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Diversity and Inclusion Manager

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
People
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

About us

As part of our strategic people agenda, Dyson aspires to offer an employee experience that matches that of the 5 star experience we offer to our consumers.  We would like to create an inclusive environment where all talent thrives.  We have a number of popular initiatives in place today that are voluntarily led by our people which are performing well.  However, we can and we must do so much more. 

About the role

Dyson has identified the need to have expertise on all diversity employment matters, using internal and external insight to develop, drive and implement a diversity strategy, initially in the RDD, Operations and Quality space. Reporting to the Global HR Director of RDD, Operations and Quality initially, the role will lead on the development of a diversity frameworks, targets, tools and policies that enable Dyson to improve its diversity in addition to providing diversity advice, guidance, insight, training and expertise.This is an exciting opportunity to lead change in an organization that needs to re-invent itself for the next generation of talent we rely on to grow our ideas, innovate technology and connect with our global and diverse consumer population

About the Role
  • Identify and promote new actions and activities that will support diversity and inclusion;
  • Increase employee engagement in diversity and inclusion and use employee feedback to develop actions to improve culture;
  • Ensure diversity and inclusion ambitions are transparent and supported by all stakeholders;
  • Raise awareness and accountability for diversity and inclusion at a senior level;
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition and senior leaders, to develop and implement diversity recruiting strategies and tactics that result in a robust talent pipeline of diverse talent at all levels of the organization internationally;
  • Foster innovation and creative thinking in the development of diversity, inclusion and well-being initiatives;
  • Champion the needs of all minority groups and influence senior stake holders in the benefits of a diverse business;
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues across the business in pursuit of inclusion goals;
  • Establish clear communication structures and channels to promote inclusion messages;
  • Facilitating development from top to bottom to create solutions, resolve issues, and train others.

About you

  • Expertise on equality and diversity is required, with demonstrable experience of driving change, whilst looking at positive action in recruitment, training and development etc;
  • Previous experience of having supported the development of a D&I agenda;
  • You’ll have in-depth knowledge of diversity best practices, concepts and programmes and have demonstrated the ability to define and deliver diversity and inclusion results;
  • You’ll need to talk to positive and negative personal experience of inclusive and exclusive cultures and understand multi-cultural sensitivity in all dimensions of diversity and inclusion;
  • You’ll have demonstrable excellent communication and stakeholder management skills combined with strong collaboration;
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills and ability to develop positive relationships by collaborating with others, engaging in constructive conflict, and managing interpersonal dynamics;
  • Have a strong familiarity and understanding of legal matters related to diversity, equality and inclusion;
  • Have experience developing and incorporating inclusion initiatives, such as diversity training and multicultural events.

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.