EDI Manager

Posted 22 October 2023
Salary £47000 - £56000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline HR
Contact NameAmelia Pullen

Job description

Title: EDI Manager

Reporting to: Assistant Director, OD Culture & Inclusion

Location: Luton Campus (3 days on site, 2 days remote)

Salary : £47,000 - £56,000 + benefits

  • Do you have a track record of delivering impactful EDI initiatives in complex environments?
  • Do you want to join an organisation that truly values inclusion and is committed to creating long-term change?
  • Are you passionate about EDI and an advocate for its benefits within an organisation?
  • Do you thrive in a collaborative working environment?

If so this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

Investigo are proud to be partnering with the University of Bedfordshire on the recruitment of six new opportunities within their redesigned People and Culture function.

Through this strategic investment in its future, the People and Culture team will be well-placed to meet evolving organisational needs and proactively meet the challenges of the future. This presents a unique opportunity for HR professionals to use their expertise and skills to drive this evolution and be a part of something genuinely transformative.


As EDI Manageryou will drive projects which place inclusion and diversity at the heart of the university and its wider community, creating an environment in which everybody feels valued.

You will manage analytics and data for our EDI initiatives, using this - alongside your knowledge - to engage and influence stakeholders to drive real change. As well as delivering key projects around EDI you will also provide training, whether structured or ad hoc, and provide guidance to support students, staff and visitors.

Researching and developing strategic EDI strategy, you will engage with and create reports for senior stakeholders, advising on complex cases and ensuring evidence-based interventions wherever possible.

To succeed in this role you will have experience of leading EDI initiatives in complex environments and an understanding of EDI challenges within universities.

Your ability to drive projects to completion will allow you to create cultural change and your ability to influence senior stakeholders, convincing them of the benefits of these projects, will ensure that change is lasting.

You will be proficient in manipulating and analysing data, using this skill alongside your ability to present to bring about evidence-based awareness regarding diversity and inclusion.

What's In It For You?

As well as the opportunity to contribute to an exciting transformation of both the People and Culture Team and the wider organisation, you will have access to a host of staff benefits too:

  • 17.8% contributory pension
  • 5 additional concessionary days of leave each year
  • Excellent in-house training and development
  • Access to engaging events and speakers
  • Discounts across a range of products and services
  • Access to EAP and Mental Health First Aiders
  • Free Sports Therapy from students
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Hybrid working and multiple campus locations to work from (Luton, Bedford, MK, Aylesbury)

Next Steps

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to hrpublicsector@investigo.co.uk. Your covering letter should be no longer than one page detailing why you're interested in the role and organisation, and outlining your suitability based on the essential criteria.

Once we have received your application, we will then send you a candidate pack which contains more information about the organisation, the People and Culture team and the selection process.

Diversity and Inclusion

The University of Bedfordshire is unwavering in its commitment to equality and is building a culture of true representation and inclusivity. It therefore encourages and welcomes applications from all candidates who are interested in their journey, regardless of their background or profile.