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TEU Te Hautū Kahurangi – Te Pou Ahurei Takirua – Ahumahi – Assistant National Secretary – Industrial – Wellington

Closing date: Friday 1 March 2024

Te Hautū Kahurangi | The Tertiary Education Union (TEU) is looking for an experienced union official to take up the role of Assistant National Secretary – Industrial.

TEU is a democratic, organising and campaigning union working across all parts of the tertiary education sector.

As one of three management positions within TEU this role plays a central role in leading the union, managing staff, and advising members locally and nationally on industrial and legal matters.

We are seeking an experienced union official to help lead and manage the organisation. A strong knowledge of industrial relations in Aotearoa, a sound understanding of all employment legislation and experience in leading collective agreement negotiations and campaigns is critical for this role. Experience with the management of staff and projects is desirable.

TEU is committed to advancing the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and we expect applicants for this role to demonstrate a commitment to advancing co-governance and strong Te Tiriti relationships. Knowledge of te reo me ngā tikanga would be useful to assist in advancing the union’s Tiriti commitments.

The position reports to Te Pou Ahurei | National Secretary of the union.

Further information and a job description are available from the Tertiary Education Union:

  • PO Box 11-767, Wellington
  • 021 914 105

Applications, including the names of at least two referees, should reach the above address by Friday 1st March 2024.

Contact person: Rewa Wehipeihana