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Senior Global Diversity and Belonging Specialist (Remote, EMEA)

London, United Kingdom, Permanent

Posted: 3 days ago

Description:

The Senior Global Diversity and Belonging Specialist (EMEA) will work closely with the Senior Lead of Diversity and Belonging and the Diversity and Belonging Technical Lead (Systems and Strategy) to implement the Global Diversity and Belonging Strategy in EMEA. The Senior Global Diversity and Belonging Specialist (EMEA) will also work closely with EMEA leads, individual contributors, and EMEA Talent officials to support all employee and merchant initiatives and programming in the region.

Shopify exists to make commerce better for everyone and in order to bring this mission to life, we must include everyone across all dimensions of diversity worldwide. Our commitment is clear: diversity is an organizational imperative and belonging is at the core of what we do. We continuously strive for merchants, employees and our ecosystem to experience this fundamental human need throughout their entire journey with Shopify. Our vision is that everyone at Shopify and in our ecosystem feels included, valued and heard and that we bring more voices to entrepreneurship in our mission to make commerce better for everyone.

The Senior Global Diversity and Belonging Specialist (EMEA) will be responsible for leading the implementation of Shopify's Global Diversity and Belonging Strategy in EMEA with the primary goal of threading diversity and belonging topics and best practices into existing frameworks, events, and touch points while also designing new, bespoke programs and initiatives. The Diversity and Belonging team works in a range of areas including research and learning; Talent programs; community-building initiatives; and storytelling, including Shopify's recently launched series Born for Business.

The Specialist will support EMEA-based teams in the design of their diversity and belonging work plans, provide subject matter expertise to the EMEA teams, partner with Talent on regional initiatives and processes, and establish external partnerships with organizations representing underrepresented communities.

Responsibilities include:

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Lead the implementation of Shopify's Global Diversity and Belonging Strategy in EMEA.

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Manage and support the annual work planning process under the strategy with leadership teams in EMEA as a way to bring diversity and belonging goals to life through tangible initiatives and actions.

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Support EMEA-based teams in the implementation of their annual work plans through the provision of subject-matter expertise, training, facilitation, and implementation support.

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Partner with Talent teams in EMEA on diversity and belonging issues related to hiring, performance, impact, compensation, Talent development, attrition and culture.

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Partner with Product and Commercial teams to offer D&B insights and expertise into the development of their general plans and programs.

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Liaise and establish partnerships with other tech companies in the region and organizations supporting underrepresented communities in the region.

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Develop a regional working group of tech companies and diversity and belonging experts.

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Support the internationalization of our ERG program to ensure that its impact is realized.

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Work with People Analytics and Talent research teams to identify underrepresented groups in the region and work with Talent teams and leadership teams to develop bespoke programming and initiatives to reach these groups

Job Details

1301116740
Any
London, United Kingdom
Permanent