Principal Project Lead - Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Jun 10, 2021
Jul 10, 2021
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Principal Project Lead - Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging


Our highest calling has always been to attract, develop and inspire the world's best people - from across the full spectrum of differences. Our associates are the heart of Capital One and our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging (DIB) are valued at our core. We empower our associates to do great work by creating an inclusive culture that values diverse perspectives, fosters collaboration, and encourages innovative ideas. A workplace where everyone feels safe, seen, heard, valued and able to bring their best, most authentic selves to work. We call this our Culture of Belonging, and it rests at the heart of our Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging efforts.

We constantly analyze our approach to DIB leadership, which is itself informed by both external voices and internal experiences. We've steadily increased our investment in DIB by growing our recruiting approaches and pipelines in order to attract diverse top talent, building sophisticated and industry leading DIB education and training for our leaders and associates, expanding the reach and impact of our Business Resource Groups (BRGs), and creating breakthrough programs and solutions that accelerate the deep embedment of our DIB principles across our organization. We are building an innovative and strategically bold DIB agenda focused on not only growing DIB in our workplace, but also in leveraging the depth of our expertise and the reach of our resources to advance equity, inclusion and belonging across our communities.

Learn more about our DIB story and consider joining us as we continue on our journey to becoming the world's benchmark destination for DIB leadership:

Job Description:

Are you interested in joining a talented, cross functional team aimed at solving some of the DIB industries most pressing HR challenges? If you have a passion for shaping the overall landscape in Program Management / Agile and want to be part of a dynamic team, then look no further!

The Principal Project Lead in this role will create, develop, execute and support initiatives that promote our DIB principles. We partner closely with leadership, HRCs and HR partners to ensure we can deliver real-time impact, while diagnosing and solving pain points longer term. This role will be responsible for driving key efforts for our DIB team.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Manage team projects and systems to ensure work is well run, strategically aligned and prioritized by setting deadlines, communicating with company executives about the state of the project, ensuring projects stay on track and on budget, and adjusting if necessary to meet new requirements.
  • Consult with DIB leaders, including working strategically with leaders of CORE initiatives, enterprise programming and eHR.
  • Collaborate with leaders and partners to proactively infuse DIB best practices into key processes
  • Produce high quality, scalable programs
  • Collaborate with partners to proactively infuse DIB best practices into key processes.
  • Facilitate DIB programs and discussions leveraging knowledge of current research and data
  • Deliver DIB projects and initiatives from start to finish, while providing regular progress updates to team leaders and stakeholders Examples include: CORE, Agile Management, Enterprise Programs

Selected Candidate Will:
  • Have a track record of successful program management, bringing the ability to quickly put structure in place to manage tasks and related expectations
  • Display understanding and alignment with DIB initiatives
  • Have excellent communication and partnership skills which are essential for interacting and communicating with key stakeholders at all levels across the company to manage, inform and influence outcomes
  • Demonstrate good judgement and sensitivity
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Basic Qualifications:
  • At least 2 years of experience in a program management or a delivery role

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or military experience
  • At least 1 year of experience in an HR function, project management, or chief of staff position
  • At least 2 years of experience working with agile teams or project management
  • Experience partnering with teams across Enterprise Learning, Communications, or HR Consulting
  • PMP or CSM certification
  • Demonstrated interest and action in Diversity and Inclusion work
  • Proficient in Google Suite (Sheets and Slides)

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position

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