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Bangalore, KA, IN

Inclusion & Diversity Consultant APAC


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role


At Swiss Re we work to make the world more resilient.  To do this sustainably, we need talented people from all backgrounds to build and further an Inclusive and Diverse ecosystem such that our workplace reflects the best version of the world we want to see around us.


Swiss Re's Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) Team's mission - Build strategy for, inform and develop innovative, cutting edge diversity and inclusion initiatives to foster a diverse, inclusive, and inspiring workplace where everyone truly belongs.


You will accelerate the organization's commitment to Inclusion and Diversity by creating an inclusive culture where differences are valued and all individuals are empowered to contribute to optimizing business results for Swiss Re's success.  You would be the consistent voice of Inclusion and Diversity for Swiss Re in the APAC region to ensure that we are amplifying, lifting-up, and celebrating diverse perspectives in an impactful way.  You will work in close collaboration with the global Inclusion & Diversity Team and the Regional Head HR APAC to ensure we are maximizing the Inclusion, Diversity and Equity opportunities within the APAC region and bring alignment with the global Inclusion and Diversity priorities.


You will do this by ensuring you:-

  • Establish relationships with leadership teams to align I&D philosophy and priorities with the strategic direction of the region's growth and ensure I&D is part of the region's business strategy
  • Drive a deeper understanding and knowledge of Inclusion and Diversity concepts through business consultation, strategic partnerships and overseeing that our initiatives further a diverse talent pipeline through intentional leadership development
  • Design, communicate and execute I&D programs, policies and guidelines to attract, retain and advance a highly skilled and talented diverse workforce in the region
  • Develop and drive I&D regional goals and KPIs across APAC region based on data
  • Serve as a facilitator, project manager and subject matter expert on I&D related initiatives and projects across the region
  • Apply judgment in tailoring initiatives and interventions to context and specific requirements of the region
  • Support/drive any change management required to successfully execute the agreed upon strategic plan
  • Research external trends and advise on I&D issues and recommend programs, practices, policies, and community-related events to further Inclusion & Diversity in the region
  • Consult with internal partners to identify improvement opportunities and/or solutions to help close identified I&D gaps within the region


About the Team


In your role as Regional Inclusion & Diversity Consultant, you will report directly to the Regional Head HR APAC and work in close collaboration with the Global Inclusion & Diversity Team, as well as the various HR generalist and specialist teams in the region.  Your Key Stakeholders will include Regional CEO, Regional D&I Council Leads and Members, Employee Resource Group (ERG) leads and Regional ERG Executive Sponsors.


About You


You are a true team player as this role requires close collaboration and interaction with a many colleagues and partners, inside and outside of our firm.


You have a strong track record in roles within Human Resources or in Human Capital consultancy practices, with an in-depth knowledge of Inclusion and Diversity topics.  We are specifically looking for someone with good understanding of the 'diversity landscape and challenges' in the APAC region.  A sound understanding of the networks and key players in this space is a must.


You demonstrate interest in future centric culture and work topics, enjoy embracing 'the unknown' and are digitally savvy.


Do you have:

  • The passion to advocate for and amplify the voices of all individuals regardless of how you may identify as an individual
  • The ability to zoom in and out between strategic and tactical, from articulating a vision to detailed execution
  • Influencing & negotiation skills with an ability to influence behavior change and drive alignment across executives and peers at all levels in an organization
  • High EQ and situational awareness with a bias towards collaboration
  • Ability to develop and implement project plans with autonomy and drive progress while operating within budget and resource requirements and with minimal or no supervision
  • Ability to Embrace ambiguity and acts as driver even under adverse circumstances
  • Experience in working in global organizations in an informal and agile team set up, comfortable in working in a highly matrixed organisation with multiple decision makers
  • Experience in driving change in global organisations: to transform, align and inspire in a high-growth environment
  • Experience in communicating effectively with senior stakeholders and navigating people through difficult conversations with discretion and professionalism.
  • Experience in counseling and consulting to guide strategic I&D / HR decisions across multiple levels of management
  • Experience in developing and executing Inclusion and Diversity programs in an organization and working with external organizations and consultants focused on diversity and inclusion
  • Graduate degree (Master's Degree), with major ideally in either one of the following disciplines: Organizational Design/ Psychology, Social Sciences, Business Development/ Engineering or Human Resources in general
  • Proficiency in English, good command of any further language is a clear plus


Keywords: Diversity, Inclusion, Change Management, Business Acumen, Strategic External Relations 
Reference Code: 96417 


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