Lead Disability Business Partner

Business Disability Forum

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  • Salary:
    £46,000 pa

Job Description

We are Business Disability Forum. We believe the 26 million people in the UK and over 1 billion people worldwide with disabilities and long-term conditions enhance the social and economic health of our societies. We help remove barriers in business structures and Government that prevent disabled people from thriving and making their contribution to the world.

We are unique. There are many great disability charities and disabled persons’ organisations. Our niche is our expertise in disability as it affects business. 

The role
This role is a 1-year fixed term contract.

To engage with and develop productive working relationships with the BDF membership helping to further their disability agenda over time using our knowledge, member services and paid for products where appropriate. The Lead Business Partner has direct responsibility for their assigned Partners and indirect responsibility for the Partners managed by their direct report plus overall responsibility for work allocation of the Business Partner Team.

The Lead Business Partner will be responsible for managing the workflow for the Senor Business Partners allocating and quality assuring consultancy, DS Audits and Partner work as required.

The requirement
Experience of providing business support/coaching to experienced professionals (A, I & T).
Experience of providing consultancy, training and advice on disability related issues (A, I & T).
Experience of working in or with business (private sector) (A & I).
Able to build and maintain networks, strong interpersonal skills (A & I).
Knowledge of disability legislation & best practice and application in the workplace (A, I & T).
Knowledge of modern business methods (e.g. agile working, outsourcing etc.) (A & I).

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How to apply
Applications 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, HR & 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: 8 August 2021.
First interviews are planned for the week commencing 16 August.
Second interviews are likely to take place TBC.

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 by email at barnabyp@businessdisabilityforum.org.uk or by telephone on 020-7403-3020.

For further information on Business Disability Forum please refer to www.businessdisabilityforum.org.uk.

Equal opportunities
We are committed to becoming disability-smart and an employer of choice irrespective of race (which includes colour, nationality and ethnic or national origins), sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, or pregnancy and maternity. 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 of the essential criteria will be offered an interview.

If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.