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Director Inclusion & Diversity, NA

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Parsippany, New Jersey, US, 07054

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Who are we?

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

The Director of Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) provides an opportunity  to build relationships across the organization and to work to implement in the North American market the Teva global Inclusion and Diversity strategy. You will offer 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.


  • 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. 


Required: Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited college or university. 

Required :Minimum of 10 years combined Human Resource Generalist or L&D experience and Inclusion and Diversity experience.”

Required: Experience working in a Global environment

Preferred: Certification and/or other external recognition in the I&D professional community.

Preferred: Prior experience in the Pharmaceutical and/or Life Sciences industry 



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  • 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.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to tailor messages for specific audiences.


Problem Solving:

  • Proactively works on problems of a moderate to complex scope where evaluation of contributing factors requires the analysis of situations or data and an in-depth knowledge and evaluation of various known and unknown factors.
  • Seeks out all resources when selecting methods and techniques for obtaining results.
  • Acts independently and proactively to recommend and administer methods and procedures for problem resolution.
  • Leverages inner creativity and innovative mindset to address new challenges for which there is no precedent.


Approximately 20%-25% domestic business travel will be required for internal and external meetings/events. Occasional international travel as needed.



  • Sitting for extended periods of time at work station or mobile equipment
  • Using fingers to perform activities such as picking, pinching or typing

Visual Acuity:

  •  Close visual acuity to perform activities such as computer work, preparing and analyzing data and extensive reading. 


  • Work will be conducted mainly in an office environment - Hybrid (3) onsite (2) remote

All areas of responsibility listed above are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position by any incumbents with reasonable accommodation if necessary. Any non-essential functions are assumed to be included in other related duties or assignments.


Human Resources

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Leadership and Development

Already Working @TEVA?

If you are a current Teva employee, please apply using the internal career site available on "Employee Central". By doing so, your application will be treated with priority. You will also be able to see opportunities that are open exclusively to Teva employees. Use the following link to search and apply: Internal Career Site

The internal career site is available from your home network as well. If you have trouble accessing your EC account, please contact your local HR/IT partner.

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

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.  We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.


Teva Pharmaceuticals USA requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, however, Teva will consider requests for reasonable accommodations. 

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