Oracle Women’s Leadership Placement
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What is OWL?
Oracle Women’s Leadership (OWL) began in 2006 as a grassroots effort in response to overwhelming demand from our female employees to offer greater opportunity to enhance skills and develop leadership potential. OWL has evolved into a global program within the Learning and Development function dedicated to leadership development of Oracle women across the globe.
Each region has an OWL Regional Lead who reports into the Executive Director of OWL. This global team is responsible for the coordination of the strategy and objectives of OWL. Within each region, local communities are led by inspiring Community Leaders who volunteer their time to coordinate and host events for their local community.
This role reports into the OWL Regional Lead for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and will help to support a community of over 35 Community Leaders across over 40 countries. Within this role, there is always something new to learn and no day is the same; the number of OWL communities across the region is ever growing and the work you will do with these communities will be diverse, challenging and rewarding. The OWL role is constantly evolving meaning you will have the flexibility to take the initiative and drive your own projects.
What You’ll Do
- Take responsibility for the communication of OWL activities through internal blog planning, article writing and communicating various events across a mixture of communication channels.
- Oversee the event planning and delivery stages of OWL events proposed by Community Leaders by using virtual systems to ensure events run smoothly and are contributing to the engagement, empowerment and development of women leaders.
- To help the global team better understand the needs of Community Leaders, you will interpret data and turn it into information that can offer insights into the development of OWL. You will interpret patterns and trends and share these data insights with the global team and community.
- A meaningful and strong relationship with Community Leaders is key to producing excellent events and progression for OWL. Integral to the role is the ability to develop a trusting and respectful relationship with OWL Community Leaders across the region through open communication, mutual respect and mindful listening.
- Liaise with suppliers and Community Leaders to efficiently execute events and use a mixture of internal systems and personal skills to ensure that suppliers and event organizers have submitted relevant information for their event to run smoothly.
- Maintain clear and effective communication with employees and amplify inspiring stories to strengthen engagement with OWL.
- Take the initiative to independently research and explore new ideas and resources that can be used by the OWL community to promote inspirational leadership, empowerment and employee retention.
- Become an expert in hosting virtual webinars and using various digital systems for communications, training and events.
This role involves working on many projects, some examples of which are:
- Global Survey – drafting the annual Global OWL Survey and analysing the results to produce meaningful data assessing the impact of OWL events across the globe. Designing & producing presentations at a global and regional level.
- Digital Assets – creating & maintaining key documents to support Community Leaders ranging from guidelines outlining how to use internal systems, to utilising Zoom Webinar features for a professional event. These documents are invaluable and need to be clear and easy to use.
- Driving Collaboration - coordinating Sub-Regional Collaborative meetings and events to connect communities
- Communications - taking ownership of creating engaging content and posting it on a mixture of internal communication channels and other external mediums.
- International Women’s Day - Planning and executing a 24 hour virtual follow the sun event for the celebration of International Women’s Day and coordinating a variety of events across regions to celebrate the day.
What You’ll Bring
Let’s see what you can achieve when you dare to be yourself. What we are looking for:
- A genuine interest in Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging
- Self-starter, happy to learn, proactive
- Enthusiasm and professionalism
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to remain focused under pressure and prioritise your workload
- Ability to work as part of a team and communicate with a global team
- Confident working with and learning multiple systems
- An awareness and understanding of cultural nuances