Location: Manchester

Salary: £49,880.00 – £56,144.00 Per Annum

Hours: Full Time

The Innovation Team are responsible for exploring the opportunities future of mobility brings in Greater Manchester, and how new modes, models and services could enhance or change the way that we as an organisation work. From Connected Autonomous Vehicles to Mobility-as-a-Service, we’re leading the way for TfGM as one of the most pioneering transport authorities in the UK.

Due to the success of the Innovation Team within the Transport Strategy Directorate, we are now seeking a Senior Project Manager to manage the wider portfolio of activities. This role will take the lead on creating frameworks and processes, to support the implementation of the diverse range of projects within the team’s programme – mapping out risks and opportunities, planning the way forward under each innovation project, guiding TfGM on the approach it should take and setting out actions.

As Senior Project Manager you will be an effective communicator able to engage with and influence stakeholders (at all levels including with central government departments) and build effective working relationships. The role will require creating new programme management solutions, defining how to translate innovation projects into Business As Usual activity where appropriate, and ensuring that agile approaches are in place to provide programme discipline in a way that reflects the fast-changing nature of content.

You will have a sound background in project management able to manage a varied portfolio of projects to time, budget and quality standards, undertaking critical review and ensuring their successful delivery. It is also desirable for you to have a knowledge and experience of delivering practical and/ or innovative solutions.

If you are excited by the prospect of this role and have the skills and experience we are seeking, we would really like to hear from you!

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. The salary range for this role is £49,880 – £56,144.  Salary on appointment will be dependent upon your skills and experience.

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.

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