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Programme Manager - Diversity & Inclusion

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

Description

Do you want to help us bring about change in D&I? Our team of 7 is leading a £12.5 million programme to take action to create a more diverse and inclusive culture both within Wellcome and across UK science and research.

If you have a background in programme management, enjoy collaborating with others and getting things done, we would love to hear from you.

The Programme Manager will work closely with the Head of Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) and the three D&I work stream leads to take an overview of the development and delivery of the D&I programme plans. In this role you will:

Have a good understanding of the D&I programme and budget and ensure that risks and \'pinch points\' for the priority area are known in advance, mitigated or managed.

Provide a critical link and alignment of the priority area to internal Wellcome teams (including Insights & Analysis, Communications, Finance, Legal, Procurement, People and the other priority areas) to ensure information is shared and that the D&I priority area has the tools, expertise and resource required to deliver its outcomes.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support and monitor the development and delivery of programme-level targets and milestones with work stream leads across the D&I priority area.
  • Manage and track key risks and priorities, escalating programme-level risks before they become issues, and ensuring that these risks are being addressed.
  • Support and advise the Head of D&I on critical matters related to decision making for the development, delivery and prioritisation of the D&I programme plans.
  • Offer advice to the team members and connect with other Wellcome teams where appropriate to share appropriate project and programme management, skills, approaches and best practise.
  • Working closely with the Insight Research Analyst - D&I (based in the Insights & Analysis Division), ensure monitoring and evaluation of the D&I outcomes are undertaken and reported on to programme deadlines.
  • Working in partnership with the Communications Manager for D&I and the wider Communications team, ensure coordination of communication plans and projects across the D&I programme.
  • Working closely with Finance and the workstream leads, ensure overall budget management across the priority area.
  • Working closely with the D&I Team Coordinator, coordinate the triannual D&I Steering group and ensure that governance structures are used effectively.
  • Ensure alignment with corporate governance including preparation of programme documentation and reports (for example finance, delivery plans, risk registers, annual progress report).
  • Write and manage requests for proposals and contracts with external suppliers in partnership with the work stream leads, Procurement and Legal.

Experience & Skills

  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to challenge and influence senior stakeholders whilst building and maintaining relationships.
  • Numerate with ability to set and effectively manage budgets and risks.
  • Highly collaborative with well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work in a flexible and agile way.
  • A demonstrable interest in D&I.

If you are interested in this job, please send us your CV and Cover letter.

Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at Wellcome. We are committed to cultivating a fair and healthy environment, where everyone can be themselves and thrive. We are happy to discuss flexible working options for all roles. We work to ensure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to make adjustments during the application process, please contact us at .

Job Details

743818529
Full Time
London, United Kingdom
Permanent
£ £ - Annual Annual