The Human Resources Manager is responsible for designing and
implementing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs that create a
culture of belongingness for Team Members, partners who support
GBFB’s mission and our neighbors in Eastern Massachusetts.
Reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources, this role is
responsible for developing and implementing organizational policies,
practices and programs that demonstrate our commitment to
authentically engaging in providing equal opportunities and
As a member of the Human Resources Team, the incumbent will also
be responsible for activities that support and advance GBFB’s
culture. The incumbent will partner with other members of the Human
Resources Team and organizational leadership in creating and
implementing plans that ensure equitable internal practices and
support diversity. This role plays a strategic part in scaling,
sustaining, and maintaining diversity and inclusion best practices
through various programs and initiatives that align with our values
and business goals.
Position Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
With direction from the Vice President of Human Resources,
develop and implement effective diversity, equity, and inclusion
strategies for the organization. Related activities include, but
are not limited to:
Serving as the point person for all DEI efforts across the organization
Researching and recommending creative strategies to achieve
Designing, implementing, and managing approved strategies and
programs throughout the Team Member lifecycle.
Recommending and assisting with the implementation of
strategies that positively impact how we engage in the diverse
communities we support.
Establishing benchmarks and metrics to ensure effectiveness of
DEI programming; assessing gaps, coaching people leaders,
measuring performance and making recommendations that promote
meaningful, long-lasting change.
Collaborating with the Human Resources Team Members to create
and facilitate effective DEI-related trainings, with a focus on
building cultural competence.
Supporting internal communications on DEI topics.
Staying on top of industry DEI trends and best practices.
Related Human Resources Responsibilities
Manage the annual Team Member Engagement Survey program,
evaluating results and providing recommendations on ways to
improve and maintain engagement levels.
Collaborate with Human Resources Team Members to develop and
implement engagement activities, including but not limited to Team
Member recognition programs, Team Member events, and Team Member
Guide supervisors/managers and individual contributors
regarding GBFB policies, practices, Values, and HR programs.
Communicating, and interpreting HR policies and practices to
ensure fair and consistent application, recommending policy
revisions to the Vice President of Human Resources.
Collaborate, partner, and assist in the development,
enhancement, and execution of programs that foster a unified and
balanced culture that inspires excellent performance and strong
team member engagement in support of GBFB’s values.
Perform other work-related duties as assigned.
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Must be able to lift 25 pounds at times.
Must be able to access and navigate each department at the
organization’s facility, including the warehouse.
The job is performed indoors in a traditional office setting.