Job vacancy: People & Partnerships Manager – UK

Job vacancy - People & Partnerships Manager - UK


Overview of position:

You’ll bring a passion for equity, diversity and inclusion as well as for supporting organisations with behavioural change. The role will support strategic client development and continuing partnerships through project management and client communication, as well as supporting our internal team to be the best they can. You’ll work to support IDC’s CEO as well as working closely with all other IDC team members to maintain an overview of what the organisational priorities are and where there may be gaps or extra support needed.

Key responsibilities with this role include:

  • Leading the strategy for business development. This includes helping develop and maintain relationships with key clients, supporting from lead through to completion of delivery and any follow up.
  • Supporting ongoing partnerships. This includes keeping in touch with current, previous, and potential clients to keep up to date with their needs, as well as working with them to identify potential speakers for IDC events as well as offering the chance for them to participate in our annual events.
  • Overseeing projects and team resource. This includes mapping out confirmed and potential projects and planning team resource to ensure that we are identifying areas where we have availability and areas where we may need to consider extra resource and how to manage this.
  • Project management. Alongside other team members you will manage client projects, liaising with the internal IDC team to ensure milestones are met, as well as remaining a point of content for the client and communicating effectively throughout the contract.
  • Supporting IDC’s people. This includes supporting IDC’s CEO with business development meetings and communicating with clients/ potential clients, as well as ensuring the wider IDC team have what they need to do their job effectively.
  • Team management – effectively managing and supporting the development of a small globally dispersed team.
  • IDC brand – working with our marketing/ social media team to ensure that the website is kept up to date and that our brand messaging is clear and consistent.
  • Keeping abreast of the latest research and thought leadership in the areas of equality, diversity, inclusion, leadership, and wellbeing and disseminating this across our teams
  • Develop ideas for and contribute to thought leadership pieces, white papers, and IDC content.


Person specification:

  • A clear understanding of, or experience in Equity Diversity & Inclusion and/ or HR or Learning & Development
  • The ability to work within a start-up environment, support the wider and geographically spread and multifunctional team
  • Ability to develop great relationships with global clients
  • Influencing skills to effectively manage a broad range of both external and internal stakeholders
  • Effective at using O365 to analyse, communicate and present key information from a number of sources and produce engaging and informative presentations/ sharing of ideas both with clients and internal teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills



  • Experience with public and private sector business development, writing client proposals and presenting the suggested approach to potential clients
  • Experience in (preferably global) organisations where you have been involved in their ED&I agenda
  • Experience of working with globally dispersed teams
  • Experience of working with external clients and undertaking business development


Additional details:

In Diverse Company works with global organisations to help build inclusive cultures and develop diverse workforces. This is at the heart of what we do for our clients, and we ensure we are maintaining an inclusive environment for all our employees too. We are a fast-growing start-up organisation, currently building our client base with lots of exciting opportunities around the world.

In Diverse Company is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, facilities, and services to support employees from all different backgrounds. We are committed to providing development opportunities to all our employees.

This role can be offered as a part-time or full-time position. The role will primarily home based, however occasional travel to Leamington Spa or London may be required for team or client meetings.


UK: £32,000 – £40,000 per annum FTE, dependent on location and experience

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent


To apply please send your CV and a cover letter to

What we’re talking about

Johanna launched In Diverse Company in 2019 out of a strong belief that there was a better way to create and measure inclusive cultures.

We live by our values, and our approach to our own recruitment policy, team and purpose reflects this. We are a tech company driven by a senior team that are experts in people, with one of the only female CEOs of a HR tech platform across the world.

Our Learning Platform, Include™ is the only LXP that combines Learning and Engagement. Include aims to create more inclusive working cultures and is underpinned by social and behavioural psychology principles.