Partnership underscores HPD Lendscape’s commitment to diversity and inclusion within global team and the wider technology industry
HPD Lendscape, a leading international secured lending platform vendor, today announces a new partnership with InnovateHer, a values-led social enterprise focused on making the technology sector more inclusive, renewing the firm’s commitment to fostering female talent within its global team and the technology industry as a whole.
HPD Lendscape and InnovateHer will work together to help to attract and retain more women in the technology industry, where currently only 19% of the workforce in the UK is female, compared to 37% across all sectors. Currently, 30% of employees at HPD Lendscape are women, with the aim to increase this figure in line with this new partnership. As an ‘IncludeHer’ partner, HPD Lendscape will support InnovateHer with learning, community and network initiatives.
The partnership comes at a time where HPD Lendscape is actively recruiting new talent for its growing global business, including business consultants to help implement the company’s software solutions for its international client base as well as project managers to ensure delivery of projects ranging from three-months to large, multi-phase, multi-country implementations that can span 18 months or more. Additionally, the company is recruiting engineers to provide the continuous design, development and testing required throughout the software development lifecycle of various projects.
Ben Maffin, Agile Delivery Lead at HPD Lendscape, said: “It’s an exciting opportunity to bring HPD Lendscape and InnovateHer together as our company continues its global expansion. I've been following InnovateHer's work for several years now and pleased that HPD Lendscape’s engineering team is keen to get involved. We are currently running recruitment campaigns to attract new and diverse talent during this time of growth, and InnovateHer has a fantastic reputation and remit. I'm looking forward to working with Chelsea in hitting and exceeding HPD Lendscapes’s objectives in diversity awareness, networking and community initiatives.”
Chelsea Slater, Co-Founder and Director of InnovateHer, added: "The team at InnovateHer are incredibly excited to be partnering with a global technology leader like HPD Lendscape and are delighted to be working together to foster diversity, both within the engineering team and across the asset based finance sector. We look forward to working closely with HPD Lendscape to help provide opportunities to nurture UK’s female talent."