Head of Inclusion & Diversity
Head of Inclusion and Diversity
C. £70,000 salary plus Bonus and Benefits
Our client is a FTSE 250 business and a leading provider of Services in the UK with a growing international presence. The role of Head of Inclusion and Diversity is a pivotal role for this organisation, and would suit an ambitious professional with the skills to develop and deliver an Inclusion and Diversity strategy and policies across its group-wide business.
Reporting to the Group People Director, the Head of Inclusion and Diversity will work in partnership with the different operating companies across its group-wide structure, to deliver a more inclusive, diverse and equitable environment. Through strong communication, influencing, and practical advice, you will support the implementation of the organisation’s diversity ambitions. An important function of the role will be to establish, implement and manage Colleague-led networks, as well as the rollout of unconscious bias training. With a key priority to increase the number of women working in its organisation, this role will be a catalyst for change, focusing business leaders on developing a progressive culture, whilst also embedding effective Inclusion and Diversity practices so that the businesses can attract, engage and retain a more diverse and gender balanced workforce.
As a member of the HR leadership team, you will support the delivery of all elements of the strategic and operational Inclusion and Diversity agenda, including Gender Pay Gap reporting, working alongside external partnerships and providing networking opportunities for collaboration and continuous improvement. Responsible for measuring and reporting Inclusion and Diversity KPIs, as well as working improving the disclosure rate of the existing workforce, this role requires an individual who can link these to future Inclusion and Diversity initiatives. Your role will primarily be a central co-ordination role; which makes a huge impact working alongside human resource professionals, advocates and champions in the Group wide Operating Companies. You will also play a key role in driving continuous improvement of the Inclusion and Diversity agenda in areas of benchmarking and establishing best practice.
To be considered for this role, you will have an in-depth knowledge of Inclusion and Diversity, as well experience of leading and managing projects to secure a culture of inclusion. A strong communicator with proven relationship building skills, the successful incumbent will also be able to demonstrate a track record in improving and raising the profile of an organisation in this area. Supported by the Group People Director, this role offers a tenacious individual the next step in their career.
We are ideally looking for a degree qualified, high potential Inclusion and Diversity professional who possesses a high-level of attention to detail and has the ability to work within a devolved management structure and implement best practice. Success will be evident in embedding best practice, and by creating an inclusive environment where the workforce is highly engaged and diverse.
To apply, please send your CV with current remuneration details, quoting reference 19/PM to the retained consultant, Natalie Mortimer at Natalie@astrumhr.co.ukNatalie can also be contacted on 07891 685693. Astrum HR Search & Selection Ltd, 4 Rugby Lane, Stretton on Dunsmore, Rugby, CV23 9JH.