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Here in Greater Manchester we believe in leading the way, and doing things differently. Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) plays a huge role in bringing people and organisations together to achieve our vision of being one of the best places in the world.

As an employer GMCA is an integrated organisation, made up of a number of key pan-Greater Manchester strategic functions and service providers including: Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, waste, environment, work and skills, research, public sector reform, police, crime and criminal justice, homelessness, the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub, and the Commissioning Hub.

Our vision is to make Greater Manchester one of the best places in the world to grow up, get on and grow old. 

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Management Trainee Programme 

We have an exceptional development opportunity for anyone wishing to pursue a career with a dynamic exciting, and socially responsible employer.

Our new management trainee programme provides a unique and fulfilling experience working on three, eight-month rotations in different departments and teams across the combined authority.  

You will be joining an organisation that really makes a difference to people lives.  Our mission is making Greater Manchester a better place for all and this programme will mean you will be actively contributing to making this mission come alive.

You will work in partnership with people at all levels from a variety of disciplines.  The role will require you to challenge the status quo, to bring about change and show dedication to our aim of making Greater Manchester a great place to live, work, grow old and visit.

Along with gaining on the job experience, you will also be enrolled on valuable training and qualifications over the two years.

We are looking for someone with the right values and attitudes who can demonstrate their motivation for a career in the public sector.  You will need to demonstrate excellence in working with others, persuasive communication, delivering outcomes, analysis and problem solving, personal resilience, leadership potential and digital skills.

If this sounds like the type of role that really interests you and you can bring some of your creativity and passion to it, we would love to receive your application.

Apply here by 24 September 2023 Management Trainee Programme | Job Details | greater jobs


Our story so far

Join us as we explore the timeline of the GMCA, highlighting key milestones and ground breaking changes that have shaped our organization and our city region.

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