Manager Equal Employment Opportunities

Whippany, NJ, United States
Apr 16, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Manager Equal Employment Opportunities, are to:

Strategy and Execution:

  • Ensure HR systems (SAP, Applicant Tracking) address Bayer's regulatory requirements as a federal contractor to comply with EEO and AA regulatory obligations;
  • Recognize effective solutions for ensuring the delivery of compliant AA plans and manage related third party relationships;
  • Monitor anticipated regulatory agency changes having an impact to employment practices and partner with external employer advocacy groups to identify and influence best practices;
  • Create and execute effective training solutions and educate key stakeholders to ensure HR activities are aligned with regulatory compliance requirements;
  • Oversee the development and delivery of HR-employment law related training per state statutes (e.g., anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, non-retaliation) for all US sites;

OFCCP Regulatory Requirements:


  • Design, develop, implement and manage annual AA programs in accordance with regulatory requirements; manage the preparation and delivery of regulatory reports;
  • Manage annual reporting - EEO-1, VETS 4212;
  • Oversee periodic review and statistical analyses of selection decisions;
  • Manage annual compensation analysis;
  • Manage dissemination of EEO policy internally and externally to meet regulatory requirements;
  • Oversee periodic review of policies and practices through EEO/AA lens to ensure compliance;

Audit Management:


  • Manage audits initiated by OFCCP while ensuring appropriate interface and response to agency requests;
  • Identify effective solutions to address self-monitoring obligations associated with HR activities;
  • Liaise with legal partners to identify and assess risk management opportunities;
  • Provide HR leadership with timely and actionable information with respect to identified issues and potential compliance issues;

Professional Center of Expertise:


  • Manage a professional staff of subject matter experts responsible for development, implementation and monitoring of US AA programs and associated regulatory requirements;
  • Build collaborative working relationships with various stakeholders to identify solutions that connect business goals with EEO/AA compliance;
  • Provide proactive quality customer service and effective solutions on matters pertaining to EEO, AA compliance and non-discriminatory practices;
  • Counsel employees and management on discriminatory and harassment prevention and other EEO/AA related issues;

Leadership Excellence:


  • Ensure employees understand team vision and agreed upon objectives; support and reinforce targeted behaviors that contribute to the success of quality customer service and team goals;
  • Provide focus and clarity in establishing individual goals, driving performance management, supporting career development and rewarding strong performance;
  • Leverage the value in unit, department, and OneHR teams to develop better solutions and achieve a cross enterprise business partnering mindset;
  • Accept and successfully execute change while supporting employees through the process, and keeping them focused on business priorities.

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:


  • J.D. Degree and five years of experience with focus on employment law (OR) Bachelor's Degree in HR/Labor Relations or related area with 10 years in an EEO/AA role (OR) HS Diploma/equivalent and 12 years EEO/AA experience for large, multi-site federal contractor, any of which must include seven years of direct responsibility for AA plan/programs;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal laws, regulations, directives and policies governing EO/AA;
  • Practical experience in all aspects of AA program preparation and development and performing comparative analyses of selection decisions;
  • Previous experience managing OFCCP audits to a successful notice of closure;
  • Previous supervisory experience leading and developing a successful team;
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive information with absolute confidentiality and professionalism;
  • Ability to work collaboratively and provide consultation to key stakeholders around complex regulatory requirements, including Talent Management, Compensation, HRIS, Diversity and Inclusion, HR Operations;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, listening, interpersonal and problem solving skills;
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical, decision-making, time management and business partnering skills;
  • Ability to develop and deliver effective training presentations to various audiences;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Leadership, organizational, problem-solving and self-management skills;
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Collaborative, strategic business partner with ability to influence others without direct authority;
  • Strong focus on delivering quality customer service proactively;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment with changing priorities.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience with SAP.


  • Domestic Relocation Available

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country: United States
Location: NJ-Whippany, PA-Pittsburgh