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Top job! General Secretary

  • Full time
  • £67,698
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 11th December 2019

  • Advertised from 11th November 2019


Following the announcement of the current General Secretary, Grahame Smith’s intention to retire in 2020, the STUC – Scotland’s Trade Union Centre – is seeking to recruit to the position of

General Secretary

The General Secretary is the principle permanent officer of the STUC, providing strategic and operational direction and leadership, ensuring the effective operation of the STUC and leading the implementation of policies agreed by the Annual Congress and the General Council.

The General Secretary is also the STUC's lead representative in its engagement with its member organisations; Government and its agencies; other social partners and non-governmental and third sector organisations; the media; and the wider public.

Application notes

Recruitment packs (including packs in an alternative form) can be obtained by request from: Yvonne Stewart or by downloading from the STUC website

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on the 11th December 2019.

Interviews are likely to take place on 8th January 2020.

The STUC is committed to equality of opportunity for all and values diversity in its workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.