• Associate Director, Global Diversity, Equality & Inclusion

    Charles River LaboratoriesAshland, OH 44805

    Job #1241884003

  • Associate Director, Global Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Req ID #: 66635 Location: Wilmington, MA, US, 01887Charleston, SC, US, 29407USAshland, OH, US, 44805Wayne, PA, US, 19087Boston, MA, US, 02116 For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about. Job Summary We are seeking an experiencedSr. Manager, Diversity, Equality & Inclusionfor our Global Talent Acquisition and Diversity team. This is a remote position and can be located anywhere in the U.S. TheSr. Manager, Diversity, Equality & Inclusionwill help drive the execution of CRL's global Diversity, Equality & Inclusion strategy, to create and enable a workplace environment that drives performance in the marketplace, attracts, retains, supports and develops top talent. This role focuses on executing and pulling through opportunities to drive strategy through major, multi-dimensional, enterprise-wide initiatives through project leadership, execution and subject matter expertise. The Senior Manager manages and consults with project teams and advises senior leadership on complex strategic corporate initiatives in the area of diversity, equality and inclusion. The role is expected to have significant interactions and collaboration with senior functional leadership teams, HR, Communications, Legal, managers & employees at all levels. External relationships include other Charles River global functions and sites, consultants, vendors, and marketplace professional associations/ organizations Other responsibilities related to this role are: + Liaise with local 'grass-roots' teams and groups at CRL sites around the world. + Coordinate Employee Resource Group key activities and matching with Executive Sponsors. + Develop and sustain a centralized calendar of cultural and special celebrations. + Design and sustain internal and external web pages. + Manage action plans and execute projects related to the DE&I strategy. + Data Analysis and Reporting: Design a framework for tracking, reporting, and communication around DE&I metrics and progress. This will be key to holding ourselves accountable toward making progress. + Participates in the application process for external recognition awards and external benchmarking surveys. Job Requirements The following are minimum requirements related to theSr. Manager, Diversity, Equality & Inclusionposition. + Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A. /B.S.) in human resources management, business administration, or related discipline, advanced degree preferred. + Experience: Requires a minimum of 8 years progressively responsible experience including 2 years in HR managementin a multi-cultural environment + Experience in HR/ HR related fields including Diversity & Inclusion, Culture, Organization Development, HR Business Partnership, and/or Talent Management or related work. + Demonstrated success with large, complex, and/or enterprise wide initiatives. + Demonstrated experience with leading and managing programs/ projects. + Experience in leading change management/ organization development efforts. About Corporate Functions The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement. About Charles River Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients' clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market. With over 17,000 employees within 80 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client's unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62. At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019. Equal Employment Opportunity Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet