Full Time Job

APAC Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Manager

Warner Bros. Discovery

Singapore 02-08-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Your New Role

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Manager is responsible for supporting the activation of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) efforts to successful deliver the DEI strategy across multiple business areas and offices in the APAC region. Reporting to the DEI Director, APAC, this role his role will engage with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders, to design and assist in delivery of programs that support global and APAC specific diversity activities and goals.

Your Role Accountabilities
• Work with the Regional DEI leader to implement the local DEI approach for the region in accordance with global strategy.
• Develop strong working relationships, partner and collaborate with local leadership and across APAC (across 14 countries). Provide DEI consulting and support services to various business units including Production.
• Support the development and act as a strategic advisor to regional chapters of the WBD Business Resource Groups (BRG) to enable them to operate successfully in alignment with the DEI strategy. This will also include budget governance.
• Provide end to end project management support on the activation of local DEI programmatic efforts identified by both Global and Regional leads e.g., Integration, data expansion.
• Partner with Learning & Development and/or other internal departments to organise, schedule and deliver DEI initiatives to build leadership capability and advance talent within local budgets. e.g., facilitate training programs and inclusive conversations etc. As required, work with local vendors and external facilitators.
• Develop, oversee and support the rollout of activity for the APAC Diversity Calendar including the planning and execution of DEI activity across multiple countries (virtual and physical).
• Contribute to the creation of thought leadership and create a body of centralised resources for use across our workforce and creative efforts.
• Collaborate and partner closely with the People and Culture and Talent Acquisitions team to ensure effective DEI practices are embedded into every phase of the talent and development lifecycles to advance belonging and inclusion for our people.
• In partnership with manager, identify and take ownership of opportunities that support external WBD DEI brand such as the completion of benchmarks, awards, sponsorships etc.
• Conduct regular DEI analysis of internal activity and provide manager with regular impact updates and ROI summary of budget spend. Ensure a strong understanding of metrics.
• Conduct regular external research and DEI landscape benchmark analysis to provide valuable regional insights and implement best practice.
• Develop and cultivate relationships with local external DEI vendors, organisations etc.
• Stay up to date with local regulatory requirements to ensure informed and localised plans.
• Drive, support and review APAC DEI communications by closely partnering with Corporate Communications.
• Partner with People & Culture, CSR and other internal teams on areas with cross interest to ensure alignment.
• Develop periodic DEI reports and other administrative support for region.
• Provide ongoing support to the wider Global DEI team on ad hoc projects as required.

Qualifications & Experience
• 4 + years professional work experience in DEI.
• Have experience in navigating a cross border/cross cultural organisation.
• Experience facilitating in-person and virtual training sessions
• Experience working with a variety of stakeholders at different seniority levels
• Experience managing projects from end to end.
• Additional language that serves a key market in APAC (preferred)
• Strong and inclusive communication skills with the ability to engage different audiences.

Competencies we are looking for:
• Self-motivated, understands the importance of confidentiality, effective time and project management, flexibility.
• Ability to navigate a new team and build relationships across the organisation in a complex matrixed environment to influence change.
• Great communicator who can build trust and strong working relationships with internal and external partners and vendors.
• Willingness to continue learning to ensure understanding of current DEI needs in the sector.
• Ability to multi-task and manage and execute multiple projects with varying deadlines.
• Role models WBD values

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5omke-34-239-173-144-42 in your application.