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Inclusion, Diversity and Social Equality Manager

Date: May 5, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID140365BR
Job TitleInclusion, Diversity and Social Equality Manager
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionKPMG Business Services
Service LinePeople
Service Line InformationWe believe working in our People community is an exciting and challenging environment in which to develop your career. We offer a wide range of opportunities across all areas of HR, where our people are highly respected by our clients, not only in the UK, but also across our growing European integrated practice.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
The purpose of the Inclusion, Diversity and Social Equality (IDSE) Manager role is to support the evolution and continuous improvement of the UK’s IDSE Strategy, in line with the firm’s Vision and Values and underpinning the pillars of the IDSE Action Plan:

1) Leadership and culture
2) Recruitment
3) Retention and Engagement
4) Progression
5) Telling our story

The IDSE Manager will report into our Co-Head of Inclusion, Diversity and Social Equality.


The incumbent of the role will be responsible for:

- Bringing proven IDSE subject matter expertise to the firm, enabling us to implement and deliver our IDSE Action Plan
- Working with Strategic Workforce Planning, People Analytics and Employee Engagement to ensure that meaningful IDSE MI is extracted, analysed and presented to inform key stakeholders and drive change (e.g. Capability and Coverage Group Data Analysis; People Survey Data Analysis)
- Partnering with a number of key internal clients, providing subject matter expertise and advice to develop capability level IDSE Action Plans, to hold the business accountable for driving change across leadership and culture, recruitment, retention and engagement, progression
- Working with ELAT and GDPR team to ensure appropriate management of sensitive and personal IDSE data
- Overseeing and implementing the IDSE actions for key people processes (e.g. Engagement and Exit interviews, Work allocation)
- Overseeing our approach to our Employee Network governance and management , and wider Inclusion Year activity, ensuring alignment with the broader IDSE Action Plan
- Responsibility for overseeing and managing third-party memberships and producing relevant benchmarking submissions
- Keeping abreast of external IDSE initiatives, reading and researching best practice – in particular ethnicity-focused diversity – and putting forward proposals, initiatives and ideas for review
- Where required, support the IDSE Co-Heads in partnering with client facing staff who are seeking an IDSE input into client work / matters
- Performance Management of the IDSE Advisor

The individual

- Subject matter expertise / technical knowledge
- Successful candidates are likely to have demonstrable prior subject matter expertise in IDSE and are likely to have around 5 years or more experience in this space
- Experience of working with others in a large, matrixed organisational structure
- Good technical knowledge of methods and models of culture and behavioural change, combined with experience of their practical application to successfully design and implement IDSE projects and programmes that will bring about behavioural change

MI, reporting and quality

- Confident in interpreting quantitative and qualitative data and communicating conclusions in clear and compelling way
- Experience of working with information of a sensitive or confidential nature
- Good understanding and experience of the need to evidence delivery and results
- Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

Project management

- Assertive, self-starter with the ability to work efficiently and respond quickly to issues raised or work required
- Excellent project management skills, and ability to manage multiple projects/streams of activity
- Evidence of working effectively under pressure, managing multiple priorities , providing senior level support and guidance to more junior team members
- Comfortable working within a rapidly changing environment and dealing positively with ambiguity

Stakeholder management, communications and team-work

- Experience of implementing IDSE initiatives within a commercial environment and managing multiple stakeholders
- A confident and persuasive communicator (verbal and written), with the ability to adapt the style of communication as appropriate to the audience
- Resilient and able to challenge and persuade senior stakeholders in the face of resistance
- Excellent team-working skills with a proactive, enthusiastic and “hands-on” approach
- People management experience

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break
At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

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KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy

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