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Inclusion Diversity & Equality Change and Training Manager... United Kingdom

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HISTORIC ENGLAND United Kingdom United Kingdom

1 month ago


We are the public body that looks after England’s historic environment. We champion historic places, helping people understand, value and care for them.

Historic England have a fantastic opportunity for you to become our Inclusion Diversity & Equality Change and Training Manager.

The purpose of the role is to embed the internal cultural and behavioural aspects of our Inclusion, Diversity and Equality (IDE) Strategy .

The IDE change and training manager’s role is to define the desired culture, devise and deliver a strategic IDE training programme and other change interventions to embed IDE in all that we do.

The role requires leadership through high levels of collaboration with the Inclusion team which is more focused on our external work and HR colleagues who operationalise the IDE strategy into people policies and practices and with staff across the organisation.

The IDE Change and Training Manager will advise senior stakeholders in how they can role model and influence... the culture.


National - £36,603-£39,000 pro rata depending on experience

Greater London - £39,408 - £42,000 pro rata depending on experience

Inner London - £40,748 - £43,000 pro rata depending on experience

What you will be doing:

Design engagement with senior stakeholders in the organisation to identify the desired culture, required mindset and skill sets, define the steps needed to get there, and how we measure and evidence progress and success.

We need you to design staff engagement to diagnose how inclusive the organisation currently is, identify barriers to greater inclusivity and define the support and tools staff need to create the desired culture and outcomes

You will Lead the development and roll out of a strategic IDE training programme, by analysing past IDE training, coordinating the offerings different teams currently provide and managing the tender process for new suppliers where required.

You will play a key role in leading the analysis, design and delivery of change interventions and mechanisms beyond the training programme to influence the culture, skills and mindset towards the desired state, engaging senior stakeholders and staff.

You will play a key role in identifying any budget needed, write a business case for that budget and in collaboration with the Head of Organisation Development secure the budget. Manage the budget.

There will be some travel involved to support training and other events and to run or participate in meetings.

What we are looking for:
• Change Management: Experience of driving and delivering change initiatives that involve the people side of change using a change management methodology
• Excellent Communication Skills and ability to create a positive change narrative
• Experience of working with and influencing senior stakeholders
• Excellent facilitation skills in person and online
• Understand Inclusion, Diversity and Equality and training
• Driven to deliver while collaborating across the organisation

We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability or neurodiversity, we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you. Having just won the Gold Award from MIND, we also recognise the importance of a healthy work-life balance.

We are an inclusive employer and believe that flexible working options are for everyone. We want to make sure our working arrangements don’t prevent anyone from joining us because of their personal circumstances. We also want to provide you with the best balance in your home and work life that we can.

We are open to considering options including job sharing, part-time working, compressed hours working and different working locations, including hybrid working. Please visit our jobs pages or contact us to find out more.

Why work for Historic England

We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme starting at 26% contributions, a generous 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, free entry into English Heritage sites across the country and development opportunities to ensure you achieve your goals.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for everyone. Diversity helps us to perform better and attract more people to support our work. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and candidates with disabilities as they are underrepresented within Historic England at this level.

Historic England want all of our candidates to shine in the recruitment process. Please tell us what we can do to make sure you can show us your very best self. You can contact us by email at Resourcing[email protected] if you have any recruitment queries.

Provisional virtual interview dates: 27th September, 2nd and 6th October

To ensure a fair and inclusive recruitment process for everyone the use of AI or automated tools is not permitted.

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