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Vacancy: Head of Global Administration - Maritime (B1)

Contract:  Permanent

Location:  London

Salary: Starting at £54,879 – £64,730 (plus a bonus of 1/12th of annual salary)

Number of roles:  1

The ITF is an international federation of transport workers’ trade unions recognised as the world’s leading transport authority. We are the voice for 20 million working men and women across the world. We fight to improve working lives, connecting trade unions from approximately 150 countries to defend the interests of transport workers, promote respect for labour and human rights worldwide, assist transport workers in difficulty, share our research, and secure equality and justice. 

The ITF Head Office is based in Borough, London. International offices include: Abidjan, Amman, Geneva, Hong Kong, Montreal, Nairobi, New Delhi, Panama, Rio de Janeiro, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo. 

This role within the Global Administration Team (GAT), Maritime Department is a challenging and distinct opportunity for the successful candidate to lead a dynamic and proactive team. Candidates will possess strong leadership and organisational skills, including experience of managing complex workloads.  They will be a member of the GAT leadership team and foster a supportive, collaborative working environment.

Excellent written and spoken communication skills are essential, with a demonstrable ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and various stakeholders. Knowledge of organising multifaceted meetings and events in hybrid and virtual settings is essential.

Candidates are expected to be confident with Microsoft Office – particularly Outlook Excel and Word, and familiar with Zoom and Teams. Due to the international aspects of the organisation’s work, a good working knowledge of another language is preferred.

This role would suit a flexible, self-motivated professional, with a strong commitment to social justice, excellent communication skills, and proven experience of project management, ideally in the maritime and/or charity sector.

As well as a competitive salary, the ITF offers attractive staff benefits, including a defined benefit CARE pension scheme, generous leave entitlement, Simplyhealth Cash Plan, and flexible working between your home and the state-of-the-art modern office building in central London. For further information on ITF staff benefits, please click here

At the ITF, we are committed to providing an inclusive environment for our team and our affiliates. We see the diversity of our staff as a source of intelligence and our strength. This means that we work creatively to make the most of the unique experiences and perspectives. We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, migration status, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade Union affiliation or activity.

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If this sounds interesting to you, please apply by sending your CV and covering letter to by Friday, 26 August 2022. Interviews will take place week commencing 5 September 2022 in out London office.