Your Role We are looking for a dynamic self-starter to join the team as a DEI Business Partner for a confidential project with strategic significance and high exposure.
In this role, you will partner with the business leaders, design and enable a regional DEI program 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 life cycle 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.
What You Will Do Lead the development and execution of the business DEI strategy in close collaboration with leaders across the organization 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 leaders 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 Your Qualifications A Bachelor's degree 5+ years of progressive prior work and experience in leadership roles in Diversity Equity & Inclusion Experience building a DEI 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 Life at Gensler At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design.
From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions to Well-being Week, our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests.
We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include subsidized health and life insurance, profit sharing, annual bonus, LinkedIn learning, holiday observance, additional PTO days every 5 years and employee assistance programs.
As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees.
In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.