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Manager Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Job


Houston, Texas, US

Job Skill Group:  Human Resources
Date:  Jan 7, 2023


Hess is a leading international independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. 

We have an industry leading position in the Bakken in North Dakota – a key U.S. shale play. Hess is also one of the largest producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a key natural gas producer and supplier to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. The company is engaged in exploration and appraisal activities offshore Guyana, participating in one of the industry’s largest oil discoveries in the past decade, as well as the Gulf of Mexico, Suriname and Nova Scotia.

Hess aims to attract, retain and energize the best people by investing in their professional development and providing them with challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal growth. We are always looking for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in the world and in their careers. We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of our employees, safeguarding the environment and creating a long-lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business.

For more information about Hess Corporation, please visit our website at 

Reporting to the Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), this role will be primarily responsible for executing the DEI strategy. The role will assist in defining and implementing effective best practices that embed diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) into the Hess culture and associated processes. In partnership with the Head of DEI, this role will be responsible for managing and monitoring DEI programs, processes and practices that create an exceptional employee experience and drive a high performing and inclusive culture.


The successful candidate must employ a data driven approach, with creativity and experience to execute strategies and change management that supports an inclusive culture where all employees are empowered, respected and able to achieve their full potential. 



  • Aid in executing the DEI strategy 
  • Develop, manage and monitor functional DEI action plans
  • Manage and deliver high quality, business focused DEI programs and projects in an effective and timely manner within budget
  • Act as a liaison to execute DEI initiatives and programs through strong partnerships across the company
  • Research and benchmark DEI best practices to develop innovative DEI solutions that support the DEI strategy, address business needs and drive business results 
  • Act as a DEI consultant to infuse DEI into key HR functions including talent acquisition, talent management, learning and development, performance management, succession, employee engagement and retention, talent practices and policies, compensation, and benefits
  • Provide oversight and coaching to DEI groups including the DEI Council and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) through effective leadership, programming, and governance 
  • Provide oversight and manage enterprise DEI events through partnerships with ERGs, the business, corporate communications, and others
  • Partner with key stakeholders to develop DEI reports and briefings including analyzing results and regularly communicating progress
  • Develop and manage a comprehensive portfolio of relationships among local, regional, and national external diversity-related organizations to develop strategic partnerships
  • Promote DEI brand to community, customers, industry partners and educational entities
  • Partner with key stakeholders and business partners to ensure EEO and Affirmative Action compliance


Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of business experience with a preference for HR or Program and Project Management experience
  • Functional knowledge of DEI and cultural awareness
  • Program or project management experience with a demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Strong change management capability
  • Proven track record of facilitating enterprise-level initiatives
  • Exceptional communicator with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Diplomatic and ability to build and manage relationships at all levels
  • High proficiency in MS Office/Office 365

Preferred Requirements

  • 3 - 5 years progressive experience developing and leading DEI programs 
  • SHRM or DEI certification
  • Strong technical and automation skills with advanced proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel, and data visualization techniques

Education, Training & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required

Leading at Hess refers to competencies considered absolute pre-requisites for success. How you deliver results is as important as what you achieve. Every employee is expected to demonstrate the behaviors within these competencies to be considered an effective performer and, ultimately, earn career growth opportunities.

  • Builds Trusted Relationships
  • Thinks Strategically
  • Inspires Innovation
  • Demonstrates Courage
  • Drives Continuous Improvement
  • Makes Quality Decisions
  • Delivers High Performance

Hess is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Hess is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, click here or send an email to

Posting Notes: Anthony Wayne Vasut | Employee | Human Resources | United States| Texas | Houston | | |  | | No | 26433