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Specialist II (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion - ERG) Job

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Date: Sep 9, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MN-Minneapolis; US-MA-Boston; US-MA-Marlborough; US-MA-Quincy; US-MN-Arden Hills; US-MN-Maple Grove


Diversity - Meaningful Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role:
The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Project Specialist II plays a key role within the Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Center of Excellence (COE). This is a high impact role with responsibility for executing plans that build an inclusive environment within Boston Scientific, specifically managing the end-to-end process to support our rapidly expanding global Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). The role requires a strategic thinker and change agent who is detail-oriented and skilled in project management, who can build relationships across a complex network of employee volunteers.
The Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team is looking for high energy, driven people, who are passionate about having a positive impact on the organizational culture. If you are looking to not just change jobs, but start an amazing career journey, join the Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team!

Your responsibilities include: 

  • Acting as the main strategic partner, connector and advisor to ERG chapter leads, global leads and executive sponsors to align enterprise-level DE&I goals to ERG goals
  • Providing day-to-day strategic and programmatic support to ensure ERG leads feel supported to effectively achieve their objectives
  • Managing the logistics and coordination of key events, programs, and initiatives including the annual global virtual ERG summit and annual DE&I impact awards
  • Acting as the primary liaison for ERGs to escalate issues to the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team
  • Supporting the management and facilitation of the Global Council for Inclusion (GCI), including proposing and drafting the quarterly agenda, developing pre-read materials for executive committee members, coordinating the participation and engagement of ERG global leads, and acting as a liaison with GCI chairs
  • Providing advice and counsel for ERG global leads and chapter leads
  • Optimizing communication and connectivity across ERGs
  • Managing the overall ERG budget, KPIs, strategic frameworks and documentation to drive ERG efficiency globally
  • Embedding ERG Insight, a virtual ERG management platform, within ERG chapter workflows.
  • Collaborates with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion champions across the company on shared goals and objectives. 
  • Participates in related policy review or projects to identify gaps and recommend actions that drive DE&I progress for ERGs.


What we're looking for:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-5 years HR, DE&I or project management experience
  • Strong executor who can link DE&I goals to action plans and implement the plan
  • Budget planning and reporting experience
  • Strong quantitative skills with the ability to analyze and present data
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; can effectively articulate the business case for DE&I
  • Experience working effectively across a complex, global organization
  • Proven ability to build trust and gain the confidence of internal and external stakeholders
  • Superior project management skills
  • Up to10% travel required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion best practices
  • Highest levels of personal and professional ethics and integrity
  • Forward thinking with the skillful ability to manage through ambiguity
  • Familiarity with and exposure to employee resource groups
  • Self-motivated; ability to work independently



Requisition ID: 485721


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


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