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A message from GMFRS Chief Fire Officer, Dave Russel

Thank you for your interest in becoming the Deputy Chief Fire Officer for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS). We are one of the largest Fire and Rescue Services in the country, covering the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester in Northwest England.

CFO Dave Russel
CFO Dave Russel

We have gone through a significant period of change recently and foundations have now been laid for the future of our service – a service which is now building at pace, delivering for a new era and capable of meeting the challenges of the future, and we want you to be part of that journey. This is a truly exciting time to join GMFRS. The opportunity to work within one of the fastest growing city regions in Europe, which is wonderfully diverse, incredibly vibrant and hugely dynamic.

We are looking for an exceptional Deputy Chief Fire Officer to lead and support shaping our ambitions for the future of the service and for the communities we serve. A DCFO that will bring outstanding and inclusive leadership to our organisation – leadership that encourages new ways of thinking, collaborative working and an inclusive approach to everything we do.

It is always our aim to provide the most efficient and effective service possible; saving lives, protecting communities and working together. We hope you will share our passion and commitment to improving lives in Greater Manchester and we look forward to hearing from you.