Vacancy: General Secretary Appointment 2023

Thursday 14 September 2023

Mandate Trade Union is recruiting a General Secretary to build on our long tradition as an independent and effective trade union advancing the rights of lower paid workers.

The new General Secretary will:

  • spearhead the development of Mandate’s vision and strategy which will deliver for our members, harnessing the skills and energising the commitment of our voluntary representatives and talented staff team.
  • lead the development and implementation of effective strategies, delivering the best results for members and managing the financial and administrative affairs of the Union.
  • work closely with the National Executive Council in leading the delivery of Mandate’s purpose – improving the terms and conditions of our members and advancing their rights and opportunities.

The role requires a thorough understanding of the importance, power and potential of trade unions for working people; a track record of delivery through effective leadership and in driving strategic and operational change; strong people leadership and organisation management skills.

Location: Dublin City

Contract type: Fulltime, permanent position,

Remuneration: The remuneration package reflects the seniority of the role and its responsibilities.

Close date for applications: 12 Noon, Thursday 5 October 2023

For more information about this role and the application procedures contact in confidence:

Sandra Browne, Office of the General Secretary –

Mandate Trade Union is an equal opportunities employer.