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Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, £ £ 50000.00-60000.00 Annual Annual, Contract


Head of EDI

Circa £50,000 - £60,000 per annum, plus bonus

Fixed term until December 2021

Stevenage, Hertfordshire

We are looking for a Head of EDI to join the IET family!

We are the IET and we inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community to engineer a better world. As a diverse home across engineering and technology, we share knowledge that helps make better sense of the world in order to solve the challenges that matter. It's why we are uniquely placed to champion engineering.

What you'll be doing

At the IET we take equality, diversity and inclusion seriously and you'll have an important role in helping us achieve our ambitions. You'll have overall management of a range of impactful projects supporting protected characteristics within the organisation and across the represented sector including formation and delivery of the organisation's diversity strategy and action plans.

You'll be working with colleagues across the organisation to develop and grow a diversity and inclusion measurement framework for different areas of IET activity. Working collaboratively with internal stakeholders to develop and grow a diversity and inclusion measurement framework for different areas of IET Activity, as well as developing close relationships with external partners to break down barriers and promote ED&I across the sector, Government and society.

What we hope you can bring to the role

You'll have a strong background in an ED&I management role and as a natural influencer and engager, you will be highly personable and able to build effective stakeholder relationships, internally and externally, at all levels. A genuine passion for leading diversity, equality and inclusion work is a must!

Take a look at the day to day responsibilities and key skills below. If you feel you have experience in a number of these areas please send us your CV for consideration. We are also open to discussing flexible ways of working, including reduced hours and working in an agile way.

If you are keen to join the IET Family, we look forward to hearing from you soon.

A little more about the role

  • Develop and deliver a plan and structure to support good practice for the delivery of the ED&I Strategy, working collaboratively with our other offices and networks across the world
  • Acting as a critical friend and challenging people across the organization to have inclusion by design across all activities
  • Act as the IET's ED&I spokesperson, speaking at conferences and to journalists as needed.

A little more about what we're looking for

  • Experience of developing and implementing strategies, frameworks, delivery structures, tools and policies that have had a meaningful and visible impact on organisational success
  • Experience of influencing and engaging with Executives, Boards, partnerships and peers
  • Understanding of the barriers' individuals, particularly those from protected characteristics, face in a workplace
  • Experience of building credible networks and partnerships
  • Experience in providing strategic advice and influencing key decision-making
  • Proven track record of leading major campaigns aimed at changing perceptions and behaviours on EDI issues and challenges
  • Experience of managing a budget

The IET is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
£ £ 50000.00-60000.00 Annual Annual