Head of Inclusion & Diversity
Company: PIMCO - Pacific Investment Management Company LLC
Location: Newport Beach
Posted on: March 29, 2021
We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage
investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset
classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities,
commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private
equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively
managing more than $1.92 trillion in assets for clients around the
world. PIMCO has over 2,800 employees in 17 offices globally. PIMCO
is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted
advisor to our clients. PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed
income investment managers with thousands of professionals around
the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for
our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought
innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions,
financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust
us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and
leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and
a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global
communities. Position Description: PIMCO is seeking a Head of
Inclusion & Diversity to advance diversity, inclusion and culture
within our workplace. Inclusion & Diversity is a firm-wide
strategic priority and we believe in a diverse workforce, where all
employees can bring their authentic selves to work and know that
they belong and are valued. The primary responsibility of the role
is to drive the design and implementation of HR programs, policies
and strategies to foster greater inclusion, representation and
equity across businesses globally, building on current efforts to
enable the firm to continue to attract, develop, retain and engage
top talent. You will oversee essential inclusion practices and
programs, bring thought leadership internally and externally, and
support the development of KPIs to measure progress. We are seeking
a seasoned Inclusion & Diversity leader who will champion, promote,
and lead our strategic efforts and be responsible for delivering
innovative solutions to develop a truly diverse workforce and
foster an inclusive culture, celebrating diverse perspectives and
experiences. This individual will report to Emmanuel Roman,
Managing Director and CEO, with a dotted line to Robin Shanahan,
Managing Director and Co-Chief Operating Officer and partner
closely with the PIMCO Executive Committee, PIMCO's Executive
Office, Business Heads, and HR leaders. She/he will ensure we
develop a road-map that increases PIMCO's representation, foster a
culture of inclusion and awareness, and drive equity and fairness
in all that we do.-- RESPONSIBILITIES--
- Serve as a thought leader in the organization on all aspects of
Inclusion & Diversity, bringing innovative, leading edge ideas,
programs and best practices to PIMCO.
- Understand PIMCO and develop measurable short and long-term
diversity and inclusion approaches and programs that support
strategic business goals.
- Advise, coach, and partner, with diversity in mind, with
business heads and managers to integrate best practices into their
processes for their individual teams by providing them the tools
and resources needed to be the most effective.
- Create and execute communications and change management
strategies to increase awareness among all colleagues in
partnership with Global HR, Global Marketing and Corporate
- Effectively communicate and be a strategic thought leader both
internally and externally. Clearly and concisely articulate complex
ideas, unique concepts, and proposals to target audiences on
Inclusion & Diversity initiatives
- Create an external Inclusion & Diversity strategy that supports
key stakeholder relationships and talent pipelining.
- Maximize the partnerships we have with key organizations to
build the firm's employer brand and market the firm's employee
value proposition within diverse communities.
- Provide coaching, subject matter expert advice, education and
consultation to executives, HR and business leaders to develop
goals and practices that positively impact diversity and inclusion
- Partner with Leadership & Organizational Development and
Learning to develop a contemporary, comprehensive, best in class
Inclusion & Diversity learning and development strategy from
foundational to advanced levels for all colleagues.
- Collaborate with HR Business Partners to develop and implement
IDC strategies for their respective business/function.
- Collaborate with the Global Head of Talent Acquisition &
Learning to implement effective diversity sourcing, recruiting, new
hire onboarding, and internal mobility strategies at all
- Support and enable PIMCO's Inclusion & Diversity work streams
including employee led affinity groups, events, and education by
providing coordinated tools, resources, guidance and thought
leadership to increase diversity efforts and impact.
- Partner with the Workforce Analytics team to develop, maintain
and monitor diversity metrics, dashboards and reports that enable
data-driven decision making to drive change in the
- Represent PIMCO's diversity and inclusion philosophy, approach,
efforts and outcomes externally with individuals, influencers, and
partner organizations within the community and at key external
- Recognize and create programs to support regional, local, and
remote employees' needs, issues, and initiatives Position
- Requires a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related
field. Master's degree or MBA highly desirable.
- 15+ years of experience in Human Resources with a strong focus
and track record of success leading Diversity & Inclusion.
- Passionate about diversity, inclusion, equity, and addressing
the impact of external social events in the workplace.
- Advanced knowledge of diversity, inclusion, global cultural
competencies and equity strategies with demonstrated experience
innovating and crafting creative solutions that address key
business challenges and opportunities.
- Demonstrated experience with relationship management and
partnering with multiple stakeholders. Highly collaborative with
strong influencing skills.
- Broad and global knowledge of diversity and inclusion
processes, procedures, best practices, resources and networks.
- Excellent strategic planning skills, solutions-focus, creative
problem-solving capability, project management skills and
- A strong work ethic and emotional intelligence, including the
ability to influence at all levels of the institution and drive
- Experience leading a team of direct and indirect reports to
achieve shared goals and meaningful outcomes.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to include
written, oral, listening, and presentation, and a demonstrated
ability to communicate effectively in a diverse environment.
- Excellent executive presence, ability to work at the most
senior level of the company with confidence and courage.
- A high energy, results-oriented, learning agile and resourceful
leader who is capable of quickly grasping his/her
- Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction
through prioritization, quality, efficiency and
- Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding
environment with changing workloads.
- Result driven, demonstrated ownership and accountability.
- Able to travel (domestic and/or international) dependent on
business and client needs - approx. 25% PIMCO is committed to
offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to
support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits
vary by location but may include:--
- Medical, dental, and vision coverage
- Life insurance and travel coverage
- 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement
plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
- Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental
leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits,
health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification
- Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation
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