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PPL Corporation Sr. DEI Coordinator in Louisville, Rhode Island

Company Summary Statement

As one of the largest investor-owned utility companies in the United States, PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), is committed to creating long-term, sustainable value for our 3.5 million customers, our shareowners and the communities we serve. Our high-performing regulated utilities — PPL Electric Utilities, Louisville Gas and Electric, Kentucky Utilities and Rhode Island Energy — provide an outstanding experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best utilities in the nation. PPL’s companies are also addressing challenges head-on by investing in new infrastructure and technology that is creating a smarter, more reliable and resilient energy grid. We are committed to doing our part to advance a cleaner energy future and drive innovation that enables us to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 while maintaining energy reliability and affordability for the customers and communities we serve. PPL is a positive force in the cities and towns where we do business, providing support for programs and organizations that empower the success of future generations by helping to build and maintain strong, diverse communities today.

Overview

The Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the execution of enterprise-wide strategies and practices to advance PPL’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) goals. The DEI coordinator will support the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion management team, DEI councils and committees and PPL’s Business Resource Groups (BRGs) by gathering, analyzing, and preparing DEI internal and external data; responding to requests for DEI information from clients and organizations; coordinating survey submissions; and assisting with diverse talent recruitment, internal and external communications, and relationships to promote DEI programs and objectives.

This position can be located in Kentucky, Rhode Island, or Pennsylvania and is a hybrid schedule.

Responsibilities

  • Executes on PPL’s short-term and long-term strategies to enhance employee diversity and engagement.

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to coordinate programming that promotes diversity, inclusion, and engagement (e.g. onboarding, training, BRG conference and BRG events)

  • Compiles, organizes, and analyzes data for DEI updates and reports.

  • Serve as liaison in coordinating with educational institutions, such as high schools, colleges, and universities, to engage in programs and initiatives aimed at developing and attracting future talent.

  • Support Business Resource Groups with their meetings, events, and initiatives by providing administrative support and coordination of activities.

  • Assist in the development of meeting materials, presentations, and communications for DEI meetings.

  • Coordinate key DEI meetings, taking notes, contributing to the ideation processes and work with DEI team to ensure appropriate follow through of relevant action items.

  • Schedule and assist the DEI team in executing recruitment events, DEI workshops and trainings.

  • Researches and identifies diversity best practices and benchmarks as input to designing and implementing initiatives.

  • Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 5 years of HR, DEI, or related work experience, or and equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience

  • Experience leading change initiatives

  • Experience with data analysis (i.e., qualitative, and quantitative analysis

  • Experience working in a highly collaborative team environment

  • Willingness to travel

  • Experience with DEI best practices and demonstrated cultural/identity adeptness

  • Demonstrated knowledge of process improvement techniques and methodologies

  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written

  • Ability to build solid relationships and partnerships internally and externally

  • Strong organizational and process management skills; Comfort managing multiple workstreams and prioritizing within a fast-paced, dynamic, high-growth environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, database, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 5 years of HR, DEI, or related work experience, or and equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience

  • Experience leading change initiatives

  • Experience with data analysis (i.e., qualitative, and quantitative analysis

  • Experience working in a highly collaborative team environment

  • Willingness to travel

  • Experience with DEI best practices and demonstrated cultural/identity adeptness

  • Demonstrated knowledge of process improvement techniques and methodologies

  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written

  • Ability to build solid relationships and partnerships internally and externally

  • Strong organizational and process management skills; Comfort managing multiple workstreams and prioritizing within a fast-paced, dynamic, high-growth environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, database, etc.

  • Executes on PPL’s short-term and long-term strategies to enhance employee diversity and engagement.

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to coordinate programming that promotes diversity, inclusion, and engagement (e.g. onboarding, training, BRG conference and BRG events)

  • Compiles, organizes, and analyzes data for DEI updates and reports.

  • Serve as liaison in coordinating with educational institutions, such as high schools, colleges, and universities, to engage in programs and initiatives aimed at developing and attracting future talent.

  • Support Business Resource Groups with their meetings, events, and initiatives by providing administrative support and coordination of activities.

  • Assist in the development of meeting materials, presentations, and communications for DEI meetings.

  • Coordinate key DEI meetings, taking notes, contributing to the ideation processes and work with DEI team to ensure appropriate follow through of relevant action items.

  • Schedule and assist the DEI team in executing recruitment events, DEI workshops and trainings.

  • Researches and identifies diversity best practices and benchmarks as input to designing and implementing initiatives.

  • Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.

Remote Work

The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

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