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Global Senior Diversity & Inclusion Manager

Microsoft Corporation - Redmond, WA

Global Senior Diversity & Inclusion Manager

Microsoft Corporation



Job #670562995

At Microsoft, we view diversity and inclusion as a business imperative. We believe that our continued success depends on our ability to leverage the diverse skills, experiences, and backgrounds that our employees bring to the company. Microsoft’s Global Diversity & Inclusion (GD&I) Team’s initiatives enable the company to compete worldwide for talent and consumers alike by leveraging its workforce globally to improve organizational performance and deliver on the mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. We seek to accelerate the diversity and inclusion mission at Microsoft, one in which we create an environment that helps Microsoft tap into the collective power of everyone at Microsoft and that enables every individual to contribute to their fullest potential.

The Senior Manager, Global Diversity & Inclusion will be responsible for managing key D&I strategy initiatives taking place across our global go to market businesses. In addition, this individual will provide consultation on the needs of the organization and relevant solutions. The successful candidate will have the ability to think strategically at a global level, be passionate about diversity and inclusion, have strong influencing and negotiation skills and be adept at executing multiple large-scale projects in a timely and effective fashion. In addition, the ideal candidate will have strong cross-company relationship building skills, possess a strong attention to detail, excel at dealing with and leading through ambiguity, have an ability to understand complex issues and be able to translate them into simple, clear execution plans that help advance the D&I agenda across the go to market businesses.

This position has the ability to located in several regions; including NYC, Chicago, Las Colinas, TX or Charlotte, NC.


Key Responsibilities:

Translating key strategy initiatives into clear action plans & deliverables that enable the go to market businesses to drive progress

Managing and tracking key D&I strategy initiatives. This will include:

Identifying & managing project risks

Communicating project status & milestones to all levels of leadership & stakeholders

Organizing and leading project managers with the businesses to help execute on initiatives

Measuring progress of initiatives relative to desired outcomes

Partnering and building strong relationships with human resources and business leaders.

Providing subject matter expertise, leveraging data and researched best practices.


Qualification Required Skills/Experiences:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

3-5 years D&I experience

Ability to motivate, influence and optimize senior leadership, stakeholders and peer groups.

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment

Proven stakeholder management skills, especially in a cross-organizational capacity

Ability to effectively prioritize and coordinate multiple work streams of activities

Excellent communication, collaboration, organizational, time management, presentation, and writing skills

Proactive, self motivated, and team oriented

Updated 05/25/2018

24 days 7 hours ago

Microsoft Corporation


Global Senior Diversity & Inclusion Manager Microsoft Corporation - Redmond, WA, United States


Location: Redmond, WA

Company Profile:
Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software, services, and hardware devices. Its Windows division offers Windows operating system; Windows Services suite of applications and Web services, including and SkyDrive; Surface RT and Pro devices; and PC accessories. The company’s Server and Tools division provides server software, cloud-based services, and solutions; and training and certification to developers and information technology professionals, as well as builds standalone and software development lifecycle tools for software architects, developers, testers, and project managers. Its products include Windows Server operating systems, Windows Azure, Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Intune, Windows Embedded, Visual Studio, System Center products, Microsoft consulting services, and Premier product support services. The company’s Online Services division offers online information and content, including Bing, Bing Ads, and MSN. Its Microsoft Business division provides software and online services, such as Microsoft Office system consisting of Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Exchange, Lync, Yammer, and Microsoft Office project and office Visio; and Microsoft Dynamics business solutions, including Microsoft Dynamics ERP and Dynamics CRM, as well as Microsoft Office Web Apps and Microsoft Office 365, which are online service offerings. The company’s Entertainment and Devices division offers products and services designed to entertain and connect people. Its products include Xbox entertainment platform, including Xbox 360 gaming and entertainment console, Kinect for Xbox 360, Xbox 360 video games, and Xbox 360 accessories; Xbox LIVE; Skype; and Windows Phone. The company markets and distributes its products through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers, as well as online. It has a strategic partnership with DocuSign, Inc. and Ooyala. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.