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19 February 2023

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Agreements Unit Section Assistant (Maritime)

 Contract:                     12-month fixed term x1

                                    Permanent x1

Location:                     Borough, London

Number of roles:        2

 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, Ouagadougou, Rio de Janeiro, Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney and Panama. 

There are two roles, one full time permanent vacancy and one full time 12-month fixed term contract. The successful candidate will need to be available for 12 months and will be responsible for the efficient processing of Agreement applications monitoring consultations, assembling and verifying evidence in support of beneficial ownership; representing the ITF to ship-owners, affiliates and inspectors in connection with agreement processes and related matters; responsible for identifying source of unallocated cash receipts relating to Welfare Fund and membership fees and preparing special agreements and related documentation.

You will work with internal and external stakeholders to resolve issues; secure the active interests of ITF’s aims and objectives and provide narrative reports for relevant decision-making bodies including constitutional and non-constitutional entities within ITF structures.

A Maritime background professional with desirable trade union experience, competent in Microsoft Word and Excel at intermediate level; broad experience in general administration and data inputting as well as knowledge of the transport industry is desirable. High level communication skills, both verbally and in writing are key plus a proven ability to develop positive relationships with organisations and individuals across diverse cultures. Due to the nature of the organisation and the role, knowledge of a second language would be an advantage.

Further details about the role and the person specification are found in the attached Job Description.

Salary and Benefits

This role offers a salary of £46,925.00 per annum pro rata.

ITF also offers an attractive non-performance related guaranteed bonus equating to 1/12th of the annual salary.  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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For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the HR Team at;

If this role sounds interesting to you, please apply by sending your CV and covering letter by midnight, Sunday, 19 February 2023.  In your application, please can you state if which contract type you are applying for, or if you have no preference. Interviews will take place week commencing week commencing 6 March 2023.  Please note interviews will be held in our London office.

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