Human Resources

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Project Lead - QMUL18125

Department: Human Resources
Salary: £37,411-£44,015 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL18125
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 04-Jul-2019
Closing date: 21-Jul-2019

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Project Lead

0.8-1FTE (28-35 hours per week)

 £37,411-£44,015 (pro rata)



About the Role

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Project Lead will manage key EDI projects, including supporting and facilitating applications made by the University and its schools and institutes for recognised equality accreditations. In the first instance, the role holder will support the institutional Athena SWAN reaccreditation.

About You

These roles require an excellent knowledge and understanding of issues of equality, diversity and inclusion. You will have the ability to build networks and positively influence academic and professional services staff.  Experience of working in an equality and diversity or accreditation environment and of planning, managing and delivering projects/tasks from initiation to completion is 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.

The post is based at our Mile End campus. 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.

Queen Mary is committed to celebrating our diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves.  We promote equality of opportunity for all – we are a Stonewall Diversity Champion and hold an institutional Athena Swan Silver award.  We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit, we particularly welcome candidates from groups currently under-represented at this level in our workforce.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Sophie Harris, Assistant Director of HR (Organisational Effectiveness) at

Application enquiries should be directed to

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The closing date for applications is 21st July 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality



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