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  • Advertised from 27th May 2020
  • 34 hours per week.
  • plus defined benefit pension scheme with employer contribution of 26.8%)


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.

Application notes

If you think that you are the right person for this job and you want the chance to contribute to the work of the STUC, you can download a recruitment pack from below or from the STUC’s own website –

Completed forms should be sent to

The closing date for receipt of application is 4pm on Friday, 19th June 2020

We anticipate that interviews are likely to take place week beginning 22nd June 2020.

The STUC is an equal opportunities employer. The STUC welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people and aims to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland.