Diversity & Inclusion Project Manager

Diversity & Inclusion Project Manager

We are looking for a Diversity & Inclusion Project Manager to develop, deliver, and evaluate a three-year funded project in Scotland to support improvements in diversity and inclusion in Samaritans Scotland. You will be supporting development of inclusive volunteering opportunities in Scottish branches, the National office, and new areas of Samaritans work in Scotland. 

  • £36,149 per annum plus benefits
  • 3 year FTC 
  • Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 35 hours per week (Monday - Friday)

Key Responsibilites:

  • To embed Samaritans approach to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion into specific new activities in Scotland
  • To develop and support opportunities to sustainably increase diversity and inclusion in existing Scottish branches
  • To manage effective development, delivery, and evaluation of the project
  • To provide expertise from, and in, Scotland on Samaritans wider developments in improving Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in successfully leading and managing projects to deliver increased diversity and a strong culture of inclusion
  • Knowledge of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion, including the legislative environment in Scotland and the features of good practice
  • Experience of successfully influencing cultural change
  • Skills in influencing a wide range of audiences effectively
  • Experience of community development, particularly with marginalised and/or under represented groups

Samaritans is wholly committed to inclusion and diversity and to building a culture and environment where everyone is appreciated for the unique person that they are. We warmly welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. 

Full job description is here.

The closing date for this role is 14/04/2021