MARSH & MCLENNAN COMPANIES, INC
The Diversity and Inclusion Officer is responsible for driving culture change to enable Marsh to transform for the workforce of the future. By harnessing diversity and inclusion, colleague engagement, corporate social responsibility, and Marsh’s corporate purpose, the D&I leader will continue to execute a strategy that enables Marsh to attract, retain, and promote a diverse workforce that meets the talent needs of Marsh’s evolving business. The successful incumbent is responsible for evolving, implementing and delivering, in partnership with other key senior business and function leaders, the firm's global diversity and inclusion strategies. This role requires a thought leader who is highly capable executing and delivering measurable results across the organization.
Ensure diversity and inclusion and broader colleague engagement strategies are aligned with business units and corporate functions and appropriately positioned within company
Oversee a small team of D&I professional(s) and collaborate with regional Talent, Learning, and Diversity (TLD) leaders.
Serve as a thought leader in the diversity and inclusion discipline and workforce culture transformation
Build and maintain strong relationships with business and functional leaders to leverage diversity and marketing opportunities
Effectively partner with Diversity Officers across Operating Companies (e.g., Mercer, Guy Carpenter)
Oversee and drive strategy around colleague engagement inclusive of execution of the annual all-colleague engagement survey and other initiatives as they arise.
Serve as the company's chief representative on diversity matters at the national and global levels
Develop strategy for integration of diversity and inclusion into the Executive Committee and HR Leadership Initiatives
Partner with Talent Acquisition to increase the pipeline of women, people of color, and other historically underrepresented talent to the organization.
Build a Practitioner Community to leverage leading practices across the enterprise
Maintain and continue to develop expert knowledge of D&I by researching effective Diversity practices, monitoring industry developments, evaluating emerging trends, and conducting benchmark comparisons
Partner with Learning and Development, HR Policies and Practices and other specialist teams to integrate D&I into employee training, processes and procedures
Provide meaningful tools and analytics that enable leadership to accelerate D&I performance and integrate efforts into business as usual processes
Develop early intervention tools and strategies to ensure proper progress is being made
Provide leadership to the Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) such that they are in support of the firm's overall desire to be considered leading edge with respect to D&I, including globally
Attend conferences/events and network with relevant external professional organizations to identify best practices and determine applicability to Marsh
Bachelors degree required; graduate degree is desirable
8 years of professional experience
High level strategic thinker who understands and can effectively articulate the business case for diversity
Proven experience in developing and implementing a strategy with demonstrated results
Experience leading people, including influencing individuals who do not have a direct reporting relationship
Experience working effectively across a complex, global organization
Extensive experience representing an organization internally and externally
Extensive experience developing diversity strategies, within and outside the United States, and Equal Opportunity strategies, and Employee Resource Group strategies
Understanding of relevant employment laws and obligations under those laws, including those of a federal contractor
Experience in dealing with State, Federal and associated regulatory representatives in the areas of Diversity & Inclusion, EEO, etc.
Executive presence and very strong oral and written communication skills
Strong quantitative skills with the ability to analyze and present data in order to influence necessary constituents
Proven ability to build trust and gain the confidence of key internal and external stakeholders
Highest levels of personal and professional ethics and integrity
Skillful ability to manage through ambiguity
Forward thinking; doesn't accept the status quo
Ability to drive change
Externally focused with an eye towards how the firm will be viewed by multiple constituents
Ability to work with a broad and diverse group of stakeholders and regulators
Creative and innovative, with the capability to drive action through strong influencing skills
Intelligent and analytical with the ability to focus on and decide key issues quickly
Strong capability in developing key relationships with necessary individuals, both internally and externally
Develops a clear vision for the future and communicates it in a way that creates clarity and inspires action
Takes accountability for actions and results and expects the same from others
Strong project leadership and management skills
Flexible and able to change directions easily
Treats talent as a strategic differentiator
Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. In more than 130 countries, our experts in every facet of risk and across industries help clients to anticipate, quantify, and more fully understand the range of risks they face. We work with clients of all sizes to define, design, and deliver innovative solutions to better quantify and manage risk. We offer risk management, risk consulting, insurance broking, alternative risk financing, and insurance program management services to businesses, government entities, organizations, and individuals around the world. To every client interaction we bring an unmatched combination of deep intellectual capital, industry-specific expertise, global experience, and collaboration. Since 1871, clients have relied on Marsh for trusted advice, to represent their interests in the marketplace, make sense of an increasingly complex world, and help turn risks into new opportunities for growth. Our more than 30,000 colleagues work on behalf of our clients, who are enterprises of all sizes in every industry, and include individuals, multinational organizations, and government entities worldwide. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. Visit www.marsh.com
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Marsh and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).
Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/.
We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity
Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.
MARSH & MCLENNAN COMPANIES, INC
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Marsh & McLennan Companies is a professional services firm like no other — a global network of nearly 65,000 experts in risk, strategy, and people, united by an unusually collaborative culture that transcends business units and borders. We bring the best people together to help clients discern new possibilities and pursue them with success. For 147 years, we have grown by helping our clients prosper amid changing times and technologies, from the Industrial Revolution to the digital age. Our work today embraces many of society’s most complex challenges: sustainable business growth; the health, wealth, and performance of organizations' people; resource security; cyber security; economic instability; climate change; and terror threats.