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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Business Partner

Job Introduction

Are you passionate about helping to make where you live a fairer and more inclusive place? Do you also have an expert knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion legislation and good practice? If you are also experienced and skilled in how to implement that into policy, practice and service delivery, we would love to hear from you.

The Authority is seeking to appoint a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Business Partner, to join the Human Resources team. You will be the professional expert, and source of expertise to ensure a focus on delivering key priorities and overseeing strategies that will:

  • Create and deliver our DEI action plan working closely with our representative and enthusiastic DEI Group, and regularly updating our leadership team..
  • Develop and embed our DEI approach using an evidence based approach, seeking out good practice on policy and delivery inside and outside of the Combined Authority’s partnerships.
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders regarding our DEI responsibilities as an employer, a civic leader, an investor and a service provider

The Combined Authority is committed to tackling discrimination, injustice and inequality across the West of England by embedding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in everything we do and this role is essential to delivering on these priorities alongside a passionate and committed DEI Staff Advisory Group.

If this sounds like your next role, please click on the apply button below and tell us why you would be a great fit for this role. Please see the job description below for more information. 

Interviews will be held on 7th May.

About the Company

Our offer

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • 26/31 days annual Leave
  • Generous Employer-Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Reduced bus travel across the West of England
  • Flexible and hybrid working options from day one to ensure you achieve the best work/life balance and career goals. We follow a hybrid working model with 2 or 3 days in the office a week. 

The West of England is an amazing part of the world to live and work. We have recently moved to a new bright and airy office, with all the latest technology, just 10-minute walk from Bristol Temple Meads Train Station.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We ensure all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or citizenship status. We are also proud to have been accredited as a Living Wage Employer and a founding Member of the West of England Good Employment Charter.

Please contact us to identify any additional support you may need during the recruitment process.


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