Senior Diversity Business Partner

South San Francisco, California
United States

Job ID: 2565624156

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The Position

The Senior Diversity & Inclusion (D&) Business Partner will report to the Director of Diversity & Inclusion. The position is accountable for developing and executing D&I strategic initiatives and consulting functional client partners around unique D&I needs and opportunities specific to their business function. The Senior D&I Business Partner will be expected to have the skills to consult, develop and implement a D&I strategies. The strategic areas of focus will include, but not limited to, recruitment, development, retention of underrepresented groups anddriving engagement, and creating a great place to work for all employees. The Senior D&I Business Partner will work with members of the D&I team, business leaders, HR Business Partners, HR Centers of Excellence, corporate partners and external D&I thought partners to further enterprise and functional D&I strategic initiatives. This includes consulting, planning, relationship building, attending internal and external events and conferences (local, national & global), and developing organizational readiness strategies.  

Key responsibilities include:

  • Increase level of diversity awareness and establish accountabilities to hire underrepresented candidates within functional groups by understanding and presenting diversity metrics, engaging senior level champions and gaining their commitment to participate in diversity recruiting initiatives.
  • Monitor employment activities such as applicant flow, new hires, terminations, transfers and promotions to identify potential areas of focus and other opportunities to promote diversity initiatives.
  • In partnership with the EEO/Compliance Manager, you will deliver annual AAP and EEO Plans to HR and business partners, which includes advising senior management, including senior officers, on EEO related activities and recommending strategies and tactics to address opportunity areas when appropriate.
  • Interpret company wide Diversity & Inclusion and AAP programs, objectives, policies and procedures for leaders and managers, as well as the HR Business Partners.
  • Develop and Implement measurable D&I strategies and initiatives to achieve enterprise D&I goals and objectives that support business strategies and goals.
  • Attend internal and external D&I events as needed.
  • Have a clear understanding of the business needs and value added to the business by your role.
  • Ability to influence and partner with business leaders to assist in the development and execution of enterprise-wide D&I strategies and initiatives that align with business initiatives and goals.

This position is not eligible for relocation.

Who You Are


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in human resources management, organizational development, business or related field.
  • Seven to ten years of functional business management experience and/or human resources experience in EEO, diversity & inclusion program management and consulting, organizational development, or diversity sourcing/recruitment.
  • Must have strong presentation skills with sufficient knowledge and experience to provide counsel and recommendations to managers and HR in the area of strategic diversity and inclusion strategies and initiatives.
  • Strong communication skills including the ability for widespread communication planning and delivery of clear messages to the organization, including Senior Leaders to help build and sustain awareness and engagement to bring the D&I strategy to life.
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills
  • Strong program management capabilities
  • Candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication and analytical skills.
  • Travel as required (approximately 20%)

Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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Genentech is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status. For more information about equal employment opportunity, visit our Genentech Careers page.

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