INDIANAPOLIS – IndyGo is seeking those who have a passion for helping small, minority-owned businesses and community partners grow and succeed to apply for two open positions in the agency, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Liaison Officer and Supplier Diversity Specialist. These positions bolster the business’ development and ensure diversity, equity and inclusion are part of every process when recruiting and hiring IndyGo’s internal and external vendors.
These positions oversee IndyGo’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and XBE programs. Responsibilities of the Liaison Officer and Diversity Specialist include contract and regulatory compliance, communicating with vendors through one-on-one meetings, networking and outreach events, leading development programs, compiling project data and much more.
IndyGo is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in the conduct of its business, including the procurement of goods and services. The Liaison Officer will manage all operations supporting these objectives, along with the Supplier Diversity Specialist.
“These positions, and the programs they lead, are really about inclusivity,” said IndyGo President and CEO Inez Evans. “They ensure IndyGo helps create a level playing field for all businesses and allow smaller businesses to get in the front door with larger companies, like IndyGo. We take pride in being a good community partner, providing jobs that directly impact the quality of life for all communities in Indianapolis.”
The agency believes diverse suppliers and partners bring unique skills and innovative ideas that add value to IndyGo’s projects and procurements and the community at-large. The agency wants all parties, regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, etc. to feel welcome and unhindered from doing business with it.
IndyGo is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people from a variety of backgrounds who want to make a difference in the Indianapolis community to apply. For more information about these positions, visit https://www.indygo.net/employment/.