ED&I Manager for leading research organisation in Cambridge, £39,000 - £44,000 + generous pension, permanent
Your new company
My client in the public sector who delivers and supports world-leading research based in Cambridge are seeking an Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Manager to help develop and drive the organisation's ED&I strategy to support the creation of an inclusive and diverse workplace.
Your new role
As the ED&I Manager, reporting into the Head of HR, you will provide specialist and high-quality advice and guidance on equity, diversity and inclusion in line with the 2010 Equality Act, as well as develop and implement the ED&I strategy.
You will develop and project manage the ED&I strategies to ensure actions are monitored and progress is communicated across the business at all levels. You will develop and deliver learning and development programmes to raise awareness and embed knowledge across the organisation. You will also develop opportunities to improve participation and engagement of people from underrepresented groups.
You will support the organisation with accreditation processes including for Athena SWAN and Disability Confident Scheme. You will analyse and interpret data and present to management to enable decision making and for accreditation submissions.
What you'll need to succeed
To be the successful candidate, you will have gained significant ED&I experience in a similar role and possess in depth knowledge of current diversity legislation and best practice. You will have a good understanding of ED&I in relation to working in academia or the public sector more broadly and ideally have devised and developed an ED&I strategy on an international scale. Experience of Athena SWAN and Disability Confidence schemes would be highly desirable.
You will be adaptable and flexible with the ability to manage a busy workload with competing priorities. You will be a strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, able to provide complex information in a variety of formats and to different audiences concisely and clearly.
You will be able to cultivate strong and trusting working relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels to motivate others to drive change, and have experience providing written and oral reports to management boards.
What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive a competitive remuneration of up to £45,000 + a very generous pension, 42 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays). This role offers hybrid and flexible working options with the need to be in the Cambridge office 2x a week.
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