DE&I HR Program Manager


Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.


San Mateo, CA

We are looking for a DE&I HR Program Manager to lead efforts in completing diversity, equity and inclusion programs as well as general HR programs for our PlayStation Studios. The right candidate will understand the PlayStation Studios people needs and overall DE&I goals, culture, and challenges and collaborate with leadership across PlayStation Studios to bring in dynamic, meaningful and engaging programs for our studio teams. The ideal candidate will be passionate, have a sense of urgency for execution and be a great teammate across a variety of groups to deliver first class programs. This is an individual contributor role reporting directly to the Sr. Director, Global HRBP for PlayStation Studios and indirectly to the Sr. Director, Head of DE&I for Sony Interactive Entertainment.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work with the PlayStation Studios HR teams and leadership to complete and deliver on the PlayStation Studios DE&I goals and roadmap as well as HR programs including, but not limited to, building culture, engagement and talent pipeline.
  • Apply data and metrics available to analyze and build out longer term programs to address areas related to underrepresented populations and track progress and results of delivered programs.
  • Partner with HRBPs and HR Centers of Excellence (COEs) to develop and plan trainings and programming for PlayStation Studios team members and leadership.
  • Collaborate with Talent Acquisition teams to build out diverse talent pipelines through internship programs, cross-studio collaboration efforts and internal training programs.
  • Assist the PlayStation Studios HRBP team with other team projects as assigned.

Required Knowledge / Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 3+ years’ previous experience developing and executing on HR programs
  • Ability to work independently and manage various projects with minimal oversight
  • Creative in identifying new initiatives and program ideas to the Sr. Director, Global HRBP
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills and experience working with people at all levels of an organization
  • High level of initiative and responsiveness with an aim to quickly resolve problems
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines and set priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel skills
  • Strong presentation skills


  • Previous experience in the games or entertainment industry
  • Previous experience working with creative teams


Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.

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Location: San Mateo, CA

Date posted: 2021-12-11