East Midlands Region: Regional Manager

Applications for this job are now closed

We wish to appoint a Regional Manager to join the East Midlands Regional Management Team. We are looking for committed and dynamic individuals who are ready to manage changes enabling UNISON to continue to develop and grow.
East Midlands
Regional Based
Starting salary
£63,679 per annum + £3,366 annual subsistence allowance + car
Closing date
27 May 2024
Contract type
Full time, fixed term
Contract length
Fixed-term until 31 December 2024

About this job

The Post

  • Working with the Regional Secretary to plan and achieve UNISON’s Regional Plan and National Objectives
  • Managing and developing multi-disciplinary teams to meet UNISON’s strategic objectives of growth and organising
  • Plan activities across the region to ensure effective campaigning and delivery of key services to branches and members
  • Representing UNISON’s aims and objectives to a range of organisations and individuals, employers, and the media.

The Person

  • Will demonstrate strong leadership skills obtained within a unionised environment which include the ability to manage
  • Be able to inspire members, activists and teams of staff to pursue UNISON goals
  • Have demonstrable financial management skills, including the ability to deliver programmes of activities to budget
  • An able public speaker with strong oral and written communications skills
  • Well developed negotiating skills

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity, please download and complete the general application form and monitoring forms (under “Resources”)

Please note that only the general application form will be accepted.

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

Please send a copy of the completed application form along with Recruitment and Disability monitoring form to hrrecruitment@unison.co.uk quoting ref R2/4T.

The closing date for completed applications is Monday 27th May 2024 at 5pm.

Interview date to be confirmed


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.

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