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Kelly Services Supplier Diversity Manager in Clayton, Missouri

Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting 6+ month, long term contract opportunity as a Supplier Diversity Manager for a top fortune 500 company in Clayton MO.

Title: Supplier Diversity Manager

Duration: 6+ months (temp-hire!!)

Location: Clayton MO (could also sit out of Florida, North Carolina, or Georgia)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To provide analytical and RFP support to the program. To drive processes and strategy for analytics and sourcing categories.

  • Collect, combine data to create category, health plan and corporate dashboards.

  • Communicate results to SD, procurement and business lines.

  • Use data and knowledge to drive RFX inclusion through interaction with sourcing managers and buyers, as well as finance and other teams throughout company.

  • Gather statistical data and utilize methods to create data models that depict spend, trends and forecasting

  • Lead projects and coordinate with other teams to produce better business outcomes

  • Work with sourcing & business lines team to create a prioritized list of SD strategies for each business segment.

  • Understand budgets, category and business line strategies in order to draw conclusions and assist in the creation of multi-year sourcing plans.

  • Understand contracts, RFP processes and negotiation strategies

  • Support all SD reporting / ad hoc needs

  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans.

  • 20% travel- once we get back in the office


  • Tops 3 skills:
  • RFX (RFI, RFP, or RFQ) experience is a must
  • Understand sourcing stagey
  • Communication skills –

  • Ideal candidate will understand Analytics and GL code and can collect and consolidate data into a dashboard. Also will be managing corporate RFX for diversity and inclusion.

  • Would like someone with previous supplier diversity experience.

  • Ideal background as a sourcing manager, procurement manager and analytics, budgeting experience, financial analyst, etc.

  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities

  • Superior presentation and negotiation skills

  • Proven management and organizational skills

  • Strong adaptability and capacity to work in fast-paced environments

  • In-depth understanding of organizational data flow and its use in management decision-making

  • Work with departmental managers to outline the specific data needs for each business method analysis project

  • Participates on best practice exchange teams or other work teams established to effect change.

  • Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the goals.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or finance or other related field. 6+ years of financial analysis, sourcing & procurement, or other experience.

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Michelle Niemira ( micn083@kellyservices.com ) for immediate consideration.

Why Kelly?

  • As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

  • Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

  • A competitive hourly pay rate with weekly checks

  • Access to newly expanded Medical Plan options

  • Online continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

  • Several employee discounts

  • And more!

Why Kelly ® ?

As a worker today, it’s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what’s next is what we’re all about. We know what’s going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly , we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.