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Director, Belonging, Inclusion & Diversity

Moderna, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Start date
Jun 7, 2023

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The Role

Moderna is seeking a Director, Belonging, Inclusion & Diversity, who will be a key HR leader charged with enhancing Modernas culture of Belonging, Inclusion and Diversity, and building on the companys global BI&D strategy. You will be a key partner to the HR Leadership Team and the broader Moderna community on matters relating to the way we work, building inclusive teams, and continuing to invest in a diverse talent pipeline. You will have a passion for high-quality program management that you bring to both global initiatives and to local Moderna office communities around the world. And you will be the key advisor and leader to Modernas network of Employee Resource Groups.

Heres What Youll Do

In this role, you will collaborate directly with employees and senior leaders to deliver our ambitious global Belonging Inclusion & Diversity strategy. Youll relentlessly help us pursue a culture of inclusion and belonging and partner with colleagues to extend our social impact.

Youll help Moderna build a collaborative, inclusive, and equitable environment for everyone who joins our team to pursue our mission. And, youll collaborate with corporate affairs and patient engagement colleagues to ensure the world understands how critically important equity and belonging are to us.

In addition:

  • You will be the key driver of Modernas Belonging Inclusion & Diversity five-year strategy, both leading execution of the strategy as well as ensuring theres a regular cycle of feedback, input, and refresh to keep the strategy relevant and impactful for our people and the communities of which we are a part.

  • Youll have responsibility for fostering and growing our Employee Resource Groups, including owning the day-to-day governance and coaching of the groups leaders.

  • Youll help our organization to continue moving beyond counting people to a fully integrated belonging and culture platform that leads our industry and sets a model for the post-pandemic working world.

  • Youll build on foundations already in place and lead the process to strengthen our D&I strategy to increase the diversity of our workforce and continue to build a culture of inclusion, belonging and awareness. Youll work to build a D&I framework and discourse that are globally relevant and accessible.

  • Partnering with the broader HR function, youll be fluent in our organizational data, understanding the signals the data are sending us and how to translate those signals into accountable action. Youll contribute to the people data agenda and ensure were having the right conversations at the right tables about what our people data are telling us.

  • In partnership with Moderna University, youll be a trusted advisor and coach to our senior leaders on accelerating our culture and building and leading inclusive teams.

  • Youll work to establish clear goals and design the metrics and processes that will help us measure progress and be accountable.

  • Working with the broader industry community, youll be an ambassador for Moderna to help establish us as a cultural thought leader.

  • Youll partner with our learning and development team to build resources that support our agenda and enable us to deliver on our organizational commitments.

Heres What Youll Need (Minimum Qualifications)

  • Bachelors Degree required.

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a global HR organization with a focused role in Diversity & Inclusion or similar field of practice.

  • Experience working globally with understanding of how culture is informed by working norms and regional perspectives.

  • Established thought leadership in diversity & inclusion with experience developing and implementing best-in-class D&I strategies and programs in global organizations.

  • Significant experience counseling, influencing and coaching senior leaders and executives on complex initiatives involving multiple considerations and stakeholders and matters that often are of a sensitive, personal nature.

Heres What Youll Bring to the Table (Preferred Qualifications)

  • MBA or advanced degree preferred

  • Possess an analytical mindset and data informed approach to challenges and opportunities

  • Be a strong communicator and expert storyteller, with the ability to articulate a vision that inspires others and brings them together. Demonstrate organizational acumen with an ability to drive results through indirect influence vs. formal reporting leadership.

  • Demonstrate strong cultural acuity and the ability to work in diverse teams and groups and across geographies with a high level of agility and capacity to participate in others business critical initiatives as required.

  • Intense sense of urgency, curiosity, and ambition to excel and build something from the ground up, navigating all the requisite ambiguity and complexity that comes with writing the rulebook while executing in real time.

  • A desire to make an impact as part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.

Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
  • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
  • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
  • Adoption and family-planning benefits
  • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    Vacation, sick time and holidays
    Volunteer time to participate within your community
    Discretionary year-end shutdown
    Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
  • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
  • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
  • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

About Moderna

Since our founding in 2010, we have aspired to build the leading mRNA technology platform, theinfrastructure to reimagine how medicines are created and delivered, and a world-class team. We believe in giving our people a platform to change medicine and an opportunity to change the world.

By living our mission, values, and mindsets every day, our peopleare the driving force behind our scientific progress and our culture.Together, we are creating a culture of belonging and building an organization that cares deeply for our patients, our employees, the environment, and our communities.

We are proud to have been recognized as a Science Magazine Top Biopharma Employer, a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators, and a Great Place to Work in the U.S.

If you want to make a difference and join a team that is changing the future of medicine, we invite you to visit to learn more about our current opportunities.

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is a place where everyone can grow. If you meet the Basic Qualifications for the role and you would be excited to contribute to our mission every day, please apply!

Moderna is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, ethnicity, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Belonging, Inclusion, and Diversity are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. Were focused on attracting, retaining, developing, and advancing our employees and believe that by cultivating diverse experiences, backgrounds, and ideas, we can provide an environment where every employee is able to contribute their best.

Moderna is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the Talent Acquisition Partner or contact the Accommodations team at (EEO/AAP Employer)



Moderna is advancing messenger RNA (mRNA) science to create a new class of transformative medicines for patients. Moderna’s platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, providing the Company the capability to pursue in parallel a robust pipeline of new development candidates. Moderna is developing therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases and cardiovascular diseases, independently and with strategic collaborators.

mRNA is now a turning point in the history of science, medicine, technology, even humankind itself. With this breakthrough discovery, many of the world’s biggest and most challenging medical problems are no longer a question of “how?” but merely a question of “when?”

Come with us as we pursue the uncharted reaches of possibility and make your mark on the future of medicine.


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Cambridge, MA
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