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Director of Supplier Diversity, Construction

Arco

This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted November 15, 2021.

ABOUT YOU

Are you a passionate problem solver?

Are you ready to lead the development and implementation of ARCO’s Supplier Diversity program? 

You will work with key leaders and implement processes for objective setting, monitoring progress, and reporting of results.

You will interface with business leaders at all levels and become a true advisor and business partner while developing and driving our supplier diversity strategy and vision.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

We are dedicated to the well-being of our associates and are proud to be consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work.

Our compensation and benefits package not only supports our associates and their families but benefits local communities and communities around the world.

  • Industry-leading performance-based bonus program
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Traditional and Roth 401k
  • Business expenses and mileage reimbursement
  • Tuition reimbursement for associates
  • Scholarship for associates’ children up to $28,000 per child
  • 1-month paid sabbatical after every five years of employment, plus $5,000 for travel
  • 1-week paid volunteer leave each year
  • 100% charitable match
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • 100% paid 10-week maternity leave

At ARCO, our first core value is to treat people fairly and do the right thing.

We are committed to building and sustaining a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.

We are proud to be a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

From recruiting, training, and hiring practices to selecting our subcontractors, we understand that diversity of all those involved in the construction process enhances our ability to deliver the best solutions to our customers.

We hire the best and the brightest from across the country – constructing a team of experts in architecture, design, engineering, project management, and business services. 

A DAY IN THE LIFE

  • Development and Implementation of a comprehensive strategy for ARCO Design/Build’s Supplier Diversity Program and manage all aspects of the program.
  • Collaborates with key leaders to determine program scope, goals, and objectives, and articulates to the business.

    Provides regular updates on progress.

  • Partners with our accounting team to clarify and report on current supplier diversity spend.
  • Source and develop a pipeline of diverse suppliers, managing a qualification process to identify availability and capabilities.
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with internal leaders, providing leadership and support on diversity supplier challenges.
  • Leads internal advocacy to ensure broad company awareness and alignment to program goals.

    Partners with marketing to prepare and present all internal program materials.

  • Develops and maintains external professional relationships with community organizations to attract, develop and sustain diverse suppliers.
  • Represent ARCO Design/Build’s supplier diversity program in client meetings, events, and other forums.

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5-10 years of experience in supplier diversity, supply chain management, strategic sourcing, or procurement
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or related field
  • Knowledge of supplier diversity best practices and industry trends
  • Knowledgeable in strategic sourcing and vendor management
  • High energy self-starter, dynamic change manager who can provide thought leadership
  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Strong ability to analyze data, produce reports and track metrics
  • Ability to build and maintain trust-based relationships with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong business acumen
  • Willingness to travel 50%
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

MAKE YOUR MOVE

We are proud to be one of the fastest-growing, privately-owned companies in America, celebrating over 29 years of experience as design-build experts.

We have completed over 4,000 design-build projects across 48 states and 29 major cities nationwide.

We ranked #7 out of the top 100 design-build companies in the U.S.

and #34 on the ENR Top 400 Contractors list of 2021.

Most importantly, our clients like us, trust us and want to do business with us.

We are looking for people with the same enthusiasm, passion, and respect for the hard work that brought us to where we are today.

Are you a person that can make a difference at ARCO?

If the answer is, “Yes!” we look forward to meeting you.