The ITF currently has two vacancies
Head of Travel and Events (B1) Global Administration Team
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), an international federation of around 700 transport trade unions in 150 countries representing over 4.5 million transport workers, is looking for a Head of Travel and Events (B1) in the Global Administration Team to be based in London and to start as soon as possible.
This is a high profile and fast-paced position leading the Travel and Events function within the Global Administration Team (GAT) and one that will need considerable experience of travel and events management as well as proven experience in negotiating with external suppliers. Exceptional organisation skills are vital, as is expertise in innovating and implementing new systems and processes to streamline travel and event management. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential as well as the ability to develop effective working relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and exercise a high level of discretion, diplomacy, judgement and initiative in a complex political environment. Flexibility in working as part of a wider team, ability to analyse data and experience in database management is essential. The ability to undertake international travel is also required.
Excellent conditions accompany a starting salary of £47,660.00 per annum plus an annual bonus of £3,971.67, rising to £56,545.00 per annum plus an annual bonus of £4,712.08. Annual leave will start at 22 days per annum pro-rata in the year of joining.
Candidates should apply with a letter of application detailing their interest in the position and how it is felt their existing competencies meet those in the person specification of the job description together with their curriculum vitae, to: Sam Bell, Human Resources Administrator at Bell_Samantha@itf.org.uk
The Global Administration Competency Framework document is enclosed and the job description for the Head of Travel and Events can be found on pages 22 and 23.
Closing date: 19 March 2018 at midnight.
The ITF is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered on merit alone.
Head of the ITF Seafarers’ Trust (B3)
The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), a London-based international federation of around 670 transport trade unions in 147 countries representing 19.7 million workers, is looking for a Head of the ITF Seafarers’ Trust to be based in London and to start by November 2018.
The ITF Seafarers Trust is a grant making charity governed by a Board of Trustees in accordance with the Charity Commission in England and Wales rules and regulations. The Trust receives funds from the Trust’s own capital funds and from the investment income of the ITF Seafarers’ International Assistance, Welfare and Protection Fund, more commonly known as the “ITF Welfare Fund” which the Trust uses to provide grants supporting projects that directly benefit individual seafarers’ spiritual, moral and/or physical welfare.
Leading the ITF Seafarers’ Trust is a high profile position that requires proven management skills and ability as well as knowledge of seafarers’ welfare work ideally with practical experience in an international organisation and/or relevant experience in the maritime industry. Fluent written and spoken English is essential and a good working knowledge of another language will be valuable due to the nature of the organisation and role.
The post offers a starting salary of £54,644.00 per annum plus an annual bonus of £4,553.67, rising to £64,840.00 per annum plus an annual bonus of £5,403.33. Annual leave will start at 22 days per annum pro-rata in the year of joining. Other details of the conditions applicable are available on request including a relocation package.
It is anticipated that interviews for this position will take place in London on 12-13 April 2018 with the interview panel consisting of Tomas Abrahamsson, Acting Head of the ITF Seafarers’ Trust, Peter Cocco, ITF Head of Human Resources, Jacqueline Smith, ITF Maritime Coordinator and Trustee and Dave Heindel, Chair of the Trustees.
Candidates should apply with a letter of application detailing their interest in the position and how it is felt their existing competencies meet those in the person specification of the job description together with their curriculum vitae, to: Samantha Bell, HR Administrator at Bell_Samantha@itf.org.uk
Closing date: Wednesday 21 March 2018 at midnight
The ITF and the ITF Seafarers’ Trust is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered on merit alone.