Diversity and Inclusion Graduate

Group Support Centre
Hours Per Week:
Vacancy Type:
19 Aug 2022
Salary Details:
£26,000 salary (£29,000 in London or North Thames)
What you'll be doing?
Supporting the business and our divisional offices, our Head Office functions cover all departments from our Executive Board through to our support functions such as Group Design and Technical, HR, Health and Safety, IT, Sales and Marketing, Commercial, Procurement, Group Finance, Corporate Affairs, as well as Legal and Company Secretariat.

While the work varies from team to team, our key requirements don’t: you must be well organised, extremely helpful and resourceful, and able to use your initiative. You’ll understand that what you do is important, and impacts on your team, the department, and the wider business.

This role is great opportunity for a Graduate who is looking to specialise within Diversity and Inclusion, supporting the delivery of the diversity & inclusion strategy and group plans both internally and externally to ensure the organisation achieve sits Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims.

Reporting to the Head of Diversity & Inclusion, you will be expected to:
  • Work with the Head of Diversity and the D&I mgrs., supporting the creation and delivery of detailed plans to ensure successful delivery of projects.
  • Report on project objectives and measures for consideration as agreed by the Senior HR team for future evaluation once activity is complete. 
  • Develop required data forms, documents and records to document project activities. 
  • Review monthly data and provide insight on what it might mean, work with the team to identify areas to address.
  • Work with the Head of D&I to produce a communications plan and content to update stakeholders on the progress of projects and ensure content is produced on time.
  • Review internal and external pages on D&I, ensuring they are up to date and links work. 
  • Support the external reputation of the group through D&I awards and the submission of applications. 
  • Support the Group networks with their skills on communication and how to craft a narrative.   
What you'll need?

To be successful in this role, we are looking for:

  • A 2:2 degree, equivalent or higher qualification;  ideally in a subject related to Human Resources or Organisational Psychology . If you do not have a related degree, you can still apply.  In either case, you will need to demonstrate enthusiasm for the industry, Barratt as a company and the role.
  • A person who ideally has had some related work experience, however this is not essential
  • Passion for Diversity and Inclusion, with commitment to continued professional development in this area
  • Experience of excel and PowerPoint
  • An interest in data and how to use it for insight
  • Ability to build, develop and sustain effective working relationships at all levels
  • Excellent communication skills, a desire to learn about creating a narrative
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to manage multiple tasks. 
Our Company and Benefits

We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star housebuilder thirteen years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major housebuilder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.
We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.
As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:

  • £26,000 salary (£29,000 in London or North Thames)
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • 26 days holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years continuous service up to 29 days)
  • Private Medical Insurance - Single Cover
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
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