Research Administrator

Salford Quays, Manchester
£24,087 pa rising to £28,429 pa
04 Aug 2022
02 Sep 2022
Contract Type

Deadline: Noon on 2 September 2022

Salary: £24,087 pa rising to £28,429 pa after four years' service.


Location: Head Office, Salford Quays, M50 3XZ

The Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers is one of the UK's largest trade unions.

A vacancy exists for a Research Administrator based at the Union’s Head Office in Salford Quays.

What we Offer:

  • Flexitime

  • 34 hours week

  • Final salary pension.

  • Generous holiday entitlement – 24 days rising to 32 days plus bank and customary holidays (pro-rata to commencing month in holiday year and number of days a week worked).

  • Free onsite parking, subject to availability.

  • Cycle to Work Scheme (subject to passing probation and length of contract).

  • Season Ticket Loan (subject to length of contract).

  • Free health assessments (post probation).


Principal duties are: to provide general administrative support in connection with the smooth running of the department and administer the Usdaw pay and conditions database and produce statistical reports on recruitment activities.

The successful applicant will possess: well developed written and verbal communication skills; administrative skills; the ability to plan and organise own workload; IT skills, including word processing and the ability to use spreadsheets and databases.


An application pack can be downloaded from here by clicking on the ‘apply’ button. Alternatively, please e-mail or telephone the HR Section on 0161 413 0904, quoting Ref: 793.


The closing date is noon on Friday, 2 September 2022.

Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday, 20 September 2022.

CVs are not accepted. No agencies please.

Usdaw is an Equal Opportunities Employer.