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Sr Manager, D&I People

Walt Disney Studios
Burbank, CA 91502

Sr Manager, D&I People

Job ID 700004BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Sep. 03, 2019

Job Summary:

At Disney, we˜re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

Diversity & Inclusion are critical enablers of this effort. To stay relevant in the market place, we strive to have the people and culture that enable us to surprise and delight our guests and audiences today and in the future.

The Diversity and Inclusion team serves as a center of excellence for the enterprise, leading the development of D&I business strategy, partnering with leadership across lines of business and global markets, providing subject matter expertise on relevant inclusion practices, and enhancing our inclusion brand both inside and outside the company.

The Senior Manager, D&I People, reports to the VP, People & Culture for The Walt Disney Company, serving as strategic partner for all talent functions globally. This individual contributor role, will introduce best practices to attract, retain and develop diverse talent across lines of business and geographies, helping Disney become a leader in the art and science of uncovering talent.


  • Provide insights to problem solve, design and deliver strategic, segment-wide solutions and partner with relevant stakeholders across TWDC on enterprise-wide initiatives
  • Study talent management system(s) to identify opportunities for bias mitigation
  • Steer the development and maintenance of data and insights needed to properly assess our progress
  • Recommend onboarding and learning strategies for diverse talent segments
  • Ensures business segments have access to the right analytics and insights at the right time
  • Share best practices to support the development of an inclusive environment across the enterprise
  • Analyze metrics and data to determine strategic approach to priorities
  • Identify and prioritize professional memberships and publications that offer high value insights for diverse talent
  • Partner with stakeholders in quantitative analysis and reporting, including, market research, trend analysis, benchmarking and opportunity identification

  • Develop toolkits for talent leaders
  • Operationalize enterprise-wide focused priorities, such as sponsorship programs for a particular population
  • Identify ways to mine for talent from untapped and unexpected sources
  • Enhance enterprise insight about what remedies are most effective to advance inclusion
  • Ensure global perspective is embedded in all efforts

Basic Qualifications:

  • To be successful, this leader needs to have four core characteristics:
    • A keen mind for analysis
    • Deep understanding of what drives business cultures & employee experiences
    • A natural orientation to collaboration, with inherent understanding about when to lead and when to support
    • The ability to garner trust from stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience in D&I, HR or related area
  • Goal-oriented and possesses the ability to prioritize regularly in an ever-changing environment
  • Ability to work with many cross-functional internal and external partners, in a matrix environment with a high sense of urgency
  • Strong client-service orientation and the ability to build credibility and relationships
  • Ability to think conceptually and strategically, while maintaining a results-driven approach
  • A unique combination of analytic and strategic analysis capabilities to leverage research and set measurable goals
  • Superior cognitive ability; ability to simplify complex situations and make sound judgments
  • Outstanding presentation and communication skills, written and oral
  • Knowledge of best practices and innovative talent trends in the market place

Required Education

  • Bachelors degree in a related field

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Companys powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, youll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disneys stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Human Resources Strategies and Services, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Human Resources Strategies and Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.


Posted: 2019-09-05 Expires: 2019-10-06

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