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Suffolk Construction Manager, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Boston, Massachusetts

As a national leader in the construction industry, Suffolk is redefining what it means to build. We challenge the status quo every day by gathering the people, innovations, and partnerships that can explore and go after new ways to do our jobs. Our focus on high-performing teams and technology translates to groundbreaking solutions for all industry sectors and phases of building. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services alongside vertical service lines, an approach that is revolutionizing the industry and making a permanent mark on the world of business. Join us for a thrilling experience that will energize you, challenge you, and propel your career.

About Suffolk

Suffolk is a national enterprise that invests, innovates, and builds. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services with vertical service lines that include real estate capital investment, design, self-perform construction services, technology start-up investment and innovation research and development. We have $4.5 billion in annual revenue, 2,400 employees, and main offices in Boston (headquarters), New York, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Estero, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. We serve clients in every major industry sector, including health care, science and technology, education, gaming, transportation and aviation, and commercial. Suffolk is privately held and is led by founder, chairman and CEO John Fish. We’re ranked #23 on the Engineering News Record list of “Top 400 Contractors.” And we’re proud to be a certified 2022 “Great Place to Work.” For more information, visit www.suffolk.com and follow Suffolk on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram.

The role:

The Manager, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion reports to the Vice President, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and is responsible for supporting the DE&I team on a wide variety of projects and initiatives. The Manager will have the opportunity to work across all of Suffolk’s DE&I programs, providing strategic support, organization, and related contributions. The Manager will help the Directors of the various DE&I programs by developing reports, KPIs, and related metrics and data tools that can be leveraged to improve the programs execution and efficiency.

  • Manage the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion teams' data and performance systems.

  • In partnership with the team develop key tools that can be used to share information across various Suffolk departments – including working with the Director, Disadvantaged Business Procurement, and the Director, National Trade Partner Diversity to develop a database of historically disadvantaged businesses and match those businesses with key project leaders across the business.

  • Working with the Director, National Trade Partner Diversity help to coordinate an 8-week businesses accelerator program for targeted historically disadvantaged businesses.

  • In partnership with the team, develop and support the execution of the IDEA Framework (internal DE&I goals) by tracking performance against goals and providing appropriate reports around performance to business leaders, the Director, DE&I, and the VP, DE&I.

  • Provide strategic support to the entire DE&I team by working on the highest priority team initiatives and supporting team programs that require additional bandwidth.

  • Help the team develop materials and work product that showcases the company’s wide variety of DE&I offerings.

  • 3-5 years' experience in the construction industry or ACE, with a strong preference for an individual who has worked at the project level.

  • Strong organizational skills with a willingness to work flexibly on multiple projects at once.

  • Eagerness to learn new skills and take on new tasks.

  • Experience supporting multiple programs and leaders at once, while helping to coordinate the work of those various leaders into a coherent overall report and narrative.

  • Passion for working on topics of DE&I in the ACE industry.

  • Experience working in a fast paced team environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

Suffolk provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law. This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Suffolk will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination toward, or harassment of, applicants or employees by anyone at Suffolk, or anyone working on behalf of Suffolk.

ID: 2022-6374

Street: 65 Allerton Street

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