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We are seeking an outstanding Regional Vendor Diversity Manager for Skanska USA Building’s Southeast Operations (GA-FL) to join our Ethics, Compliance and Outreach team. The ideal candidate will collaborate with our local GMs/EVPs, Business Development Project Planning leaders and other key stakeholders. If you have experience leading in the areas of Vendor Diversity, MWDBE (Minority, Women, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises), Outreach and Compliance in a Construction environment and are looking to join a dynamic, values based culture that is building for a better society, please contact us! We want to meet you!

In joining our team, you will become a primary champion of Skanska’s culture and values, partnering with our regional leadership to help them build, nurture and cultivate a more diverse sub-contractor base as well as administer and develop a strong DBE compliance program. 

You will help ensure that all employees, whose work involves participation with engaging MWDBE firms are aware of and trained in the DBE Compliance Program. You will report to the National Director of Vendor Diversity and will ensure program compliance with: (i) all relevant federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations as they pertain to MWDBE related programs; (ii) the Skanska DBE Compliance Program; and (iii) the applicable prime contract requirements governing MWDBE compliance obligations. You will also be working to continuously improve our working relationships with our subcontractors and suppliers, especially in the area of MWDBE participation.

What You'll Do:
•Work with management to fulfill the company’s values with respect to vendor diversity;
•Conduct both periodic and regular audits of Company projects, departments, offices, and employees to ensure that they are in compliance with Skanska’s DBE Compliance Program as well as all regulatory requirements;
•Help educate, train, and raise awareness of the DBE Compliance Program to ensure a proper understanding by all employees whose work involves participation with DBE firms;
•Manage compliance with MWDBE reporting requirements;
•Support the region’s business development teams in creating Vendor Diversity strategy for pursuits and interviews;
•Organize MWDBE events and represent Skanska in the MWDBE community for intentional engagement;
•Communicate with Owners on project-specific MWDBE compliance issues;
•Serve as a trusted partner for the region’s Project Planning and Operations personnel regarding MWDBE processes during the project planning and construction phases;
•Resolve and advise on project-specific MWDBE compliance issues;
•Other duties as assigned or required.

We're Looking For:
Skanska’s values are critical to advance our culture, continued success and are also aligned with the key skills and abilities needed for this position.

Skanska Value: Care for Life
Key Skill: Manager of Time

Model well-being by effectively managing time to prioritize and balance the support of short-duration and long term assignments across functions and geographic areas;

Skanska Value: Act Ethically and Transparently
Key Skill: Trusted Advisor for MWDBE Compliance


Act in a moral and responsible manner, promote the greater good and be a strong voice in your team, organization and communities. Proactively seek knowledge about federal, state and local laws and regulations related to subcontractor management and vendor diversity;

Skanska Value: Be Better - Together
Key Skill: Exceptional Relationship Builder

Build support, drive action and maintain strong relationships built on trust at all levels across the organization and with external partners.

Skanska Value: Commit to Customers
Key Skill: Solutions Driven Problem Solver

Identify alternative solutions to a problem and select the best option; see the solution through to implementation and maintain poise and professionalism in all settings;

REQUIREMENTS:

•Has a BA/BS degree in legal, business management, construction management, human resources management, labor relations or a related field of study or equivalent practical experience;
•Has 5+ combined years of experience in a variety of areas including Employment, Vendor or Subcontractor management, MWDBE compliance, and community outreach ideally within the state of California;
•Ability to travel up to 40%, potentially 50% at peak times.

 

Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex age.

Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the U.S., serving a broad range of clients including those in transportation, power, industrial, water/wastewater, healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation and commercial. Headquartered in New York with offices in 31 metro areas, we have more than 11,000 employees committed to being leaders in safety, project execution, sustainability, ethics and people development. In 2015, our work in building construction, civil and power/industrial construction, commercial development and infrastructure development (public-private partnerships) generated $7.1 billion in revenue. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $18.4 billion in 2015. Skanska shares are publicly traded in the U.S. on the OTC market under the symbol SKBSY through a Level I American Depository Receipt program.

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Skanska USA Human Resources (“Skanska HR”) provides HR services to the Skanska business units within the U.S.A. including Skanska USA Civil Inc., Skanska USA Building Inc., Skanska USA Commercial Development Inc. and Skanska Infrastructure Development Inc. (collectively “Skanska USA”). As such, Skanska HR is the sole authorized representative of Skanska USA to execute any agreements with search firms, employment agencies or any employment vendor (“Vendor”). As a condition precedent to any entitlement for payment, a Vendor shall have both (1) Skanska USA Placement Agreement, and (2) an Engagement Job Order executed by an authorized Skanska HR representative. Absent the properly executed documents, Skanska HR shall have no obligation to make payment to the Vendor. Verbal or written communications from any employee of Skanska USA business units shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be considered property of Skanska HR.

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