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People and Culture Officer


Are you passionate about championing people? Do you want to get involved in supporting and promoting culture change? Can you play a key role in embedding equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in our organisation?



Closing Date

9th April, 2024

Job Type

Support, Support Services

About this vacancy

About the role

This role will be instrumental in driving culture change through awareness raising and challenging existing practice and processes.

The role includes;

  • Developing, delivering and maintaining the annual EDI data objectives and underpinning Action Plan.
  • Developing an annual EDI Communications campaign and manage the events calendar
  • Working collaboratively with Human Resources colleagues and others to develop appropriate initiatives to increase the diversity of job applicants and monitor effectiveness
  • Writing and presenting papers to internal and external decision-making bodies and forums, including quarterly reporting, SMT and other forums as required

Vacancy details

About you

We are looking for someone who has

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to influence colleagues by commanding professional and personal respect
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of Equality and Diversity legislation and relevant Technical Guidance

Experience and skills required 

  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent in Maths and English (Essential)
  • Degree level education or equivalent and/or extensive experience within the specialist EDI field (Essential)
  • Membership of continuous development body (Desirable)
  • Training Qualifications (Desirable)
  • Degree or Management qualification/s (Desirable)

The package

£41,521 rising to £42,560 per year

  • Full time
  • Permanent contract
  • 37-hour week
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Good annual leave entitlement
  • Employee benefits
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational Health

You will need to be able to travel to other locations within the county of Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. A full UK valid driving licence is desirable.

Application & interviews

If there are any adaptions or adjustments, we can make to help you in your application, or with our recruitment process, please contact us via e-mail or telephone.

For further information about the role please review the job description.

(Internal applicants please log in using your iTrent Self Service username and password)

We are an equal opportunity employer. Applications from people of any colour, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability are welcome.

Everyone who works with us is required to have a DBS check. If you have any queries or concerns regarding this, please contact

Abatement & Protected Pension

If are in receipt of a Firefighter’s pension, before taking up employment with Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire Authority you are required to notify Human Resources as Abatement Rules may apply.

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