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Director, Inclusion & Diversity, North America

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Parsippany, US, 07054

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info


Who Are We


Together, we’re on a mission to make good health more affordable and accessible, to help millions around the world enjoy healthier lives. It’s a mission that bonds our people across nearly 60 countries and a rich, diverse variety of nationalities and backgrounds.

Working here means working as part of the world’s leading manufacturer of generic medicines, and the proud producer of many of the products on the World Health Organization’s Essential Medicines List. Today, at least 200 million people around the world take one of our medicines every single day. An amazing number, but we’re always looking for new ways to continue making a difference, and new people to make a difference with.

Job Description


The Director of Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) provides strategic advice, thought leadership, and counsel to the organization’s senior management on I&D initiatives. The incumbent is primarily responsible for coordinating and guiding all efforts to define, assess, and foster inclusion and diversity within the organizational culture. Working cross-functionally with colleagues in Human Resources, Environment/Social/Corporate Governance (ESG), External Affairs, Communications, Procurement, and Marketing to name a few, this position will develop and oversee programs, services, and initiatives designed to enhance the experience of employees from diverse and under-represented population groups, and will develop partnerships with communities, customers, patient advocacy groups, etc. to promote Teva’s diversity efforts externally. 

The Director of Inclusion & Diversity will also be the lead for Teva’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), and will maintain up-to-date knowledge required to provide oversight and coordination for Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity programs, in addition to compliance with related federal and state laws.


Essential Areas of Responsibility: 
• Developing and implementing regional I&D strategy and programs in alignment with the global I&D strategy framework and company business plans.
• Guiding and governing ERGs to ensure robust participation in I&D initiatives within allocated budget.
• Supporting Talent Acquisition to develop diverse talent pipelines and non-discriminatory hiring practices.
• Developing metrics on the effectiveness of I&D initiatives and preparing reports for senior management on the business ROI of these initiatives.
• Ensuring compliance with government diversity/equity regulations and reporting requirements.
• Sponsoring educational training programs to promote I&D and a harassment-free work environment.
• Providing coaching to leaders and managers to enhance their capability to be inclusive leaders and allies.
• Updating Company policies and practices that support a respectful an inclusive culture.
• Providing guidance and developing team members who support execution of I&D initiatives.
• Serving as the Teva SME and regional HR focal point on I&D matters internally and externally.
• Other HR-related responsibilities and assignments as warranted, including but not limited to HR Partner/Generalist support for one or more business units.

***This is a 3/2 hybrid role that will require 3 days onsite in Parsippany, NJ 



Required Skills:
• Requires Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited college or university. 
• A minimum of 12 years relevant progressive experience in HR management including HRBP/HR Generalist roles, with at least 8 years of experience in the implementation of I&D initiatives.
• Certification and/or other external recognition in the I&D professional community.
• Prior experience in the Pharmaceutical and/or Life Sciences industry preferred.


Preferred Skills:
• Understanding and proficiency in I&D best practices that can be leveraged within the organization.
• A team player who can manage multiple projects and possesses a strong knowledge of diversity metrics and analytics.
• Solid business acumen gained from HR Partner or business line experiences.
• Proven ability to implement projects/programs and lead change: to transform, align and inspire, build relationships and drive consensus across all levels of the organization.
• Strong operational, communication, interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills.
• Collaborative with a natural orientation towards community building.


Human Resources

Sub Function

Leadership and Development

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Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

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