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Diversity & Inclusion Partner

It's what sets us apart that brings us together.

Everything we do starts with people. It’s what makes us different from all other car companies. If you share our belief in the power of people and our passion for human-centric innovation, you will thrive together with brilliant, like-minded colleagues who are committed to making a true difference


The Mission:

We are looking for an experienced Diversity & Inclusion Lead to lead Volvo Cars in progressing, developing, and championing a truly diverse and inclusive culture across the Americas Region.


We will look to this key partner to strategize, and implement Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) programs, plans and initiatives. Working in close partnership with our employees, network of diversity groups and advocates as well as our Americas Management Team (AEMT), they will ensure Volvo Cars’ core values of diversity and inclusion are embedded throughout every element of our culture and our business operation.


What You Will Do:

  • Design, develop, and direct the delivery of D&I strategies and programs in close partnership with our key stakeholders across the organization.
  • Lead, support and facilitate our internal resource groups to drive momentum around D&I initiatives and programs.
  • Act as a coach to our leaders. Shape their roles as D&I champions, ensuring they have the information, tools, and support to ground their team culture and business operations in diversity and inclusivity.
  • Stay at the forefront of the Diversity and Inclusion landscape, remaining up-to-date on emerging topics and opportunities. Evaluate and incorporate that knowledge into Volvo’s culture and business
  • In partnership with our Talent Acquisition team, develop and champion a robust strategy to ensure diverse candidate slates and representation throughout the recruitment and hiring processes.  Coach our hiring managers on inclusivity in their hiring practices.
  • Actively engage with employees across the region and create effective feedback loops around our D&I progress.
  • Recognize blockers, break down ineffective systems, and implement practices to drive diversity, equity, and inclusion across our culture and throughout our business.
  • Gather and analyze data and metrics to support business decisions and plans.


What You Will Bring to Volvo:

  • 5-7+ years of professional experience within a Human Resources function, in which 3 years is directly overseeing and responsible for diversity and inclusion programs
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing diversity and inclusion, workplace culture strategies and leading a change management process
  • Effective communication & ability to influence all levels of the organization and partner easily with senior leadership and stakeholders.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions.
  • Flexibility, compassion, and an innovative approach to problem solving while working in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities


Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

Rockleigh, NJ, US

Job requisition ID:  46327
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