Diversity & Inclusion Specialist

Job Title: Diversity & Inclusion Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
Reference: AS/15525
Contact Name: Agata Staszewska
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 14, 2020 02:03

Job Description

Our client, a global professional services organisation, is looking to hire a Diversity & Inclusion Specialist in the light of recent expansion.

You need to have a deep understanding of diversity and be able to apply it to different business scenarios. You will support the Head of Diversity & Inclusion in the development and implementation of Diversity and Talent strategies for the organisation globally. You will be responsible for implementing a global diversity and inclusion strategy, leading-edge subject matter expertise and enable the business to be the leading global business within their sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Actively contribute to the delivery of company-wide D&I priorities
  • Provide specialist subject matter expertise to support company-wide initiatives
  • Keep up to date in key developments, research and best-practice in the field of D&I
  • Independently lead D&I projects with limited supervision, including maintenance of project plans, stakeholder maps, and change and communications plans 
  • Build strong relationships with the HR Business Partner teams to enable them to support their clients across all groups and geographies within the organisation
  • Be a key point of specialist expertise to support leaders within the CoE teams
  • Identify areas for collaboration across the wider Talent Development function
  • Act as a trusted advisor to HR colleagues regarding implementing D&I plans within local locations
  • Provide advice to colleagues at the company on D&I related matters and queries 
  • Stay up to date with global D&I developments legislation and integrate knowledge into practice

Skills, experience and characteristics:

  • Have designed and implemented D&I projects and initiatives across a complex business
  • Confident in working and influencing senior stakeholders
  • Have a genuine passion and enthusiasm for Diversity and Inclusion 
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and be fluent in English
  • Be able to quickly build relationships at all levels and influence, persuade and coach
  • Be able to exercise empathy, discretion and sensitivity
  • Have a strategic mind-set
  • Have an excellent knowledge of D&I best practices and linkages to HR practices
  • Have the ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities

If you are interested in discussing the role further please contact Agata Staszewska-Palka  at

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