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All jobs > Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue > Whole Time Firefighter > Group Manager

Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue

Group Manager

Salary:42,300 - 46,892
Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service
Group Manager Vacancies

From 42,300 ?? 46,892 pa (plus 20% FDS allowance)

Location: Various across Greater Manchester (territorial and functional)

We are inviting applications from individuals interested in future vacancies at Group Manager B level in Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service. If successful, you will be placed within a pool to be considered as and when a GMB role arises, for a period of up to 12 months.

We are the largest Fire and Rescue Service outside London with nearly 2,500 members of staff and 41 fire stations. We cover an area of approximately 500 square miles, containing a culturally diverse population of almost 2.5 million people. From modern inner city developments to traditional mill towns, Greater Manchester is made up of ten very different districts.

Our purpose is to protect and improve the quality of life of the people in Greater Manchester and we are seeking individuals who can contribute to shaping the direction of the Service whilst providing leadership within the Prevention and Protection or Emergency Response Directorates, to achieve continuous organisational, service and performance improvement.

You will be an existing substantive Station or Group Manager, with:

  • A minimum of 12 months experience as a Station Manager (temporary or permanent)
  • A minimum of 6 months experience as a Flexi Duty System Officer (temporary or permanent) within the last two years

You will have:

  • Experience and demonstrable evidence of successful performance when working at a managerial level in more than one department and discipline
  • Demonstrable evidence and experience of managing Prevention activities and/or Partnership relationships at a managerial level (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrable evidence and experience of managing people/a team at Watch or Station Management level

You will need:

  • To be able to provide evidence of contributing to your organisations corporate plan or strategy

You will have:

  • Maintained competence in Incident Command at the appropriate level and documented

Our opportunities will be both varied and exceptionally challenging. You will be working in fast moving, pressurised environment where delivery and results really matter. But more than that, you will be making a real difference, at a strategic level, to the safety of the communities of Greater Manchester.

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications for these opportunities is 12 midday on Thursday 16th May 2013. Download the application form and candidate information pack below.

Completed applications should be returned to the Talent and Performance Team at GMFRS by email to If you would like any further information, please contact a member of the Learning and Development Team on 0161 919 0006 or 0161 908 5142.

For further information about GMFRS, please visit our website

Candidate Application Pack
Candidate Application Pack
(459 KB)Thu, 02 May 2013
Application Form
Application Form
(56.7 KB)Thu, 02 May 2013
ClosingDate:16th May 2013.
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:2927


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