• Full Time
  • UK

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead Officer Purpose of Job: Supporting the development, implementation and embedding of the equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) strategy and action plan across the London Borough of Barnet Working with the Organisational Learning team to commission work that will train and develop Council staff to engage with and integrate the principles and practice of EDI into their everyday work to achieve a positive, equal, and open culture. Supporting on the people management aspects of the EDI strategy and action plan, including the principles of fair selection and promotion. Key Responsibilities To develop and support on the delivery of the EDI Action Plan, to improve the experiences of Black, Asian and minority ethnic staff in our workforce and to work towards BAME groups being proportionately represented at senior management levels. To develop and maintain strong working links with staff groups, which fall under protected characteristics, including but not limited to ethnicity, race, disability, gender, or sexual orientation (e.g. BRAG, LGBTQ, Womens network and Disability forums). Work with the communications team to deliver internal and external awareness raising campaigns, including celebration of achievements in the arena of EDI by the Council To develop and maintain a strong network within the organisation and more widely with other Local Authorities and relevant organisations to collaborate on activities and learn from the experience of others. To attend and play an active role in the BAE staff networks, providing information, opinion and advice regarding ethnicity and other protected characteristics Person Specification/Selection Criteria Experience & Knowledge Proven experience of delivering a diversity and inclusion strategy, including identifying, developing, and implementing successful initiatives to improve outcomes including those of BAME staff. Excellent record of engaging with a wide range of colleagues: building and maintaining productive working relationships to achieve change Experience of identifying, developing, delivering, evaluating, and commissioning equality, diversity, and inclusion training. Experience of successfully delivering EDI policies and projects which improve engagement with and acceptance of the principles and practice of inclusion Proven experience of proactively working on own initiative, managing, organising, and prioritising workload Please apply below.

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