Diversity and Wellbeing Manager

An exciting role is now available for a Diversity and Wellbeing Manager within an award winning law firm based in Central London.

The role will be working with the Head of Diversity and senior stakeholders within the business to develop, deliver, and embed the UK Diversity and Wellbeing programme, ensuring alignment with global diversity, inclusion, and wellbeing goals. Areas of focus for diversity and inclusion include but are not limited to: gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, social mobility, working families, and age. Areas of focus for wellbeing include but are not limited to: mental, physical, social, and financial.

We are looking for ambitious and driven candidates that have previous backgrounds with Diversity and Well being and can bring a fresh approach and ideas to the table.


  • Senior members of the HR and Diversity Team and other key internal stakeholders to embed UK diversity and wellbeing activity into all HR and business processes and policies and ensure regulatory requirements are met
  • Support the Global Head on global diversity, wellbeing and employee engagement projects
  • Project manage UK diversity and wellbeing initiatives
  • Manage the Diversity Coordinator
  • Work with the Marketing and Business Development teams and partners in creating opportunities to collaborate and engage with clients and deepen these relationships through diversity and wellbeing related activity and respond to requests in RFPs and pitches
  • Develop and manage relationships with key professional bodies and providers and represent the firm, where appropriate, on external forums and working groups including with the 30% Club, SRA, City Mental Health Alliance, The Law Society, Stonewall, BITC, NOTICED, Legal Sector Diversity Manager Forum, etc
  • Work closely with the PR team to ensure careful management of the firm's image and messaging on diversity and wellbeing, including handling press related queries
  • Work closely with external bodies to benchmark progress against best practice and keep up to date with the latest development in diversity and wellbeing research and thinking
  • Complete external benchmarks and award submissions such as The Law Society, SRA, Stonewall WEI, Times Top 50 Employers for Women, Top Employers for Working Families, Best Employers for Race, FT, Legal Week, The Lawyer, etc
  • Manage internal and external diversity and wellbeing communications and branding including the UK diversity brochure, intranet and extranet sites, social media, and weekly bulletin
  • Manage the UK diversity and wellbeing budgets
  • Oversight of six employee networks, including strategy, branding and communications, budget, steering committees, and over 60 internal and client events and initiatives per year
  • Design and deliver the diversity and wellbeing induction session to new joiners, trainees and NQ associates
  • Manage the maternity mentoring programme by co-ordinating mentors and mentees
  • Work closely with graduate recruitment to support Widening Access activities


  • Graduate with several years HR/D&I experience gained in a service of knowledge orientated environment,
  • Experience in creating and delivering HR/D&I projects, including change programmes;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ideally Professional Services background.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Creating and managing communication strategies (with help of others)
  • Proficient IT skills - Microsoft Project skills, Word, PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • Results oriented and able to drive change

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