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Senior Manager, Supplier Diversity

United States - Washington - Seattle


Senior Manager, Supplier Diversity

Expedia Global Procurement Group is committed to adding economic value to diverse businesses through relationships of opportunity.  We will proactively identify and cultivate those relationships with certified diverse suppliers and are seeking a Senior Manager of Supplier Diversity to join us in the advancement of our goals.

This is an exciting, first-generation role, which will have immediate visibility to Expedia Group executives across numerous business divisions.  Initially this role will not have direct reports, however, that opportunity exists in the future as the program grows. This role reports to the Head of Expedia Group’s Global Procurement Center of Excellence and will matrix into all Global Procurement categories as well of the Office of Expedia Group’s Chief Diversity Officer. 

In this role, you will be looked upon to be a thought leader and to bring a strategic mindset that can operationalize the goals and program standards developed. 

What you’ll do:

  • Build a roadmap for the first generation development, implementation, and management of a world class Supplier Diversity Program

  • Work with sourcing and other groups to develop and implement, measure and report on goals, progress and desired outcomes

  • Build and communicate supplier diversity policies and practices, including minimally: enhanced contract language, Tier 2 Diversity requirements, ongoing training and close collaboration with Expedia Group Diversity & Inclusion Program Office activities

  • Partner with Expedia’s Inclusion and Diversity team to align on efforts and advancement of the Supplier Diversity Program goals

  • Development of a vendor outreach to foster the growth of the Supplier Diversity Program

  • Lead communication and strategy in attracting MWBE, SBE’s, SDVOB, and new Minority suppliers to working with Expedia

  • Create a program that will reduce barriers of entry, increase diverse participation, and grow local economies

  • Serve as program central point of contact and subject matter expert

  • Provide supplier diversity information to internal sales teams in support of business development activities

  • Measure and report on supplier diversity goals and activity

  • Act as an advocate for Global Procurement across Expedia Group and via the Supplier Diversity Program

Who you are:

  • 8+ years’ experience with procurement strategic sourcing

  • 5+ years in supplier diversity program management

  • Experience with transformative program development and change management

  • High level competence in all core strategic sourcing disciplines

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, technology or related field or equivalent related professional experience

  • Experience in developing a supplier diversity program from the ground up

  • Works well under pressure and within short time constraints; able to work with high levels of ambiguity

  • Strong business acumen, analytical and organizational skills with a high degree of attention to detail

  • Strong process orientation with project management skills and proven program implementation experience

  • Excellent interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work with a complex matrix of stakeholders and businesses

  • Ability to manage time to complete work effectively and efficiently

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About Expedia Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Job Category
Management Group

Job Function
Program Management

United States - Washington - Seattle
United States - Texas - Austin

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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