Inclusion and Diversity, Business Partner - Americas

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Corporate Functions


Posted: Oct 31, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114283896
The people here at Apple don’t just craft products they create the kind of wonder that's revolutionized entire industries. It's the diversity of those people and their ideas that reassures the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it We're growing and support you to apply. We Believe the role would place you in a highly energized environment with some of the most talented creative individuals in the industry where you would be inspired to share your years of experience along with providing extraordinary support for the team. As an Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) Strategic partner, you will develop a strategy in partnership with the business To identify processes to drive I&D leadership development, talent, learning and recruiting strategies into the business and region. The role will lead standard methodology activities across the different functions and identify accountability for measuring impact and accountability of key initiatives.

Key Qualifications

  • Track record of building effective business partnerships in a consultative model.
  • Effective implementation of talent initiatives, tools and processes. Specific I&D experience preferred.
  • Expertise in People disciplines; leadership development, executive mentorship, global I&D/HR, training & development and measurement and accountability expertise.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and run multiple projects.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability according to the changing needs and prioritize of the organization.
  • Strong presentation skills. Facilitation skills preferred.
  • Project management skills preferred.
  • Additional requirements:
  • Some overnight and international travel required.


You will assess and develop an I&D strategy for the region specific to the talent, culture and business. You will establish relationships & demonstrate COE I&D and People (Talent & leadership solutions, I&D analytics, Recruiting, L&D) Groups to ensure consistency and the best solutions You will understand the business model across the variety of teams and work to identify measurable solutions for leadership You will partner with business leaders and People Business Partners to help identify I&D areas of focus and growth for diverse talent (recruiting, assignments, development) You will implement I&D learning and development solutions to unusual leadership and business needs Be responsible to assess I&D point solutions for leaders and develop customized plans of action You lead with Diversity Network Association (DNA) leader on DNA engagement and lead key I&D events rare to region Key Competencies: Strategic and social agility, understanding of I&D research, leadership development and talent management, integrity and trust, talent assessment, business insight, looking after ambiguity, influence and change management skills, supporting and motivation others, global acumen, customer focus, command skills and managerial courage, strong executive presence and communication and presentation skills.

Education & Experience

Eight years of equivalent experience. Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

Additional Requirements

  • Some overnight and international travel required.
  • Cupertino based candidate preferred, however would consider an Austin based candidate with up to 50% travel required.