Program Manager, Diversity + Inclusion at Danaher Corporation (Milwaukee, WI)

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As the Program Manager for Diversity + Inclusion, you will be an integral part on the Diversity and Inclusion (D+I) team assisting in the planning, development, and implementation of D+I strategies in accordance with Danaher's broader global Human Resources and business goals. Reporting directly to the Sr. Director of D+I, you will drive the management, optimization and execution of D+I programs, aligned with the overall Human Resources strategy and priorities.

In this role, you will lead the D+I Community of Practice and work to harmonize programmatic diversity initiatives and share best practices across the Operating Companies (OpCos). A key part of this role will be to help strengthen our global D+I efforts through application of DBS tools and processes. This role requires a responsive, strategic, and customer-focused individual who has demonstrated success being a change agent.

* Only one opening, posted in multiple locations since it is a remote position. Can be located anywhere in the U.S *

  • Critical team member within Danaher's Office of Diversity + Inclusion in the implementation of the Danaher D+I strategic plan reflecting the overall company culture, business and talent priorities and contributes to the development of a global work environment that emphasizes a feeling of belonging for all associates
  • Develops and executes project plans leveraging DBS; providing direct feedback to and holding team members accountable for progress; creating report outs, presentations and storyboards while keeping critical stakeholders informed of progress.
  • Act as a champion and D+I thought leader, communicating successes, highlighting challenges or barriers to progress and promoting the utilization of standard work and best practices throughout the organization
  • Provides insight and guidance to internal stakeholders on D+I strategy, priorities and approach.


The successful candidate must be an excellent communicator, intellectually curious and have a strong work ethic. The individual must be an independent thinker and self-starter with the bandwidth to multi-task and work on several key projects at a given time. It is important that the individual have superior interpersonal skills with an ability to work with people at multiple levels both inside and outside of Danaher. The candidate must be globally minded and able to champion Diversity + Inclusion.
  • Must be comfortable working in a high-energy, quickly changing, and demanding environment
  • Have a proven track record managing multiple projects, programs, initiatives
  • Proven ability to build successful and effective relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization; ability to promote ideas persuasively, to influence and shape opinions, win buy-in for initiatives and build followership with multiple stakeholder groups to ensure operational alignment and high-impact execution
  • Able to travel 20 - 30%, both domestic and international

  • 7+ years of experience with a Bachelor's Degree, Military experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience; advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience within Diversity & Inclusion, Talent Management and/or Human Resources, or equivalent transferable work experience
  • Demonstrated track record of driving business or associate-focused results
  • Demonstrated track record of completing programs or projects on time

  • Reports to Sr. Director, Diversity + Inclusion
  • Position will have exposure and frequent interaction with all levels of management including DHR Executives and Senior Leaders
  • Key internal relationships: Danaher Organizational Learning, Talent Management; Talent Acquisition; Corporate Communications, DBS Office, and OpCo leaders throughout the enterprise globally

When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System ( tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here ( .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at [email protected] to request accommodation. If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.
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Danaher Corporation operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Washington , DC. Danaher Corporation was founded in 2022. It has 57802 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 307 open jobs at Danaher Corporation, click here.
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