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Senior Disability Consultant X2

The role

Working as part of Business Disability Forum’s Specialist Solutions team, our Senior Disability Consultants provide subject matter expertise on disability and business. Senior Disability Consultants work with our Partners, Members and other clients on a variety of consultancy projects, learning and development interventions and in producing definitive guidance on disability as it affects business. As strategic advisers, our consultants work with Business Disability Forum Partners to support them on their journey to becoming disability-smart.

The requirement

  • Experience of developing consultancy, research and training.
  • Experience of disability and/or wider equality/diversity issues.
  • Experience of working with clients/members/partners/individuals.
  • Ability to learn, understand and explain complex information clearly and simply verbally and in writing.
  • Experience of giving advice on legal, HR, diversity or other issues.

Please click here to download a full job description and person specification for this role.

How to apply

Applications for the role should be by CV and a supporting statement, of up to 400 words, detailing why you think you would be suitable for the role. If you require any adjustments to the application process please contact Barnaby Powell as set out below. Applications should be addressed to Barnaby Powell, Office Manager, Business Disability Forum, Nutmeg House, 60 Gainsford Street, London SE1 2NY. If you are submitting your application by email please do so to barnabyp@businessdisabilityforum.org.uk

Closing date for applications is: 5pm on Sunday, 17 September 2017 with first interviews planned for: Monday, 25 September 2017 and Tuesday, 26 September 2017. Second interviews are likely to take place in the week commencing 2 October 2017.

Business Disability Forum is committed to ensuring that all its information, products and services are as accessible as possible to everyone.

If you wish to discuss anything in regards to accessibility or if you require alternative formats please contact Barnaby Powell:

 


 

Learning & Development Consultant

The role

This new role offers a fantastic opportunity to become part of Business Disability Forum’s growing and influential learning and development (L&D) offer, as part of a small team working with some of the world’s largest and most influential businesses. You will work with our Members, Partners and clients to understand their disability-related L&D needs and design innovative and creative solutions to develop their business performance on disability and ultimately improve the life chances of disabled people. By working with businesses in a range of sectors across the UK and globally, this role offers an excellent opportunity for an L&D professional to build an expertise in equality, diversity and disability issues and a daily challenge in designing and delivering creative and engaging interventions with an important social purpose.

Business Disability Forum prides itself on having a flexible approach to service delivery and we are happy to discuss flexible working options with suitable candidates.

Please click here to download a full job description and person specification for this role.

The requirement

  • Current experience working in an L&D role, either internally within one organisation or as a consultant.
  • Experience delivering training on diversity and inclusion, management skills or customer service.
  • Confidence in developing new business and managing existing client relationships.
  • The ability to manage your own workload and the flexibility to travel around the UK and internationally to meet our clients’ requirements.
  • A passion for Business Disability Forum’s mission and a desire to use your skills and experience to affect positive social change.

How to apply

Applications for the role should be by CV and a supporting statement, of up to 400 words, detailing why you think you would be suitable for the role. If you require any adjustments to the application process please contact Barnaby Powell as set out below. Applications should be addressed to Barnaby Powell, Office Manager, Business Disability Forum, Nutmeg House, 60 Gainsford Street, London SE1 2NY. If you are submitting your application by email please do so to barnabyp@businessdisabilityforum.org.uk

Closing date for applications is: 5pm on Sunday, 27 August 2017 with first interviews planned for the: Thursday, 7 September 2017 and Friday, 8 September 2017. Second interviews are likely to take place in the week commencing 11 September 2017.

Business Disability Forum is committed to ensuring that all its information, products and services are as accessible as possible to everyone.

If you wish to discuss anything in regards to accessibility or if you require alternative formats please contact Barnaby Powell:

  • Tel: 020-7403-3020.

Email: barnabyp@businessdisabilityforum.org.uk.

 

Equal opportunities

Business Disability Forum is committed to becoming disability-smart and an employer of choice irrespective of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), sexual orientation, religion or belief, or because someone is married or in a civil Partnership. The ethical and business case of ensuring that our workforce is representative of wider society is at the heart of what we do. When we are recruiting, disabled candidates who meet all the essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.