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A vacancy has arisen within the region for the position of Senior Organiser.  The successful candidate will be based at our Bristol and Plymouth offices, but will be required to be additionally responsible for our Cornwall office in Redruth.  It must also be emphasised that the individual may, at the request of the Regional Secretary, be required to relocate to any other of the region’s offices.

The role of the Senior Organiser is to both co-ordinate sectional and regional membership and to undertake managerial responsibility for Officers and other staff in defined geographical areas.

Applicants must have a proven record in recruitment, retention and organisation, together with the necessary leadership and motivational skills to head up and build a team.  They must also possess the expertise and abilities to be able to discharge a wide range of duties as set out in the job description.

The successful candidate must possess the following:-

•The ability to lead multiple and remote teams

•The ability to motivate and improve both individual and team performance

•The ability to support team members by using coaching and mentoring methods

•The ability to effectively delegate

•The ability to apply different forms of communication

•The ability to plan, organise and manage resources to deliver objectives

•The ability to support the management of change

•The ability to use influencing skills and to manage conflict

•The ability to work collaboratively with others both inside and outside of GMB

•The ability to demonstrate resilience when managing difficult situations

•The ability to be creative, enterprising and innovative

•The ability to be open, approachable and build trust

•The ability to operate fully within organisational values

•The ability to reflect upon ones’ own performance, working style and the impact upon others

If you wish to apply for this position, then please contact Carole Whyman, at either or calling 02920 491260 in order to obtain the appropriate application form.

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is midday on Friday, 25 May 2018.  Submission of a CV is also welcomed.