The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), a London-based international federation of around 700 transport trade unions in 150 countries representing over 20 million transport workers, is looking for three Strategic Researchers (C3) Office of the General Secretary to be based in London
Duties and responsibilities
These are challenging roles working within the Office of the General Secretary on higher level research to support the development and leverage phases of ITF priority projects, including Sustainable Transport and the ITF’s strategy to build stronger unions following the Covid-19 pandemic. The research particularly focuses on analysing industry power structures, defining the market and contributing to target identification, identifying leverage opportunities, and assessing the capacity of affiliated unions in engage in ITF projects.
Relevant experience in conducting research in an applied context, such as union campaigns or policy work is essential. In addition, skills in data scraping and data analytics are desirable. It is also essential to be able to make effective arguments to campaign leads about strategies and tactics, as well as being able to present research orally in front of ITF internal stakeholders.
Excellent conditions accompany a starting salary of £46,724.00 per annum plus an annual bonus of 1/12 of the annual salary. Annual leave will start at 22 days per annum pro-rata in the year of joining. Other details of the conditions applicable are available on request including a relocation package.
It is anticipated that interviews for this position will take place from London via video conference only on the 2nd and 3rd July 2020. Candidates should apply with a letter of application detailing their interest in the position and how it is felt their existing competencies meet those in the person specification of the job description together with their curriculum vitae, to: the, Human Resources
Closing date: 23 June 2020
The ITF is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered on merit alone.