Full Job Description
The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. While Kraft Heinz is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh, our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.
We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Velveeta, Planters, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Primal Kitchen, and Classico, among others.
No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally . Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!
Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy & Collaboration
We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day. As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.
The right person for the Kraft Heinz Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging is passionate and energized about our Kraft Heinz purpose: Let’s Make Life Delicious - for our employees, our consumers, and all our stakeholders - and is passionate about our company values: We Are Consumer-Obsessed, We Dare To Do Better Every Day, We Champion Great People, We Demand Diversity, We Do The Right Thing, and We Own It.
The right person for this job is aligned with the mission of our Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging work, which states:
Here at Kraft Heinz, we choose to welcome everyone at our table by valuing and respecting all voices. All employees have access to opportunities that enable them to contribute and grow. Our focus on diversity, inclusion, and belonging helps us connect with our consumers, attract and grow employees who are eager to leverage multiple perspectives to solve complex challenges, and innovate in an ever-changing industry.
Serve as a thought partner and deputy for the Chief Learning and Diversity Officer, supporting her work with the Global Inclusion Council.
Architect and deliver key Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging initiatives, interventions and solutions, as prioritized by the Council and senior leadership, through collaboration with BRG leadership and Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging leads across the organization.
Assess the cultural health and social climate of Kraft Heinz; develop and propose ongoing solutions that promote awareness of key issues and facilitate a culture of belonging.
Harness the “Power of We” to ensure that all BRGs and DI&B leads across the organization stay connected, sharing knowledge and practices in pursuit of Kraft Heinz’ diversity, inclusion and belonging priorities, initiatives and commitments.
Coach, direct and connect the Kraft Heinz BRG leaders and members, ensuring group initiatives align with our organization’s purpose, vision, and values.
Create and maintain global playbooks for D&I events/programs.
Work with global communications and communications teams across the zones to ensure consistent and strategic internal and external communication about the work being done across the organization, gains made, challenges identified, and accurately reporting and tracking metrics to all necessary parties.
Work with our Leadership and Culture team to identify and drive diversity related training and learning needs.
Drive an aligned agenda to deliver measurable progress regarding KHC commitments. Partner with our analytics team to ensure that we have access to the correct data and reporting to provide agreed upon levels of transparency.
Continuously articulate the connection between business success and diversity – and propel KHC’s ambition to be a continuous reflection of the communities it serves.
Monitor / keep current on relevant practices beyond the Kraft Heinz ecosystem - including, but not limited to, KHC corporate partners, suppliers, and vendors – as well as competitors. Ensure we are aware of industry leading practices and challenge us to set a new standard where needed.
This is a highly strategic role, interfacing with senior leaders in making data driven decisions to deliver the work of the Kraft Heinz Global Inclusion Council, chaired by the CEO, which is focused on creating strategic accountability for results, providing governance and oversight on diversity, inclusion, and belonging initiatives, and bringing about real organizational change, as we focus on our diversity and inclusion priorities, assess the effectiveness of these initiatives – and take steps to introduce change when it’s needed.
Bachelor's degree required
10+ years of professional experience. Experience in Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging preferred. Experience in PR/Communications and Data Analysis a plus
Desire to develop deep knowledge of the KHC business and culture, and to continue to stay abreast of best practices regarding Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging
Attention to detail and commitment to quality
Solid interpersonal, consultative, negotiation and relationship building skills
Demonstrated ability to tell a story through data and communicate effectively with senior leadership and other key stakeholders
Demonstrated ability to influence others, in some cases without authority
Demonstrated ability to self-direct, be proactive, and prioritize a constantly evolving workload
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
Kraft Heinz is an EO employer – Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled and other protected categories
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity