Learning and Organising Services (LAOS): Union Learning Fund (ULF) Administrator

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Provide administrative support to the ULF project; profile and monitor project expenditure and performance against project targets providing forecasts and identify actual spend.
UNISON Centre, London NW1
Starting salary
£33,860 per annum including London Weighting Allowance
Closing date
16 May 2019
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
Fixed-Term contract until 31 March 2020

About this job

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our ULF team. This is a Fixed-Term contract until 31 March 2020.  The post will be based at the UNISON centre.

The ULF administrator will provide administrative and financial support to the Education Officer (ULF) and the ULF Project team to ensure that UNISONs learning agenda is integrated into the work of the union at national, regional and branch level by promoting activities of the ULF project.

The ULF Administrator’s duties will include collecting and collating learner and equality and diversity data from branches and regions and inputting this data into Unionlearn’s TRAX system and UNISON’s membership system, extracting information from the systems, analysing and presenting data in summary format, identifying trends, and that ULF learning targets have been met.

Other duties will include booking and arranging venues for meetings and events, preparation and distributing correspondence, drafting and despatching publicity material and other information to regions and branches and liaising with ULRs and learning organisers to promote member learning and ULF activity.

Ideally you will be proficient in MS office (word, excel) and email systems, be familiar with using spreadsheets, data processing and use to managing high volumes of forms to process. You will have the ability to work equally well independently and as part of a team, have good written and verbal communications skills and strong organisational skills.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the General application form (under “Resources”).

See job description and person specification (under “Documents”).

Please send 3 copies of the completed application form along with a copy of the recruitment and monitoring form to: Jane Pettit, Learning and Organising Services, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY, or email j.pettit@unison.co.uk.  Please quote ref: ORE/AR3.

Completed and signed application forms must be received by no later than 5pm on Thursday 16 May 2019.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 30 May 2019 at the UNISON Centre.


UNISON is the UK’s leading public services trade union, with over 1.3 million members working in the public sector, private, voluntary and community sectors and in the energy services. We employ approximately 1,200 staff, with around 370 at our national centre in Euston in central London and the remainder in our 12 regions across the UK, including Northern Ireland.

UNISON is a dynamic, progressive union, committed to equality. We encourage men and women of all ages, Black and minority ethnic groups, disabled people, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to work with us.