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Head of the ITF Seafarers’ Trust (B3)

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), a London-based international federation of around 670 transport trade unions in 147 countries representing 19.7 million workers, is looking for a Head of the ITF Seafarers’ Trust to be based in London and to start by November 2018.

The ITF Seafarers Trust is a grant making charity governed by a Board of Trustees in accordance with the Charity Commission in England and Wales rules and regulations. The Trust receives funds from the Trust’s own capital funds and from the investment income of the ITF Seafarers’ International Assistance, Welfare and Protection Fund, more commonly known as the “ITF Welfare Fund” which the Trust uses to provide grants supporting projects that directly benefit individual seafarers’ spiritual, moral and/or physical welfare.

Leading the ITF Seafarers’ Trust is a high profile position that requires proven management skills and ability as well as knowledge of seafarers’ welfare work ideally with practical experience in an international organisation and/or relevant experience in the maritime industry. Fluent written and spoken English is essential and a good working knowledge of another language will be valuable due to the nature of the organisation and role.

The post offers a starting salary of £54,644.00 per annum plus an annual bonus of £4,553.67, rising to £64,840.00 per annum plus an annual bonus of £5,403.33. 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 in London on 12-13 April 2018 with the interview panel consisting of Tomas Abrahamsson, Acting Head of the ITF Seafarers’ Trust, Peter Cocco, ITF Head of Human Resources, Jacqueline Smith, ITF Maritime Coordinator and Trustee and Dave Heindel, Chair of the Trustees.

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: Samantha Bell, HR Administrator at

A job description and information pack is attached.

Closing date: Wednesday 21 March 2018 at midnight

The ITF and the ITF Seafarers’ Trust is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered on merit alone.