S-RM is seeking an ED&I Lead to help us champion EDI across the firm. The successful candidate will lead our efforts to embed, reinforce and communicate recent improvements in diversity and inclusion across the firm, and drive further improvements across the full spectrum of equality, diversity and inclusion. We are looking for an experienced ED&I professional with the capacity to act as both the “go to” person for everyone across the firm on ED&I question, as well as helping us become an industry leader in respect of ED&I. This role is a permanent, 50% full time equivalent role (20h per week) with flexible arrangements available.

 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide S-RM with ED&I expertise and global best practice insight; be the principal owner and face of the firm’s commitment to making S-RM a place where everyone feels able to bring their whole selves to work;
  • Own and further develop S-RM’s ED&I action plan, which includes targets, measures and progress reporting;
  • Coordinate, support and project manage the current ED&I workstreams;
  • Support the implementation of ED&I policies, procedures, guidelines, practices and behaviours to improve outcomes for S-RM’s existing and potential employees;​
  • Work with relevant teams to select, coordinate and drive ED&I-specific training;
  • Account manage external providers of ED&I solutions​;
  • Monitoring the efficacy of initiatives and focussing the firm on issues and blockages;
  • Work within the S-RM People team to integrate ED&I into all other aspects of the firm’s People strategy

The role will be based in our London office however flexible working arrangements are available.

SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

The qualifications and experience required to perform this role successfully are:

  • Previous experience in a similar role, ideally in a global context and preferably in our locations;
  • Will be able to demonstrate a track record of prior success in implementing successful ED&I projects;
  • Some exposure to working within an international organisation would be preferable;
  • Strong project management skills​;
  • Previous experience in the development and implementation of programs and policies.

The jobholder will need to have the following key personal skills and attributes to perform successfully in this role:

  • Confident, personable, persuasive and tenacious;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Comfortable working strategically and operationally;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Strong communication skills – specifically the ability to engage effectively with people at all levels in the business.

The successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK by the start of their employment.

Benefits

  • Market leading maternity and paternity benefits including:
  • Maternity leave: 26 weeks full pay followed by 13 weeks half pay
  • Paternity leave: 6 weeks of full pay
  • 25 holiday days per year + bank holidays, which increases with service to a maximum of 30 days
  • Fertility treatment leave
  • 6% matching pension contribution
  • 4 x annual salary life insurance
  • Support of your mental wellbeing, including counselling sessions available to you and your family
  • Flexible working hours
  • Availability of a variety of training courses including online learning
  • Very comprehensive private medical insurance as well as eye tests and glasses reimbursement, and seasonal flu vaccination
  • Dental Insurance
  • Season ticket loan for your train commute
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • A formalised recognition programme

S-RM nurtures a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion and we are dedicated to developing a workforce that displays a variety of talents, experiences and perspectives.

CONTACT

To apply for this role, please email your CV and cover letter to recruitment@s-rminfom.com