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Are you passionate about creating an inclusive and diverse workplace? Do you possess the skills to drive meaningful change and foster an environment where every individual can thrive? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Diversity & Inclusion Manager.

We believe that diversity and inclusion are not just buzzwords; they are key focus areas that shape our culture and drive our success. As our Diversity & Inclusion Manager, your role will be busy, at times challenging but it's also very rewarding. Together with the Head of Corporate Responsibility, the D&I Specialist and the Responsible Business Committee, you will be responsible for:

  • Driving the firms strategic approach to diversity and inclusion (D&I)
  • Collecting and interpreting data to drive decision-making
  • Developing innovative programmes and influence policy
  • Supporting the delivery of key D&I related events throughout the year
  • Running key internal stakeholder forums such as our diversity and inclusion committee and gender taskforce, using their inputs to improve our approach to D&I
  • Managing our employee led networks, giving guidance and support on their operation, scope and good practice
  • Delivering key messages through internal and external communications in order to educate our stakeholders on our approach and engage them
  • Coordinating D&I responses to client tenders and inputting into client pitches where needed
  • Keeping up to date with D&I trends, successful strategies and industry standards utilising relevant benchmarks and external partnerships to identify areas for improvement

To be successful in this role you will need to have experience of working in the D&I space and be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Proven experience of influencing firm wide strategy in key D&I focus areas including gender, ethnicity, disability, neurodiversity, LGBT+ and social mobility.
  • Experience in operating in a D&I role within a professional services environment or an equivalent sector.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect and interpret data to drive decision-making and measure effectiveness.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to build partnerships and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proven record of line management, or supporting other team members.

As our Diversity & Inclusion Manager, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring that our organisation is an inclusive and equitable place to work, where everyone feels valued and empowered to contribute their best.

About Burges Salmon

At Burges Salmon, our core values of Ambition, Collaboration, Commitment, Fairness, Quality, and Respect are deeply ingrained in everything we do, shaping our unique culture. We go beyond offering exceptional work and exciting development opportunities; we provide our employees with a professional, friendly, and sociable working environment that fosters a strong sense of community.

To explore the comprehensive range of benefits associated with working at Burges Salmon, please visit the 'working at Burges Salmon' section on our careers page.

We take great pride in the accolades we have received, including being honoured as RollonFriday's "Law Firm of the Year 2024" and being featured in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2023. Furthermore, our unwavering commitment to excellence has earned us the prestigious Platinum certification for investment in people from the IIP.

Diversity and inclusion are vital to us as an organisation. We actively encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities, ensuring that our workforce represents the diverse communities we serve. As a Disability Confident Leader, we are dedicated to providing a fully accessible recruitment process and guaranteeing interviews to disabled applicants who meet the minimum job criteria. We value finding the right candidate for this role and are open to discussing flexible working arrangements, whether full-time or part-time.

For further details, please refer to the attached job description. If you have any questions regarding the role or the interview process, please don't hesitate to reach out to Jenna Hazel (Resourcing Business Partner) on 0117 307 6060 or Jenna.Hazel@Burges-salmon.com

This advert will close as soon as we receive sufficient applications so please apply as soon as you can to be considered.


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Burges Salmon, One Glass Wharf, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS2 0ZX


Competitive Salary
Flexible working
Private medical insurance
Personal/Professional development
Parental leave
Pension and life assurance
25 days annual leave
2 paid days leave volunteering
Cycle to work
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