Position: Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Dept: Human Capital Management
Reports to: EVP Human Capital Management
We seek a results-oriented, thoughtful, and creative Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) who will help advance and champion an inclusive culture and business strategy.
Reporting directly to the EVP Human Capital Management, this role will work closely with the DEI Council to advance PCG's DEI efforts, programs, and initiatives. This is an important leadership role and this individual will build key relationships across and throughout the organization. This person will work in an inspiring, fast paced environment requiring an ability to influence the PCG community.
The Director of DEI will be a forward-thinking professional, with the ability to balance multiple objectives, make informed decisions, and deliver measurable results in support of our DEI efforts, using the DEI Council as the advisory team. The ideal candidate will not only be passionate about delivering meaningful solutions, but also developing detailed goals with continuous improvement, and a strong advocate for the advancement of DEI throughout PCG.
o Serve as the DEI subject matter expert on internal and external best practices and lead the culture change with results.
o Work with the DEI Council to facilitate the development, implementation, and evolution of DEI initiatives across the organization. This includes (but is not limited to) talent attraction, learning and development, Employee Resource Groups, others.
o Assist with leading Employee Resource Groups and subcommittees to ensure that we are listening to the voices of our employees and addressing DEI related issues in the business.
o Demonstrate awareness and understanding of all dimensions of identity: race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, generation, sexual orientation, ability, linguistic, professional, and all differences that make us unique.
o Ensure all programs have a global reach.
o Partner with HCM department to ensure EEO reporting and AAP efforts are executed
o Manage DEI budget, including program spending, vendor contracts and payments, and shared costs supporting company initiatives and/or programs while reporting and tracking spending by quarter.
o Partner with Learning & Development colleagues to enhance D&I education efforts, including the development of new workshops, training, tools and resources to develop and enhance D&I leadership and management and further professional development and skills consistent with our diversity and inclusion.
o Work across the HCM team to integrate DEI concepts and applications into all people facing activities (recruiting, development, learning, engagement, people technology and analytics, rewards, etc.).
o Develop and foster positive relationships, focusing on improving representation and encouraging an inclusive work environment.
o Responsible for supporting communication of DEI content for company materials (e.g. website, recruiting materials, etc.), award submissions and otherwise maintaining DEI content internally and externally.
o Analyze and present trends in the area of DEI and stay on top of best practices and benchmark leading companies and programs. Proactively keep key partners updated and make recommendations to craft new and/or modify existing initiatives.
o Monitor and measure internal DEI related metrics to lead our team in achieving our DEI mission.
o 8-10+ years of leadership and management experience in Human Resources, DEI, or other related functions, with a track record of success designing and delivering DEI /HR programs, increasing diversity representation, and creating corporate social responsibility initiatives aligned to company mission. Previous experience in a fast-paced/high growth and dynamic organization preferred
o Effective communication, facilitation, persuasion, and influencing skills. Ability to interact, present and communicate with all levels of the organization. Experience being an external company representative on matters of DEI and related strategy
o Strategic problem solver who is able to understand the cross-functional relationships vital to implement company-wide change
o Implement educational programs and services on diversity, including creating and delivering customized training programs
o Creative, forward-thinking, flexible, passionate - able to toggle between the big picture strategy and practical, sustainable implementation
o Proficient in project planning, project management and stakeholder management
o Experience managing a budget including tracking spend, coordinating budget allocations and providing quarterly budget updates
o Strong leader who is able to lead in ambiguity and influence without authority
o Strong facilitation and collaboration skills
o Ability to work independently, set priorities, plan workflow and take initiative
Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.