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Global Engagement & Inclusion Director

Requisition ID:  5441
Location:  Philadelphia, PA, US, 19312
Alternative Locations:  Harrisburg
Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Employment Experience:  10 years or more
Travel:  10% to 25%

TE Connectivity (TE) is a leading global provider of highly engineered connectors and sensors with sales of over US $12 billion to customers in more than 150 countries.  They design, manufacture and market products for customers in a broad array of industries including automotive; consumer electronics; telecommunications; aerospace; defense & military; medical & healthcare; oil & gas/marine; and energy & utilities.  They manufacture over 500,000 precision engineered parts for well-known brand names including connectors/interconnection systems, terminal blocks, relays, electronic modules, circuit protection devices, fiber optic components, wire and cable, switches, wireless components, sensors, printed circuit boards, touch screens and application tooling.  With over 72,000 associates including 7,000 engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer service capabilities, TE Connectivity’s commitment is their customers’ advantage. Through innovation, TE Connectivity is making the world’s products safer, greener, smarter and more connected.  They lead the way in sustainability, community engagement and corporate responsibility.  TE Connectivity is an independent publicly traded company whose common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “TEL.”  See  

Job Summary

As a member of the Global Talent Management team, the Director of Engagement and Inclusion is responsible for establishing TE’s enterprise-wide Engagement & Inclusion vision and strategy and ensuring it is embedded throughout the employee and manager experience.  This individual will focus on engaging and leading a diverse workforce, and enabling culture, engagement, inclusion and diversity initiatives to create an environment where employees are engaged and differences are embraced and used to better serve the needs of customers.  The individual will be responsible for assessing current state of engagement, inclusion and diversity across the enterprise, to identify opportunities for enhancements and improvements in both structure and effectiveness, and to ensure consistency with business and customer needs: company-wide culture, strategy, values, behaviors; and industry best practices. This includes assessing already established employee resource groups (ERGs) on current state and potential opportunities for greater engagement and effectiveness, as well as assessing current diversity recruiting efforts to ensure we’re targeting the right talent for the organization. The individual will also partner across Human Resource and enterprise stakeholder groups to ensure all engagement, inclusion and diversity strategies and programs are embedded in all TE operations, practices, and processes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as TE’s senior level strategist responsible for guiding efforts and creating opportunities to define, assess and promote engagement, inclusion and diversity and to align efforts to TE business strategy and operations.  This includes guiding the efforts of ERGs to promote inclusion and diversity.
  • Provide strategic oversight and direction to the Operating Committee for ensuring the organization is meeting its global obligations regarding equal opportunity; provides consultation in designing and implementing institution-wide changes to ensure diversity and inclusion, EEO and equity practices are integrated into employment and workplace practices
  • Act as thought leader, mentor and advisor to business unit, functional and regional engagement, ERGs, and leaders.  Work directly with all businesses/functions to lead a strategic planning process to develop and drive an engagement and inclusion strategy that enables diversity.
  • Deepen the global impact of ERGs and leverage them to drive business and talent development innovations and initiatives; assess industry practices of ERGs and how they are evolving and bring that thought leadership internal to TE
  • Serve as subject matter expert to drive targeted diversity recruiting initiatives, to ensure the right talent is recruited into the organization across all levels; leverage industry and internal best practices as appropriate
  • Develop global and regional strategic plans for employee engagement focused on common needs and initiatives arising from business unit, function and regional plans with a goal of broadening awareness of the organization’s culture, strategy, values and behaviors, enhancing the organization’s reputation and brand image, and meeting local and global needs.
  • Drive strategic alignment of engagement, inclusion and diversity initiatives with HR strategies/policies/programs (e.g., talent acquisition, talent management)
  • Partner with Corporate Responsibility function on the diversity strategy and connection to local communities and sustainability initiatives, as well as Corporate Communications to support internal and external E&I communications
  • Keep current on external programs and developments by maintaining contact with other leaders in the field.  Bring outside in thinking and best practices into TE to inform our E&I work.  
  • Identify and manage relationships with external partnerships and key diversity organizations on behalf of TE
  • Represent TE at conferences, industry events, etc. to promote TE as diversity employer of choice.
  • Develop an E&I learning strategy and approach and partner with the Global Learning organization to communicate and implement
  • Develop a measurement strategy to monitor and drive success and hold BUs accountable for expected results

Education, Training & Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience within a global, complex, and high-growth organization
  • Demonstrated track record of success in developing and managing engagement, inclusion and diversity programs, and ERGs, and in gaining support from stakeholders in a highly matrixed environment
  • Prior experience in developing targeted diversity recruiting strategies and implementing global approaches to attract and hire the right talent to the organization
  • Culture design and transformation experience highly preferred, with a focus on change management experience, implementing enterprise wide initiatives and programs
  • Diverse HR and Talent Management experience a plus; experience with subject matters related to EEO a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with an inquisitive disposition
  • Demonstrated track record of taking initiative, leading large complex projects, working in a fast-paced matrixed environment and handling multiple and changing priorities simultaneously
  • Strong business and customer orientation
  • Excellent interpersonal and consulting skills; ability to assess needs, collaborate and deliver practical solutions that drive results
  • High degree of organizational savviness with experience in navigating complex organizations and making the right connections to drive work forward, while anticipating potential shifts
  • Highly organized, attention to detail and excellent follow-through required
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, HR or similar field; Master’s preferred.



  • Building Effective Teams
  • Motivating Others
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
  • SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

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