Leadership Development Programme - £18,240.00 Per Annum


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£18,240.00 Per Annum

Do you have aspirations to be a future leader?  Do you want to work with and learn from an organisation that has a critical role in making Greater Manchester a better place to grow up, get on and grow old?  Are you excited to work at the heart of the UK’s largest and most dynamic city-region?  We are seeking talented individuals with big ambitions to join our new Leadership Development Programme.

Our Programme has been designed to challenge you as well as give you vital experience, with a chance to complete a number of placements across the organisation offering opportunities to gain exposure to real business challenges, as well as gaining a degree in Business Management by completing a fully funded Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship with Manchester Metropolitan University, all whilst receiving coaching from experienced managers, a dedicated mentor and buddy.  The Programme lasts four years and after successful completion you are expected to be appointed to a role leading and developing a team to tackle some of the key transport issues the region faces.

Greater Manchester is embarking on an exciting period of transition and evolving with a growing population and economy, with public transport central to providing new connectivity.  Our vision is to have “World class connections that support long term, sustainable economic growth and access to opportunity for all”.

You will have (or be expected to achieve) a minimum of 2 A levels equating to 104 UCAS tariff points or equivalent qualifications. You will also require Maths and English Language GCSE grade A*-C/9-5.  You will have strong analytical reasoning skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to organise and schedule your time effectively, effective team working and a commitment to your own personal development.  You must also be a resident within the Greater Manchester boundary at the time of making an application.

You can discover more about the Programme and Transport for Greater Manchester at our Open Evening on Wednesday 19 June 2019 from 17.00 until 19.00 (please note there will be presentations on the night so please arrive on time).  To confirm your attendance please email recruitment@tfgm.com 

The attached documents will also provide you with more details.

Joining the Programme you will start on a salary of £18,240 per annum which will be reviewed every April.

We are keen to create a flexible and modern working environment for our employees and we encourage working in an agile way in different locations and at different times, provided the needs of the organisation are met.   We also encourage candidates to discuss flexible working options at any stage of the recruitment process.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation.  We are actively building a diverse workforce and want to create an inclusive environment as we recognise the importance of our workforce reflecting the communities we serve.

We offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:

  • Free Rail or Metrolink travel to and from work within the Greater Manchester boundary
  • Free bus travel within Greater Manchester
  • 27 days holiday per annum
  • Access to the local government pension scheme

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