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IBM Global Talent Acquisition Diversity Leader in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Location Preferences: NYC or Boston

It’s an exciting time to join Talent Acquisition at IBM. The impact of digital has disrupted traditional TA models industry-wide. At IBM, we’ve boldly set out to create market-leading Talent Acquisition experiences, forging the way into this new frontier, moving the industry forward faster. Smart TA technologies, agile ways of working and open-sourced approaches are becoming part of our DNA. As a result, new roles with a convergence of skills are emerging and we’re searching for the right talent to join us and help us lead the way!

Are you the next generation of TA?

IBM’s Global Talent Acquisition Diversity Leader will be accountable for setting IBM’s TA diversity strategy & and achieving the goals aligned to it. They will enable and inspire IBM’s TA leaders and recruiters to weave Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) into their everyday awareness and activity. They will collaborate with IBM’s D&I program leaders and our world-wide hiring delivery leaders to develop a global D&I hiring strategy tied to an outcome of attracting, engaging and selecting balanced slates of diversity while fostering inclusive experiences throughout. They will provide global investment guidelines and transparency to trends & results. To ensure outcomes are achieved with shared accountability world-wide, the TA Diversity Leader will co-create with TA leaders in each region to segment and localize adoption of the global strategy.

Responsibilities -

  • Define annual priorities and roadmaps to achieve a worldwide diverse & inclusive hiring culture, consistently across all areas of Talent Acquisition from employer branding & sourcing to candidate engagement & selection

  • Accountable for inspiring Talent Acquisition Leaders & recruiters across our geographies to adopt and execute hiring strategies to achieve our goals

  • Define & enable adoption of a segmented diversity channel’s strategy world-wide, –including guidelines for channel investments strategies

  • Track and share Geo hiring trends, understand constituency challenges and work with Geo leaders to recommend pivots to strategies tied to data/results

  • Define and execute on an end to end stakeholder communication and interlock plan

  • Accountable for enabling Business and HR stakeholders to navigate country specific policies and clear roadblocks to enable diverse and inclusive hiring

  • Establish & educate stakeholders on our Talent Acquisition EVP with diversity and inclusion at the core. Influence leadership stakeholders world-wide to gain initiative buy-in

  • Provide stakeholder transparency, education and training enablement, working with prioritized geographies to create implementation plans

  • Collaborate with IBM employer branding team to ensure, diversity isn’t a separate TA agenda but integral to overall employer brand

  • Establish standard reporting metrics and enable solutions to deliver

  • Continuously evolve and enhance strategies to drive business value through a continuous feeder for top talent

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Minimum of 4 years of full-lifecycle Talent Acquisition experience

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Proven track record of successful diverse and inclusive hiring execution from branding/attraction through to selection and onboarding

  • Established, successful experience delivering on communication plans in complex, global environments

  • Strong project management skills & experience

  • Proven innovator with a growth mindset

  • Leadership presence and credibility to influence all levels of stakeholders

  • Thorough understanding of recruiting life-cycles and channels segmentation strategies

  • Proven success delivering results in complex cross-business & cultural environments

  • Established personal brand and eminence with diverse networks

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.