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Accessibility and Inclusion Coordinator at Transreport Limited

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  • London
  • fulltime
  • ₤25,000 - ₤30,000 a year

Do you have a passion for disability issues and perspectives? Are you personally and professionally committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion? Do you want to be part of an accessibility focused company?

If so, you may be the perfect person to be Transreport’s Accessibility and Inclusion Coordinator. We are seeking a person who identifies as being disabled or as having a long-term chronic illness/impairment and has a passion for diversity and inclusion with a particular focus on accessibility and disability issues and perspectives. At Transreport we are an accessibility focused organisation who value lived experiences. We are an equal opportunities employer and believe that the insights and perspectives that lived experiences bring enrich our company culture and spark innovation.

The successful candidate will work closely with our Accessibility and Inclusion manager planning and coordinating projects and initiatives that support the company’s wider Accessibility and Inclusion strategic actions. This is a fully remote position; we value both flexible and inclusive working practices.

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead on inclusivity and accessibility projects that align to the company’s accessibility and inclusion strategy
  • Champion and promote best practice across the company, with particular focus on product development, marketing, PR, and HR.
  • Regular monitoring and analysis of internal data including but not limited to diversity and employee satisfaction data.
  • Provide insights and recommendations for future strategies to improve and enhance our accessibility and inclusion strategies – both internally and externally.
  • Develop knowledge of legislation, regulation and Government policy within the transport industry related to accessibility and end-users experiences, and effectively communicate this throughout the company
  • Support with the business development activities
  • Champion best practice in disability equality and accessibility within our supply chain and partners.

 

 

Qualifications and skills required:

  • Knowledge of Equity, diversity and inclusion, including a personal and professional commitment to these
  • Knowledge of disability issues and a range of perspectives/models including the Social Model of Disability and different cultural perspectives
  • Lived experience of disability/chronic illness
  • Excellent knowledge of the importance of accessibility
  • Strong understanding of equality legislation
  • Experience of planning and delivering presentations
  • Ability to work with data
  • Project management experience, organisational skills and managing deadlines
  • Team player attitude
  • Confident advocate of the social model of disability, intersectionality and key political concepts
  • Well versed and up to date with disability rights issues, campaign priorities related to transport and emerging consumer expectations.

 

What’s in it for you:

  • Fully remote work arrangement to provide flexibility
  • Upskilling and training opportunities so you’re staying up to date and explore new skills
  • A collaborative and inclusive work environment that values diversity and teamwork
  • Unique policies that value diversity and inclusion, including volunteering policy so you can pursue external interests
  • Company Pension Scheme matching to help you save for retirement
  • Private medical insurance after probationary period
  • Tech & Cycle Scheme
  • Free Flu jab for you and your family members
  • Flexible working hours to promote work-life balance

Research tells us that applicants can be put off from applying for a role if they do not meet all the criteria or have been on an extended career-break. If you think you would be a good match for this role and can demonstrate some transferable experience, please apply. Don't let the absence of a few checkboxes discourage you. Your qualifications and potential could be valuable assets, and we welcome applicants who can contribute to our team's success.

Interview process:

Stage 1 – Online discovery call with the hiring manager - this will last no longer than 15 minutes.

Stage 2 – Short activity to see your skillset and your style of working.

Stage 3 – You will be invited to a more in-depth interview with the Accessibility and Inclusion Manager and wider team that will cover specific questions about your relevant experience that will last no longer than 60 minutes.

Stage 4 – A call with members from our senior management team.

Our interviews are taking place remotely via Microsoft Teams. If you are considering applying and need any changes to be made to make this interview more comfortable for you, please do not hesitate to contact us prior to the interview so we can make these adjustments accordingly.

We are a disability confident employer and actively encourage applications from disabled candidates. We recognise that some candidates may require reasonable adjustments during the interview process and are committed to making these adjustments where needed.

Our goal is to create an inclusive and accessible workplace for all, and we value your unique perspective. We offer disabled applicants the option of requesting that their application is considered under the terms of our Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS). To be invited to interview or assessment under this scheme simply complete the declaration below and send it with your application.

If you do not wish to apply under the GIS but do require us to make reasonable adjustments at interview, then please let us know what those adjustments will be.

A request under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme does not guarantee you a job. At interview, the best candidate will be offered the post.

If you have any questions about the application process, please let us know.

The salary of this role will be £25,000 - £30,000.

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