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Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is the local government body responsible for delivering Greater Manchester’s transport strategy and commitments. More than 5.6 million journeys are made across Greater Manchester’s transport network each day. It’s our job to do everything we can to keep the city-region moving and growing. We’re working hard to make travel easier through a better connected Greater Manchester. We put the customer first in everything we do to help make travel as safe and simple as possible.



Job Summary:

Are you a highly organised individual seeking an opportunity to join a dynamic forward-looking team? Do you set yourself high standards and have experience of communicating with stakeholders?
We are seeking a Support Officer to join our Highways Function. In this role you provide administration support to the Infrastructure Development team through the co-ordination of transport responses to major planning applications that may impact on the regional transport network.


  • You will use GIS software to map applications and also collate and manage application responses.
  • You will work with Greater Manchester Highway / Planning Authorities, consultants and other functions of TfGM.
  • Provide additional administrative support to the wider Highways team including the coordination of diaries and arranging meetings.


  • 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 working with GIS applications and dealing with correspondence for the public and external organisations.
  • You will also have experience of delivering administrative support including setting up and maintaining administrative systems and databases as well as managing calendars successfully.
  • 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.
  • You will also have GCSE’s at Grade C or above, or equivalent, in Maths and English.


  • 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




Fixed Term, Contract


£21,214.00 – £22,947.00 Per Annum
***All applications should be made through the external partner website link below***


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