General Management

Lead the change for London.

Lizzie, General management grad

“What inspires me the most about General Management graduate programme is the flexibility of being able to work in nearly any department at TfL. This has given me an understanding of the scale of the company and how many great things it does..”- Lizzy, General Management


How long: 3 years
Where: London
Salary: £27,000

What you’ll need:
A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in any discipline


We’re looking for people who:

  • Lead the way
  • Relish a challenge
  • Have an inquisitive mind

What will I be doing?

As a graduate, your two year development programme will be made of up to six placement rotations. You’ll gain experience across a range of different projects.

You could be leading and managing a team of up to 50 staff at King’s Cross station, working in the office of the Managing Director of Surface Transport and working on Elizabeth line where you will be writing operational readiness plans for the launch, developing a training programme for staff and  implementing a comms and engagement plan.

Where can this career take me?

Graduates who complete this scheme progress to a variety of roles. Examples of immediate progression have been: Customer Service Manager, Trains Operations Manager, Project Sponsor, Change Delivery Manager.

In the longer-term, graduates who complete this scheme have progressed to senior leadership roles. For example: Head of Change Design and Delivery, Head of Network Command, Area Manager of Charing Cross Station.


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