• Full Time
  • UK

We have an exciting opportunity for an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Executive to join our team based in Gilwell Park, Chingford, London – hybrid working options , where you will be working 35 hours per week. We will offer you a competitive salary of 36,026 per annum . We’re Scouts and everyone’s welcome here – all genders, races and backgrounds. Right across the UK, we help over 400,000 young people aged 4-25 gain skills for life and find their place in the world. We help them speak up, play their part and shine bright. The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Executive Role: You will be joining us as we implement our response to an independently-led race equity review carried out in 2021, and develop and deliver our overarching EDI strategy. This will be a varied role which will likely change over time as the strategy takes shape and we continue to make progress. You may be contributing to the strategy, developing a project plan, creating resources, reviewing policies, advising on new systems and processes, delivering training or dealing with a tricky enquiry from a parent. Key responsibilities as our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Executive: Contribute to the development and delivery of our EDI strategy and our response to the independent race equity review Work in partnership with our National Inclusion Volunteer Team, Community of Practice and other volunteers to provide advice and support as we roll out of our EDI work to the wider Scout movement Work closely with other teams as we implement our commitments on EDI, with a focus on building their knowledge, skills and confidence on these topics Lead on specific EDI operational projects and pieces of work Monitor and report on progress in delivering EDI projects, proactively identifying and addressing potential problems as they arise Organise and possibly deliver training and workshops on EDI topics Work with other teams to respond to members’ queries and complaints What we are looking for in our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Executive: Experience of working in a field related to equity, diversity and inclusion Experience of matrix management and collaborating across teams Experience of supporting the design and delivery of processes and resources, ensuring they are fit for purpose and meet the needs of specified users Experience of influencing senior decision makers and decision-making bodies – this will include report writing, consultation and the ability to pre-empt questions Strong interpersonal skills, able to negotiate, influence and work collaboratively with people from diverse backgrounds Strong organisational and project management skills with the ability to manage and deliver a diverse workload, whilst ensuring effective prioritisation and balancing of the needs of a range of stakeholders Ability to support the co-creation of solutions with a wide range of stakeholders (including remotely/digitally) and to develop and sustain productive stakeholder relationships internally and externally An understanding of race concepts such as structural racism, intersectionality and white privilege, and the ability to support others to understand them. What we can offer you as our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Executive: 25 days holiday and going up to 28 days after 2 years’ service and 32 days after 5 years’ service Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year Life Assurance Simply Health Scheme Generous Pension Scheme Free car parking We are proud to be a family-friendly employer and offer… Up to four personal days paid leave a year  Maternity/Paternity Leave Childcare Vouchers Flexible working hours Store Discount at our Scout Store other online benefits Study and volunteer leave Closing date: 23:59 Sunday 9 January 2022 Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click  ‘Apply’  now! The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds. Strictly no agencies.

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