Transport for London (TfL) was created in 2000, and has responsibility for managing the capital’s transport network, as well as putting the Mayor of London’s Transport Strategy into action. With many exciting projects in the pipeline to make navigating London easier, it’s an innovative and challenging place to work.
With 28,000 members of staff, it gets Londoners from A to B each and every day via buses, underground and overground tube services, and rail. The company has a widely used ‘Journey Planner’ to aid navigation around the city, as well as several ticketing options, including the Oyster card.
Graduate programmes at TfL are offered in a wide variety of disciplines, including: Finance, Human Resources, Project Management, Civil Engineering, Safety, Business Analysis, and Transport Planning. Successful applicants will complete a number of placements, lasting up to 6 months each, giving them a broad view of the organisation.
Graduates are given financial support for a professional qualification, and work on their own personalised development plan with the support of their line manager and business leaders.
TfL looks for graduates with a 2:1 degree, high standards of communication, analysis and problem solving skills, and a collaborative approach to working. The right candidates are rewarded with a starting salary of around £24,488, and a competitive benefits package. All employees will receive a free Oyster card for themselves and a nominated other, for use on the entire TfL network.
The tubes alone carry 1,229 million people every single year in London!
Benefits of working for Transport for London
A free Oyster card for use on the entire TfL network for you and a nominated other.
A 75 per cent reimbursement for the purchase of annual travel tickets for travel outside the TfL network.
30 days’ holiday.
Membership of the TfL final salary pension scheme.
Health club and gym discounts and optional private medical insurance.