Job Title: Specialist, Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Springer Nature Group
New York, NY United States
Specialist, Global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
At Springer Nature, diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is one of our highest strategic priorities. This focus is reflected in the public commitments we’ve made and the company values that guide our actions. This new role is an excellent opportunity for a skilled HR professional to leverage their passion and expertise in DEI and help us execute our global strategy. The Specialist, Global DEI will be responsible for driving global projects and in addition specific topics relevant to the geographic scope of North and South America. This role will partner with various teams across the business and be the point of contact for the Americas in terms of putting our DEI strategy into practice. This person will work in a mature global DEI team of 4 people and report to the Director Global DEI based in Berlin, Germany.
Leverage DEI expertise to drive on DEI projects such as recruiting initiatives, training implementation and mentorship programs
Coordinate with local and global HR partners for DEI strategy implementation in the areas of Talent Management, Compensation, Benefits, Employee Engagement and Relations which also includes data collection, validation and analytics
Serve as advisor for global Employee Networks in alignment with the DEI strategy and our Network Governance Structure
Function as advisor and point of contact for the Americas for DEI projects
Communicate regionally to raise visibility and awareness of DEI strategies and initiatives
Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you
Qualifications & Requirements Essential:
Sound DEI knowledge including research, benchmarks and best practices
2+ years’ experience in an HR Role, with knowledge of laws and regulations (e.g. Affirmative Action) and related HR best practices (such as talent management processes, performance management, compensation, internal mobility, engagement and retention).
Hands-on project management experience with the ability to translate complex ideas into manageable and structured work tasks
Self-motivated, flexible, resilient and able to work independently as part of a global team
Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills to consult and build solid relationships with internal stakeholders
Strong intercultural awareness and experience working within a complex and high pace international organization
Collaborative work style
Fluent English language skills
Sound working knowledge with regards to Microsoft Office and Google Applications.
Ability to travel internationally when required
Professional experience in a previous DEI role
Work experience in a corporate environment
DEI training and certification
Experience in a global environment using remote communications
Solid analytical skills and the ability to seek out and research information in providing an appropriate and accurate output
At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles.
If you are an internal applicant please inform your line manager.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Medical, Dental and Vision
Life and AD&D
Flexible Spending Accounts
Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following “Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law” poster:
Visit the Springer Nature Editorial and Publishing website at www.springernature.com/editorial-and-publishing-jobs for more information about our Research E&P career opportunities.
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