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Vacancy: Youth Lead Project Coordinator

Contract:  Permanent

Location:  Borough, London

Number of roles:  1

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 150 countries that may otherwise be isolated and helping their members to secure rights, equality and justice. We are the voice for 20 million members 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, Abidjan, Rio de Janeiro, Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney. 

The ITF’s mandate is to build transport workers’ power through three strategic directions: growing and activating membership, innovative campaigns, and influencing global and regional policy.

Under the direction of the Youth Officer, Youth Lead Project Coordinator will coordinate the delivery of the Young Transport Workers’ department’s active projects; and identify and develop future projects to fulfil ITF’s strategic directions.

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 evaluating projects, as well as knowledge of digital tools for organising and campaigning.

High-level verbal and written communication skills, including a collaborative approach to working with others and sound strategic planning, analytical and problem-solving skills.

We are looking for someone with a strong commitment to young workers’ rights and empowerment and a flexible approach to provide advice and support governance and compliance matters, in an ever-changing environment with multiple stakeholders

Due to the international aspects of the organisation’s work, the ability to undertake frequent travel and a good working knowledge of another language would be an advantage.

This role offers a salary of £46,742 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.

Download the job description here.

If this role sounds interesting to you, please apply by sending your CV and covering letter by midnight, 5 June 2020.  Interviews will take place week commencing  week commencing 15 June 2020.  Please note due to COVID-19 all interviews will take place via video conference.


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