Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging | Proofpoint | $144,825-$212,410 | Remote (US)

Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging | Proofpoint | $144,825-$212,410 | Remote (US)

144,825 - 212,410 / year
Remote US
Application ends: July 28, 2024
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Job Description

Title: Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB)

Location: PA-Pittsburgh; US Remote


It’s fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing!

We’re committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB)

Proofpoint is seeking a strategic and experienced Director of People Analytics and Employee Listening to lead our data-driven HR initiatives and enhance employee experience through insights and action. As the Director, you will oversee data governance, predictive analytics, employee lifecycle metrics, and drive employee listening strategies to support organizational effectiveness and talent management.

Your day-to-day

Data Governance and Architecture

Develop and implement data governance frameworks and standards to ensure data quality, integrity, and compliance with privacy regulations.

Collaborate with IT and data teams to architect and optimize HR data infrastructure, systems, and tools for efficient data collection, storage, and analysis.

Establish data governance policies and procedures to ensure data security, privacy, and accessibility across HR functions.

Data Consulting and Storytelling

Provide strategic data consulting and analytics support to HR leadership and business partners, leveraging HR data to drive business insights and decision-making.

Translate complex HR data into actionable insights and compelling stories to inform strategic HR initiatives and talent management strategies.

Predictive Analytics

Utilize advanced analytics techniques and predictive modeling to identify trends, patterns, and opportunities for workforce optimization and talent retention.

Collaborate with HR teams to develop predictive models for workforce planning, succession planning, and talent acquisition.

Employee Lifecycle Metrics, Dashboards, and Reporting

Develop and maintain employee lifecycle metrics, dashboards, and reports to track key HR performance indicators, workforce trends, and employee engagement metrics.

Provide regular reporting and analysis to HR leadership and business stakeholders, highlighting actionable insights and recommendations.

Data Literacy

Promote data literacy across the HR organization, providing training and resources to HR professionals and business leaders on interpreting and using HR data effectively.

Employee Listening Strategy

Design and implement employee listening strategies, including surveys, focus groups, and feedback mechanisms to gather insights on employee experience, satisfaction, and engagement.

Analyze employee feedback and develop action plans to address key themes and drive continuous improvement in organizational culture and employee well-being.

Tools and Methodology

Evaluate and implement employee listening tools and technologies to support data collection, analysis, and reporting.

Stay current on industry trends and best practices in employee listening methodologies and tools.

Action Planning

Collaborate with HR business partners and leaders to develop and implement action plans based on employee feedback and data insights, ensuring follow-through on improvement initiatives.

What You Bring to the Team:

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Data Science, Business Administration, or related field; Master’s degree preferred.

8+ years of experience in people analytics, HR data management, or related roles, with a focus on data governance, predictive analytics, and employee listening strategies.

Strong expertise in data governance frameworks, HR data architecture, and data privacy regulations.

Advanced proficiency in data analysis tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI, Python, R) and HRIS platforms (e.g., Workday, SAP SuccessFactors).

Excellent consulting, storytelling, and communication skills, with the ability to translate data insights into actionable recommendations.

Experience leading employee listening programs, survey design, and action planning initiatives.

Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives in a fast-paced environment.

Passion for leveraging data and analytics to drive organizational effectiveness, employee engagement, and talent management.

Why Proofpoint

Protecting people is at the heart of our award-winning lineup of cybersecurity solutions, and the people who work here are the key to our success. We are a customer-focused and driven-to-win organization with leading-edge products and many exciting reasons to join our team. We believe in hiring the best and the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation.

We are a diverse, multinational company with opportunities in all functions and leaders that welcome candidates from all walks of life. Apply today and explore your future #LifeAtPFPT. #LI-AN1

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with us!

Consistent with Proofpoint values and applicable law, we provide the following information to promote pay transparency and equity. Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several U.S. geographic markets, and we pay differently based on those defined markets as set out below. Pay within these ranges varies and depends on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The actual offer will be based on the individual candidate. The range provided may represent a candidate range and may not reflect the full range for an individual tenured employee. This role may be eligible for variable pay and/or equity. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes flexible time off, a robust well-being program that provides for 4 global wellbeing days per year, and a 3-week work from anywhere option.

Base Pay Ranges:

SF Bay Area, New York City Metro Area:

Base Pay Range: 189,750.00 – 278,300.00 USD

California (excludes SF Bay Area), Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Washington DC Metro, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Texas, Washington, Virginia, and Alaska:

Base Pay Range: 158,400.00 – 232,320.00 USD

All other cities and states excluding those listed above:

Base Pay Range: 144,825.00 – 212,410.00 USD

Proofpoint has been honored with five Best Places to Work Awards in 2024 by workplace culture leader Comparably, including Best Company Outlook, Best Global Culture, Best Engineering Teams, Best Sales Teams, and Best HR Teams.

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Proofpoint thrives on the invaluable contributions of our diverse workforce, which encompasses a kaleidoscope of lived experiences, thoughts, perspectives, and professional expertise. We attribute much of our success to our people, who are at the core of our organization and embody our people-centric ethos.

We hire the most innovative minds globally to safeguard our customers’ sensitive data and intellectual property. Our talented workforce develops and leverages our advanced technology, combining their expertise to provide comprehensive protection against threat actors and mitigate the risks posed by both malicious and negligent employees.

Cyberattacks have the potential to disrupt access to vital resources such as energy, water, transportation, healthcare, and financial services. At Proofpoint, our dedicated team works tirelessly to ensure world-class cyber resilience, protecting approximately 8,000 enterprise customers worldwide.

We are committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. We work every day to ensure that our employees feel that they are in a community that celebrates their unique identity, cultivates their sense of belonging, and invests in their professional growth. We have 9 employee-led employee inclusion groups which help support both employees and our organization by providing opportunities to network, discuss career and cultural development and uplift the corporate culture to create a more inclusive workplace.

At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform
  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture
  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.