Head of Diversity & Inclusion UKI
Theworld leader in beauty, L’Oréal is present in 130 countries on five continents.Our 35 international brands have allowed us to devote ourselves solely to onebusiness: beauty, with a mission to provide the best in cosmetics innovation toall women and men around the world. We want to bring beauty to all people. Ourambition by 2020 is to win over another one billion consumers around the worldby creating the cosmetic products that meet the infinite diversity of theirbeauty needs and desires through continued digital innovation. L’Oréalencourages diversity and sustainable, ethical sourcing for all our products andwe have reduced our emissions by approx. 50% since 2005.Our brands are leaders in beauty, and we arelooking for you to lead the change you want to see in L’Oréal. Headof D&I UKI Inclusionis a core value of the L’Oréal Group and forms a critical part of the UKIPeople agenda.Our belief is thatInclusion is critical for our people to feel secure, confident and supported tonot have to change the way they look, think or act to carry out their jobeffectively – to be confident in being their authentic selves. Weconsider that ‘Inclusion’ is constructed of four core pillars – which sharesome commonality in their challenges but also own independent characteristicsand issues. These core pillars alongside the transversal elements will broadenas we seek to create an environment for all to flourish as well as anunderstanding on how our joint actions can deliver this. L'OréalUKI has a responsibility and desire to continually evolve our understanding,thinking and actions on this journey. We want our vision of Inclusion toarticulate our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce and anenvironment that respects all individuals and their contributions. We aretherefore looking for a passionate and transformative Diversity and Inclusionprofessional and leader to help our employees, managers and leaders shape,implement and embed the strategy and deliver the vision in UKI. Thisnewly created position, reporting directly to the HRD UKI reinforces ourcommitment to positioning Inclusion as a strategic objective at the heart ofour business agenda to drive attraction, retention, and engagement of the bestand most diverse talent. This is a unique opportunity to build on the greatactivity on Inclusion already in place as well as accelerate our journey to befit for the future. Inclusion is not a static topic and we therefore requiresomeone who is going to educate and evolve with the ever-changing externalcontext. YOU WILL...•Develop, execute and lead the L’Oréal UKIInclusion strategy in consultation and alignment with the wider global L’Oréalvision and philosophy yet respecting societal / cultural nuances endemic to UKIalone. •Incollaboration with the HRD UKI and the Exec Leadership Team, create a systemic,sustainable and progressive Inclusion agenda which is a shared strategic goalacross our company. •Createa rolling 18-month roadmap that clearly outlines the philosophy behind theactions as well as all engagement initiatives including internal and externalcommunications / events. •Develop and execute a plan to engage employees and leadership in D&Iprogrammes and promote a culture of inclusivity and support. •Embedeffective Inclusion practices into every phase of the talent and developmentlifecycles, to support the development of diverse talent. •Partnerwith the Talent Acquisition to ensure Inclusion is at the heart of the L’Oréalexternal employer brand and hiring practices are bias free. •Inpartnership with the Learning function, define ongoing training solutions tosupport an inclusive, diverse and equitable environment. •Ensureour brands and their messaging / content shared with our consumers are alignedwith L’Oréal UKI’s Inclusion principles. •Articulateappropriate metrics to measure all aspects of Inclusion and provide updates tothe key stakeholders. •Effectivelymanage the budget allocated to the Loreal UKI Inclusion agenda. •Withthe HRD UKI, provide regular reporting, identify risks and opportunities forcontinuous improvement to the wider business. •Monitorexternal Inclusion policy practices and ensure policies are best in class andensure compliance with all mandatory diversity compliance programmes. •Actas a chair and coach to the internal working group and champions, buildingtheir confidence and capacity to drive positive initiatives in line with thestrategy YOU ARE... Organised: You love a list and have strong planningand organisation skills – with the ability to re-prioritise as required. Measured: We want to track the success of ourcampaigns and initiatives so projects must be able to show ROI. Accurate: You have the ability to work to a highdegree of accuracy and meet deadlines. Entrepreneurial. Every day, you spot opportunities todrive growth for our brand and our customers, making sure the good name of ourbrand is always protected. Super creative: Whether it be in overcoming challenges orcreating artwork for your channel, creativity is our back bone, and we love newideas. Proactive and ’Oreal is for the pioneers, which meansembracing new ideas, challenges and change with positivity and a hands onapproach. Teams are the new heroes: There is no better feeling thanbeing part of a successful and dynamic team, so even if you are Superman orWonder Woman, you recognise that teams are the real heroes. Only Human: we all make mistakes, but you are notafraid of failure. You learn and show how the experience has helped thebusiness learn for the future and benefitted all. Ambitious: You crave success and L’Oréal is theultimate place to achieve your dreams. We will support you all the way and makesure you have the support and development in place to help you succeed. You. You are real. And you’re true toyourself. We cherish and celebrate diversity so you will feel right at homewhoever you are. YOU HAVE... •D&I practitioner with extensive experience in setting and implementingstrategy demonstrating results from previous roles, preferably with teamsworking in a creative or commercial setting •Ability to demonstrate a deep understanding of the nuanced issues at play inD&I especially intrinsic to UKI society •Extensive knowledge of Inclusion best practices including UKI legislation •Strong project management, analysis and reporting skills, able to demonstratedelivery of data informed approaches to Inclusion. •Ability to act as a coach, trainer and mentor, building skills, knowledge, andcapacity within the organisation •Experience of developing and implementing D&I initiatives in practical andinnovative ways, drawing on technology to improve •A high level of self-awareness, empathy, diplomacy, and confidentiality. •Well-connected externally into D&I networks and communities.
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