Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager (2-year fixed term contract)

Recruiter
IOSH
Location
This role will be undertaken from home initially until we re-open our head office. The expectation will then be for the post holder to work 2 days based in the office (Leicestershire) and 3 days working from home.
Salary
£38,250 - £50,000 per annum
Posted
11 May 2021
Closes
06 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager (2-year fixed term contract) Description:

  • Salary – £38,250 - £50,000 per annum
  • Closing date – 01 June 2021
  • Interview date – First interview: 15 June 2021 / Second interview: w/c 21 June 2021
  • Contract duration: 2 years
  • Location: This role will be undertaken from home initially until we re-open our head office. The expectation will then be for the post holder to work 2 days based in the office (Leicestershire) and 3 days working from home.

The opportunity

  • Have you successfully developed and implemented an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) strategy?
  • Have you successfully driven and embedded cultural change through EDI initiatives and projects?
  • Are you a self-starter, with the shared vision to transform and innovate EDI, not just with employees but across our membership and the OSH profession?

If yes, why not apply for this newly created role as EDI Manager at IOSH, the Chartered body and largest membership organisation for health and safety professionals. This role is recruited on a two-year fixed term contract and we are looking for an individual with the expertise and drive to achieve a fully inclusive culture across the organisation and beyond.

The role

In this exciting role, you’ll be joining IOSH at the start of a journey of EDI and cultural change. You will work closely with the Senior Leadership Team and Business Management Group to shape, develop and drive the EDI agenda which will have a significant, lasting impact. Your first priority will be to design and develop a strategy to lead the transformation of EDI at IOSH, with the goal of embedding EDI throughout our workforce and membership and positioning IOSH as an employer and professional body of choice.

You’ll have a passion for EDI and the confidence and expertise to champion and promote inclusivity in all that we do. You’ll advocate for EDI best practice and work collaboratively with all areas of the organisation to advise and educate others and embed culture change, both internally and externally, within a complex organisation with multiple stakeholders.

The person

The ideal candidate will have sound knowledge and understanding of EDI legislation, policy and best practice. Alongside your commitment to EDI, you’ll have demonstrable experience of championing the EDI agenda and strategy creation and implementation within your career. Using your expert knowledge and experience, you’ll provide advice and guidance to the organisation, that promotes inclusivity and drives cultural change.

It is essential for the post holder to be able to build and develop relationships to engage individuals, internally and externally, with the EDI agenda. Challenging and influencing skills are key in engaging with a variety of stakeholders at all levels, including the Senior Leadership team and Board of Trustees. You’ll be determined, resilient and have a customer focussed approach in the delivery of EDI-related projects.

Education criteria:

  • Qualified to degree level in a relevant field or equivalent experience

Benefits

The salary range for this role is £38,250 to £47,750. The starting salary will be dependent on the successful candidate having the relevant skills and experience required for the post. IOSH operates a performance related pay scheme where you have the opportunity to progress your pay based on your performance in the role, including participation in the IOSH employee bonus scheme.

We embrace smarter working practices which offer our employees the opportunity to work their hours flexibly and remotely where their roles and business needs allow. In addition to this, you can expect a comprehensive benefits package including; salary exchange pension scheme, private medical insurance and healthcare cash plan, buying and selling annual leave and much more.