Leadership Development Programme Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA)

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Recruiter
TRANSPORT FOR GREATER MANCHESTER LIMITED
Location
2, Piccadilly Place, Manchester, M1 3BN
Salary
£18,240.00 annually
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
28 Jun 2019
Ref
VAC001543063
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Our Programme has been designed to challenge you as well as give you vital experience, with a chance to complete a number of placements across the organisation offering opportunities to gain exposure to real business challenges, as well as gaining a degree in Business Managementby completing a fully funded Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship with Manchester Metropolitan University, all whilst receiving coaching from experienced managers, a dedicated mentor and buddy.

The Programme lasts four years and after successful completion you are expected to be appointed to a role leading and developing a team to tackle some of the key transport issues the region faces.

Key Role Outputs

Effective development and delivery of operational strategies and plans:
  • Develop and maintain understanding of relevant functional strategies and priorities
  • Use data and analytics to support the development of processes, policies and strategies and innovative approaches to improve performance and delivery of operational plans
  • Establish plans, targets and KPIs to support the delivery of operational priorities
  • Support the delivery and implementation of a range of activities, resolving day-to-day issues, escalating them where necessary
  • Effectively monitor and evaluate performance and service delivery, identify opportunities for improvement

Effective application of project management processes
  • Assist in the initiation, planning, design, management and delivery of projects, taking the lead on specific minor projects and/or specific aspects of larger projects to ensure satisfactory progress and consistent delivery of projects aligned to the agreed funding, outputs and timescales for those projects
  • Ensure outcomes of projects are delivered and benefits realised and ensure appropriate transition of outcomes.
  • Evaluate projects to ensure lessons learned and incorporated into future activities

Effective financial management
  • Support the compilation, analysis, interpretation and reporting of Management Accounting information to support financial decision making
  • Support the preparation of detailed zero-based budgets and forecasts
  • Support in monitoring of financial performance, including reporting on budget spend and variances against budget

Effective customer service and engagement
  • Support the use of customer insight and analysis of data to identify opportunities to improve services to customers and meet customer needs
  • Make recommendations for improving services to customers and quality of the customer service and participate in the development and implementation of creative solutions for improvements

Effective stakeholder relationships
  • Establish networks and build relationships and rapport with stakeholders across all functions and levels of TfGM and with external partners
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders both within and external to TfGM to be able to contribute effectively across all placements
  • Participate in cross functional initiatives and activities

Effective people management
  • Establish priorities, objectives and accountabilities for teams
  • Manage, coach, develop and motivate teams to improve performance and achieve objectives

Effective leadership
  • Develop understanding and be able to articulate TfGM's strategic objectives and commitments
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to support the creation of a high performance organisation
  • Understand the requirements for change, lead, communicate and embed these with teams
  • Demonstrate commitment to diversity, ensuring equal and open access to employment and training opportunities across the organisation

Commitment to effective personal development
  • Undertake further study to successfully complete the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship
  • Fully engage in formal and informal development activities and actively participate in a range of placements across TfGM and with external partners
  • Reflect on own performance, identifying and acting on learning and development needs


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong analytical reasoning skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to organise and schedule your time effectively
  • Effective team working and a commitment to your own personal development


Personal qualities

  • You will have aspirations to be a future leader and want to work with and learn from an organisation that has a critical role in making Greater Manchester a better place to grow up, get on and grow old
  • You should be excited to work at the heart of the UK's largest and most dynamic city-region


Desired qualifications

  • You will have (or be expected to achieve) a minimum of 2 A levels equating to 104 UCAS tariff points or equivalent qualifications
  • You will also require Maths and English Language GCSE grade A*-C/9-5 (or equivalent)


Future prospects

After successful completion you are expected to be appointed to a role leading and developing a team to tackle some of the key transport issues the region faces.

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