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Vacancy: Global Administrator (Office of the General Secretary)

Contract:  12 month fixed term
Location:  Borough, London
Number of roles:  1

The ITF is an international federation of transport workers’ trade unions recognised as the world’s leading transport authority. We fight passionately to improve working lives, connecting trade unions from 147 countries that may otherwise be isolated and helping their members to secure rights, equality and justice. We are the voice for 18.5 million working men and women across the world. The ITF Head Office is based in Borough, London. International offices include Amman, Hong Kong, Montreal, Nairobi, New Delhi, Ouagadougou, Rio de Janeiro, Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney.  

Our ideal candidate will have, or will be keen to develop, a rounded set of high-level administration skills. Proactivity and the ability to confidently use your own initiative and exercising sound judgment are important skills for this role.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to gain experience within the Global Administration Team (GAT) and work with a number of different teams, helping to shape the future of the ITF. The everyday responsibilities of this role are flexible in scope,
ensuring the Senior Leadership team of the Office of the General Secretary (OGS) is clearly briefed on their work areas, identifying any issues or tasks that may arise and you can assist with; developing and maintaining good relationships with internal and external stakeholders; and working collaboratively with other members of the OGS to provide high quality support to the General Secretary and his leadership team.

You will need strong administrative and organisational skills, sharp attention to detail and effective drafting and proof-reading skills. Experience of booking complex travel related services, organising complex meetings, and flexibility in working as part of a wider team, are a must. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, are required, with proven ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and other stakeholders. Due to the international aspects of the organisation’s work, a good working knowledge of another language would be an advantage. Experience in working with databases and CRM systems and the ability to analyse data is essential.
This is a level 1 role within the GAT, and the job description for the Global Administrator is attached.

This role offers a salary of £35,894 per annum, plus a non-performance related guaranteed bonus equating to 1/12th of your annual salary.

ITF offers a highly competitive final pension salary scheme, flexible working as well as the opportunity to work in a state of the art modern office building in central London. For further information on the staff benefits that we provide please see our website.

If this sounds interesting to you, please apply by sending your CV and covering letter to by 25 July 2019. Interviews will take place week commencing 29 July 2019.

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