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Diversity & Inclusion Associate

West Midlands, United Kingdom, £ £ 41500.00-41500.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Your new company
My client is striving for excellence and are not satisfied by standing still. By 2030, they will be one of the world's exceptional universities, helping to transform their region, country and world for the collective good. They do so by focusing on supporting their talented staff and students, and giving them the freedom and best environments in which to flourish. They aspire to remove economic, social and cultural barriers that have prevented talented people from working and studying and be recognised as best in class in their approach to diversity and social inclusion, for staff and students. Their Social Inclusion Strategy will help them to re-imagine the original purpose of setting up the University, to 'increase access to higher education'. Through this Strategy, the University aspires to remove economic, social and cultural barriers that have prevented people from working, studying and succeeding, and to be recognised as best in class in its approach to equality, diversity and inclusion, for staff and students by 2030. With this in mind they are looking for two Social Inclusion Associates to help them deliver their vision.
Your new role
You will bring: expert management and project experience, demonstrable evidence of improving inclusion and cultural change in a complex organisation, experience and commitment to work through related issues. You will be a confident communicator at every level, able to influence stakeholders, partners and decision makers and increase buy-in by building strong relationships, consider confidentiality, respectfully and sensitively navigating through issues.
You will be responsible for providing high-level policy support and strategic oversight, managing development and implementation of projects and activities to deliver their Social Inclusion Strategy. Their key priorities are to provide an inclusive experience for their students and staff through diversity and an inclusive learning and working environment. You will work with academic and professional services colleagues, the Students' Union and our external partners and stakeholders.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have had previously worked in a inclusion role, and have strong engagement skills with the ability to work with people at all levels. You will have also worked managing projects and have strong analytical skills. You will be quick on your feet, pro-active, calm under pressure and be able to solve problems as they arise. Proficient IT and finance management skills complete your profile.
What you'll get in return
They offer an excellent salary with amazing benefits including holidays, pensions, personal development etc the role will be mainly working from home, with the need to come in as you need too

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
£ £ 41500.00-41500.00 Annual Annual