For one of our clients in the utilities industry we’re looking for a freelance Diversity and Inclusion Consultant: Project description: The Operational Excellence (OE) Team comprises about 30 people, quite diverse in all dimensions. Main job of the team is supporting internal customers, either in small project teams 3-5 people, or in the long-term role of relationship managers: changing the processes, supporting leaders in culture development, with some level of awareness on DEI. Discrimination reported and unreported cases. Internal performance coaching implemented. We have started a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Journey for the OE team, with the objective of making inclusive (non-violent) communication part of the OE Team culture. Our initial vision (open to consultation) is a journey that takes us from self-discovery & building awareness/understanding about others’ differing preferences, temperaments and communication needs; onto learnings and practical applications of inclusive (non-violent) communication approaches. End goal: fluent capability to ‘interpret’ the preferences & temperaments of others, and ability to adjust our communication and behavior to create a safe environment for all communication parties.
Develop a long-term plan for team development in interpersonal inclusive (nonviolent) communication - with focus on self-awareness, building foundational trust and understanding in the team and learning to converse between self and others; based on own knowledge and experience. Provide this plan in PowerPoint
In order to build diversity, equity and inclusion capabilities and practices within the OE team, perform practical exercises and simulations & games, not only the explanation or theory - during the monthly All Hands Meetings
Provide DEI-focused sessions, and train OE Ambassadors (e.g. train-the-trainer) to facilitate the sessions
Define measurable goals to track progress based on own knowledge and experience
Designing and developing long-term learning roadmap for team(s) to develop inclusive communication competencies;
ICF / EMCC / Social Psychologist / Sociologist / Psychologist;
Developing & supporting the delivery / implementation of events & activities;
Designing & delivering / facilitating workshops and trainings;
Mediator in conflicts;
Coaching & developing capabilities on inclusive communication & leadership;
Practical experience for DEI and wellbeing in an international context, building inclusive high-performance cultures.