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Diversity & Inclusion Lead (12 month maternity cover)

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Job Title: Diversity & Inclusion Lead (12 month maternity cover)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Competitive Salary
Contact Name: Peter faulkner
Contact Email: Peter Faulkner
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

About The Company

The company is one of the world's leading providers of independent assurance, tax and advisory services. Over 40,000 employees, across 130 countries, are focused on making a difference to clients, colleagues and the communities in which they all live and work.

The firm is committed to creating a working environment where all colleagues are treated equally, where differences are understood and respected, and everyone feels valued and able to perform at their best.

 

About The Role

You'll join at the start of the journey to formalise strategies in this ever more important area. You’ll be responsible for working with senior leaders to develop and deliver the UK firm’s diversity and inclusion approach, ensuring alignment with the global diversity, inclusion and people strategies. You’ll continue to lead the fantastic work on they have already started around social mobility ensuring they maintain a position as number one employer for social mobility.

You’ll also lead the development of a joined up approach to diversity and inclusion across the firm, aligned to shared enterprise and purpose of shaping a vibrant economy. The firm is currently embarking on an exciting journey towards shared enterprise. Shared ideas, shared responsibility and shared the reward. They passionate about what they do and set themselves big goals. The firm is driven by a purpose of shaping a vibrant economy and creating environments in which everyone can flourish and feels included is central to that.

This role will be responsible for working with senior leaders in developing and delivering the UK firm’s approach to diversity and inclusion, ensuring alignment with the global strategy, ensuring principles align with the firm's vision and purpose.

 

Skills & Experience

  • Track record of operating at a senior level  with experience of creating and delivering complex strategies from scratch

  • Experience of implementing a diversity and inclusion strategy ideally within a professional services organisation  

  • Experience of developing and overseeing diversity and inclusion associated programmes

  • Forward thinking and driven to find innovative new ways of doing things with a focus on results

  • Commercially driven

  • A highly credible individual who has great influence and excellent relationship building skills

  • Holds a great network externally with the desire to bring outside-in thinking to the table to stretch thinking.

  • Understanding of employer brand, EVP strategies and recruitment marketing and how these could be improved to widen participation

  • An awareness of selection and development methodologies and how these could be improved to wider participation

Ref: | Published: 05th Sep 2017