PROGRAM MANAGER - DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Ocean Spray Cranberries   •  

Lakeville, MA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods

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5 - 7 years

Posted 51 days ago

What You’ll Do

  • Provide vision, leadership, and strategic planning for enterprise-wide design and implementation of an inclusion strategy for Ocean Spray that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Partner with Talent COEs, Talent Advisors and Supplier Diversity teams to integrate the D&I initiatives into the overall talent agenda ensuring agenda is included in external supplier strategy.
  • Manage AAP Process and make recommendations based on annual findings.
  • Develop proposals and recommendations for policy revisions that will facilitate a diverse and inclusive environment, and ensure they are in line with the organizations objectives.
  • Facilitate company-wide focus groups and workshops providing consultation and coaching to promote cross cultural-communication across the business as well as engage employees with readily available educational resources and tools.
  • Monitor, research and advise on diversity & inclusion external topics and trends, and appropriately propose opportunities to improve our brand and diversity in the workforce.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert and liaison to Talent Advisors and Hiring Managers to further enhance processes that attract and retain diverse talent.
  • Consult with stakeholders, HR, and Recruiting to forecast diversity metrics, evaluations, and reporting on effectiveness of D&I initiatives on the business.
  • Measure, track and analyze the effectiveness of inclusion initiatives and predict future trends in our inclusion efforts.
  • Lead global D&I initiatives, strategy development and implementation through leadership and project teams and multiple Employee Resource Groups.

Must Haves

  • 5+ years of experience managing diversity programs.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, HR, or related field and/or equivalent combination of experience.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing diversity and inclusion strategies, including leadership development, performance management, recruitment, employee engagement and retention.
  • Proven success delivering innovative employee engagement programs that increase employee awareness and offer valuable skills to develop employees’ implicit biases.
  • Leadership, project management, and consulting experience with strong business partner sensibilities.
  • Highly developed analytical skills to understand, process, and summarize complex data into meaningful insights.
  • Effectively builds relationships and credibility; able to interface with all levels of the Organization.
  • Broad experience and knowledge of standard methodologies in learning and development.
  • Strong, compelling and clear verbal and written communication.

Nice To Have Skills

  • MBA or Mastersdegree in related field preferred.
  • SHRM Certification