Diversity & Inclusion Manager

190000BX Requisition #

Grade: Management Band 1

Salary: £46,809 to £53,322

Closing Date:  6th August 2019


About the role:


Are you up for a challenge?


We are looking for a Diversity and Inclusion Manager who has the confidence, passion and skills to develop and promote the diversity and inclusion agenda across the West Midlands Police force.


Whilst being a proven advocate and effective influencer, you will develop and support the delivery of the D&I strategy and a range of innovative initiatives to embed diversity and inclusion across all roles and levels across the force. You will engage, advise and collaborate with key stakeholders, both internally and externally to drive the diversity and inclusion agenda which underpins WMP2020 workforce vision and values, and the People Deal.



You will have proven skills and experience in the following areas which relate to the diversity and inclusion agenda:


  • Strategy-manage the D&I agenda to deliver on strategy
  • Leadership –ensure the force and it’s people remain at the cutting edge of the D&I agenda
  • Engagement-influence, collaborate to embed D&I strategy
  • Compliance – support policy implementation, governance and risk management
  • Change Management and Delivery-influence, support and lead to help embed D&I across the force
  • Monitor and Evaluate- positively manage the effectiveness of the diversity and inclusion strategy and initiatives
  • Positive Action – initiate positive action initiatives where necessary to address under-representation of groups within departments.  


Essential Criteria

      Have experience managing, developing and delivering diversity and inclusion initiatives, with evidence of proven results.

      Have knowledge and understanding of equality and diversity theory and application, legislation and policy

      Experience of developing and implementing equality, diversity and inclusion strategies, policies and processes


Desirable Criteria

      Experience in the design of diversity and inclusion initiatives at a strategic and operational level


What can we offer?

  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Access to the Corporate Health Cash Plan and Well Being website
  • Modern working environment in central Birmingham
  • Opportunity to save on travel costs through a Corporate Travel Scheme
  • The option to join a generous pension scheme

For further information about this role, please contact Tony Burnett on 07393 146 781

Interviews will be held in August 2019

Please note previous applicants need not apply.


West Midlands Police are currently undertaking a long term review of staff pay and conditions.  The grade, pay and other terms of employment are therefore subject to review and may change in the future. 

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