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Employment

Policy Officer

Location

London

Reference

OSD.32.17

Salary

£50,590

Closing Date

20 December 2017

Description

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) exists to make the working world a better place for everyone. We bring together more than 5.6 million working people who make up our 50 member unions. We support unions to grow and thrive, and we stand up for everyone who works for a living. Join us.

Grade 8 £50,590 rising incrementally to £52,447
Permanent
35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Based in Congress House

This role offers an opportunity to work on a broad range of issues relating to the TUC’s Campaign Plan including advocating policies in support of young people at work, enhancing trade union voice in public service reform and promoting our great jobs agenda across all regions of the country.
The successful candidate will also need to demonstrate:

• Experience in policy development and promotion on issues related to public services and young people
• Organising work with unions, community groups or other similar organisations
• Highly developed written and presentational skills
• Good ICT skills
• Ability to digest large volumes of information and present complex information clearly and concisely
• Sound knowledge of public policy issues relating to public services

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 20 December 2017. First round interviews will be held on Wednesday 17 January 2018 and second round interviews will be held on Wednesday 24 January 2018.
TUC staff enjoy a good benefits package including final salary pension scheme and other benefits. The TUC values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and from within and outside of the trade union movement. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic (BME) candidates, who are underrepresented at this grade in the TUC.

For an application pack e-mail: jobs@tuc.org.uk, download from https:/www.tuc.org.uk/jobs or leave a message on voicemail 020 7467 1340. Please quote the job reference number when applying for an application pack.

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