UK - Inclusion, Wellbeing & Community Advisor, Responsible Business

Term: Temporary
Duration: 3 months
Reports to: Head of Responsible Business
Practice group: Responsible Business
Purpose of role

Dentons are committed to being a firm that positively impacts planet and people. We are dedicated to having a positive social impact on the local communities and the wider community; ensuring that we provide an inclusive workplace where there are equal opportunities for all and where diversity is encouraged; and, managing and mitigating the environmental impacts of our operations and supply chains in a responsible manner. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join an evolving Responsible Business Team, assisting them with some ongoing projects whilst looking ahead to the longer term strategy. Working on a wide range of projects across inclusion, wellbeing, Pro bono and community space, you'll play an integral role within the team to deliver the broad and ever more ambitious programme.

If you are passionate about addressing the social and economic challenges facing the world, and fostering an inclusive workplace where everyone irrespective of their background can thrive, this is a great opportunity to have responsibility for a number of projects, and work with passionate and hardworking team colleagues to make a positive difference.

Responsibilities

This is an interesting and varied role, key tasks include:

  • Plan and deliver internal and external events across inclusion, wellbeing and community
  • Act as a key contact for the inclusion network groups, wellbeing and community committees providing guidance and support where required
  • Ownership and autonomy of a number of existing inclusion, wellbeing and community initiatives
  • Coordinating and actively inputting into meetings with different stakeholders including the Inclusion Council, helping to keep projects on track
  • Drafting some of the key team internal communications to raise awareness and encourage greater employee engagement
  • Actively participate in the delivery of one-off wellbeing initiatives as part of the wellbeing action plan working with the Wellbeing Partner sponsor
  • Play an active role in the preparation of education, awareness and training materials across the responsible business agenda. Support the delivery of sessions
  • Analyse demographic data and support the preparation of presentations and reports to senior leadership and clients
  • Liaise with the Marketing and Business Development teams to ensure comprehensive responses to RfPs, and help to ensure client teams have up to date information on our programmes and progress
  • Work with the whole Responsible Business team to raise awareness of the firm wide responsible business programme as a whole, collaborating on wider team projects when a one-team approach is needed to maximise impact
Required experience, skills and attributes
  • Previous experience in a HR Advisory or equivalent role, or in an Assistant role and ready to take that step to the next level
  • Passionate about inclusion, wellbeing and corporate responsibility
  • Delivers work to a high standard, paying close attention to detail
  • Both a strong team player, whilst also able to work with a high degree of autonomy
  • Extensive experience of Microsoft Office suite of applications, including Excel and advanced PowerPoint skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Experience of bringing projects in on budget and on time
  • Strong listening and communication skills, able to speak and write with clarity and professionalism 
  • Ability to use initiative, suggest ways forwards and proactively drive activities forward
  • Experienced in monitoring, analysing, and presenting data and using related insights to identify and deliver opportunities for change
  • Ability to manage changing priorities and multiple projects simultaneously, and able to prioritise workload effectively
The firm

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.  www.dentons.com.

Diversity & Inclusion

Essential to our success as a global law firm is our ability to attract and retain the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We want a work environment where everyone can reach their potential and we have an inclusive culture which respects individual differences.

We undertake and support a number of internal and external initiatives aimed at increasing diversity within the profession and we encourage all our partners and staff to get involved. We welcome you to learn more about diversity and inclusion at Dentons.

Equal opportunities

Dentons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities and support those in the workplace who have a disability. Any disability disclosure will be dealt with confidentially and sensitively and if you want to speak directly to a member of our team, please email recruitment.matters@dentons.com.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

If you are interested in applying for this position, we welcome direct applications via our careers page, but if you have any questions beforehand please email recruitment.matters@dentons.comEnquiries only please, applications will not be accepted via email.

Please note that we will not accept unsolicited CV's sent to the business, nor will we accept any associated terms of business.