EDI Manager (Internal)


Home-based, UK-wide
£41,738 pa (pro rata for part-time hours)

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Wednesday, 31st July 2024  

EDI Manager (Internal)UK-Wide

  • £41,738 per annum (pro rata for part time hours)
  • Ref: SUS4296
  • Contract: 12-months fixed term Maternity cover
  • Part Time 30 hours per week – happy to talk flexible working
  • Base: Home based, with option of hybrid working.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity to work with us as an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Manager (Internal). Reporting to the Strategy Lead, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and working with key stakeholders and colleagues across the whole organisation to implement our internal For Everyone Strategic Framework. As a charity for everyone, this framework outlines our approach to embedding equity, diversity and inclusion internally within our organisation and externally in our delivery work.

As the EDI Manager (Internal) you will be implementing the For Everyone Internal Action Plan to help us become a more diverse and inclusive place to work. You will be responsible for the end-to-end project management, from scoping and planning to executing, reporting and evaluating necessary change initiatives across the organisation. 

Ensuring quality and timely execution, you will be managing specific EDI work projects and change initiatives, as outlined in the Action Plan. 

You will drive culture change at Sustrans by role modelling and embedding equity, diversity and inclusion into all relevant people processes and policies in line with best practice to create a more diverse and inclusive organisation.

You will strengthen the governance of our EDI Groups and Colleague Networks, so that there is more joined-up working on EDI initiatives across the organisation.

This role will be home-based, with the option of hybrid working. Occasional travel to our hubs across the UK will be required as necessary to undertake projects on behalf of Sustrans.

About you

You should have previous experience of managing and implementing EDI related initiatives, including supporting colleagues to embed EDI in their work.

You will be skilled in project management, with excellent time management and organisational skills. You will also be accustomed to multitasking to tight deadlines.

You will demonstrate a strong ability to interpret, analyse and present qualitative and quantitative data and use it to evaluate the impact of projects or initiatives.

As an excellent communicator, you will have the ability to build relationships with ease across a wide range of people.

Sustrans has a long-term commitment to being a charity for everyone - reducing inequality, valuing diversity, enabling inclusion and ensuring all people are treated with dignity and respect. We aim to be a truly inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all parts of the community, in particular from under-represented groups. 

What we offer

In return we can offer true hybrid working to suit individual circumstances and a flexible, supportive and rewarding working environment. 


  • 28 days’ leave per annum plus bank holidays for full-time working
  • Ability to buy an extra week of annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff)
  • Staff volunteer days
  • 24/7 free, impartial and confidential support service
  • We are members of the Green Commute Initiative and Cycle Scheme who both offer cycle to work schemes


  • Group Personal Pension scheme with a 6% or 7% of basic salary contribution being matched by Sustrans
  • Bike, computer and season ticket loans
  • Discount benefits
  • London Weighting Allowance of £4,530 for all those living within a London Borough (32 local authority districts plus the City of London)
  • Death in Service benefit – 3 x annual Salary

Family Friendly

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Flexible Working practices (full time hours are 37.5 per week, Monday - Friday)

Additional information

  • Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 23:59, 31 July 2024. 
  • Interviews will take place in via MS Teams during the 13th or 14th August 2024

To apply, please complete our online application form. 

About Sustrans

At Sustrans you'll be part of a movement to make it easier for people to walk and cycle. 

We're all here to change things! You’ll be part of an incredible community of talented, passionate, creative, problem solvers all working together to change things for the better. We act locally and think big - we have a vision of a society where the way we travel creates healthier places and happier lives for everyone.

You'll be questioning the status quo and daring to imagine a different world. You'll work on exciting, impactful projects that will stretch and empower you and you'll be rewarded by seeing the difference you make to people, communities and the planet. 

 We believe including everyone is central to who we are and what we want to achieve, we welcome difference and pride ourselves on creating a culture where you can be yourself and where your wellness is supported. 

You'll be guaranteed to make friends for life and work with a team that is incredibly flexible, supportive, ethical and fun.

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