D&I Early in Career Partner

United States of America, District of Columbia, United States of America

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Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) -- Early in Career (EiC) Partner 


As a D&I EiC Partner, you have a passion for D&I with expertise in Early in Career recruiting and program management. You will be a member of a U.S.-based team within a global community, and work throughout the Roche/Genentech network to implement a regional D&I Early in Career Recruiting Strategy to become the employer of choice for diverse talent in a competitive market and in support of Roche's 10-year ambitions. 


  • Establish, cultivate and drive partnerships with outside diversity-focused organizations (e.g. universities - incl. HBCUs/HSIs, research institutions, and non-profit organizations) to ensure alignment with overall Roche/Genentech EiC strategy  

  • Activate the business to connect with, advocate for and be accountable for building out their diverse internal and external EiC communities 

  • Provide expertise and partnership to support internal D&I goals to ensure they are aligned with Genentech’s and Roche’s vision, purpose, values and 10-Year Ambitions. 

  • Provide thought leadership and expert consulting on pipelining, sourcing, and recruiting diverse Early in Career populations with an emphasis on  Black, Hispanic/Latinx and Asian talent  

  • Partner with EiC Partners aligned to business functions and provide thought partnership and advisement on specific D&I strategies for each targeted area

  • Partner with several internal employee led groups (HBCU Initiative) to ensure operational and KPI success

  • Develop and execute approaches to proactively build, operationalize, and develop sustainable, Black, Hispanic/Latinx and Asian Early in Career talent pipelines

  • Deliver strategic outcomes; manage dependencies and help remove obstacles that stand between commitments/goals and business success

  • Conduct meaningful and courageous business and leadership conversations earning you the trust of leaders   

  • Partner with business leaders and stakeholders to establish D&I Early in Career talent strategies, measurable D&I objectives  and goals; create processes for holding leaders accountable through KPIs and metrics

  • Create momentum in the organization for D&I, amplifying existing commitments to create an environment where all employees feel they belong

  • Participate and contribute to the relevant Areas of Practice; serve as a strategic thought partner

  • Coach and mentor other colleagues to build D&I capability within our community/chapter


  • Bachelor’s degree or related experience experience in HR management, organizational development, D&I, and or business/related field

  • 5 to 7 years of experience in recruitment/talent acquisition with a focus in D&I and or University/Early in Career recruitment for a minimum of 3 years

  • Proven ability to diagnose issues/needs and develop appropriate strategies and actions to address those needs

  • Strong presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills in addressing all levels (from students to senior leadership)

  • Proven program and project management skills to manage large cross functional projects with many voices towards a common goal within specific timelines


  • Ability to navigate ambiguity in a fluid environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and cross functionally with colleagues

  • Passion and domain expertise for EiC & talent development 

  • Change management and influence at all levels of the organization 

  • Stakeholder management/Networker - ability to build strong relationships and networks 

  • Experience in developing and implementing strategies 

  • Analytical thinking skills - data driven and able to translate it into action 

  • Able to approach complex problems, organize and drive actionable solutions and results 

  • Creative & Innovative - ability to think of out of the box approaches to address challenges (proactively and reactively) 

  • Bold Thinking - Entrepreneurial mindset 

  • Practices self-awareness and resiliency to deal with ambiguity and change 

  • Strong systems thinker

  • Strong foresight and strategic planning 

  • Able to work in agile methodologies and co creative teams