*CLOSED* CALL OUT: Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant

Thu 26 Nov 2020

Closing date: 9am Monday 14 December 2020

Abandon Normal Devices (AND) is seeking an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion consultant with a specialism in organisational change to support the organisation at an exciting time of future planning. 

The seismic events of the past 8 months, the global covid-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter events, have highlighted the need for urgent transformation in our organisation and the sector more widely. In response we want to revisit our core values with a focus on social and climate justice,  co-creating a systemic approach of positive and practical sustained action across the organisation. 

The aim of the consultation process is to produce real world recommendations to inform actionable change in AND’s strategic direction and operations. We are seeking a consultant to lead and facilitate this process through close engagement with our Director, staff team, Board of Trustees and wider creative community. We are excited to begin this process in collaboration with an external partner, and want to hear from critical voices that can ensure the work we do is meaningful and has lasting change in all areas of our work.

There is a fee of £6000 (inclusive of VAT) to complete this work which should include all travel and expenses. This is the first stage in a long-term piece of work, we expect further areas of work / training to be identified through the response to this brief that sits outside of the scope of work indicated, and which additional budget may be available.

For further information on the scope of work and the selection criteria, please download the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Brief

How to apply
To apply please submit a 3-5 page expression of interest detailing:

  • Why you are interested in this project
  • Your response to the brief, including what process you will use to deliver the work and how you will engage with AND’s staff and stakeholders
  • What relevant experience you bring to the role, including references and/or examples of previous work
  • Timeline for delivery for each of the key stages
  • Budget identifying clear breakdown of cost and deliverables

Please send your expression of interest to jobs@andfestival.org.uk with EOI – Consultant Equality, Diversity & Inclusion as the subject field.

Closing date for applications 09:00 Monday 14 December 2020
Interviews will be held virtually on Friday 18 December 2020

Additionally, if you would like to have an initial and confidential conversation about this opportunity please contact the Director, Ruth McCullough at ruth@andfestival.org.uk

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