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Wales TUC Policy Officer

Reference:
OSD.31.17
Sector:
Policy & Research
Job Role
Officer
Salary:
£39,304 to £40,893 Per Annum
Hours:
Full Time
Town/City:
Cardiff
Contract Type:
Permanent
Closing Date:
08/12/2017

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.

The Wales TUC is a constituent part of the TUC with devolved authority for Welsh matters.  Welsh Congress decides policy and elects a General Council to oversee the delivery of that policy through the Wales TUC General Secretary and his staff.  Our aim is to make Wales a fair work nation.

Wales TUC Policy Officer

Job Ref: OSD.31.17

Grade 7 £39,304 per annum rising incrementally to £40,893

Permanent

35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Based in Cardiff CF11 9SD

This exciting and varied role includes policy development & research, supporting policy implementation and some media work.  The post holder will assist the Wales TUC General Secretary on Welsh devolved policy and activity including; supporting the Welsh Congress and Wales TUC General Council, co-ordinating union engagement in social partnership arrangements, drafting Wales TUC input to Welsh government consultations and producing briefings for Welsh Ministers, Assembly Members, civil servants, unions and the public.

We are therefore looking for someone who meets the following criteria:

Demonstrable experience of policy development in areas devolved to the Welsh Government and National Assembly of Wales

Knowledge and understanding of the economic, social, political and trade union context of Wales

Commitment to the aims and values of trades unions and the Wales TUC

A positive, proactive and flexible team member with excellent organisation, planning and time management skills

Welsh language skills or the willingness to learn

If you feel this is the job for you, we’d like to hear from you.

The closing date for completed applications for this post is 12.00 noon on Friday 8th December 2017. 

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 20th December 2017.

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

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