Inclusion and Diversity Partner

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R15263
Help us amplify everyone’s voices in our growing ecommerce company.
Are you committed to helping diverse voices and perspectives find a place in a mature startup? Are you comfortable being in a high-visibility role, helping employees within various resource groups find and define their professional voice to the world. In this position, you can lead large groups of employees to influence policy and get their voices heard, playing a role at the forefront of our inclusion and diversity initiatives.

There is a lot of opportunity to help us align our efforts to achieve a more diverse employee population and inclusive culture, and we need someone like you to connect the dots and drive powerful outcomes.

About the Team
The Global Talent Development & Diversity team is comprised of business-focused, trusted advisors who deliver on high-impact development programs and drive culture change. This small, yet mighty team expands the globe and drives initiatives related to employee engagement and culture, talent assessment, performance management, training and development, and inclusion and diversity. We are passionate about helping every employee at every level be their best selves as leaders and contributors by investing in, developing, and engaging them throughout their career at Groupon.

Role Summary and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Senior Lead, Inclusion and Diversity, you will partner cross-functionally to execute on Groupon’s global Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) strategy and objectives. Specifically, you will work with partners across the organization to build and lead programs that will improve processes, amplify our efforts, and increase impact.

In this role you will:
Evolve and support our Employee Business Resource Groups (EBRGs)

Help take our EBRGs to the next level and ensure alignment with Groupon’s overall I&D strategy and business needs.

Support the development and execution of the EBRGs’ annual business plans in alignment with Talent, Culture, and Marketplace.

Work closely with collaborators within and outside the organization to support EBRG efforts, including Talent Acquisition, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR leadership, external partner organizations, etc.

Liaise with Executive Sponsors and Human Resources to ensure group effectiveness.

Use data and metrics aligned to EBRG business plans to measure and communicate impact.

Be an I&D Consultant
Serve as a coach and consultant on I&D to Corporate Functions and Lines of Business managers.

Facilitate and coach the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), along with other I&D curriculum.

Advise and mentor EBRG leaders; identify development opportunities to support ongoing learning.

Craft and implement strategic I&D communications
Collaborate with key partners to communicate enterprise-wide strategies and outcomes for internal and external audiences; communication platforms include social media, intranet, external People Blog, etc.

Develop content, newsletters, blogs, and relevant presentations to update partners on I&D progress.

Identify and manage speaking opportunities for leadership aligned to our corporate I&D strategy.

Project Manage Groupon’s I&D initiatives
Help to plan, organize, drive, and measure I&D projects, including developing appropriate timelines for key deliverables and follow up with allies and partners to ensure that all project plans are completed as expected.

Serve as a liaison within the function and with partners.

Build and maintain an I&D events calendar to ensure leadership participation as appropriate.

Support Talent Development & Diversity efforts beyond I&D
Facilitate enterprise-wide training as needed.

Support ad-hoc requests as needed.

Manage other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree; Master’s, I&D and/or IDI certification a plus.

Project Management certification a plus.

A minimum of 5 years of Human Resources experience, 3-5 years of experience as a professional within the I&D space; experience in the tech industry preferred.

Demonstrates Groupon's Leader Habits and values.