Directorate Support Officer - Transport Strategy

Location:Greater Manchester
Job Type:Full Time

Expiry Date: 16:00, 18 November 2019

Salary: £21,214.00 - £22,947.00 Per Annum

Benefits: Free rail or Metrolink travel to/from work within Greater Manchester and free bus travel within Greater Manchester.

Are you a highly organised individual seeking an opportunity to join a dynamic forward looking team, planning some of Greater Manchester’s major transport projects? Do you set yourself high standards, have experience of communicating with stakeholders and enjoy working in a busy office environment?

TfGM oversees transport in Greater Manchester, delivering and improving transport services, facilities and information to make travel easier for everyone. We deliver high-profile, large-scale transport projects, and it’s our experts who provide the information and analysis to shape transport strategy. This is a busy and exciting time for us: under the devolution agreement and with Greater Manchester at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse, transport will play a vital role in supporting growth and prosperity in the UK’s largest regional economy outside London.

We are seeking a Support Officer to join our Transport Strategy team. This role will support a busy function by providing administration support, co-ordinating meetings with internal and external partners and will support with efficient functional reporting.

You will be an excellent communicator and problem solver, highly organised, and have demonstrable experience of managing varied workloads and conflicting priorities. You will have experience of delivering administrative support including financial management, using multiple software applications, setting up and maintaining administrative systems and databases including managing calendars successfully, organising events; and downloading and collating reports often to tight deadlines. It is essential you can work well in a team structure and you are able to facilitate activities across a diverse range of people within and outside the organisation.

The salary for this role is £21,214- £22,947 per annum salary on appointment will be dependent on your skills and experience. In return, as well as a competitive salary, we also 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

At TfGM we 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.

If you believe you can meet our requirements in this exciting and challenging role we would really like to hear from you!