NHQ:CFO Units RES/FIN/IT - Supplier Diversity Stakeholder Engagement

NHQ:CFO Units RES/FIN/IT - Supplier Diversity Stakeholder Engagement

This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) CFO Workforce Planning department. This is a remote (volunteer-from-home) opportunity. The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides comfort to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; distributes international humanitarian aid; and supports veterans, military members, and their families. The Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to deliver its mission. Seeking volunteers with supply management and supplier diversity expertise to support the American Red Cross with the Supplier Diversity Initiative. Volunteers will work with internal stakeholders to highlight the importance of increasing organizational use of diverse suppliers.

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Locations

Remote/Virtual Volunteer Opportunity

Key Responsibilities

  • Be the voice with internal stakeholders to inform, educate and inspire on the Supplier Diversity Program
  • Communicate an expansion of program to leaders, employees and volunteers at many levels of the Red Cross
  • Facilitate meetings and conversations remotely using Microsoft Teams and other meeting platforms
  • Complete the necessary training and continuously follow program guidelines to ensure individual performance aligns with team expectations
  • Maintain awareness on organizational diversity and inclusion initiatives as well as guidance, tools and educational efforts led by Supply Management

Qualifications

Required:

  • Reliable access to resources needed to volunteer 100% virtually 
    Minimum of five (5) years experience with or near supply management
  • Demonstrable experience as agent of change (in or out of supply management)
  • Proficient at making complex things easy to understand in a virtual environment using different platforms for communication and stakeholder management
  • Demonstrable commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Familiarity with online collaboration tools: MS Teams, SharePoint, WebEx, Zoom, etc.
  • Resume Required

 

Optional:

  • Experience as an ally or advocate for an underrepresented group of individuals This position is virtual and can be performed from any location with phone, computer and internet access.

Training

  • Orientation to the American Red Cross
  • Workforce Planning Unit will provide position specific training on systems and processes

Development Opportunities

Volunteers will have the opportunity to assist in the American Red Cross Supplier Diversity Initiative.

Length of Appointment

A minimum of 6 months and renewable as mutually agreed.

Time Commitment

4-6 hours per month. Flexible scheduling 9-5 M-F but could include evenings depending on your time zone. Meetings occur in all U.S. time zones including Alaska, Hawaii and U.S. Territories.

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