United Voice SA Branch, one of South Australia’s largest Unions, is seeking a motivated and committed applicant for the position of: Lead Official

Key Responsibilities

• Coordinate and lead sector campaigns

• Assess and support the development needs of Organisers

• Manage Organisers and organising teams

• Lead the bargaining strategy in key workplaces and negotiate Enterprise Agreements

• Ensure organising and planning standards meet branch expectations

• Turn strategic plans into operational plans

• Determine priorities and allocate work

• Build membership strength

• Provide regular reports to Executive Officers on all matters related to the implementation and operation of the section/industry plans

Required Skills and Knowledge

• Extensive knowledge and experience in union organising and campaigning

• Strategic planning and research• Enterprise bargaining strategy development and negotiation skills

• Leadership development, including motivating and educating Organisers and Delegates

• Excellent communication, messaging and rapport building

• Ability to prioritise competing work demandsQualifications/Experience

• At least 5 years organising/union experience

• A commitment to and understanding of the labour movement is essential

• An understanding of sectors that United Voice members work in

• Computer skills (Microsoft applications, Outlook, iPad)

• Driver’s licence essential

Conditions of Employment

A salary package dependent upon qualifications and relevant experience in line with the United Voice National Terms and Conditions of Employment, including a fully maintained motor vehicle.

The successful applicant would be required to commence work as soon as possible.

A letter of application addressing the selection criteria, Curriculum Vitae and suitable references should be addressed to:

David Di Troia, Branch Secretary, United Voice, PO Box 220 TORRENSVILLE PLAZA SA 5031 or by e-mail at SAAdminResearch@unitedvoice.org.au by no later than 12 noon Friday 8 February 2019.

The Union is an equal opportunity employer and has a smoke free working environment

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