People & Purpose | Purpose Culture & Inclusion – Experienced Associate

Egypt, Lebanon | Enabling Functions | Posted on 03-Jun-2024

Position Summary

Beirut, Cairo

When you work for us, you commit to a career at one of the largest and most prestigious professional services firms in the world. Looking for a rewarding career? Take a closer look at Deloitte & Touche ME. You'll understand that Deloitte is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has received numerous awards in the last few years which include Best Employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, and the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).
In addition to our opportunities in Audit & Assurance, Tax & Legal, Consulting, Risk Advisory and Financial Advisory, we offer a variety of careers in Internal Client Services (ICS) considered essential to the growth of the Firm. Whether in Human Resources, Finance or PR, a career in ICS with Deloitte & Touche ME will give you the opportunity to join a firm undergoing rapid expansion in a region of fast-paced growth. Your role will not just put your passion for creative solutions to the test, it will provide you with an environment to grow and build a career based on excellence.

Our Purpose
Deloitte makes an impact that matters. Every day we challenge ourselves to do what matters most—for clients, for our people, and for society. We serve clients distinctively, bringing innovative insights, solving complex challenges, and unlocking sustainable growth. We inspire our talented professionals to deliver outstanding value to clients, providing an exceptional career experience and an inclusive and collaborative culture. We contribute to society, building confidence and trust in the markets, upholding the integrity of organizations, and supporting our communities.

Our shared values guide the way we behave to make a positive, enduring impact:

  • Lead the way 
  • Serve with integrity 
  • Take care of each other 
  • Foster inclusion 
  • Collaborate for measurable impact 

During your tenure as Purpose Culture & Inclusion (PCI) Experienced Associate, you support develop and implement People and Purpose related programs (purpose, well-being, diversity, inclusion, people experience and engagement, sustainability and corporate responsibility CRS, employee value proposition); and assist in the program management activities for centrally deployed Deloitte Middle East wide projects. You will also be responsible for the following:

  • Work closely with the Purpose, Culture & Inclusion (PCI) team to support with research and communication material, and the preparation of engaging presentations, high-end reports, and summary analysis, in alignment with Deloitte Global ambition and strategy.
  • Assist in the development of new innovative Purpose, Culture & Inclusion (PCI) initiatives that support Deloitte’s overarching People & Purpose strategy.
  • Develop and execute internal PC&I communication plans aimed at enhancing awareness and engagement.
  • Create compelling social media content under the supervision of the team manager that supports external people & purpose communication efforts, with a focus on DEI messaging. 
  • Develop news content for monthly internal PC&I newsletters and other internal communication on topics such as wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability.
  • Support stakeholder identification and development of change management plans for people & purpose related programs and initiatives.
  • Support with PC&I initiatives, managing team organized activations and initiatives locally and regionally on topics such as Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability.
  • Coordinate with business HR teams and relevant stakeholders to collect data and status updates to ensure successful implementation of people & purpose programs.
  • Stay abreast of regional and global DEI, Wellbeing and CRS trends, and maintain updated records of contact information of vendors to be utilized for people & purpose initiatives.
  • Conduct internal compliance checks for new and existing people & purpose initiatives and engagements.
  • Contribute to the launch of benchmarking surveys by being the project lead with external entity, including technology and privacy coordination, supporting with internal audit, survey testing, and communication plan.
  • Test new technologies and recommend best practices for people & purpose initiatives.
  • Conduct research on various PC&I projects and provide ad-hoc reports in line with the business needs.
Other Leadership Capabilities:
  • Seeks to understand how their daily work contributes to the priorities of the team, business area and Deloitte regional/global.
  • Possesses exceptional project management skills and a strong sense of prioritization, and is able to maintain a high standard of quality and accuracy in deliverables.
  • Understands expectations and demonstrates personal accountability for keeping performance on track.
  • Demonstrates inclusive behaviors and effective communication style, and lead by example on all areas carried out as part of the role by being an active ambassador for people & purpose
  • Demonstrates commitment to personal learning and development; understands his/ her potential role as a brand ambassador.
  • Exhibits a good understanding of our purpose and values; explores opportunities for impact.
  • Bachelor's degree in human resources management, business administration or a related field
  • Knowledge of best practices in HR management is essential; Studies in Corporate Social Responsibility, Social Science, Public Policy, Communication, or related fields, can also be considered.
  • 2-3 years of experience including HR experience, preferably in a multinational firm, with specialization in Diversity & Inclusion, psychology or other social science is a great plus.
  • Experience and passion for making an impact in any of these areas would be an asset: Diversity and inclusion program design and implementation, well-being/ wellness program design and implementation, sustainability, climate change, corporate responsibly, accessibility, disability and neurodiversity, employee engagement surveys, program design and implementation, communication strategy development and execution, change management
  • Ability to communicate in an inclusive, accessible and professional manner with employees, team leaders and managers.
  • Demonstrated inclusive leadership, problem solving, and strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Strong listening skills, and quick understanding of audience and content. 
  • Advanced level of technical proficiency and computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Management). 
  • Perfect command of Arabic and English.