D&I Facilitator

Greater London
Contract/temp, Part time
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Greater Anglia
Transport, shipping & logistics
1,001-5,000 employees
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Greater Anglia operates a busy railway network from London Liverpool Street to destinations across the east of England. We have a high standard of service for our customers throughout their journey experience so they can sit back relax and travel with confidence. Not to mention a whole new set of modernised greener trains, it’s never been a more exciting time to start a career with us. Do you want to be part of the journey? Come along and join Greater Anglia!

An opportunity has arisen within our People Team as a Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator during an exciting time of cultural change. The role is based at our Stratford HQ/Training facilities and will incorporate wider delivery across some of our network locations. Please note that this is a part time fixed term contract for a period of 6 months with the possibility to extend.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced facilitator to join our team at Greater Anglia as Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Facilitator. As a key member of the People Team, you will deliver our suite of cultural Greater Together D&I programmes in line with our strategic training plan to embed inclusive behaviour. You will bring an interactive and engaging facilitation style to this important role. You will act as the lead deliverer for all matters relating to Diversity, Equality, Equity, and Inclusion training at GA. This includes designing, implementing, and delivering related training material. You will educate colleagues on D&I topics using accelerated learning techniques and facilitation skills. You will work closely with the Head of Talent to deliver the existing D&I content and training plan. You will collaborate with internal stakeholders to organise attendance and ensure full programme capacity on a weekly basis.

Additionally, you will administer training records, report on attendance and feedback, promote the programme through internal resources, as well as review and evaluate measures of success. You will be responsible for set up and set down of training rooms, ensuring a consistent and engaging learning experience for all delegates.

Agile working days are available, and you will be based in Greater Anglia’s core training facilities in London and across the route. This is a rewarding role for a skilled facilitator who is passionate about fostering a culture of inclusion in line with Greater Anglia’s diversity and inclusion strategy and new Team Code.

What we are looking for

We are looking for an individual who is an effective and resilient communicator, with the ability to deliver sessions confidently and build strong internal engagement. The ideal candidate will have organisational skills to deliver a series of ongoing training sessions and to drive cultural change set out in our Team Code. A passion for diversity and inclusion is key, as well as a confident and versatile facilitation style.

The successful candidate will have experience in group facilitation and be comfortable with designing and/or delivering training. Qualifications such as GTC, CIPD, CTP, TAP, NVQ Level 3-5 in learning design and delivery, or equivalent are beneficial to this role. Coaching experience would also be of benefit. Core numeracy and literacy skills are required, along with a proactive and innovative mindset. A Diversity & Inclusion qualification would be advantageous.

The closing date for all completed applications is on Friday 21st June 2024.

*Please note vacancies can close earlier due to high influx of candidate applications*

To succeed in this role, we are looking for people who can bring our four values to life in your everyday work:

  •         Genuine … be welcoming, customer-centric and respectful

  •         Professional… be solution-oriented, accountable and delivering to promises

  •         Proactive … be progressive, innovative and decisive

  •         Inclusive … be connected in your thinking, empathetic and promote diversity

Greater Anglia can offer a healthy work life balance, holiday entitlement and an environment where you can learn, develop, and grow in your career. If you think you would be a great addition to GA then apply now!

What can we do for you?

  • Defined Contribution pension scheme after 2 years option to move across to Defined Benefit (Final Salary) pension scheme
  • Free Travel on GA for you and your eligible family members
  • Free Leisure travel on GA and 75% discount on other TOCS for leisure travel for eligible family members
  • International travel discount card (FIP) for staff and eligible family members after 12 months service
  • Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave of up to 10 days
  • GA offers maternity, paternity and adoption leave and time off for prenatal care, as well as shared parental leave after 26 weeks of service - part of our commitment to family friendly policies
  • GA Hapi Benefits App– our great benefits app which includes discounts across many retailers, days out and dining
  • 24/7 Employee assistance programme, eyecare and flu jab vouchers and access to physiotherapy services
  • Annually issued 12 discount vouchers for family and friends to use
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes such as Cycle to work and Technology scheme (eligible once passing probation)