Inclusion & Diversity Advisor

Cambridge
£36,977 - £41,086 per annum plus benefits
17 Jun 2021
04 Jul 2021
0427
Chemistry
Contract
Full Time
Not specified

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) has an exceptional opportunity for an Inclusion & Diversity Advisor to join us in making a difference. This full-time temporary (18 – 23 months) role is based at our Cambridge office and we can consider flexible working if you are available on a 35 hours per week basis.

The RSC is a not-for-profit organisation, with a thriving international community of about 50,000 members in over 100 countries. We are an internationally renowned publisher of high-quality chemical science knowledge and the professional body for chemists in the UK, with a reputation as an influential champion for the chemical sciences. We employ around 600 staff in 6 countries and reinvest all our income to achieve our charitable objectives in support of the chemical sciences community and advancing chemistry.

Our employees are essential to what we do and providing them with the support and challenge to enable them to achieve the organisation’s goals is key to our success.

The role of Inclusion & Diversity Advisor aligns with our work on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and will champion, facilitate, and advise on all aspects of equality of opportunity and diversity in all our activities as an employer and to continue to promote and embed a true culture of inclusion.

You will be part of our HR team and will work closely with our HR Manager, Employee Experience as well as our Employee Networks and others across the organisation, to develop and drive forward our inclusion and diversity strategy.

We are looking for:     

  • Significant experience of working within diversity and inclusion, preferably within a HR team, with a relevant qualification or evidence of ongoing professional development.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing inclusive best practices and initiatives.
  • Good knowledge of equality, diversity and inclusion issues, best practice and legislation.
  • Well-connected within the diversity and inclusion field and a strong network.
  • Experience of using HRIS and ATS to prepare, analyse and interpret confidential/sensitive data and statistical information.

At the Royal Society of Chemistry, we support development and offer excellent benefits.  

If you are interested, please apply before the end of our closing date.

View the full job description here.