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Southern California Edison Senior Advisor, Diversity and Inclusion in Rosemead, California

Job Description

You are inspired to be part of a team that is a thought partner to the business, and a champion of change to help to shape the future of the next generation energy company. We aren’t looking for just your typical Diversity and Inclusion Professional. We are looking for an influencer, a master collaborator, and someone that is passionate about driving innovation. You will come in every single day knowing the work you do has a positive impact and that you're making a huge difference with creative and complementary team members.

About Human Resources:

We are a dynamic group of HR professionals who work collaboratively with each other and as strategic partners with our internal clients. The HR operation is comprised of dedicated teams of diverse employees who focus on the areas of staffing, learning and development; succession and talent management; labor and employee relations; total rewards; diversity and inclusion; and client services. We are a vibrant organization with a history of developing and implementing innovative HR practices and people processes to serve our employee base of more than 12,000 individuals.

The job...

As the Senior Advisor, Diversity & Inclusion, you will report to the Principal Manager, Diversity & Inclusion. You will be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) and work in collaboration with all HR Centers of excellence (COE’s), HR Business Partners, and other key partners (e.g., Corporate Communications, Legal, Regulatory & Public Affairs, etc.). You will assess needs, identify and recommend strategic solutions to advance D&I business deliverables and priorities, while applying professional expertise and judgment in tailoring methodologies and practices. You will lead long term and major impact D&I initiatives and projects that align to business priorities and objectives at both the enterprise and Organizational Unit (OU) levels and potentially may lead 1-2 direct reports in the future.

Day to day…

  • Lead the development and delivery of comprehensive D&I programs.

  • Lead strategic culture transformation, aligning key partners and knowledge of culture transformation for long-term, sustainable change.

  • spearhead the development, evaluation, and drive multiple projects and/or strategic D&I initiatives with major operational impact.

  • Establish and maintains project plans, timelines, achievements, leads communications, proactively identifies and addresses project risks and opportunities as well as determine alternative ways to achieve project/program goals in support of enterprise-wide D&I strategy.

  • Lead ad-hoc teams to present creative solutions to leadership.

  • Analyze complex data including trends and forecasts to design and deliver D&I programs, processes and procedures, and helps remove barriers to successful implementation and change management efforts.

  • Act as a key consultant and strategic partner for executives and senior management on D&I strategy, initiatives, and their integration into OU plans, talent planning, decision-making and operations, including the sourcing, selection, and development of diverse talent.

  • Provide vendor management for D&I department consultants, suppliers, and other external partners to support the design and implementation of strategic D&I programs and services.

  • Build and grow D&I brand internally and externally.

  • Fill in during Principal Manager’s absence as needed.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


You absolutely need to have…

  • 10 years of experience leading strategic initiatives including building positive relationships with all levels throughout the company.

  • Experience developing and leading D&I strategies and policy implementation in a corporate environment such as leading cultural change efforts around intersectionality, allyship, inclusive leadership, unconscious bias, cultural transformation, etc.

Other things that will set you up for success…

  • Bachelor's Degree in any discipline or some combination of education and relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in HR, Organizational Effectiveness, Sociology, Psychology, or closely related field or equivalent combination of training; educated in Emotional Intelligence and unconscious bias

  • 10 years of experience working within a D&I environment; D&I project/program management; forward-thinking experience in strategy implementation in D&I; Communications and marketing experience related to D&I functions or programs

  • PHR, SPHR, D&I certificates, career/life coaching certificates; proven cultural intelligence and cultural competence

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

You should know …

  • We offer a fantastic Total Rewards Package that includes things like a wide selection of health plans, preventative health reimbursement, 401(k) savings plan with company match and automatic company contributions, tuition reimbursement, professional development, volunteer programs, employee assistance program, electric service discount, and many more perks.

  • This position requires you to be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship

  • The primary work location for this position is Pomona Innovation Village; however, the successful candidate may expect 25% travel with SCE’s territory

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status. *LI-HY1