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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager

Sport Wales

Sport Wales is the national organisation responsible for developing and promoting sport and physical activity in Wales.  

Posted
23 Sep 2022
Status
Full Time
Location
Wales
Closing date
14 Oct 2022

WHO WE ARE

Sport Wales is the national organisation responsible for developing and promoting sport and physical activity in Wales.  We are the main adviser on sporting matters to the Welsh Government and are responsible for distributing National Lottery funds. We aim to not only improve the level of sports participation at grassroots level but also provide our aspiring athletes with the support required to compete successfully on the world stage.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do at Sport Wales. Further information on this can be found in our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Statement here. 

We are a progressive employer that offers excellent employee benefits and promotes a healthy work life balance, offering a range of flexible approaches to support you. 

Language skills (bilingualism & multilingualism) are desirable characteristics across all roles within Sport Wales. We are passionate about promoting the use of Welsh language and, as part of our development programme, give everyone the opportunity to learn Welsh if they wish to do so, offering learning programmes from beginner right through to fluent. 

Sport Wales embraces a blended approach to work, where you will be able to split your time between the office and home to best suit your personal circumstances.  

To find out what it’s like to work with us at Sport Wales please watch thevideo on our careers page.

HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE

We are looking for an experienced and passionate individual to lead on equality, diversity, and inclusion at Sport Wales.

This is a new role within the organisation, giving the postholder the autonomy to shape the direction of this work, both internally and in supporting the wider sports sector. You will be provided with all the support and tools to perform this crucial role effectively, with engagement from across all areas of the organisation. This is an opportunity to make a real and lasting impact on Sport Wales and the wider sector.

The postholder will act as a focal point, championing existing and new work to ensure that equality, diversity, and inclusion are embedded within our organisational culture.

Who you will work with

You will lead this key strategic priority by providing expert advice to the Sport Wales Board, the Executive and Leadership Teams, and externally with key stakeholders (including diverse communities and groups and Welsh Government).

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

We are looking for candidates who have demonstrable experience of leading work on equality, diversity, and inclusion in a complex environment. You’ll bring new ideas, a commitment to continuously learning and an ability to influence others. Drawing on either your own lived experiences or engaging others with lived experiences to tackle barriers faced by people from diverse backgrounds.  

If you have the enthusiasm and commitment to help realise our equality, diversity, and inclusion ambitions, we’d love to hear from you.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT

You should read the full job description.

Please click 'Apply Now' to begin the online application process.


If you’d like to discuss the role further, then please email [email protected]

Alternatively, a number of virtual drop-in sessions will also be held, where you can speak to members of the team to find out more about the role and the wider organisation.

Details of these, along with links to join the virtual meetings can be found below:

Wednesday 21 September 7 – 8pm Click here to join the meeting

Wednesday 28 September 3-4pm Click here to join the meeting

For more information on the process of applying please email [email protected]


CLOSING DATE

9:00am 14 October 2022

PROVISIONAL INTERVIEW DATE

25 October 2022


Additional Information

Status
Full Time
Job Type
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)
Legal, Regulatory & HR
Sport
Multi-sport
Salary information
from £43,376

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