General Secretary of GFTU
Personal Assistant to General Secretary
Operations & HR Manager
I have worked for GFTU ET for around 10 years as the Operations Manager and my role is a diverse one which includes responsibilities in HR, Health and Safety, premises, events, line management and commercial activities.
My role involves managing the GFTU and GFTUET communications, marketing campaigns, websites and social media presences. I also assist with the organising of events we both hold and attend as well as growing and developing our relationships with affiliated unions and partners.
I am responsible for the efficient, timely administration of the core and bespoke training and development programmes offered by GFTU ET. I regularly liaise and communicate with course tutors, students, trade unions and Quorn Grange Hotel as well as coordinate training venues and project events.
Fundraising, Sustainability & Development Manager
Lead Officer for the funding development of the training enterprise for GFTU. Suzanne is responsible for seeking and securing income from grants, contracts and trading, working towards the improved sustainability of the Educational Trust, while line managing and coordinating the fundraising staff team.
Research, Knowledge Exchange & Fundraising Officer
I consolidate and develop partnerships between GFTU and higher education organisations and deliver the GFTU ET fundraising strategy. I am also responsible for seeking and securing partnerships and income from research grants. I also contribute towards other capacity building initiatives and communication functions.
Head of Finance
As Head of Finance my main responsibility is to manage financial health and stability of the company (GFTU and its subsidiaries), providing financial insights and guidance to support decision making, and ensuring compliance with financial regulations and standard. I am also involved in financial risk management, budgeting, financial modelling, investment analysis and optimising financial processes to drive efficiency and profitability of GFTU and its subsidiaries.
Finance Officer / Bookkeeper
I am proud to be a part of this organization. I work as a Finance Officer and my responsibilities include maintaining and inputting financial records on system, credit control, reconcile bank statements, updating cashflow spreadsheets, monitoring the organisation’s finance health and participate in financial audits.
Senior Finance Officer - External Clients
As a Senior Finance Officer, my main responsibility is to prepare management reports, KPIs and commentaries for external clients. In addition, I’m responsible for interpreting the results and providing a written reports of data analyses. Working collaboratively and in supportive manner within the Finance team, other departments to ensure that the overall aims and objectives are achieved.