CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in 100 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. These solutions have a broad range, from disaster response to food and nutrition to education and work for women and girls to healthy mothers and children. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because when they have equal access to resources, they lift their families and communities out of poverty. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for 75 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us, and Fight with CARE.
Work Location : US - Atlanta, GA Type of Post : Not Applicable
Other Possible Location : Funding : APPROVED
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Employee Duration : Active Full-Time
CARE is seeking a Senior Director of Equity & Inclusion to direct our global efforts in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). As a global social justice organization, we are committed to diversity and inclusion and these principles are at the forefront of our work and directly impact the people that we serve. We pledge to hire and promote, govern and lead, mobilize resources, and create partnerships that will enable us to be more innovative and to deliver faithfully on CARE’s mission to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice We are looking for a senior leader and partner to accompany us as we continue our journey of self-interrogation and transformation.
The Sr. Director will serve as the primary subject matter expert and architect of CARE’s diversity, equity, and inclusion framework and programs. They will lead on everything from strategy development to hands-on implementation, working cross-functionally across departments and globally across our country and regional offices. This work will influence how we work with each other, and how we partner with program participants, community-based organizations, and social movements. In this way, the role will be instrumental in ensuring that we build a stronger organization, powerfully contributing to our social justice mission.
The position will oversee the identification, development, implementation and evaluation of key initiatives. The ideal candidate will have prior training and/or related human resources experience, particularly in supporting diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives globally and in the U.S. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in project management and the ability to drive programs that support the organization's workforce diversity, inclusiveness, and retention opportunities. The candidate should possess strong analytical skills and the ability to translate metrics, research, and trends into key strategies. In addition, they must be able to build and maintain positive relationships internally and externally and be a team player with excellent written and verbal communications skills.
The Senior Director of Equity and Inclusion will partner with CARE’s Global Management team to bring equity and inclusion thought leadership to business strategy and execution. S/he will act as the subject matter expert in equity and inclusion and will work in partnership with leaders and peers within People & Culture on core processes/functions such as Talent Management, Global Total Rewards, and Learning and Development. The Sr. Director will also work directly with the senior leadership teams, to provide consulting expertise and support on the development and execution of specific diversity & inclusion strategies, initiatives and programs, ensuring organizational alignment to the global diversity and inclusion goals and approaches. The Sr. Director will play an important role in connecting with external stakeholders for cross-learning, specific training, and organizational positioning. This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions within the department.
The Sr. Director, Equity & Inclusion will report to the Chief People, Equity and Inclusion Officer, and will be based in Atlanta, Georgia. S/he will also have dotted line reporting structure into the COO.
Strategy Development and Execution
Drive an Inclusive Culture
Global Diverse Talent Acquisition and Retention
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