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Inclusion & Diversity Program Manager

Date: Feb 10, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.

Role Summary & Purpose

Jeld-Wen is advancing our cultural transformation, and in this effort, we want to ensure we are celebrating diverse perspectives and creating the most inclusive work environments for all our team members. We are hiring a D&I Program manager to help us build, launch, and lead cultural initiatives that promote diversity and inclusion. The ideal candidate will have experience building and leading employee resource groups, designing and developing innovative D&I training solutions and building trust and collaboration with internal partners.



Key Contacts

Key contacts for this role include:

  • Internal – Talent Management team, Human Resource organization, SLT, business leaders, CSR team 
  • External – D&I related external organizations


Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and deliver the D&I strategy and related programs in close partnership with key stakeholders across the organization to create a greater sense of uniqueness and belonging for our employees
  • Help to launch, facilitate, and support internal employee affinity/resource groups to build momentum around D&I initiatives and programs
  • Act as a coach and advisor to human resource teammates to ensure they have the right information and tools to educate the business leaders, and drive an inclusive culture across the organizations they support
  • Partner with leadership development and learning teams to ensure D&I content is included in development, learning and engagement programs
  • Lead the selection, design and/or development of D&I training
  • Stay at the forefront of the diversity and inclusion external landscape, remaining up to date on emerging topics. Incorporate that knowledge into JW’s D&I strategy
  • Identify, select, manage, and track D&I external partnerships
  • In partnership with Global Talent Acquisition, develop and champion a robust strategy to ensure diverse candidate slates and representation throughout the recruitment and hiring processes. Coach hiring managers on inclusivity in their hiring practices
  • Actively engage with employees and create effective feedback loops around the D&I programs.
  • Creates measurable D&I program goals and related measurements. Gather, analyze and present data and metrics to support business decisions and plans



Person Specification




Experience / Knowledge

  • 5-7 years of professional experience within human resources or talent management function, including 3-5 years focused on the diversity and inclusion space
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing diversity and inclusion, workplace culture strategies and related change management needs
  • Effective communication and ability to influence across levels in an organization
  • Ability to partner easily various stakeholders
  • Experience in managing programs through to completion
  • Ability to prioritize and use resources effectively


Education / Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree required



Language Skills

  • No requirements




JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services  #LI-TG1

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte