We’re looking for the best people to join us on the journey to get people moving more in Greater Manchester. We welcome ambitious people who share our mission and are driven to lead, support and connect our partners throughout the city region.

Who we are

Find out more about us here, and learn more about our Business Plan here. All our work supports the Greater Manchester Moving in Action strategy which we deliver alongside thousands of organisations in the city region.

Our Values and Behaviours


Diversity is critical for the success of Greater Manchester Moving and the achievement of our vision. We are fully committed to treating all of our employees, job applicants and volunteers equally.

As an employer, we aspire to being a diverse, inclusive and responsible organisation.

Our aim is to have a workforce that reflects and understands the communities we work alongside, as we know this will allow us to make better, more inclusive and informed decisions, provide wider perspectives, drive change and improve performance.

We respect and value people's uniqueness and encourage our staff to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We want to ensure that the people who work for us are the best they can be, realising their full potential in both their personal and professional lives.

We recognise and celebrate the achievements, talent, passion and experience in all our staff, who help deliver our strategic outcomes.

Benefits of working at Greater Manchester Moving

Annual leave

Annual leave entitlement of 29 days, in addition to public holidays (pro-rata for part time employees).

Weekly Physical Activity Allowance

Within the working week there is opportunity to take up to 45mins for sport or physical activity.

Pension scheme

Access to a Local Government Pension Scheme. In addition to employee contributions, GM Moving contributes over 24% of your salary to the pension fund. Also, a qualified employee will be entitled to a death in service benefit of three times their annual salary.

Access to Cycle to Work Scheme

This allows you to sacrifice part of your salary to get a bike on which you won’t be required to pay VAT.

Access to employee health care

UK Healthcare is a company paid health cash plan. It gives you access to and covers the cost of essential healthcare services including chiropody, physiotherapy, dentistry, prescriptions, hospital and maternity costs.

Commitment to Individual Development

Personal growth is a key component to the success of our organisation. We invest in your learning and development opportunities with an individual development budget every year.

Flexibility to work remotely

We want all staff to feel able to work flexibly as we know this to be beneficial for individual and organisational wellbeing, morale, efficiency and productivity. We believe this is a key cornerstone of being a great place to work.

Family Friendly Policy

We have a Family Friendly Policy which includes including maternity, paternity, adoption and primary carer pay.

Giving back volunteer days

GM Moving recognises the importance of giving back to local communities by allowing staff to take one day per year to complete a volunteer opportunity.

Organisational Achievements / Accreditations

  • First Active Partnership to awarded outstanding by Quest (sector accreditation)
  • Very good rating in Child Protection in Sport Unit Safeguarding
  • Signed the Mental Health at Work Commitment, committing to achieving better mental health outcomes and a genuine longer-term positive impact on staff’s wellbeing.

Staff survey results:

  • 100% strongly agree or agree that we are a great company to work for
  • 100% strongly agree or agree that we give opportunities to learn and grow
  • 97% strongly agree or agree that they are supported to work flexibly

Our recruitment process:

We have adopted an anonymised recruitment process. This removes the candidate’s name and other identifying factors such as age and gender, so we can ensure we hire based on merit only.

1. Application Form

Completing the application form is a key part in the process as the information that you provide will help us with the shortlisting process. We’ll ask for information on your experience, skills, qualifications and understanding which are relevant to the advertised roles.

2. Interviews

Once you submit your application, we’ll review it. If we feel you’re suitable we’ll invite you to an interview – this could be a telephone interview, a face to face interview or in the format of an assessment centre, depending on the position you’re applying for.

There may also be additional testing as part of our selection process and/or a second stage interview depending on the role you’re applying for. We appreciate every application sent through to us, so if you’re unsuccessful, we’ll let you know by email.