Diversity & Inclusion Manager

Our client are currently recruiting a Diversity & Inclusion Manager role.

The role will form part of the global people & talent function and is a new role for the firm in being solely focussed on D&I and CSR - having previously been part of an existing manager's role.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working alongside the global Heads and other key team members, leaders and stakeholders to define, lead and implement the firmwide D&I and CSR strategy

  • Linking Diversity & Inclusion and CSR to the wider people strategy and talent development agenda

  • Setting and agreeing the budget for this strategic plan and providing regular reporting and monitoring of its success, various metrics and ROI - also in relation to any targets set within the strategy

  • Leading on initiatives and activities, liaising with others and our D&I champion/s to do so; yet also working on how D&I can be truly embedded in to everyday into our culture, values, working practices, decision making and so on at a practical & meaningful level

  • Being an ambassador and champion for the firm's D&I and CSR agenda to communicate and achieve change; and to drive forward the agenda overall

  • Influencing key stakeholders, decision makers and those in leadership roles at all levels

  • Ensuring CSR best practice is understood at the firm and that a plan of action is agreed and implemented to achieve improved standards.

  • Identifying and implementing new and innovative ways of introducing and promoting CSR

As the successful candidate, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Significant relevant experience at manager level in a similar D&I role, ideally within a professional services firm with experience of CSR too (including managing related budgets)

  • Experience of leading and implementing projects, setting direction of these to achieve the strategy

  • Excellent knowledge of D&I and CSR approaches in the sector and wider market.

  • Previous line management/team management experience

  • Practical and commercial approach

  • Excellent organisational skills of multiple workstreams; planning and prioritisation; time management

  • Excellent project leadership and project management skills

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