortune 4 CVS Health has a dynamic opportunity for a Supplier Diversity Senior Manager to join our dedicated team. In this role you will serve as the subject matter expert on all matters related to Supplier Diversity which encompasses the inclusion and use of certified Minority, Woman, LGBT, Service Disabled Veteran and Person with Disability Owned and Small Business Enterprises not only to comply with our PBM Government/State Clients, but to boost quality, brand, market share within program objectives while driving Economic Impact in the communities live and serve.
This function impacts PBM and Aetna Clients Contracts that represent more than $217.4B (2020) in revenues for the company. In 2020, CVS Health spent $3.4B with small and diverse businesses that led to over $6.3 billion in contributions to the US economy and sustained over 46,000 US jobs and generated $2.3B in wages. The program budget is support Supplier Development & Education, Communication & Program Branding, Community & Industry Relationship Building, and Performance & Process Management.
Interaction includes, but is not limited to, all levels of leadership within the company as well as senior officials from local, state and federal government agencies; external media; outsourced vendors; auditors; regulators; industry trade groups and legislators.
Additional responsibilities include: 1. Develop, manage and monitor the effectiveness of Supplier Diversity Inclusion and Utilization Plans (activity logs, inclusion analysis, and good faith efforts/outreach), statistical & industry analysis, and posting spend reports for PBM Clients (Government, Employers, and/or Health Plans) and internal business units and leaders on a monthly or quarterly basis. 2. Directly support the Senior Director of Supplier Diversity and other team members. This includes leadership of program budget and expenditures determining investment decisions and sponsorship for the company. 3. Represent the company as a Subject Matter Expert at various Economic Inclusion and Supplier Diversity outreach events, building rapport and establishing relationships with key external partners such as State and Federal Minority Business Offices, NMSDC, WBENC, USHCC, USPAACC, USBLN, NGLCC, etc. Travel Required. 4. Provide direction and consultation to CVS Health Proposal, Diversity Management Leadership Council (DMLC) and inclusion strategies (Strategic Procurement and Merchandising teams) to drive performance toward set Economic Inclusion and Supplier Diversity goals and targets. Serve as Supplier Diversity technology liaison, maintaining Supplier Diversity data integrity and appropriate reporting. 5. Partner with Advocacy groups, and Academia to develop and deliver supplier development and educational assistance through an executive learning program, WebEx Seminars, Workshops and other in-person learning options help current and potential diverse suppliers gain a more competitive footing.
The successful candidate will possess the following: Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skill, including negotiation and conflict resolution skills. Embracement of CVS Health values of innovation, collaboration, caring, integrity and accountability.
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED Ability to work under pressure and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated integrity, respect, commitment to excellence, and collaboration skills.
Required Qualifications 5 or more years of experience as a Supplier Diversity Manager in a Fortune 500 company.
COVID Requirements COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement CVS Health requires its Colleagues in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.
If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 30 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 60 days of your employment. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.
If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 30 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.
Preferred Qualifications 10 or more years of experience as a Supplier Diversity Manager in a Fortune 500 company. Experience in procurement best practices, including sourcing, contracting and supplier diversity commitments. Ability to work under pressure and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Ability to present to senior leaders. Demonstrated integrity, respect, commitment to excellence, and collaboration skills.
Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% of the time.
Experience in procurement best practices, including sourcing, contracting and supplier diversity commitments.
Business Overview At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.
We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.
Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation’s premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we’re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you’ll be at the center of it all.
At CVS Health, we work every day to help people on their path to better health. Never has it been more important for us to deliver on our purpose to our valued customers, patients, members, and employees. With a presence in communities across the country, CVS Health colleagues are and will continue to be a critical piece of the country’s health care solution. The health and safety of our employees, patients, customers, and members is our top priority as we face the impact of COVID-19 together. If you would like to learn about the actions we are taking as a company as we learn more about COVID-19 and its spread, we encourage you to visit our COVID-19 resource center at https://cvshealth.com/covid-19
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CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran – we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT. Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.
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