Supplier Diversity Manager

Finance Remote, Remote


Job Summary - a concise overview of the job

Endo’s vision is to, “help everyone we serve live their best life.” In support of this vision, we are actively seeking a Supplier Diversity Manager to lead our Supplier Diversity Program.  The ideal candidate is a highly motivated self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for diversity, equity and inclusion. Candidates with varied backgrounds in or outside the pharmaceutical industry are encouraged to apply.

All incumbents are responsible for following applicable Division & Company policies and procedures.

Scope of Authority - span of control (work unit, site, department, division, etc.), monetary value of budget/spend authority ( capital, operating, etc.), P&L responsibility, etc.

Supplier Diversity Program, Small Business Sub-Contracting Program


Key Accountabilities - key outcomes/deliverables, the major responsibilities, and % of time



% of Time

Influence Supplier Diversity Utilization

Collaborate with Strategic Sourcing, internal stakeholders, and diversity councils to identify relevant diverse suppliers to participate in sourcing events and other projects. Influence Business Stakeholder decision-making to drive diverse supplier utilization.


Strategy Development

Establish near and long-term Supplier Diversity program objectives, ensuring plans align with business objectives and industry Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) guidelines.


Supplier Diversity Reporting & Analytics

Develop and execute Supplier Diversity reporting and data analytics for internal and external reporting


Small Business Sub-Contracting Liaison

Manage Endo’s Small Business Sub-Contracting Program, which includes developing annual goals and creating/submitting associated reporting to the applicable agencies.


External Relationship Management

Represent Endo externally at meetings and events with suppliers and diversity councils. 






Education & Experience

Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience and  certifications required for the job

§  3+ years of relevant experience is desired, which may include:

o   Leading or supporting a supplier diversity program

o   Owning or working at a small/diverse company in an external-facing role

o   Working at a diversity-focused organization (e.g. NGLCC, WBENC, NMSDC, or similar)

§  Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline or equivalent experience

§  Experience operating in a virtual environment is desirable

§  Experience with government small business subcontracting reporting requirements is a plus


Proficiency in a body of information required for the job   

e.g. knowledge of FDA regulations, GMP/GLP/GCP, Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma, etc.

§  Understanding of supplier diversity reporting methodologies and best practices.

§  Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively with a variety of stakeholder types (e.g. Local Supply Chain, Executive Leadership).

§  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook and SharePoint) with strong proficiency in PowerPoint and/or similar presentation technologies.

§  Familiarity with strategic sourcing/procurement principals (e.g. Request for Proposals, Supplier Selection/Contracting, Requisition to PO, etc.) is a plus.




Often referred to as “competencies”, leadership attributes, skills, abilities or behaviors that may be enterprise, functional or job specific       e.g. coaching, negotiation, calibration, technical writing etc.

§  Ability to use a variety of tactics (e.g. research, analysis and networking) to identify opportunities

§  Exceptional interpersonal skills, with ability to influence decision-making and drive positive outcomes

§  Ability to independently evaluate, assess and initiate actions

§  Ability to develop and deliver compelling presentations.

§  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

§  Experience managing data analysis and/or developing reports.

Physical Requirements

Physical & mental requirements     e.g. lift 40 pounds, walk across plant/warehouse, business travel (% of time), driving as part of work responsibilities, etc.

§  Flexible Work Arrangement, with up to 25% travel for attendance at applicable industry events/conferences (either virtually or in person based on current safety guidelines)