Program Manager - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion



Raleigh, NC, USA
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

We're Celonis, the global leader in Process Mining technology and one of the world's fastest-growing SaaS firms. We believe there is a massive opportunity to unlock productivity by placing data and intelligence at the core of business processes - and for that, we need you to join us.

About this role:

At Celonis, we celebrate the differences and individuality of all our employees and understand the value of having a variety of experiences, backgrounds, knowledge bases, and perspectives at play in our teams from executives to interns. It's not just a box we want to tick or a quota we want to hit. It's making sure every one of our employees has a sense of belonging and purpose at Celonis.

We are committed to building a company that reflects the diversity of the world in which we live because, well, it's just the right thing to do. That also means fighting for equal opportunity beyond just who we hire.

As a Program Manager - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at our rapidly growing tech company, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping strategies, programs, and initiatives that promote diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging throughout our organization. If you're ready to leverage your expertise to build a diverse and inclusive workplace, we encourage you to apply and join us as a Program Manager - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in our People & Culture department.

The work you’ll do:

  • Take our existing DEI strategy to the next level and ensure alignment with the company's values and leadership principles
  • Conduct assessments to evaluate the organization's current DEI practices, identify areas for improvement, and develop action plans to address gaps
  • Partner with the various HR functions and people managers across all teams to ensure that DEI considerations are integrated into recruitment, hiring, benefits and promotion processes to attract and retain diverse talent from diverse backgrounds
  • Act as a consultant to business resource groups (BRGs) and actively participate in relevant activities planned by the groups
  • Set and track DEI objectives and report regularly to various stakeholders, including senior leadership
  • Keep up to date with and maintain compliance with global laws, regulations, and standards that are focused on inclusion in the workplace
  • Revise the communication on our website, social media pages, job descriptions and internal documents to ensure we use non-discriminatory language
  • Collaborate with our Legal and Policy teams to create and update company policies and guidelines that address DEI related topics
  • Design and refine workshops and training on how to appropriately act, speak and behave in the workplace (targeting a variety of stakeholders and level of seniority)
  • Coordinate external partnerships related to diversity, equity and inclusion and stay on top of latest trends, developments and innovation in the space of creating a diverse and inclusive work environment

The qualifications you need:

  • 3-5+ years of experience in a Diversity & Inclusion role or similar function, ideally in a rapidly growing and constantly changing work environment at a larger organization
  • Good understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion principles, concepts, and best practices
  • Knowledge of global, national and local labor and human rights laws and experience working with (global) policies and creating company-wide guidelines
  • Project management skills, with the ability to plan, organize, and execute complex DEI initiatives, manage competing priorities, and meet deadlines
  • An open and honest personality, who is passionate about improving the work lives of others
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment
  • Outstanding communication skills, with the ability to effectively articulate DEI concepts and engage stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Good problem-solving and conflict management skills
  • Familiarity with HRM systems and DEI tools
  • Business fluency in English

What Celonis can offer you:

  • The unique opportunity to work with industry-leading process mining technology
  • Investment in your personal growth and skill development (clear career paths, internal mobility opportunities, L&D platform, mentorships, and more)
  • Great compensation and benefits packages (equity (restricted stock units), life insurance, time off, generous leave for new parents from day one, and more)
  • Physical and mental well-being support (subsidized gym membership, access to counseling, virtual events on well-being topics, and more)
  • A global and growing team of Celonauts from diverse backgrounds to learn from and work with
  • An open-minded culture with innovative, autonomous teams
  • Business Resource Groups to help you feel connected, valued and seen (Black@Celonis, Women@Celonis, Parents@Celonis, Pride@Celonis, Resilience@Celonis, and more)
  • A clear set of company values that guide everything we do: Live for Customer Value, The Best Team Wins, We Own It, and Earth Is Our Future

About Us

Since 2011, Celonis has helped thousands of the world's largest and most valued companies deliver immediate cash impact, radically improve customer experience and reduce carbon emissions. Its Process Intelligence platform uses industry-leading process mining technology and AI to present companies with a living digital twin of their end-to-end processes. For the first time, everyone in an organisation has a common language about how the business works, visibility into where value is hidden and the ability to capture it. Celonis is headquartered in Munich (Germany) and New York (USA) and has more than 20 offices worldwide.

Join us as we make processes work for people, companies and the planet.

Celonis is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Different makes us better.

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