Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DIB) Consultant
- Part Time (0.2 FTE) opportunity
- Opportunity to impact organisational culture
- Flexible working arrangements available
- Respected global research organisation
The George Institute (TGI) is 700+ people around the world, all focused on improving the health of millions of people worldwide. As a medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to:
- Find better treatments for the world's biggest health problems
- Transform primary health care to support better health for more people
- Harness the power of communities, governments and markets to improve health
Our innovative commercial enterprises help maximise our impact. Please visit 'what we do' to read more about how we are addressing the world's biggest health problems.
We believe that having a diverse and engaged team, and an inclusive culture where there is a sense of belonging for our team members, is key to our success in achieving our strategic goals. We are seeking a Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (DIB) Consultant to support and manage our DIB program, as well as supporting our application for the Athena SWAN Silver Award.
You will initially be asked to:
- Review current DIB practices and progress, and make recommendations on further development
- Coordinate and lead working groups related to DIB
- Contribute to and implement current DIB plans
- Contribute to DIB survey and/or in conjunction with others, analyse and make recommendations on action planning following
- Build and manage relationships internally and externally
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
- Demonstrated relevant experience working in a Diversity and Inclusion role, and/or tertiary qualifications in Human Resources and/or extensive experience in a generalist HR role with significant involvement in the delivery of Diversity and Inclusion-related projects and initiatives
- Strong knowledge of developing practices, policies, processes and evaluation tools in diversity and inclusion, and organisational change
- Experience building relationships across a wide range of stakeholders within an organisation
- Passion for enhancing the work environment for all employees
- Ability to understand and learn about a diverse range of experiences and backgrounds
- Ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders and include diverse and sometimes opposing perspectives in a respectful way
- Excellent written and interpersonal skills, as well as demonstrated collaboration skills
- Excellent organisational and project management skills with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, including the ability to plan and prioritise multiple tasks to meet competing deadlines
- A proactive approach demonstrating initiative, judgement, and a high degree of confidentiality
- Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products
- Experience working on Athena SWAN
This is a great opportunity for you to work on exciting projects and make a real impact on organisational culture.
For more information, please see the Position Description here.
The closing date for applications is Thursday 21st October 2021. We do, however, reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found, so apply now!