Transport for Greater Manchester

Region: 0
Sector: Public Sector
Category: Transport planning
Closes: Thursday 30th May 2019
Salary: £20-30K

Assistant Transport Strategy Manager

Job Description

Are you seeking an opportunity to help deliver transport strategy development activities in Greater Manchester?  Would you like to be part of a team that uses an evidence based approach to enhance the experience of our travelling customers?

We are seeking an Assistant Transport Strategy Officer who will be involved in a range of exciting projects to help us to deliver our Greater Manchester 2040 Transport Strategy (see and to respond effectively to the opportunities presented by Greater Manchester’s ambitious plans for economic prosperity, environmental improvement and devolved power.  You will be joining a well-established team that will provide you with opportunities to further develop your skills and experience.

In this role you will support a varied programme of work that contributes to our vision for ‘World class connections that support long-term, sustainable economic growth and access to opportunity for all’. You will gather evidence to help us understand how travel trends may be changing, and you will also have the opportunity to help shape future interventions across a range of travel modes.

You will objectively analyse a wide range of often complex data sources, produce and present succinct summaries, and embrace collaborative working with stakeholders from across the GM community.

You will have an active interest in transport planning and place making, be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline and have a strong appreciation of local and national transport and planning policy.  You will also be enthusiastic and adaptable, with strong analytical, research and communication skills, and ideally some experience in the use of GIS (Geographic Information Systems).

The salary range for this role is £22,947 to £31,405.  Salary on appointment will be dependent upon 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 challenging role we would really like to hear from you!

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If you believe you meet the requirements of this role, we would like to hear from you



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