Diversity & Inclusion Manager (m/w/d)

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We are looking for a Diversity and Inclusion Manager (m/f/d) for our office in Dusseldorf as soon as possible.

The role:

The Diversity & Inclusion Manager will work within the global Diversity & Inclusion team. And alongside the HR team in Germany. Reporting to the Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, this role supports the delivery of the firm’s global D&I strategy. The Manager will be responsible for delivering internal and external D&I initiatives and producing external award submissions, benchmarking and reporting. This role is also responsible for driving forward local D&I initiatives and events across the firm’s three offices in Germany.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports the global D&I team in developing and delivering the firm’s D&I strategy by contributing expert advice and co-ordinating D&I programmes and projects aligned to the firm’s priorities
  • Responsible for producing D&I award submissions, external benchmarking and reporting
  • Supporting initiatives that drive D&I supplier engagement and partnering initiatives including annual D&I supplier audit and roundtable event. Builds and maintains relationships with key D&I contacts, community partners, external organisations and formal bodies to understand emerging D&I issues
  • Supports Global Head of D&I to develop and deliver training materials to build knowledge, awareness and understanding of diversity issues
  • Co-leads the annual diversity monitoring process and provides analysis of the firm’s demographics
  • Liaises with the firm’s diversity network groups on planning, resourcing and implementing initiatives
  • Supports the Charitable Foundation application process and liaises with internal and external stakeholders and charitable organisations
  • Plan and deliver internal and external CR & Diversity events
  • Working with the HR team in Germany to establish the firm’s employer brand, ensuring that this is communicated effectively both internally and externally and is aligned to key D&I priorities

What we are looking for – Personal and technical skills:

  • Education – Bachelor or Master degree
  • At least 3 years‘ relevant CR & Diversity experience, preferably in a professional services or corporate environment
  • Good knowledge and awareness of best practice relating to Diversity & Inclusion
  • Able to communicate effectively and confidently and adapt communications styles to different audiences
  • An ability to work well under pressure, anticipates issues and works to strict deadlines
  • Possesses a client-centred ‚can-do‘ attitude
  • Uses initiative, thinks creatively, recommends meaningful changes and has good problem solving skills
  • Is able to work effectively as part of a team and on one’s own
  • Excellent IT skills including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and willingness to use software packages that are unfamiliar
  • Fluent english and german skills

What we offer you:

  • An interesting and varied job within a supportive team atmosphere and room for personal initiative and development
  • Travel allowance for local public transport and lunch subsidies
  • Pension plan and contributions to assets formation plans
  • Flexible working hours and home office policy
  • Hard and soft skill trainings trough our career development program
  • A wide range of offers through an external employee support program


If you recognize yourself in this description and are interested in job in an international law firm in the center of Dusseldorf, send us your application including a cover letter, your CV and your references via careerdusseldorf@simmons-simmons.com.


Katharina Stricker
HR Generalist
Tel.: +49 211 4705340

Um sich für diesen Job zu bewerben, sende deine Unterlagen per E-Mail an katharina.stricker@simmons-simmons.com

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