Chief Diversity Officer

Argo AI

United States

Full time

Jan 7

(Locations: Pittsburgh, PA and Palo Alto, CA and Austin, TX and Metro Detroit, MI)

Who we are:

Argo AI is in the business of building self-driving technology you can trust. With experienced leaders in the field and collaborative partnerships with some of the world’s largest automakers, we’re building self-driving technology that is engineered to scale globally and transform mobility for millions. 

Talented individuals join our team because they share our purpose to make it safe, easy, and enjoyable for everyone to get around cities. We aspire to impact key industries that move people and goods, from ride hailing to deliveries.

Meet the team:

Argo is searching for a Chief Diversity Officer to strategically design and manage our Inclusion & Belonging programs for the global organization. This position will report to the Senior Manager, People Operations and will directly manage the U.S. and global Inclusion & Experience team.

What you’ll do: 

  • Cultivate trusting relationships with the People team and other cross-functional stakeholders, including Executive Leadership that enable the successful delivery of Inclusion, Diversity & Experience initiatives at Argo
  • Strategically design and manage global inclusion programs; implement long term vision for belonging and experience at Argo Responsible for annual Inclusion, Diversity & Experience Plan
  • Maintain oversight of global ID&E programs by directly managing domestic and international People Operations team members
  • Develop and track metrics for measuring the effectiveness of ID&E initiatives partnering with our People Analytics and Insights team
  • Analyze talent demographics while monitoring external and internal data trends and adjust IDB strategies accordingly
  • Oversee global internship and externship programs
  • Oversee external partnerships and keynote speakers
  • Integrate candidate experience programs into organizational Inclusion, Diversity & Experience Programs
  • Oversee, lead and advocate for Argo Resources Groups and drive visible events and initiatives in support of ARGs organizationally
  • Oversee & drive organizational employee experience streams to maintain organizational stability and address key needs around change management and culture
  • Implement and drive critical talent retention and training initiatives. Build and execute against multi-year objectives in coordination with People Development & Business Partnerships
  • Conduct and analyze industry program benchmarking to guide recommendation and approval process for implementation of new programs under areas of responsibility
  • Maintain valuable and results-oriented partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Responsible for cross-functional execution & delegation of ID&E Plan OKRs
  • Create and execute against high-impact and strategic People Operations teams OKRs as well deliver collaborative cross-functional objectives

What you'll need to succeed:

  • 8-10 years of Human Resources, D&I and program management experience
  • Experience leading a diverse and inclusive team
  • Advanced knowledge of program development in the areas of diversity and inclusion and organizational development and change management

What we offer you:

  • High-quality individual and family medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan with immediate vesting
  • Employer-paid group term life insurance and the option to elect voluntary life insurance 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Paid medical leave
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Complimentary daily lunches, beverages, and snacks
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Monthly wellness stipend 
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Discounted programs that include legal services, identity theft protection, pet insurance, and more
  • Company and team bonding outlets: employee resource groups, quarterly team activity stipend, and wellness initiatives

Our Background:

Argo AI was founded in late 2016 by industry experts with extensive experience building robotic systems for commercial applications. Our once-small team has since grown into an over 1,000-person strong company with strategic partnerships with two of the world’s leading automakers: Ford and Volkswagen. Our self-driving system is the first with commercial deployment plans for Europe and the U.S., and thanks to an ability to tap into both automakers’ global reach, our technology platform has the largest geographic deployment potential of any self-driving technology to date.

At Argo AI, we believe that embracing differences delivers superior results. We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

To ensure the health and well being of our teammates and partners, Argo is working toward a policy that requires those working on site to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The amount of on-site work required for each role will vary based on the essential functions of the position and designations made by team leaders. Whenever possible, we try to consider special circumstances and provide flexibility for some remote work.

This role is designated as one that requires frequent on-site work. Candidates should expect to come into the workplace 5 days per week. A COVID-19 vaccination is required to come on site. Argo will consider accommodations for disability and religious-based reasons or as otherwise required by applicable law.

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