22 days ago
  • LevelMid Level
  • ProfessionsProject Manager, Administrator, Account Manager
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Closing Date: 11-Jun-2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Somerset House Trust in the People Team to help us improve and progress our work in this important area.  This person will be responsible for delivering a diagnostic project across the Trust, ensuring that agreed outputs are delivered on time. You will support the achievement of our Trust OKRs and our commitment to social value.
We need someone who has successfully conducted diagnostic projects to recommend what we need to do next and identify a structure to deliver those actions to help us continuously develop an inclusive culture and embed it into our organisational DNA. As a DI&B expert, your primary responsibility will be to help us ensure our DI&B initiatives foster an open environment where everyone feels welcome and included.
What we are looking for:
  • Design and deliver a plan and timeline to complete a robust diagnostic of our current DI&B position and make recommendations what we do next, how we do it, what our key milestones will be and associated timelines
  • Develop a roadmap to achieve our 3-5 year plan including SMART objectives, key milestones and what resources we will need
  • Framework for our DI&B values
  • Implement a centralised DI&B information/collaboration hub
Skills, knowledge & expertise required for the role:
  • Strong influencing skills with experience in engaging with varied and senior stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Highly organised and responsive and able to work autonomously to tight deadlines  Knowledgeable and informed about the latest developments in DI&B practices and frameworks
  • Proven experience as a Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Project Manager
  • A clear understanding of the broad DE&I agenda within the creative sector and its impact on the workforce, workplace, visitors and community and an ability to promote this to others
  • Experience of delivering DI&B initiatives and activities through volunteers and champions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at different organisational levels (including executive level) to raise awareness and educate as well as securing buy in and commitment to undertaking actions
  • Strong analytical and research abilities to gather and analyse data for evidence-based decision making
  • Ability to build relationships to achieve required outcomes and make recommendations
  • Effective engagement and presentation skills
  • Strong Project Management skills
Please see the attached job description for more.
Benefits to working at Somerset House
Mental Health & Wellbeing
  • Access to our external Employee Assistance Programme (CiC) for free 24/7 confidential advice and support, including up to 6 free counselling sessions per year where needed
  • Mental health support and guidance from our in-house trained Mental Health First Aiders
  • Hybrid working based on having 3 days in the office per week (pro rata if part-time)
  • Contribution towards eye tests and glasses
  • Trust life insurance scheme
  • Enhanced annual leave – 25 days plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Birthday leave - additional day leave
  • Extra day  - to celebrate anything of your choice
Other Leave
  • Sick leave – 20 days full pay, followed by 20 days half pay (pro rata & following 3 months service)
  • Emergency dependent care – option to use 25% of paid sick leave for emergency care of a dependent (pro rata & following 3 months service)
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • 8% employer pension contributions, no employee contribution required
  • Option for salary sacrifice
  • Interest-free loans
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to Work scheme
Discounts, offers and free stuff
  • The list is endless and includes tickets to Somerset House events and entrance to other London Heritage sites
  • Discounts in Somerset House cafes and restaurants
  • Discounts with various high street retailers and restaurants
  • Discount to local leisure centres
About Somerset House Trust
Somerset House hosts the UK’s largest and most exciting creative community right in the heart of London, and are always looking for new talent to join our team. We welcome 3 million annual visitors to share our unique combination of cultural events, the creative industries and history. This mix informs and powers our programme and organisational culture, making us a singular, compelling and inclusive place to visit and work.
Our Commitment to Anti-Racism, Diversity and Inclusion:
Somerset House is open to all and we value the unique skills of everyone.  Somerset House Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to championing equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace, so if you’re a suitably qualified applicant, we encourage your application whatever your age, disability, gender, gender identity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or socio-economic background.
Somerset House is actively anti-racist, you can read about our Anti-Racism Pledge and the action we’re taking here.  We are working hard to ensure our people, our onsite community and our sector reflect, represent and include all of society.
With some recruitment stages, where candidates are equally qualified, we will seek to prioritise diversity to help us to increase representation across the creative economy and the Trust.
We anonymise all job applications to help avoid discrimination in the initial screening stage of our recruitment process. This reinforces our commitment to focusing on the skills and qualifications of all applications from the start.
Please get in touch if you have any questions or require any adjustments to be made during the recruitment process.
The Trust reserves the right to close a job before its application deadline.

Skills Required

  • Project Management
  • Build Relationships
  • Communication Skills

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