• Full Time
  • Sudbury
  • competitive GBP / Year
  • June 13, 2024

The Regional Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) Manager will help ideate, build, and implement programs that strengthen ERM’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB).  globally. This role is highly cross-functional and will help to continue to embed DEIB across ERM. You will be part of the Global DEIB team and partner across the function to align, resource share, and educate on best practices around DEIB. We want someone with experience developing strategy and implementing solutions to complex inclusion challenges within the framework of relevant legislation, ERM policies and our global DEIB strategy. This is a key role within the business to ensure that we not only meet our diversity and inclusion duties, aims and objectives, but also that these support and enable greater client relationships. We are looking for someone who thrives being hands-on, can drive with data, and likes to have fun while doing it!

This is a hybrid/remote work opportunity.

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop deep understanding of the business, key projects, the market influencers, and competition.
  • Build strong working relationships with key stakeholders and work in collaboration to achieve goals.
  • Researches, develops, recommends, and drives creative, bespoke strategies to foster and reinforce ERMs DEIB goals, creating and implementing a regional DEIB strategy with the regional stakeholders and Global Head of DEIB including associated budgets.
  • Analyse diversity analytics and generate diversity reporting for regional stakeholders to highlight trends and demonstrate impact of DEIB programs and initiatives.
  • Provide support and coordination of regional Employee Resource Groups activities and Global ERG oversight as assigned, serving as a trusted advisor and coach for the ERG leaders (incl. co-chairs and executive sponsors) and members. Manages ERG budgets and facilitate annual planning process.
  • Actively engage with Partners and employees creating effective feedback loops around our DEIB efforts and adjust programs.
  • Maintains knowledge of DEI-related issues, current events, legislation, and best practices.
  • Acts as consultant to the business for internal and external DEI messaging (e.g. Internal Communications, Marketing, People & Culture, etc.).
  • Be a thought-partner and advisor to Partners and employees, while still offering independent unbiased counsel.
  • Collaborate with peers across regions as a member of ERM’s global DEIB team.

About you

You are passionate about diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, have knowledge of DEIB strategies and programs. You demonstrated ability to align and motivate key stakeholders at all levels in and out of the organization and to interact with multidisciplinary teams to achieve overarching objectives.

You also –

  • Influence others without direct authority to achieve solutions to meet organization’s objectives, and are proactive in providing solutions, resolving issues, and overcoming hurdles to results.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Have cultural competency, including within/across large organizations and with leadership teams.
  • Are collaborative and familiar with consensus building.
  • Can manage change and sensitive topics whist offering viable solutions for problem solving.
  • Have strong skills in planning, implementing, improving, and evaluating programs, policies, and procedures; evaluating research to identify potential solutions, resolve problems, or provide information.
  • Are able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.

What you’ll bring:

  • 5-7+ years of experience focused on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.
  • Analytical approach, with ability to draw actionable insights from data.
  • Passionate about promoting DEI.
  • Ability to balance multiple business priorities.
  • Experience operating in a global environment with appreciation of cultural differences, and ability to build consensus across geographies and business units.
  • Experience building business cases and presenting to various partners, including senior leadership.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (research, writing, editing, presentation, speaking) with the ability to quickly build credibility and influence.
  • Self-motivated and successful in operating independently with limited oversight.

Who We Are:

As the largest global pure play sustainability consultancy, we partner with the world’s leading organizations, creating innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and unlocking commercial opportunities that meet the needs of today while preserving opportunity for future generations.

At ERM we know that creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment is an essential part of making our company a great place to build a career. We also see our diversity as a strength that helps us create better solutions for our clients. Our diverse team of world-class experts supports clients across the breadth of their organizations to operationalize sustainability, underpinned by our deep technical expertise in addressing their environmental, health, safety, risk and social issues. We call this capability our “boots to boardroom” approach for its comprehensive service model that allows ERM to develop strategic and technical solutions that advance objectives on the ground or at the executive level.

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter.

ERM does not accept recruiting agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, ERM employees or any other company location. ERM is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

ERM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Thank you for your interest in ERM!

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