Senior Manager, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) - FARFETCH

UK London
27 May 2022
16 Aug 2022
Human Resources
Full Time
FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.


We're a global and collaborative team with the mission to create a "Happy People Revolution", by building a world-class company and inspiring Farfetchers to live our values and grow with us. We foster our consciously inclusive culture by empowering individuality and building a diverse brand people dream to be a part of.


Our office is located in Old Street, London's tech hub. With an open-plan space, ideal for collaborative working, an outdoor terrace for a team lunch, or a dedicated studio for a yoga class.


We bring the six Positively Inclusive goals for the Farfetch Group, through strategic planning, subject matter expertise and program management. You'll working in partnership with the Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI), Chief People Officer & VP, People Lifecycle to achieve our 2030 Positively Inclusive People Goals. Your role will provide subject matter expertise advisory and portfolio management support to all functional and geographical areas of the People Team and Partners to collectively achieve the D&I People agenda across the FARFETCH Group and our entities. You will also be an expert and best practice advocate of DEI employment, ethics and compliance impacts, bringing ideas on how we achieve best-in-class DEI People practices across the Group. You will report to the VP, People Lifecycle.


    • You will support the Director of DEI, Chief People Officer & VP, People Lifecycle to establish the end-to-end DEI approach, including vision, priorities and subsequent activity
    • You will work with People Leaders/Partners to achieve the Project portfolio and prioritization process for diversity & inclusion People projects, across the Farfetch Group
    • You will partner with the Business, People team, DEI Champions and Farfetch People Communities (ERG's) to offer subject matter expertise and specialist advice, informed by leading practices and in-depth cross-industry experience
    • You will design and implement the Farfetch D&I People governance framework for the Group, providing end-to-end oversight of all People related projects with People Communities, local teams and DEI Champions
    • You will partner with Ethics & Compliance to uphold standards for the Anti-Harassment Committee, People Conflicts Policy and Code of Conduct, including education of the People Team, Anti-Harassment Committee Members and team members
    • You will build relationships with Senior Leaders, People Communities and Positively Inclusive Champions, at pace, to ensure our approach to diversity & inclusion is built from within
    • You will partner with relevant team members to use metrics to inform our approach, communicate priorities and measure progress, monitor success and areas of development within our six Positively Inclusive goals
    • You will track global and local industry trends, standards, changes in law, human rights, ethics and compliance, considering how developments could affect Farfetch


    • You have excellent Diversity & Inclusion knowledge, expertise and best practice thinking for global organizations
    • You have at least 5+ years working within a DEI position or a HR Business Partner position
    • You have experience working in a D&I role for a growing organization, within a People function
    • You are understand and translate our priorities into a DEI agenda and strategy
    • You have solid analytical capabilities, and a data-centric approach to providing strategic insight to leaders and supporting recommendations
    • You have an understand regional cultural sensitivities, local DEI needs and nuances
    • You will develop professional relationships quickly, working as a strategic partner to the business, building trust with senior leaders throughout
    • You are communicator at all levels, with an ability to influence team members through supportive discussions and the provision of best practice advice
    • You excel when organized with planning, prioritization and business-wide project management skills, guided by determination and tenacity
    • You seek out new DEI trends and external insights, maintaining knowledge and depth of legal understanding, to ensure the business remains competitive, fit for the future and legally compliant


    • FARFETCH Equity plan and annual discretionary bonus
    • Flexible benefits - Private Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Gym Memberships, Pension scheme and more
    • Critical Illness Insurance and Life Assurance
    • Flexible working environment and more!


    • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.

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