QualificationsHuman resourcesEmployee relationsBachelor’s degreeAssociate’s degree
This role enables initiatives and tactics to ensure increased representation, engagement and retention of employees within these communities while growing education and allyship for them. You will have the opportunity to provide strategic guidance and oversight to the structure, governance, and operations of the ERGs while building collaborative relationships with allies, leads, executive sponsors and members to positively impact the lived experience of ERG members. You will be responsible for providing coaching and consultation to ERG leaders and executive sponsors, while creating space for support, empowerment, connection, and engagement. Additionally, you will participate in the design, launch & expansion of global and intersectional programming, and own and manage core external partnerships.
Join Microsoft’s GD&I (Global Diversity & Inclusion) team to help us achieve our mission to empower everyone, by ensuring everyone is included. Bring your experience, expertise and talents to the team accountable for increasing diversity and strengthening inclusion for 190,000 employees across the globe. Together we will address some of the most complex systemic and cultural challenges our industry faces today. For more on our impact visit aks.ms/2021DIReportSite; to learn more about how we think about diversity and inclusion visit aka.ms/InclusionJourney.
Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, and we’re dedicated to this mission across every aspect of our company. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day.
Provides consultation on diversity initiatives and best practices to ERG Leaders and ERG Executive Sponsors. Coaches on organizational diversity and inclusion capabilities and core & common content.
Facilitates the promotion and awareness of Microsoft’s diversity initiatives. Proactively represents Microsoft as a thought leader internally and externally in the marketplace.
Determines and executes implementation approach for ERG activities and ensures alignment with global strategy. Measures impact and alignment with broader strategy.
Builds and owns relationships with key partners (e.g., ERG Leaders, ERG Executive Sponsors) and external community partners to ensure Diversity and Inclusion outcomes are achieved and embedded within the portfolio of offerings and resources for the company.
Assesses and identifies interconnected patterns and trends across ERGs and applies best practices and understanding of business needs to partner across the team to identify and design solutions.
In partnership with Communications teams, contributes to the design and implementation of communication plans for change management.
Analyzes a wide variety of data using diversity and inclusion tools and methodologies, such as competitive benchmarking. Identifies trends and patterns in data, provides insights to stakeholders, and recommends solutions to correct and proactively prevent issues. Develops and updates measures of diversity based on business needs and best practices. Monitors the reporting process to ensure it supports the business and aids in the evaluation of diversity initiatives.
Associate’s Degree AND 7+ years of relevant HR or business experience OR Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field AND 5+ years of relevant HR or business experience OR equivalent experience.
Experience within HR Consulting or Employee Relations.
Location (preferred) – Redmond, WA – Microsoft headquarters or Seattle, WA metro area
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.
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