Projects officer Just Transition

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    Grade 6 - £37,450
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The Trades Union Congress (TUC) exists to make the working world a better place for everyone. We bring together more than 5.5 million working people who make up our 48 member unions. We support unions to grow and thrive, and we stand up for everyone who works for a living. 

Grade 6 - £37,450 (pro rata), 17.5 hours per week
Fixed term contract for 12 months
Based at regional office in Leeds LS11 5PS

We’re excited to offer this collaborative opportunity to work with the TUC,  Just Transition panel and Climate Commission and our affiliates trade unions in the Yorkshire and Humber region.  The project will support our affiliates to broker new agreements with major employers on future employment, skills and investment.

We need someone to deliver the project through research and mapping, coordinating events and liaison with regional partners. 

What Experience, Skills, Knowledge and understanding do you need?

You’ll enjoy working constructively with a wide range of partners with sound interpersonal skills 
You’ll be experienced in office administration and organising events 
You’ll share awareness of the role and concerns of the trade union movement 

If this is you, we’d love to hear from you. Take a look at our job description and person specification.

We welcome applications from any candidate but are particularly keen to receive applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, who are underrepresented at this grade in the TUC. If this is you and you’re interested in the post, we invite you to join an online briefing on the evening of Tuesday 8 June 2021 about the post, to hear about the project and ask questions of the recruiting manager. If you’d like to attend the briefing, please email by no later than 5.00pm on Thursday 3 June 2021. You don’t need to attend the briefing session to apply.

Carefully read the guidance notes before completing the application. The person specification contains the minimum criteria required for performing the position and the job description outlines the tasks, duties and responsibilities for the post

The closing date for completed applications for this post is 12 noon on Friday 11 June 2021. Interviews will be held online on Monday 21 June 2021.  

The TUC operates a blind recruitment process and names are not included during shortlisting. We don’t ask for details of educational institutions attended.

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