Inclusion Manager


Location: Hook


Inclusion Manager

Base Location - Flexible to suit the needs of the candidates with some travel to Hook and Hammersmith from time to time is required

We have an exciting opportunity to join our People team as an Inclusion Manager.

As a business, we are focused on creating a culture that truly represents our customers and communities. To do this we are delivering a forward thinking programme of activities to help us attract and nurture the widest possible talent, equip our leader to own and drive inclusion and make it a normal part of what we do and who we are. From building STEM capabilities across our business through to becoming a disability-confident organisation we are committed to developing an employee experience that celebrates human difference and enables people to give their very best by removing barriers and being inclusive.

This role plays a central part in enabling this vision by designing and delivering meaningful inclusion activities as part of the wider People plan.
This is an integral role within the people team and will link with key stakeholders within the business. Duties for the role will be wide ranging, but ultimately you will be responsible for:

* Working with the Head of Employee Experience and other principal stakeholders to shape and drive the inclusion strategy in support of Virgin Media’s long term business goals and ambitions
* Continuing to develop and drive forward the programme of inclusion activities already operating at Virgin Media
* Monitoring and evaluating all inclusion activities to drive continuous improvement and build the case for an inclusive workplace.
* Providing high quality analysis, MI and written information to the Head of Employee Experience, Director of Employee Experience and other key stakeholders to monitor/evaluate progress
* Strategically leading and developing inclusion champions and networks across the business
* Being the central point of contact and subject matter expert on all inclusion and diversity issues for both internal and external stakeholders
* Actively participating in, building and sustaining solid relationships with external organisations, networks and professional bodies such as BDF, Stonewall, WICT, Scope and Mercer
* Proactively managing a range of diversity benchmarks including BDF and Stonewall and work with the Employee Experience team to use insight from engagement surveys to drive improved practice
* Partnering with all relevant People team stakeholders to ensure inclusion activities are planned, integrated and embedded as part of the employee journey
* Working in partnership with Head of Communications to ensure consistent, honest and inspiring messaging around inclusion and to build the case for support
* Championing inclusion at all times and be a shining example of someone who values human difference, understands the associated business benefits and inspires others to get involved
The suitable candidate for this role will naturally be proactive and passionate about inclusion and will possess the following experience and skillset:

* Experience of designing and delivering innovative inclusion programmes across a complex matrix organisation
* Previous experience of working with analytics and overseeing diversity bench marking exercises
* Demonstrable experience of achieving behavioral workforce change through transformational interventions
* Proven ability to think creatively and strategically with the ability to manage multiple projects
* Ability to influence and persuade at all levels
* Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
* Strong IT skills with a good understanding of how to harness technology to engage and involve stakeholders around the inclusion agenda
So why Virgin Media? We are delivering the biggest investment in the UK’s digital infrastructure for over a decade, with a £3bn programme to extend our ultrafast broadband network and brilliant Virgin TV to 17 million homes and businesses. We’re challenging our competitors with the best services and the fastest speeds.
Join and you’ll be part of the Virgin Media family. We’re a great place to work - and we offer impressive benefits too! You will get a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension, performance related bonus and, of course, discounts across Virgin Media products ad Virgin brands!
Come and be a part of something special. Join us!