• Full Time
  • UK

Job Title – Diversity & Inclusion Specialist Location – London, Euston area Salary – Circa 60-70k per annum Contract Type – Permanent, Full-time Home Working – circa 2-3 days per week from home About the role… This individual will work with the Diversity and Inclusion Forum to drive and deliver the diversity and inclusion strategy across the organisation. This is a standalone role that will require someone who is adept at delivering a D&I strategy to senior leaders of the business whilst also having a willingness to roll their sleeves up and get stuff delivered. This a very well-known business that will look great on the CV. What will be keeping you busy? Main duties and responsibilities: Strategy & Project Delivery Proactively drive and deliver the Diversity and Inclusion strategy and champion initiatives across the organisation Sitting on collaborative project teams for company-wide initiatives as the D&I expert. Lead on the planning and delivery of programme of D&I focused events across the organisation including Diversity and Inclusion week To evolve the culture and inclusion mandatory training initiatives and help embed across the business by collaborating with Exco leads and senior leadership teams to drive attendance. Ensure alignment to the gender and ethnicity pay gap action plan, as well as the organisational values and three year strategy Collaborate with executive committee leads and senior leadership teams to design and plan department led D&I initiatives Partner with Internal Communications to deliver engaging and consistent communications on Diversity and Inclusion activities, both internally and externally Collaborate with the People Team to source, promote and extend our diverse sourcing providers Design and implement inclusive work practices and policies Collaborate and partner with the learning and development on the design and implementation of professional growth and development initiatives to support equitable development of underrepresented employees Working in partnership with colleagues particular the Senior Executive for Diversity and Development Work with the People Leadership team to understand key issues within the business and develop informed solutions Advisory Act as an ambassador for the D&I agenda To be a recognised expert who will make recommendations and proactively identify opportunities to support D&I agenda Act as the project leader for all D&I forum (and subgroup) meetings and activities Build and maintain a network of diversity influencers (externally and internally) that will support our D&I Strategy Act as an advisor to the business assisting in driving forward the D&I agenda, best practices and latest updates within the industry. Establish relationships with influential external diversity and inclusion groups Attend industry diversity events to learn best practice and build solid networks Represent the company externally at key D&I meetings and events, building a strong public network and presence in the D&I community Management of D&I budget Monitor key dates in the calendar such as Mental Health Week, International Women’s Day & Pride and work proactively to help delivery Take meeting minutes, organise agendas and meeting materials, and ensure actions are followed through and deadlines are met on time Take a hands on approach to administration such as room bookings, managing diaries, creation of presentation decks as required Support on other employee engagement initiatives as required Knowledge & Experience 4 years’ experience leading diversity and inclusion programmes, including building and launching initiatives from the ground-up Proven track record of achievements in leading D&I programmes Proven experience working with multiple stakeholders across range of diversity areas- race, gender, age, disability etc A confident subject matter expert in all things D&I Able to confront issues and challenging conversations with empathy and understanding Able to build valuable relationships, with an aptness to consult, influence and drive change Able to work passionately as an advocate and an ally across all D&I matters Adept at working with data to inform strategy and decision making Adhere to and actively encourage equality of opportunity and diversity commitments

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