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(Archived) Director, Talent, Inclusion and Engagement

Last Updated: 9/28/21

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Director of Talent, Inclusion and Engagement is a key role on the Talent, Diversity and Inclusion center-of-excellence team. This position has responsibility for providing thought leadership and project management for inclusion, engagement and development programs, processes and tools that strengthen our diversity practices and foster an inclusive, high performance culture. Reporting to the Senior Director, Talent, Engagement and Inclusion.

At Zoetis we are passionate about our customers and the animals in their care. We discover, develop and manufacture the world’s most innovative and effective products for animal health—medicines, vaccines, diagnostics, genetic tests, biodevices—and we are creating the next generation of integrated solutions and services to support this evolving industry. We know our people drive our success. Our colleagues are proud of our company culture and the meaningful role we play in caring for animals. The Zoetis Core Beliefs define the commitments we make to our colleagues, our customers and our stakeholders every day. They have guided the creation of our award-winning workplace and our proud position as a leading partner of choice in animal health.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create programs, materials, and tools for all things diversity, equity and inclusion and engagement in alignment with our Talent, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (TDE&I) strategy
  • Design, implement, and manage inclusion and engagement programs at scale for our colleagues, managers, and leaders
  • Manage development processes and programs that foster an inclusive and equitable culture, drive high performance, and optimize the skills and talents of colleagues across the employee lifecycle
  • Support individual and team development and performance through consultation, workshop design and facilitation
  • Manage the 360-feedback survey process to ensure a feedback-enabled culture
  • Develop metrics to assess the effectiveness and impact of efforts
  • Identify insights that will drive continuous improvement; start to assess and predict needs as the business grows
  • Collaborate and partner with HRBPs and business leaders to evaluate inclusion and engagement needs and provide solutions
  • Provide guidance and support to Colleague Resource Groups in alignment with our TDE&I strategy
  • Collaborate with Corporate Affairs & Communications on DE&I communications strategy and execution
  • Remain current on talent development and DE&I approaches, trends, and guidelines

Qualifications (Training, Education, & Prior Experience):


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Desired areas of study include Human Resources, Organizational Behavior or Applied Psychology
  • Additional training/certification in instrumentation, tools or practices desirable


  • 10 years direct experience in the design, development and implementation inclusion and engagement programs; global perspective preferred
  • Recent experience in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I)
  • Program and project management experience
  • Experience using HRIS and e-talent systems (Workday experience a plus)

Knowledge, Skills, Ability Requirements:

  • Deep knowledge of talent development and DE&I functional areas
  • Proven track record of leadership, sense of urgency, and proactive decision-making capabilities
  • Microsoft office skills (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to influence and engage others without authority
  • Able to operate independently and with limited direction

Full time



Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at [Register to View] to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of [Register to View] In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Company Details

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.