Inclusion & Diversity Program Manager in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 11/28/2020

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Job Description

SUMMARY

Our Inclusion & Diversity team is looking for a top-notch program manager with a consultative mindset and a passion for building a culture of inclusion. The Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) Program Manager is responsible for the creation and implementation of programs and initiatives designed to retain, develop and promote diverse talent across all areas of the organization. You will develop, implement and track ongoing strategic initiatives that advance inclusion and diversity.  The ideal candidate is deeply passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion and has strong program/project management skills.  The I&D Program manager will collaborate with a wide variety of team members, departments, leadership teams, and third parties as needed. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to take on an important initiative for the organization, as well as make a long-lasting impact.

The Program Manager will collaborate with a wide variety of employees, departments, and leadership teams as needed. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to take on an important initiative for the organization, as well as make a long-lasting impact.

THE ROLE

  • Develop and implement strategic solutions that drive the DEI strategy at Advance to include initiatives and/or programs for specific demographics or lines of business.
  • Be instrumental in the execution of Advance’s enterprise-wide I&D strategy
  • Responsible for creating and implementing internal I&D programs, events and initiatives for designated business partners.
  • Represent D&I; initiatives internally and externally. • Build impactful relationships with peer organizations and D&I; leaders within the company to support our internal initiatives and recruitment strategies for underrepresented groups. • Partner with the HR COEs to enrich our retention and employee development strategies, including attracting, training, performance and career development solutions for employees and managers.
  • Partner with I&D Analyst to use data and metrics to establish ROI and identify opportunities to strengthen inclusion and diversity across the organization.
  • Conduct a needs assessment and develop project plans for any program and/or diversity training requests that focus on inclusion and diversity.
  • Create and oversee budget for designated projects and programs.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bilingual Spanish Preferred
  • College degree in a related field.
  • Recent experience in a diversity focused role.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in all levels of project management/change management, from making strategic decisions to tactical implementation.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to influence people of different backgrounds and styles. Experience crafting internal communication a plus.
  • Experience developing end-to-end, scalable solutions for challenging problems

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.