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Diversity Equity and Inclusion Business Partner

Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Come share your passion, innovative ideas, and creativity through a leadership role on Worldwide Consumer Diversity Equity and Inclusion (WW Consumer DEI) team. We are looking for a dynamic self-starter to join the DEI team as a Program Lead for one of our largest businesses. In this role, you will partner with the business, HR and Recruiting to design and enable a global DEI strategy by thinking big and bringing innovative, leading edge ideas that propel our DEI work forward with long-term results in mind.

A successful candidate will have experience building effective multi-year DEI strategies, including full lifecycle plans in the areas of recruitment, talent management, learning and engagement. You should understand how these strategies connect with and influence one another. You should have strong project management, written communication, and analytical skills, and ability to influence and partner cross-functionally with both HR and business leaders and teams.

In this role, you will:

  • As a member of the WW Consumer DEI team, you will help to define WW Consumer DEI strategy, goals, and priorities
  • Lead development and execution of the business DEI strategy, in close collaboration with HR, talent management, recruitment, and business partners, to define priorities, goals, and measures of success
  • Acts as a DEI subject matter expert by contributing perspective, insights, and knowledge, and taking a balanced consultative and systematic approach to enable the organization to achieve measurable results
  • Provide leadership coaching, when appropriate, to managers and Directors/VPs via one-to-one and group interactions
  • Influence and partner with cross functional working teams, including both HR and business team members, to launch on-time, effective programs
  • Define key performance indicators by developing metrics for DEI programs and processes, aligned with business and DEI organizational objectives
  • Drive DEI goal attainment through program management and defined project plans; manage implementation activities, and develop processes, documentation and communications for program/process rollout and ongoing support
  • Scale services and tools by designing mechanisms that scale with the business' growth in volume, complexity, and global geographic dispersion
  • Proactively identify risks/issues, providing solutions, resolving risks/issues, and overcoming hurdles to drive results
  • Bring a high energy, results-oriented and resourceful mindset and quickly take control of your responsibilities
  • Bachelor's degree or 10 years of equivalent experience in lieu of a degree
  • 5+ years of progressive prior work and experience in leadership roles in Diversity Equity & Inclusion
  • Experience building a DEI strategy from the ground up, including design of roadmaps to drive incremental progress towards long-term vision and goals
  • Experience with DEI analytics, including how to drive impact in recruitment, talent, and inclusion metrics
  • Experience in a client service or customer-facing leadership role, enabling organization to build and execute their DEI plan to achieve measurable results
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • Deep understanding of societal systems of bias, and ability to apply this knowledge to invent, evolve, improve, and simplify business and HR processes
  • Global program management experience preferred
  • Experience working in logistics / supply chain industry and/or an operations environment
  • Experience enabling DEI strategies for both salaried and hourly populations
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, interpersonal skills; high quality document and report preparation
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and drive them to completion using project/program management tools
  • Experience demonstrating high judgment and working with confidential or highly sensitive subject matter
  • Experience working in an entrepreneurial environment requiring strong multi-tasking abilities

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Keywords: Amazon.com, Inc., Seattle , Diversity Equity and Inclusion Business Partner, Other , Seattle, Washington

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