We are recruiting for a Senior Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing Manager to join our Organisational Development team in Bristol on a 12 month contract. This role could be worked on a fixed term contract, or day rate contract basis.

Reporting into the Head of OD, you will be working collaboratively with TLT’s Chief People Officer, Executive Board sponsor, EDI  Partner Champion and Wellbeing Partner Champion to develop and deliver the EDI and Wellbeing agenda and change programme for the TLT Group, including all planning, activity development and delivery with appropriate KPI setting and monitoring.

Your Role

As a Senior Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing Manager your day to day remit includes:

  • Deliver the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and wellbeing strategies that align to TLT’s values
  • Act as a change agent across the firm, influencing key stakeholders to drive inclusive behaviours throughout the firm
  • Lead a team of EDI and Wellbeing Managers to create and evolve appropriate inclusion and wellbeing policies and practices and appropriate governance structures that deliver a inclusive future enabling our colleagues to thrive
  • Work with Business Development and key strategic clients on their own inclusion and wellbeing agendas whilst also supporting inclusion and wellbeing in bids and tenders
  • Design and facilitate inclusion and wellbeing development programmes for senior leaders and key clients
  • Be the knowledge expert, advocate and leading voice for the TLT EDI&W strategy internally and externally
  • Develop and manage relationships with key professional bodies and providers, maintaining a network inside and outside the legal sector, and represent the firm on external forums and working groups 
  • Design and produce an ongoing, engaging audience-specific communications strategy for EDI&W that engages our people and develops managers and leaders 
  • Ensure all compliance activities (reporting and learning) are delivered to meet standards and raise awareness of EDI&W
  • Complete EDI&W benchmarking with external best practice organisations and institutions
  • Bring leading edge thinking, market trends and creative solutions to the sustainability strategy, attending external events as the TLT ambassador
  • Ensure sustainability is lived and breathed throughout TLT and behaviours are recognised and celebrated consistently

Your Skills and Experience

  • Passionate about creating an environment where everyone can be their wholeself
  • Proven subject matter expertise in EDI&W with strong understanding of mental health and wellbeing matters
  • Knowledge of trends relating to responsible business practices as well as a strong understanding of regulation and legislation
  • Proven ability in planning, organising and project management; able to prioritise multiple workstreams and meet key deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills; writing and presentating to executive audiences plus creation of training materials
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence senior stakeholders, with an ethical and transparent approach to working
  • Experience of organisational development methodologies and behaviour change techniques
  • Engaging, able to collaborate and bring colleagues on board with new initiatives
  • Ability to drive a high performing, engaged and highly motivated team who can all thrive and deliver in a fast paced and changing environment
  • Flexible, able to change business plans as circumstances change
  • Resilient - comfortable working on multiple projects within a fast paced, fast changing and challenging working environment
  • Strong sense of ethics, a person with integrity

Your Team

The HR team consists of the HR Business Partners, Reward, Recruitment and Organisational Development, with specialists in Learning and Development, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing and Sustainability. Making sure everyone thrives during their time at TLT is the focus of our HR team’s work every day. We provide strategic and operational support to our leaders and teams and our HR specialists make sure our people are skilled, creative, valued, motivated, flexible and committed, working in a culture that enables them to perform at their very best.

About TLT

Fast paced, fast growing and forward thinking, TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.

We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors. With local, national and international reach, we have over 1,200 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2021 we were named The Lawyer’s Law Firm of the Year, recognising our incredible success story.

Our purpose is to protect, prepare and progress our clients for what comes next and it’s essential that we do the same for our people, our planet and our communities too. In our open and collaborative culture, we encourage everyone to be their whole self, to have a voice and to contribute.

Our Benefits

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You’ll receive a competitive salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance.

At TLT we have a progressive fully flexible working approach. We empower our people to work in a place and at a time that meets their needs, those of their clients and of the wider team and firm. Part of this agile approach is a focus on hybrid working and supporting the work/life balance of our people.


TLT is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on Recruitment.Operations@TLTsolicitors.com

Fixed Term
Business professionals
Competitive Rate
Closing Date
Thursday 19 October 2023
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