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Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Leader

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Additional Locations:  N/A

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Leader


About the Role:

Boston Scientific has made significant progress against our goals to expand utilization of diverse suppliers and to support our broader Environmental, Social and Governance strategies throughout our supply chain.  Boston Scientific is looking for a leader to take Supplier Diversity and Supplier Sustainability to the next level.

The Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Leader will be a key member of the Global Sourcing team. This position will collaborate with category sourcing teams to develop Supplier Diversity and Sustainability strategies with current and future suppliers.  This position will collaborate with functional, regional, and divisional leadership to support Boston Scientific ESG goals. 


Your Responsibilities Include:

Supplier Diversity

  • Lead Boston Scientific’s Supplier Diversity efforts; responsible for Supplier Diversity initiatives, reporting, analytics, liaison to diverse suppliers and coordinating internal and external communications.
  • Promote and support Supplier Diversity program, engagement, and goals in alignment with cross-functional considerations for qualified diverse businesses.
  • Drive Supplier Diversity program development, execution and progress through effective processes, communications and metrics including Tier I/II spend reporting. 
  • Assume leadership position both externally and internally to drive value of diverse partnerships.  Support supplier diversity through mentoring programs, engagement through relevant external forums and benchmarking.  Partner with internal stakeholders across functions and with Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
  • Manage Supplier Diversity direct report and analysts to support program

Supplier Sustainability

  • Lead the development and implementation of Boston Scientific’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) strategies with suppliers
  • Work closely with business stakeholders (category and sourcing leads) to embed Boston Scientific’s ESG strategies into the procurement process to ensure appropriate sourcing decisions are made with these considerations. This includes partnering with global supply chain on strategy, governance, and execution of sustainability initiatives with direct materials suppliers.
  • Drive sustainable procurement business goals, plans and projects through management, metrics, compliance, and Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
  • Responsible for ESG program benchmarks, baselining, metrics, and reporting
  • Assess needs and build business case for future resource needs


What We’re Looking For:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required, Business or Supply Chain related field preferred
  • MBA or master’s degree in supply chain or related field preferred
  • 7-10 years related experience in procurement, business, or consulting or relevant role
  • 2-3 years of Supplier Diversity or Supplier Sustainability experience
  • Strong leadership and communication skills required
  • Experience with supply chain and e-procurement tools such as SAP, GEP, Ariba, others
  • Supervisory and process design and improvement experience a plus
  • Lean and Six Sigma experience a plus
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in leading cross-functional teams




Requisition ID: 556373


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!




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