Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

London, United Kingdom
£55,840 - £62,415 per annum (Grade 7)
16 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Human Resources
Salary: £55,840 - £62,415 per annum (Grade 7)
Location: Mile End
Closing date: 27-Oct-2019


About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

Our reformer heritage informs our conviction that great ideas can and should come from anywhere. It’s an approach that has brought results across the globe, from the communities of east London to the favelas of Rio de Janeiro.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) at Queen Mary

At Queen Mary, we recognise that true inclusivity requires sustained, proactive and hard work and we know there are areas where we have work to do. We are seeking to ‘hard wire’ inclusivity throughout all our policies and practices. We do not see this work as belonging to one team or unit, but rather as being embedded in all that we do.

About the Role

The role holder will play a critical role in achieving Queen Mary’s institutional level equality, diversity and inclusion objectives, fundamental to the ethos of the University. The role holder will work in partnership with stakeholders across Queen Mary, providing central coordination, oversight and leadership for local and institutional diversity strategies, drawing together the different stands of activity taking place actions the University to enable the delivery of a comprehensive and structured set of objectives.

About You

An established leader in equality, diversity and inclusion, you will have the ability to build networks and establish partnership working with a range of stakeholders to effectively embed diversity and inclusion across an organisation. Experience of working in an accreditation environment and of planning, managing and delivering projects/tasks from initiation to completion is also essential.


In return, we offer 30 days’ leave per annum, access to a generous pension scheme, a season ticket loan scheme and competitive salaries.  We also offer enhanced family friendly leave, and an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus. You will work with a friendly and dedicated team, with access to personal development opportunities.

This post is based at our Mile End campus and is offered on a full-time basis.

The starting salary will be within the specified range, depending on experience.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

The recruitment for this role is being managed by TMP Worldwide. Informal enquiries should be addressed to Suzi Fox - Suzi.Fox@peoplescout.co.uk

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Online’ button below.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 27th October 2019. Interviews are expected to be during the week commencing 11th November.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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