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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
Human Resources professionals at BASF create chemistry with people. HR is working to form the best team by sourcing, hiring and developing the right talent for BASF. In addition to traditional responsibilities like governance, benefits administration, and payroll, HR at BASF serves as a strategic partner to the business, ensuring that the right people are in the right place at the right time to help the Company grow. HR strives to make BASF an even better place to work by soliciting feedback, engaging employees, and shaping the culture through best-practice programs and practices.
Diversity Strategist, Talent Acquisition (1702132) – Florham Park, NJ
The Diversity Strategist will design and implement BASF's diversity recruitment strategy for all hiring areas across North America. This individual will envision regular events and initiatives to increase the diversity of our candidate pipeline and monitor progress to ensure we are driving to business results.
Reporting to the Talent Attraction Manager, the Diversity Strategist will partner closely with business leaders to brainstorm, collaborate and turn new ideas into action. In addition, s/he will work across various BASF groups (e.g., Diversity + Inclusion (D+I), University Recruitment) and build tracking mechanisms to ensure we are closely monitoring our progress, able to evaluate our investments, and uncover opportunities where we have room for improvement.
Formula for Success: You Will...
Hold responsibility for all aspects of diversity recruitment program management – stakeholder analysis, delivery mechanisms, performance metrics, and post-implementation support and operational execution plans
Design targeted diversity talent sourcing, attraction, and selection strategies. Meet with key stakeholders to aid in developing the program roadmap. Collaborate with Talent Attraction Manager, Sourcing Partners, Brand Specialist, University Recruitment, and Recruitment Relationship Managers to ensure effective deployment.
Identify new diversity recruitment tools and develop innovative initiatives to generate qualified diverse applicants for all areas.
Analyze and segment roles by level, location, and job family, and design creative solutions to specifically address diversity talent challenges
Uncover best practices through benchmarking with other firms and industry associations to monitor and assess North America progress.
Partner with Employee Resource Groups and D+I team to broaden reach and impact/adoption of diversity recruitment strategies.
Establish and maintain strong working relationships with national diversity conferences and university faculty, career services departments, and campus organizations.
Educate the Talent Acquisition Team on diversity trends and best practices. Collaborate with the Solutions Delivery Team to increase awareness and education among hiring managers.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You...
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You...
Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, Human Resources, or related field required is preferred.
A minimum of 3 years of experience in designing and delivering diversity talent acquisition programs, and 3 years of project management with process design capability OR no degree and 7+ years of combined HR and talent acquisition experience.
Proven track record of partnering with business leaders and recruitment teams to deploy effective programs and strategies.
Demonstrated ability to influence others without authority by thinking proactively and collaboration to drive results.
Exceptional analytical ability and evaluative thinking skills. Proficiency with using data to drive sound decision-making identifying key metrics to measure impact, data analysis, spotting of trends, and advancing value-added recommendations.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.