Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Lead

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Lead
Full time
London. Euston

Role overview

Job Summary

The EDI Lead is responsible for leading on the ongoing development and delivery of the ED&I strategy and plans, promoting diversity, helping the project to be an inclusive employer that values difference, actively addresses discrimination and creates a sense of belonging, where colleagues feel valued, developed and can be themselves at work. As part of the wider Project Services (HR team), this role will play a pivotal part in all key HR initiatives and practices, ensuring policies and plans are complied with and targets are achieved.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and ongoing review of the EDI Strategy and EDI Policies and Procedures in compliance with the HS2 Work Instruction 2200, including delivery of an externally verified EDI Standard and achievement of the Disability Confident Scheme
  • Collaborate with all Euston IPT (Integrated Project Team) partners to develop, implement and deliver the Euston IPT’s approaches to EDI, in particular ensuring that recruitment processes are inclusive and lead to increased participation by under-represented groups and individuals
  • Ensure that all project individuals are aware of the contents of EDI Policies and Plans and the need to be compliant with them
  • Provide advice, guidance, and training in all matters regarding EDI
  • Work with the Head of Project Services and Project Services Manager to ensure EDI Strategies are embedded in project HR practices
  • Work with the Commercial team to ensure that EDI requirements and targets are embedded in all subcontracts, including carrying out assessments of tender applications
  • Work with project Delivery teams and sub-contractors to ensure that EDI performance as set out in SWI2200 is being measured and targets achieved
  • Provide regular and ad-hoc reports on EDI performance
  • Provide advice and guidance around accessibility of operations and services and, through working with identified stakeholders, ensure inclusive design concepts are incorporated in site accommodation provisions and in station design work


Qualifications, Certifications and Experience required

  • Demonstrable experience of implementing EDI Strategies
  • Significant experience of major public outreach programmes
  • CIPD Qualification or equivalent



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