Diversity and Inclusion Lead
12 month fixed-term contract
Unicef ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. We have done more to influence laws and policies to help protect children than anyone else. We get things done. And we’re not going to stop until the world is a safe place for all our children.
At Unicef UK, we want to ensure that we have a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we work in. We are passionate about our work and committed to being a truly diverse and inclusive organisation that embraces and celebrates talent from all walks of life, to deliver game changing results for children. Working in our People Team the Diversity and Inclusion Lead will support us with bringing our vision to life.
As Diversity and Inclusion Lead, you will promote and share best practice as well as build and maintain relationships with key external and internal stakeholders. You will also plan and implement diversity and inclusion initiatives aimed at attracting and retaining the best talent from underrepresented groups.
If you have the passion and aptitude to help us shape and deliver on our diversity and inclusion agenda, then we would be delighted to hear from you. To work successfully in this role, you will need to show demonstrable experience in turning D&I initiatives into effective work plans and implementing and delivering them. You will also need outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive relationships and influence people at all levels.
Act now and visit www.unicef.org.uk/jobs to apply online.
Closing date: 5pm, Monday, 9 September 2019.
Interview date: Thursday, 19 September 2019.
We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates with disabilities, and from men, because we would like to increase the representation of these groups at this level. We want to do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for children.
Unicef UK promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We make employment decisions by matching business needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.
We are happy to talk about flexible working, personal growth, and to promote a workplace where you can be yourself and achieve success based only on your merit.
The successful candidate will be required to apply for a criminal records check. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the role and the circumstances of your offences.
We only accept online applications as this saves us money, making more funds available for us to help ensure children’s rights.
If you require support in completing the online form or an application form in an alternative format, please contact Supporter Care on 0300 330 5580 during office hours.
If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note that we only provide feedback to shortlisted candidates.
Registered Charity Nos. 1072612 (England and Wales) SC043677 (Scotland)
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