Supplier Diversity Manager, Deloitte Global CoRe Procurement

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Date: Jul 16, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 109402   
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto; Montreal 


Our Purpose

At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization. By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness. 
Experience a firm where wellness matters.
Be expected to share your ideas and to make them a reality.

Do you thrive on developing creative and innovative insights to solve complex challenges? Want to work on next-generation, cutting-edge products and services that deliver outstanding value and that are global in vision and scope? Work with other experts in your field? Work for a world-class organization that provides an exceptional career experience with an inclusive and collaborative culture? Want to make an impact that matters? Consider Deloitte Global.

What will your typical day look like?

In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Support stakeholders with Canadian Member Firm Supplier Diversity efforts with a specific focus on black-owned and persons with disabilities-owned businesses and support Deloitte Canada’s goals (tbd) for black-owned businesses and support existing goals for persons with disabilities-owned businesses as defined in the AccessAbility Action Plan. 
  • Operationalize black-owned business portal by identifying suppliers across the various procurement categories to interview and profile in the portal. 
  • Build and operationalize PWD portal. 
  • Support category analysis and identify new/non-obvious opportunities for diverse supplier inclusion. 
  • Support supplier development through supplier training and education on the procurement process and how to do business with Deloitte. 
  • Support activity reporting jointly with Deloitte Canada to measure results, portal usage and other key metrics as defining in the sustainment plan at an approved cadence. 
  • Manage relationship with associations and engage with black-owned and pwd-owned businesses and community. 
  • Build ongoing portal sustainment plan. 
  • Liaison to Global Supplier Diversity Procurement Lead for supplier diversity priorities and actions. 
  • Accountable for communication / facilitate connections between Black-owned business and engagement / delivery leaders as needed. 
  • Support training of the Global Procurement team to understand and support Deloitte Canada Supplier Diversity objectives. 
  • Build out criteria and process to accept self-certified black-owned businesses if we do not establish a relationship with a certifying association i.e., CAMSC (Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council). 

In addition, CoRe procurement will roll out procurement process improvements and activities to support black-owned and persons with disabilities-owned businesses:

  • Integrate diverse supplier identification process into procurement processes to target new suppliers. 
  • Ensure diverse suppliers are included in sourcing event execution (RFX).
  • Decision Models to promote selection of diverse suppliers. 
  • Diverse suppliers spend tracking. 
  • Training of the Global Procurement team to understand and support Deloitte Canada Supplier Diversity objectives.

About the team

At Deloitte Global, we expect results. Incredible—tangible—results. And Deloitte Global professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to serve our global organization. We are the engine of Deloitte. We develop and lead global strategies and provide programs and services that unite our network. Global CoRe provides seven fundamental services to Deloitte around the world: knowledge services, creative services, contact center, data management assessment services, data protection, procurement, and real estate. We develop new and innovative ways to improve how these services are delivered across the organization, leveraging our global scope and strength to serve our organization within and across borders.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

You are someone with:

  • Excellent project management; negotiation and presentation skills.
  • A Bachelor's degree
  • Bilingualism in French and English is a strong asset
  • 8+ years of experience with 5+ years of previous progressive experience in the following:
    • Strategic sourcing and leading multi-category supplier diversity strategies.
    • Successfully implementing and delivering equity, diversity and inclusion programming.
    • Community engagement, leadership and development.
    • Developing authentic and meaningful relationships with stakeholders (internally with a senior audience and externally) to become a trusted advisor and partner.
    • Acting as a subject matter expert and ambassador of Black-owned businesses and Persons with Disabilities


Our shared values

While our Purpose guides us and helps explain why we exist, our shared values describe the behaviour we expect from each other at the firm.

They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. They help us to earn the trust and respect of our stakeholders. We all commit to living by these shared values, to stay true to the principles they represent, and to honour the legacy from which they came. They are what sets us apart and makes us Deloitte.

Every day, we live our Purpose through the following five shared values:

  • Lead the way: Deloitte is not only leading the profession, but reinventing it for the future. We’re also committed to creating opportunity and leading the way to a more sustainable world.
  • Serve with integrity: Deloitte has earned the trust of employees, clients, regulators, and the public for 175 years. Upholding that trust is our single most important responsibility.
  • Take care of each other: We look out for one another and prioritize respect, fairness, development, and well-being.
  • Foster inclusion: We are at our best when we foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. We know this attracts top talent, enables innovation, and helps us deliver well-rounded client solutions.
  • Collaborate for measurable impact: We approach our work with a collaborative mind¬set, teaming across businesses, geographies, and skill sets to deliver tangible, measurable, attributable impact.

The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You? 

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
Deloitte Canada has 30 offices with representation across most of the country. We acknowledge our offices reside on traditional, treaty and unceded territories as part of Turtle Island and is still home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. We are all Treaty people.

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