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Thermo Fisher Scientific D&I Director in Boston, Massachusetts

Position summary

This role is integral to our commitment to advance and accelerate diversity and inclusion within our workplace, and specifically within the Customer Channels Group. Working within the robust matrix, this Director will ensure our workplace is representative of the communities and customers we serve and that the environment is inclusive for all. The incumbent must lead through influence not hierarchical power to drive cultural and behavior change and advancement of an inclusive culture. This role requires excellent leadership skills and the ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization. The Director of Diversity and Inclusion will be the subject leader and work collaboratively with the D&I CoE and the HR partners supporting the Customer Channels Group. Working with business leadership and HR they will assess, determine and implement detailed and cohesive action plans. Areas of focus, including but not limited to: recruiting and placement, ERG maximization, retention, management cultural accountability, etc. The leader will have responsibility to drive inclusion systematically across the Corporate functions, including deeper diagnostics, hypothesis creation and validation and defining key actions to drive appropriate change.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develops and delivers tailored colleague inclusion and diversity roadmaps that aligns with the D&I CoE’s strategic plan and that positively and measurably affects the culture, team, and colleague experience in support of the strategic business goals.

  • Energizes and engages cross-functional and matrixed teams to achieve our vision, demonstrating a high-level of emotional intelligence, openness to change, and the willingness to merge ideas to bring forward the best solutions.

  • Provides thought leadership for D&I programs and opportunities, while operating as an extension of the D&I CoE

  • Deliver a granular and comprehensive delivery plan for key priorities and interventions including increasing diversity representation within the leadership pipeline and delivering inclusion campaigns that deliver measurable progress on Diversity and Inclusion.

  • Work in collaboration with executive leaders, HR leadership, talent acquisition, talent management and head of D&I and others on identifying and driving projects/initiatives across the group.

  • Work in partnership with the communications lead to ensure the communications of key messages are aligned to the wider D&I strategic plan and roadmap

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • 8-10 years of progressively responsible experience in Human Resources, to include some experience in D&I program management, at a global organization

  • Experience of delivering inclusion, diversity or HR projects, to include strategy development and leading change

  • Ability to develop, analyze, and interpret data to drive systematic change and improvements

  • Proven ability to interact with multiple levels of leadership both internally and externally, and influence peers and senior management

  • Strong communication skills- written and verbal; ability to present to and facilitate audiences at all levels

  • Ability to travel as required for appropriate key meetings and forums (around 10% of the time)

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 80,000 extraordinary minds have a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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