Director of Culture

Posted date:  Sep 16, 2022

Plano, Texas, United States

Plano, TX

About this opportunity

Our purpose is to create connections that make the unimaginable possible. It’s why we exist. Every day, we use our creativity, expertise, and technology to develop creative innovations and tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges. We connect people, businesses, and societies to build new opportunities that seemed impossible before. Across 180+ countries, we have an environment that respects and supports your ambitions, and aligns with our values of Respect, Professionalism, Perseverance, and Integrity.


As the Director of Culture, you will be given the opportunity to play a meaningful role in continuously improving our workplace. Can you see yourself using your skills to help ensure strategic changes and improve belonging across Ericsson's North American market area? As a key member of the Talent management team, you will do just that! You will closely partner with our Culture Champions, Employee Resource Group (ERG) leaders, Communications team, business leaders and other key members of the HR team to ensure alignment and focus. Your experience, insights, and confidence will help us to deliver and continue to make Ericsson an outstanding place to work!



What you will do

  • Build, integrate and promote solutions that cultivate an inclusive environment.
  • Provide consultation to Culture Champions/ERG sponsors and leaders to collaborate, align and deliver on annual strategic plans; ensuring efforts, practices and initiatives support the North American Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging strategy.
  • Position ERGs for greater scale and impact including identifying and enabling awards and recognition opportunities pertaining to D&I and ‘employer of choice’ for Ericsson North America.
  • Ensure Culture champions and ERG members are equipped & engaged as brand ambassadors
  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation. Ensure adherence to federal, state, and local legal requirements, advise management on needed actions to remain compliant.
  • Serve as North American Culture/ERG liaison to global community.
  • Stay on top of industry knowledge and trends by participating in conferences and educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining professional networks, and participating in professional organizations.
  • Network with other leading organizations on benchmarking Culture/D&I standard and ERG methodologies
  • Perform tactical duties such as: project management, metrics generation, campaign coordination, budget consultation & ownership.
  • Prepare and analyze HR metrics including VOICE and exit survey data and provide reports that support decision making in specified areas
  • Partner with other SME’s and HRBPs to enhance existing staff recognition and reward programs.



You will bring

  • Thorough understanding of HR policies and procedures & experience rolling out enterprise-wide HR programs, including compensation, recruitment, benefits, training related programs
  • Excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills. High impact and influence
  • Developed stakeholder and change management skills: a collaborative & consultative partner with the ability to empathize and advocate for both the enterprise, management, and employees
  • International Experience highly valuable in global organizations with matrix set up
  • Capability to switch gears rapidly; able to work in ambiguous situations.
  • Experience working with senior leadership on implementing and developing organizational strategy
  • Experience working on DEI initiatives, as well as implementing cultural proficiencies for organization
  • High level of comfort using data in decision making; analytical, strategic, and programmatic thinking including ability to benchmark/ research
  • Expertise with Microsoft Excel and proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint and Word is required.
  • MBA degree and a minimum of 10 years of HR experience (2-3 years working in the business is also preferred)



Why join Ericsson?

At Ericsson, you´ll have an excellent opportunity. The chance to use your skills and creativity to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.



This position reports to the Head of Diversity & Inclusion



What happens once you apply?

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Encouraging a diverse and inclusive organization is core to our values at Ericsson, that's why we nurture it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation, which is essential for our future growth. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our Ericsson team.  Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, learn more. If you need assistance or to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Ericsson at 


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position, and you may be required to perform additional job tasks as assigned.


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Be where it begins

Our Culture

Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless. Share your most innovative ideas, bring your unique perspective and bring your unique perspective in a speak up environment. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it at a company where you’re empowered to lead and perform at your very best.

Learning and Development

Being a part of our team means having the flexibility to take your career in many different directions, but it also means leveraging the supportive structure of a big organization, with clear personal and professional development opportunities. 

Benefits and Rewards

We believe that great accomplishments deserve great benefits and transparent rewards. We strive to offer competitive, unbiased, and fair rewards for all our people. We empower you to manage your own time and promote flexible working opportunities, along with family-friendly policies.

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