Sr. Manager, Global Diversity & Inclusion

Microsoft Corporation Redmond , WA 98053

Posted 1 week ago

We believe in the transformative power of diversity and inclusion. Only by actively engaging different perspectives can we challenge and stretch out thinking, enrich the experiences of our employees, and empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

Are you a culture transformation advocate who's excited about the direction of Microsoft? Are you a skilled HR leader who is passionate about people? Do you enjoy helping leaders, managers and employees build employee engagement, excitement and deep understanding of business strategy? We're looking for someone to join our team to be a key player in driving the strategy and agenda of the Global Diversity & Inclusion Team. If you want to work in a fast-paced environment with amazing cross-company impact and a charter to help transform the company, we'd like to talk to you.

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business or related field AND 7+ years of relevant HR, event and vendor management, or business experience OR an Associate's Degree AND 9+ years of relevant HR, event and vendor management, or business experience

  • Best practice research, strategic planning, solution design, implementation and management at scale

  • Outstanding analytical skills including comfort working with numbers, completing data analysis, communicating findings and developing recommendations

  • Strong partnering capability - with business leaders, strategic partners and broader D&I community

  • Excellent communication, collaboration, organizational, time management, presentation, and writing skills

  • Proactive, self-motivated, and team-oriented

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.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

  • Strategic Planning: Partners with COS to drive D&I strategic planning process for D&I function including envisioning, roadmap and annual strategy.

  • Insights with Analytics: Establishes D&I reporting strategy and defines measurement standards, analyzes a wide variety of data using diversity and inclusion tools and methodologies, identifies trends and patterns in data, develops and communicates insights & recommends solutions to senior executives.

  • Influencing Change: Leverages data insights to uncover interconnected patterns and trends across Microsoft ecosystem, identifies opportunities to elevate practices, determines best practices, influences buy-in and drives adoption of systemic, organization-wide interventions that imbed inclusive practices across the employee lifecycle to advance diverse representation and culture of inclusion.

  • Program Management: End to end project and program management for select cross D&I initiatives including intervention design, build, implementation, budget management, risk management and mitigation planning, change management and measuring and reporting progress of intervention relative to desired outcomes.

  • Leads ad hoc initiatives as appropriate

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