Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 17090

With BA Better World, British Airways is putting sustainability at the heart of its business.

Are you looking to join an organisation that puts improving Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (D,E&I) at its core? Do you want to drive lasting cultural change within a leading UK based airline?

British Airways is looking for a Head of DE&I who will work with the People and Sustainability teams, creating and leading the inclusion aspects of the People strategy and supporting the people pillar of the Sustainability strategy.

You will be responsible for:

  • Producing delivery plans to meet our transformational D,E&I goals

  • Providing expert guidance on material DE&I People and Sustainability aspects to advise on strategies, policies, and actions

  • Engaging, influencing, and inspiring colleagues in all aspects of the D&I agenda

  • Working in close collaboration with the People team on operationalising and implementing the DE&I strategy

  • Coaching and facilitating the development of senior leadership teams on D&I

  • Creating a compelling vision of how DE&I contributes to business performance and colleague engagement

  • Building awareness and understanding of sustainability and D&I whilst improving performance towards diversity targets and driving culture shift across BA

As Head of DE&I, you will use your passion and expertise to facilitate self-awareness and insights and build a pace of cultural change that enables a business partnering team, committed to action and delivery.

You will also have:

  • Experience in creating and delivering effective DE&I programmes with measurable impact in a large organisation

  • Proven leadership skills that can empower a team to be the best they can

  • A depth of understanding of best practice including the different regulatory and cultural implications of a global environment

  • A growth mindset continually seeking opportunities to innovate and improve

  • A strong background in delivering D&I strategy, cultural and strategic change at scale in a large organisation

This is your opportunity to take your career to the next step, using your passions for DEI and aviation to ensure those working to create a cleaner, quieter, smarter future for aviation are celebrated and supported. If you're interested in finding out more, please send your CV to Samantha.calvey@acre.com