READI HR & Workplace EDI Advisor

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Interim READI HR & Workplace EDI Advisor - £19.05 p/h

A local council based in East London are recruiting a READI Programme Manager who will:

Lead on helping the Council in delivering its READI vision come alive and ensure the pace remains strong, until the permanent recruitment process has been undertaken. Specifically you will be responsible for managing the programme for Race, Accessibility, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion driving forward the change and improve develop and implement actions from

  • The Council's self-assessment regarding where it stands at present regarding this agenda and

  • The recent, Race, Accessibility, Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion Review (READI) conducted by the Local Government Association

Key Objectives

You will be the READI Programme HR and Workplace EDI Advisor and will:

  • Support the READI Programme Manager with related HR Specific workplace activities

  • Advise on HR and Workplace EDI matters relating to the READI agenda

  • Refresh the HR Equality and Diversity Policies, processes and procedures and ensure they are fit for the READI Programme Purpose

  • Enable and facilitate best practise

  • Strengthen Informal an formal reporting routes/mechanisms

  • Oversee and monitor all EDI cases

  • Encourage and advocate the reporting of staff concerns

  • Working in collaboration with senior stakeholders and Diversity and Inclusion Groups to create a working environment that lets D&I thrive

  • Ensuring diversity and inclusion is embedded throughout all areas of the organisation including leadership, line management and HR

  • Responsible for building and ensuring an inclusive organisational culture and diverse workforce

  • Build and oversee the READI Insight from across the council disparate data and advise on the headlines

  • The post holder will be required to take on other duties commensurate with the post from time to time

Your Profile

  • You will have undertaken a similar role before You will be an expert in all of the READI areas

  • You will be familiar with the EFLG & an expert advisor in the READI areas

  • You will be resilient, solution focused and comfortable having difficult conversation

  • You will be confident at managing and influencing strategic relationships with a diverse range of partners (internal and external)

  • You will have a Programme Management qualification OR significant experience

  • You should have a CIPD Level 7 or equivalent.

  • You will have drive, enthusiasm and strong personal commitment to equality, diversity and inclusivity

  • You will be an effective communication and negotiation skills and a persuasive, approachable manner.

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