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Senior Global Diversity & Inclusion Manager - Strategic Planning

Role Title: Senior Global Diversity & Inclusion Manager - Strategic Planning

Business: Human Resources

New or Existing Role? Existing

Grade: GCB4

Role Purpose
  • The primary responsibility of this role is to support the Global Head of D&I with the design, delivery and monitoring of the Group D&I Strategy and core planning activity for the function.

Key Accountabilities

Impact on Business
  • Develops group-wide D&I Plan, in collaboration with Global Head of D&I.
  • Anticipates and responds to external D&I forces (e.g. government reviews, legislative reform, ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) ratings agencies, HSBC investors etc..
  • Manages D&I content for Annual Reporting and Accounts process and all other ESG related disclosures.
  • Updates and maintains global D&I policies
  • Manages D&I scorecard objective setting and assessment process with Group Strategy as required
  • Oversees development of annual comms plan with HR Comms. and Group D&I awards submissions
  • Supports Global Head of D&I with governance and reporting frameworks.
  • Drafts D&I papers for global governance forums
  • Oversees D&I data quality, reporting and insights with related HR and Employee Insights and Communications areas, leading regular data reviews with data specialists
  • Oversees programme of work weaving D&I principles into content across the employee lifecycle
  • Leads some strand-specific D&I projects
  • Oversees budget setting and tracking process

Major Challenges
  • Heavily matrixed environment and dispersed workforce
  • Variations of D&I awareness/understanding

Role Context
  • Lean corporate centre
  • Rapidly changing global trends and disruption impacting D&I within corporates/financial services

Management of Risk
  • Ensures compliance, operational risk controls in accordance with HSBC and regulatory standards and policies.
  • Assists line manager on being responsive to regulators by addressing issues.
  • Promotes an environment that supports diversity and reflects the HSBC brand and values.

Observation of Internal Controls
  • Maintains HSBC internal control standards
  • Protects HSBC's internal and external reputation.


Knowledge & Experience / Qualifications
  • Broader HR and D&I subject matter expertise - thought leader and strong technical capabilities
  • Advanced project management skills - a track record of translating business objectives and needs into D&I solutions through appropriately setting objectives, targets, deadlines, cost management, quality and project management best practices. Needs to demonstrate that this ability can be exercised over regionally distributed teams
  • Understanding of D&I data and HR systems, with ability to draw compelling insights from data analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communications and presentation skills to a wide range of internal and external audiences, including executive level
  • Experience of governance models and reporting frameworks/requirements
  • Self starter, resilient and tenacious with focus on execution and delivery
  • Connected to external D&I best practice and thought leadership, with ability to summarise complex information in an easy to understand way
  • Strong commercial acumen, with exposure to working in a financial services organisation desirable
  • Ability to thrive within a changing, complex, culturally rich and geographically dispered environment

Under the Company's internal 'Back to Front'/'Front to Back' transfer policy this role may be classed as High Risk. As a result, internal candidates may require enhanced approvals and vetting checks if they are currently employed in a Front Office department, or if they have worked in a Front Office department within the last 5 years (please refer to the HR FIM definition for further guidance). The enhanced approvals and vetting would need to be completed before the candidate will be confirmed in the role.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to creating a diverse environment.

Job Details
Job Ref: 282697818
Hours: Not Specified
Location: London, United Kingdom
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: GBP - Annual