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Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

London, United Kingdom, £ £ 50000.00-50000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion


A Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is needed to join a leading not-for-profit organisation based in London. This organisation is responsible for inspiring the next generation of engineers, who will be instrumental in helping shape the future of the world we live in. The Head of EDI will be responsible for leading the implementation of the organisation\'s 3-year EDI strategy, working with partners across Engineering, STEM, education and outreach and developing relationships with organisations focused on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

This role is offered on a part-time or full-time basis with a minimum of 4 days a week needed.

Our client\'s EDI vision is that young people from all groups are proportionately present in and well prepared for engineering pathways at the age of 19 years.

The initial focus will be on better understanding how current activities help progress towards that Equality, Diversity and Inclusion vision and gathering the evidence and best practices that already exist. You will also start to test how improvements can be made to current activities and trial new approaches which may draw on a wider range of insights, including from the behavioural sciences. At the same time, you will create improvement across diversity, expertise and insight within the organisation (for staff and Trustees).

To qualify... You will be a Head of EDI / Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion / Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Director / EDI Consultant or similar with a CV that demonstrates:

  • Proven experience of developing programmes and managing their delivery;
  • A passion for and commitment to improving diversity and inclusion and the outcomes of young people;
  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to motivate others and manage people on a day-to-day basis;
  • Expertise and experience in EDI;
  • Ability to interpret qualitative and quantitative research and evaluations, extracting, communicating and applying insights;
  • Excellent stakeholder management and experience of managing and influencing external partners;
  • An ability to think creatively and innovatively;
  • Ability to work independently and flexibly within a rapidly changing environment.

Please apply including a covering letter outlining your experience and skills that are relevant for the role.

Please note interviews for this role will be held on 3rd September 2019.

Joining a team of talented and enthusiastic people and working across a community that shares an important common purpose, the Head of EDI will be working in a great environment that is really making a difference to all our futures.

Job Details

Full Time
London, United Kingdom
£ £ 50000.00-50000.00 Annual Annual