Scottish Trades Union Congress
Scottish Trades Union Congress

The STUC is Scotland's Trade Union centre. Our purpose is to co-ordinate, develop and articulate the views and policies of the trade union movement in Scotland and, through the creation of real social partnership, to promote: trade unionism; equality and social justice; the creation and maintenance of high quality jobs; and the public sector delivery of services.


Current vacancies

Development Officer (Highlands and Islands)

  • Full time
  • £42,430
  • Inverness
  • Closing 7th July 2020

The STUC is seeking to recruit a Development Officer for Scottish Union Learning in the Highlands and Islands. This post is fixed-term to 31 March 2021 with a possible one-year extension on confirmation of funding. The SUL H&I office is based in Inverness; however, remote working will be considered. Secondments will also be considered.

The Development Officer (H&I) will develop and manage strong and relevant networks of trade unions, partners and learning providers to support trade union-led learning in the Highlands and Islands. This post will be line-managed by the Director of Scottish Union Learning.

Candidates will have a commitment to trade union values and have knowledge of the work unions do in relation to learning and skills. Candidates should also have a good knowledge of Scotland’s learning environment and an enthusiastic belief in learning as a key to prosperity for employees and the economy.

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Secretary to the General Secretary/Executive Assistant

  • Full time
  • £33,078 – £36,302
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th May 2020

The Scottish Trades Union Congress is seeking to recruit a full-time, permanent ‘Secretary to the General Secretary’

This is a significant administrative and secretarial role which entails – amongst other duties – maintenance of the General Secretary’s diary; liaison with external organisations in relations to meetings with the GS; management of administrative tasks central to the smooth functioning of principle constitutional Committees of the STUC and handling often complex, sensitive and confidential administrative tasks, freeing the GS to concentrate on more strategic matters.

The role includes management of the day-to-day HR functions associated with the Central Office staff group and provision of administrative support to the Assistant General Secretary (Operations and Equality) in relation to the discharge of the HR function.

This is a demanding but rewarding role working at the heart of the trade union movement.

Candidates must have a commitment to trade union values.

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Top job! Director of Operations

  • Full time
  • £51,222
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th June 2020

The Scottish Trades Union Congress is seeking to recruit a full-time, permanent Director of Operations.

The STUC is seeking to recruit to this new and significant senior management role. The role involves management of the STUC’s Human Resources function; oversight and management of the STUC’s Financial operations; significant administrative, regulatory and governance duties - particularly those attached to the STUC General Council Staff Pension Scheme Trustee Board – and facilities, event management and management of STUC Conferencing business activities.

This is a demanding but fulfilling and rewarding role, working at the heart of the trade union movement.

Candidates must have a commitment to trade union values.

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Top job! Policy Officer (Equality)

  • Full time
  • £33,078 – £36,302
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th June 2020

The Scottish Trades Union Congress is seeking to recruit a Policy Officer (Equality) to support its work. The post is a full-time permanent position.

The Policy Officer (Equality) will work as part of the Policy, Political Relations and Equality team, assisting with the development and promotion of STUC Policy, with a particular focus on Equality. They will provide Secretariat support and advice to the STUC Equality Committees (Black Workers’ Committee, Disabled Workers’ Committee, LGBT+ Workers’ Committee and Women’s Committee). They will support STUC relations with Government at all levels; prepare draft submissions to policy consultations; prepare briefings, content for speeches and other articles promoting STUC policy and supporting political relations.

The post holder will be working primarily from the Glasgow STUC office though there is a requirement for attendance at external meetings and occasional out of hours work.

Candidates must have a commitment to trade union values.

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