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Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing Manager

Organisation
Mills & Reeve
Reference
005027
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Management
Location
Birmingham, Cambridge, or Norwich
Salary
Competitive
Expiry Date
01/03/2019
Working closely with the Diversity and Inclusion Steering Group (DISG) and the HR team, you will be responsible for the day to day operations of Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing at the Firm.

Job Description

 

The role

Working closely with the Diversity and Inclusion Steering Group (DISG) and the HR team, you will be responsible for the day to day operations of Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing at the Firm. You will take responsibility for project managing the strategies and carrying out the actions, or coordinating others who are doing so, which come out of the DISG meetings and elsewhere. Whilst doing this, you will ensure regulatory and legislative requirements are met. You will also take the lead on health and wellbeing, promoting it across the Firm, co-ordinating the support given by the Firm to partners and staff and leading / managing matters which arise from the Wellbeing Champions Group.

You will report to the Director of Human Resources and will work closely with HR, and other colleagues across the Firm which will include the Managing Partner, the Head of Learning and Development, Board members, National Service Line (NSL) leaders, Central Operations Group (COG) members, DISG members and Wellbeing Champions.

The person

You will have HR / D&I experience gained in a service or knowledge orientated environment. You will have a strong knowledge of diversity and inclusion policy and practice and a good understanding of wellbeing in the workplace. The role requires someone who:

  • has previously been heavily involved in the creation and delivery of HR / D&I projects, including change programmes
  •  has a deep understanding of the needs of underrepresented communities and a commitment to making their voices heard
  • has a track record of working on a range of D&I initiatives that have delivered genuine change
  • has high levels of emotional intelligence to be able to work collaboratively and form strong relationships and networks both internally and externally
  • has a strong academic background and preferably educated to degree level or equivalent
  • is a credible professional able to gain the trust of, influence and challenge key stakeholders
  • has a high level of determination and commerciality
  • works well and is resilient when faced with tight deadlines
  • is a self-starter who can plan and prioritise work, both their own and that of others e.g. project team members
  • is personable, approachable and able to communicate at all levels in the Firm
  • has good attention to detail
  • completes tasks to their logical conclusion and to the right standard
  • is flexible and able to adapt to changes or setbacks
  • has strong written and oral communication skills
  • has excellent presentation skills
  • has proficient IT skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • has personal commitment to keeping up to date with diversity and inclusion best practice