HR Strategic Advisor - Culture, Engagement, and DEI - Dataworks
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Internal Number: RC506099-en-us
Company: FedEx Services Job Title: HR Strategic Advisor - Culture, Engagement, and DEI - Dataworks Job Requisition Number: RC506099 Category: Human Resources Pay Type: Exempt Locations: Memphis, Tennessee 38120 United States
Remote United States
Colorado Residents Only - Compensation: Monthly Salary $7331 - $10536 The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range or starting rate of candidates hired in Colorado. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, your work location, how many years of experience you have, and comparison to other employees already in this role. This information is provided to applicants in accordance to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.
Summary: Under minimal direction, acts as department lead in performing duties necessary to the delivery of best practice HR strategies and programs within their area of expertise. Plans, communicates, implements, and controls activities and/or programs to ensure maximum efficiency, cost effectiveness and adherence to corporate HR philosophy, policies and procedures. For communications discipline, assists with planning and execution of communication strategies.
As part of the Dataworks team, The HR Advisor will serve as a subject matter expert, thought partner and advisor on culture and employee engagement strategy with keen focus on DEI. They will provide guidance and support to executives, managers, and employees. We are looking for someone who will bring the courage to drive change and help the organization fully embrace the Dataworks core values while ensuring we continue to grow our focus on diversity, equity and inclusion. In this role, you'll get the pride of contributing to a culture of belonging, in a company devoted to equity for all.
In addition you will:
Develop, integrate, and advise on culture and employee engagement strategies and initiatives with the goal of fostering positive and sustainable change in the organizational culture, working closely with the Culture and DEI Steering Committees, executive leadership and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
Be responsible for formulating and executing customized organizational, department- and affinity-specific culture, engagement and diversity strategies that result in driving action and change in the organization.
Create and implement a comprehensive and sustainable employee engagement strategy; Take a true hands-on approach to successfully monitor the "pulse" of the employees to ensure a high level of employee engagement.
Build trusting relationships with Business Leaders, HR colleagues and employees to develop a deep understanding of the organization's workforce, culture, diversity, equity. inclusion and retention opportunities.
Provide strategic leadership on policies, best practices and change management in culture, engagement and DEI to accelerate a climate of belonging, equity and inclusiveness
Ensure culture, engagement and DEI practices and messages are embedded in overall People and Culture strategies including manager education, benefits, HRIS, talent planning, and compensation
Collaborate with Talent Acquisition to achieve values based hiring and diversity goals in recruitment.
Develop and facilitate trainings, dialogues and focus groups, where necessary to support culture, engagement, inclusion, diversity and equity initiatives.
Partner with external vendors to host ongoing culture, engagement and DEI forums. Collaborate with others to determine forum focus areas and identify external guest speakers.
Utilizing metrics, benchmarking data, and best practices research, they will lead the employee engagement business planning process, formulating recommendations and action plans for lines of business in partnership with the Workforce Analytics, HR business partners and senior leadership teams.
Quickly learn Dataworks business and priorities, and ensure efforts are aligned and support business outcomes.
Stay regularly updated on current events that may impact our workforce locally and nationally. Bring in new ideas on how to engage employees through dialogue and conversations about culture, DEI and employee engagement topics.
Ensure compliance with all employment laws, regulations, and FedEx Services policies, procedures, and processes.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience Considered a Plus:
Professional experience leading organizations through Culture, Employee Engagement, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion initiatives.
Strong project management skills; ability to lead projects at a network level to influence and obtain buy-in, and then drive execution and achievement of the right results
Successful development and implementation of professional development learning experiences (workshops, webinars, peer-to-peer, speaker events); this experience must include facilitating workshops to leadership as well as team member audiences
Success in creating and driving effective and positive employee relations, retention and reward programs
Demonstrated ability to have effective conversations with a variety of audiences while navigating difficult topics
Exceptional stakeholder relationship building, consulting, and influencing capability demonstrated across diverse situations and contexts
Ability to develop engaging presentations and strategies through the use of data and visuals.
Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams, and with all peer and management levels
Change management (CCMP, CMS or CPCM) and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications a plus
Experience in the diversity, equity, and inclusion space with expert level awareness of macro and micro DEI topics such as systems of oppression, social power dynamics, racial consciousness and ability to dismantle systemic inequities. Diversity Certification a plus.
Thorough understanding of employment law and regulations
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree/equivalent relative to function. Five (5) years directly related experience. Strong organization, planning, human relations, analytical, and communication skills.
Domicile / Relocation Information: This position can be domiciled anywhere in the United States. The ability to work remotely within the United States may be available based on business need. Relocation assistance may be available based on business need.
Notice: Sponsorship for this position is not available.
Application Criteria: Upload current copy of Resume (Microsoft Word or PDF format only) and answer job screening questionnaire by 5 pm Central Time on Thursday, April 28, 2022.
Employee Benefits: Medical, dental, and vision insurance; paid Life and AD&D insurance; tuition reimbursement; paid sick leave; paid parental leave, paid vacation, and additional paid time off; geographic pay ranges; 401K with Company match and incentive bonus potential; sales incentive compensation for selling roles.
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FedEx inspires its more than 570,000 team members to remain focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. FedEx is committed to connecting people and possibilities around the world responsibly and resourcefully, with a goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations by 2040.
FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer:
Fortune "World's Most Admired Companies" - 2021
Forbes "Best Employers for Diversity" - 2021
LinkedIn "Top 100 Companies" - 2021
TIME "100 Most Influential Companies" - 2021
World HRD Congress "Best Gender Equality Workplace" - 2021
InsiderPro ComputerWorld "Best Places to Work for IT" - 2021
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