Manager, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Voya Financial (Hartford, CT)

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Together we strive for everyone's opportunity towards a better financial future.

Together we stand up for and champion everyone's access to opportunity. We strive for better together. We advocate for everyone and not against anyone. Voya believes in being bold and committed to action. We are committed to a work environment where the differences that we are born with - and those we acquire throughout our lives - are understood, valued and intentionally pursued. We believe that our employees own our culture and have a responsibility to foster an environment where we all feel comfortable bringing our whole selves to work. Purposefully bringing our differences together to positively influence our culture, serve our clients and enrich our communities is essential to our vision to be America's Retirement Company®.

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Please Note: We are flexible and negotiable when it comes to work location. This position can sit in any of our major office locations or it can sit 100% remotely. This role is not eligible to be performed remotely from Alaska, Colorado, Mississippi, or Montana.

Voya Financial is committed to fostering an inclusive workforce to fulfill our mission to be America's retirement company. Our goal is to ensure our workforce is as inclusive as the communities where we live and work. We believe that diversity, equity and inclusion is essential to the success and sustainability of our business, our ability to foster an energetic and engaging workplace and to maintain our competitiveness and high levels of service in the marketplace. The Manager, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) will have an appreciation for inherent and acquired diversity and will have a proven track record of supporting DEI strategy from early stages of development to execution.

The Manager, DEI will report to the VP, DEI and contribute to the DEI strategy and execution of the company's internal and external programs, initiatives and partnerships which aim to increase the company's performance. This individual will build programs and tools, develop metrics/scorecards and track progress to support the organization's DEI strategy and assess effectiveness of programs. Communicates policies, diversity programs and progress to employees and management.

Principal Responsibilities:
  • Contribute to the evolvement of strategy for aggressive DEI programs and initiatives aimed at achieving world-class DEI performance.
  • Set DEI success metrics/accountability framework and works with VP to report progress and develop presentations for executive-level meetings.
  • Understand and evaluate key data sources and provides tools and resources to HR Advisors, Leadership Development and Talent Management and Talent Acquisition.
  • Develop and maintain detailed DEI project plans to drive results-oriented programs.
  • Support implementation of DEI Task Force recommendations.
  • Works closely with Learning & Development to measure and track DEI training and development programs to develop capabilities and empower Voya employees in DEI.
  • Supports all Employee-Led Councils.
  • Build and maintain relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders that align with Voya's corporate values and DEI objectives, including nonprofit organizations.
  • Manage strategic partnerships and charitable sponsorships to further DEI objectives.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.


Knowledge & Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Prefer 3+ years of general DEI, HR or business experience.
  • Proven ability to create successful processes and measurements.
  • Demonstrated passion for DEI, and an ability to inspire and engage others.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, prioritize multiple projects and adjust work accordingly, often against tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow-through and meet deadlines effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Results-oriented, ideally with analytical skills and a passion for social change.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office products; strong PowerPoint and Excel skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Be Well. Stay Well.

Voya provides the resources that can make a difference in your lives. To us, this means thriving physically, financially, socially and emotionally. Voya benefits are designed to help you do just that. That's why we offer an array of plans, programs, tools and resources with one goal in mind: To help you and your family be well and stay well.

What We Offer
  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance plans
  • 401(k) Savings plan - with generous company matching contributions (up to 6%)
  • Voya Retirement Plan - employer paid cash balance retirement plan (4%)
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250/year
  • Paid time off - including 20 days paid time off, nine paid company holidays and a flexible Diversity Celebration Day.
  • Paid volunteer time - 40 hours per calendar year


Learn more about Voya benefits (download PDF)

Critical Skills

At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture:
  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals.
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions.
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.


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Equal Employment Opportunity

Voya Financial is an equal-opportunity employer. Voya Financial provides equal opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, disability, veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other status protected by state or local law.

Reasonable Accommodations

We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce. This commitment governs all decisions related to employment, including selection, development and compensation. It also includes an employee's request for reasonable accommodation. All employees will be treated in a manner free from discrimination or harassment. Voya is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please see our resources for applicants with disabilities.

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Voya Financial operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in New York, NY, Braintree, MA, Windsor, CT, Atlanta, GA, Jacksonville, FL, Minneapolis, MN and Tempe, AZ. Voya Financial was founded in 2014. It has 5463 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Remote Work Program. To see all 46 open jobs at Voya Financial, click here.
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