• Full Time
  • UK

Inclusion & Diversity – Networks & Integration SpecialistLocation: London or RegionsGrade: Senior ManagerReporting to: Chief Inclusion, Community & Wellbeing Officer (Director)This role is responsible for transforming our existing People Network landscape, in consultation with our business leaders and our network members, to accelerate the pace of change in creating a working environment where all our communities feel safe being authentic, feel valued because they trust our systems and processes to deliver fair outcomes and feel proud to be part of PwC.The rolePart of the Inclusive Workplace team within the Inclusion, Community & Wellbeing Centre of Excellence, responsible for developing the network strategy through to execution. PwC is at the forefront of Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) with a history of pioneering innovative programmes and solutions (Open Mind, inclusive leadership, diversity targets and pay gap reporting and more). While we might be considered to be at a relatively advanced stage in terms of I&D maturity, we aim for more as is consistent in a leading brand with a high performing culture.Networks have been part of our I&D landscape for over 20 years at PwC but we believe our current inclusion strategy requires a different approach, one where we can leverage our networks further to better serve our people, our business and our clients.Key aspects of this role will include: Lead a review of our network landscape and evaluate their contribution and impact relative to best practice in the marketplace – apply a continuous improvement approach Develop a strategy to address the gap between the current position and aspiration for the future. Extensive consultation with key stakeholders to ensure buy-in to both strategy development and delivery. Lead the networks in delivering a consistent purpose and vision, establishing and following clear governance, structures and processes. Chairing meetings as required. Work with the Inclusive Workplace Leader to build strong relationships with the business, through provision of expert advice, guidance and support so ensuring the role of the networks is widely understood and championed in the context of local I&D plans/activities. Work with the Inclusive Workplace Leader to ensure network activity is aligned with the Inclusion strategy and priorities and other programmes such as the Everyday Inclusion engagement programme. Ownership of the networks’ communication strategy and plan. Identifying and planning communication needs working with the Inclusive Workplace Leader and the Corporate Affairs Communications team to deliver timely and effective internal and external communications. Collaborate with other People teams to drive awareness and understanding of the networks and their contribution to people engagement Accountable for the operational management of the people networks, working with key members of the Inclusion Team, providing guidance and strategic direction to ensure activities are aligned to the Firm’s inclusion strategy and priorities. Acting as the first point of contact for the network leaders. Responsibility for network content on the firm’s website, bid hub and D&I Currents community ensuring it is accurate, relevant and up to date and reflective of all aspects of the networks’ strategy and priorities. Represent PwC at selected/relevant external events/organisations, acquiring expertise and market intelligence to inform internal agenda and developing internal advisory capacityRequirements Proven experience in the I&D specialism (and specifically in ERGs) ideally gained within the corporate, financial or professional services environments. Highly energised and motivated to effect change and influence the Firm’s approach Excellent stakeholder management, project management and organisational skills ideally with the ability to manage and prioritise multiple diverse projects and work to deadlines Self motivated to take full ownership of areas of responsibility and able to work effectively and deliver objectives in an agile and fast changing environment where there can be ambiguity Experienced in developing strategic communication plans and developing content to deliver those plans Goal orientated – maintain focus on agreed objectives and deliverables Commercially orientated – keep commercial aspects continually in mind when taking actions or making decisions Able to stay informed on breadth of D&I activity, making appropriate connections and assimilate complex data and information objectively to inform recommendations Innovative and creative in approaching new challenges Effectively working with and influencing others to enable delivery Communicate confidently and effectively at all levelsNot the role for you?Did you know PwC offer flexible contract arrangements as well as contingent work (ie temporary or day rate contracting)?The skills we look for in future employeesAll our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.The DealWe want all of our people to feel empowered to be the best that they can be, which is why we have ‘The Deal’.DiversityValuing Difference. Driving Inclusion.We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool because creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business, enabling us to solve important problems and deliver value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can be themselves, are valued for their strengths and are empowered to be the best they can be. As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we also support different ways of working offering flexible working arrangements. Learn more here about our work to support an inclusive culture.

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