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CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis.  These solutions have a broad range, from clean water to access to education; from microfinance to ensuring that everyone has nutritious food; from agriculture and climate change to disaster response. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world.  Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for over 70 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe.  Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.‚Äč


Work Location : US - Atlanta, GA                            Type of Post : Not Applicable                  

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Language Requirement : English                          Application Deadline : 

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CARE is seeking a Senior Advisor Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) to lead an organizational-wide effort focused on bringing more global diversity to the organization as well as ensuring our organizational culture is inclusive for all. The SA will cultivate a robust cutting-edge strategy that propels leaders across the organization to have deeper understanding, knowledge, and skills to develop the competencies needed to accelerate our progress around diversity and inclusion efforts.

The Senior Advisor, Diversity and Inclusion will partner with the CARE’s Global Management team to bring diversity and inclusion thought leadership to business strategy and execution. S/he will be defining and implementing appropriate measurement tools and supporting GMT in the integration of CARE’s D&I strategy across the organization. The Senior Advisor will work closely with CEO & COO and the D&I USA domestic Council to drive the D&I Domestic initiative.

As the subject matter expert in diversity and inclusion, the person in this role will work in partnership with leaders and peers within People & Culture on core processes/functions such as Talent Management, Global Total Rewards and Learning and Development. S/he will also work directly with the Senior leadership teams, to provide consulting expertise and support on the development and execution of specific diversity & inclusion strategies, initiatives and programs, ensuring organizational alignment to the global goals and approaches. The Senior Advisor will play an important role in connecting with external stakeholders for cross-learning, specific training and organizational positioning.

This position involves a high level of interaction with a variety of cross-divisional departments and business functions at different career levels, including senior leaders as well as external stakeholders. The Diversity & Inclusion leader will report to the VP, People and Culture and will be based in Atlanta, Georgia.


Strategy Development and Execution

  • Lead the design and implementation of CARE USA’s global D&I strategy and accountability mechanisms
  • Work closely with different departments to operationalize their D&I goals, strategies and plans
  • Lead the US Domestic D&I strategy and implementation with the support of the US Domestic D&I Council and affinity groups
  • Develop, improve and oversee diversity and inclusion metrics and dashboards; track and analyze key metrics
  • Work closely with the Deputy PSEA Safeguarding & Global GED Lead, to align CARE's domestic D&I programming with CARE's global D&I efforts

Drive an Inclusive Culture

  • Lead and support the implementation of inclusion initiatives that support the D&I strategy and bring diverse voices into the organizational discussions and decision making.
  • Support the establishment of new affinity groups, as well as management of existing employee affinity groups across the organization
  • Provide strategic leadership and support to and coordination of the domestic D&I Council 
  • Promote and support context specific mechanisms that ensure underrepresented groups are heard and participate actively in the dialogue and discussions of the organization as well as are critical contributors to D&I strategy and action plans
  • Stay current and provides up-to-date information about emerging issues and trends on inclusive organizational culture and serve as a change agent to provide solutions, resources and training

Global Diverse Talent Acquisition and Retention

  • Enable a diverse talent pipeline by working closely with the Global HR network, business leaders as well as the HR Business Partnership & Learning Director and Talent Acquisition Director
  • Develop and implement a strategy for the further retention of diverse staff
  • Work in partnership with the Learning & Development function to develop and implement training and career development opportunities that support D&I at CARE
  • Prepare the annual D&I report to be presented to the Board Talent Committee


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in related field
  • At least 5-7 years of management/leadership experience in the areas of gender equity and diversity, inclusion and culture
  • Proven, progressive experience and demonstrated effectiveness leading diversity and inclusion related initiatives in complex organizational (ideally global and/or Nonprofit/social justice)
  • Strong organizational and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency and attention to detail is required. Must possess the ability to prioritize based on need
  • Must display a clear understanding of the current state, visualize the ideal state and be able to determine and communicate how to get there!
  • Must possess a diverse set of experiences and skills that enable out of the box thinking and with the ability to provide sensible solutions
  • Ability to navigate tough conversations with varied audiences and challenge the status quo
  • Demonstrated influential skills at all levels, along with the ability to connect, communicate and facilitate within a matrixed/complexed environment
  • History of modeling and being an ally of inclusivity in the workplace
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in English is required




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