Diversity Officer (1 Year Fixed Term)

Department: Diversity
Location: Caledonian Road, London
Salary: Up to 30,000
Job Advert Description:

Our Diversity team are growing and due to this, we are seeking for someone who is experienced and knowledgeable in the subject of Diversity to join us as our Diversity Officer.

The role

This is an exciting new role that will support the delivery of the diversity programme with particular emphasis on the delivery of the Institute’s action plan for embedding diversity and inclusion cross-organisationally and supporting equality and diversity activity more generally.

Responsibilities include:

  • To provide specialist advice and administrative support to the Head of Diversity and Head of People and Organisational Development to assist the Institute in meeting its equality objectives and to deliver the organisational action plan for diversity and inclusion.


  • To develop and provide data analysis, surveys and progress reports relating to diversity and inclusion for Heads and other managers.


  • To provide administrative support to our Equality and Diversity Action Group.


  • To organise a range of events, meetings and workshops to build awareness and knowledge on diversity and inclusion and which will directly contribute to a vibrant and inclusive working environment.

Further roles and responsibilities are listed in the job description.

The Person

We are looking for a proactive and enthusiastic individual who has the ability to communicate effectively to all levels of staffs. Someone who is able to analyse, identify trends in data, and present these to non-specialist audiences.  

You will be an excellent team player, and will possess a strong commitment to the principles and practice of equality and diversity. You will have experience of project management and an understanding of managing multiple projects.

Why work with us?

We are a charitable membership organisation with a worldwide membership from enthusiastic amateurs to those at the top of their sector in academia, business, education and government.

Our purpose is to gather, inspire, guide, represent and celebrate all who share a passion for physics. And, in our role as a charity, we’re here to ensure that physics delivers on its exceptional potential to benefit society.

In addition to a competitive salary and professional development opportunities, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, private medical insurance and generous annual leave. We also offer a range of other benefits including childcare vouchers, gym membership and interest free season ticket loans.

For further information on this role and to apply please visit the IOP Jobs website.

Hours: Full Time (35 hours)
Salary: Up to £30,000
Grade: C

Closing date for applications: 24 November 2018
Interview date: 4 December 2018

The Institute of Physics is an equal opportunities employer. We request no contact from agencies or media sales.

Closing date for applications: Saturday 24 November 2018 Interviews to be held: Tuesday 4 December 2018

Further Information

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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