Glasgow – Information Development Officer

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To work within the Bargaining and Campaigns Team helping to meet the aims and objectives of UNISON Scotland by researching data, providing advice and assistance to activists and staff on Service Group and Policy issues, and by developing databases using information technology.
Starting salary
Starting Salary – 40,884 (pro rata)
Pro rata
Closing date
26 July 2019
Contract type
Part time, permanent

About this job

As the largest trade union in Scotland, UNISON is committed to improving the working lives of its members. This role is at the heart of our mission: helping provide the information that will enable us meet our objectives – by researching data, providing advice and helping with requests from colleagues and activists across both Bargaining and Policy issues:

Working within our Bargaining & Campaigns Team in our Glasgow office, your role will involve:

  • Preparing bargaining and policy briefings
  • Researching material and preparing appropriate reports
  • Compiling summaries and analysing information
  • Creating and maintaining policy/information systems
  • Responding to information requests from members, colleagues and external bodies

You will be a strong team player with excellent communication skills, together with experience of working with IT applications. Beyond that, the ability to prioritise your workload, knowledge of political issues in Scotland and an understanding of the trade union movement are important.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the general application form (under “Resources”) only this form will be accepted.

See Job Description and person specification (under “Documents”).

Please send three copies of completed application forms along with Recruitment and Disability monitoring forms to Mike Kirby, Scottish Secretary, UNISON House, 14 West Campbell Street, Glasgow G2 6RX quoting relevant reference number R7/41.

The closing date for applications will be 12 noon on 26 July 2019.

Successful candidates will be notified by 5 August 2019.

Interviews will be held in Glasgow on 16 August 2019.



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.