Young Transport Workers Officer
Posted on Dec 11, 2018 by INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT WORKERS FEDERATION
About the role
The Young Transport Workers Officer will lead and develop strategies for organising young transport workers, ensuring that all levels of the ITF leadership are fully engaged and supporting meaningful activities.
This role will provide direction and leadership to ensure effective delivery of the 4 levers priorities and future of work programme focusing on Young Transport Workers' issues. They will also lead and act as focal point for relevant ITF structures and committees such as the Young Transport Workers' Committee and Young Transport Workers' Conference.
Reporting to the General Secretary, the successful candidate will:
- Champion inclusiveness of young transport workers' participation, empowerment and leadership at every level.
- Challenge and support Sectors, Regions, Departments to advance and mainstream young workers issues.
- Lead stakeholder engagement and build youth networks.
- Lead positive practices, mutual respect and attitudes to youth empowerment.
- Deliver organising strategies and campaigns to build ITF youth membership and diversity.
To find out more about the ITF and what we do please visit our website .
The mission and values of the ITF are of utmost importance and as such, the successful candidate for this role must hold high ethical standards, displaying diligence and integrity when representing the organisation.
We are looking for a flexible and creative individual with strong commitment to social justice and trade unions. You must have proven experience of developing, implementing and leading strategic organising campaigns and experience using social and digital organising tools.
High-level verbal and written communication skills, including a collaborative approach to working with others and a high level of discretion, diplomacy, and judgment in a complex and sensitive environment will be vital. Experience of negotiating and mediating in a trade union context is essential.
The Young Transport Workers Officer is expected to undertake regular international travel and must be able to work flexibly including during out of office hours.
Salary and Benefits
This role offers a competitive salary dependant on experience. ITF also offers an attractive non-performance related guaranteed bonus equating to 1/12 th of your annual salary, as well as a highly competitive final salary pension scheme, international travel, critical life insurance, competitive annual leave and company closure days plus much more.
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter through. The application deadline is 31st December 2018, with interviews due to take place on 31 st January, 2019 in Singapore.
ITF operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.
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