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Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is the local government body responsible for delivering Greater Manchester’s transport strategy and commitments.

Millions of trips are made across Greater Manchester’s transport network each day and it’s our responsibility to do everything we can to keep the city-region moving and growing.

Who we are

Transport plays an integral part of everyone’s daily lives and TfGM is on a journey to make this experience even better.

At the heart of this journey is the need to deliver a London-style transport system which includes our buses and trams by 2024, and our commuter trains by 2030.

This journey will see a network delivered which is simple and easy to use, which supports seamless end to end journeys by foot, bike and public transport, with London-level fares, a daily cap and single ticket, no matter how many times or how the journey is made.

A journey to a system which is accessible to all, owned by, run for and accountable to Greater Manchester, with audio visual announcements on all services, real-time information, level access at stops, stations and interchanges, all under a single identifiable and respected brand.

Purple bus drives down guided busway
Trams parked at Metrolink depot

A journey which connects our people, our neighbourhoods, our towns and cities and which helps people to travel sustainably to home, to school, to work and the many leisure and cultural destinations GM has to offer.

A journey to improve our health, our air quality and to help us achieve our commitment for GM to be net zero by 2038, one which offers an attractive alternative to the car for a fully electric system by the end of the decade.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join the TfGM family and help people and places to thrive by enabling seamless, safe, and sustainable journeys for all.

What we can offer you

As well as a competitive salary, we also offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:

- 27 days holiday per annum (plus bank holidays)
- Flexible and hybrid working options to support a culture of promoting work/life balance
- Free bus travel within Greater Manchester
- Free Rail or Metrolink travel to and from work within the Greater Manchester boundary
- Generous pension scheme contributions
- Commitment to learning and personal development as well as upskilling through apprenticeships
- Reimbursement of professional fees, where essential to the role

Our employees are extremely important to us and we take their wellbeing very seriously, promoting good physical and mental health at all times. Via our employee assistance programme, our employees can also access a range of support, including face-to-face counselling in confidence and free of charge.

People speaking at Electric Vehicle promotion event

Learning and Development

Our people are the key to us achieving our vision and mission, so it’s vital that we have talented individuals who want to join us and remain part of the team.

Wherever you work within TfGM, we’ll provide training, learning and development to ensure that you have the ‘tools’ for your job, as well as the ability to build your career with us.

Your development starts with your online induction module, which is supported by a host of other mandatory training, and development specific to your role. Alongside this, you will have lots of opportunities to identify additional areas for professional development.

We also support our leaders and provide specialist learning and development to provide the necessary knowledge, skills, techniques and confidence to lead effectively.

Women on bus, smiling and discussing content on phone
Sunrise at Wigan Bus Station

Equality and Diversity

We are an equal opportunities employer that cultivates and celebrates diversity, we strive to:

- Become an employer of choice with a workforce that reflects the region’s diverse community, at all levels of the organisation

- Make public transport the preferred choice for the 2.8 million people we serve in Greater Manchester

We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds and are particularly keen to encourage applications from women, members of ethnic minority groups and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented within our workforce. All appointments will be based on merit.

Our empowering culture aims to enable everyone to bring their whole selves to work, as well as offering flexible working opportunities,

TfGM is a Disability Confident employer and offer support and reasonable adjustments as required. We also have a Guaranteed Assessment Scheme for candidates who declare a disability; are aged 24 or under who have previously been or currently are in care; and where the Armed Forces was their last long term substantive employer; where they meet the minimum criteria for the role.

Tram near Store street, passing traffic
Oxford Road Cycle Lane. Cyclist passing busses

Where we are

We’re based in Manchester city centre at 2 Piccadilly Place, which is a short walk from Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station, Metrolink and Piccadilly Gardens.

We also own the Metrolink network, the UK’s largest light rail system, and manage a number of bus stations, interchanges and Travelshops.