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7 months ago
Network Rail
Salary: £19,000 To £42,435
Location: Orpington
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Rail
Category: Planning Jobs
Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain’s railway. We’re making rail safer, more reliable and more efficient than ever before. It’s a big challenge, and every talented individual in every different team takes responsibility for doing their bit. We’re all accountable for making the best of every duty. Of course, we’re also accountable for helping each other thrive. Together, we’re making a railway fit for the future. And as the network continues to grow, you’ll grow along with us.

Maintaining and improving the rail network is complex work. It involves thousands of people in hundreds of roles, carrying out an extraordinary range of duties. With clear and safe work plans to follow, and all the resources they need, they bring an efficient, effective, safe and compliant approach to their work. This means customers nationwide benefit from a railway that is safer and more reliable than ever. And that brings us closer, quicker, to the railway of the future.

Brief Description

Combining exceptional organisational skills and a winning way with people, you’ll produce all kinds of detailed plans. You’ll help to ensure a section of the network benefits from efficient and effective works.

About the role (External)

You’ll be responsible for developing detailed, fully resourced work plans for an Infrastructure Maintenance team. You’ll also provide accurate and effective general administrative support to the Section Manager and his people. We’ll look to you to optimise all agreed work activities for a Section. Put simply, you’ll produce plans that help us do the best job possible with the teams and times available.

It’s a varied role that will see you producing everything from Safe System of Work plans through to draft quarterly plans. In addition, you’ll set up and maintain a range of systems, databases and records. What’s more, you’ll personally manage weekly Plan-Do-Review meetings.

Essential Criteria

· Proven skills in work plan production and resource optimisation

· Knowledge of access and possession processes and systems

· Familiar with Safe System of Work Planning processes and systems

· Highly organised, excellent time management

· Experience of clerical support and office management

· A skilled communicator with good people skills

· Core Planning Skills Level 2

Desirable Criteria

· Knowledge of operational railway environment

How To Apply- External

A career with Network Rail is a journey. We’ll do everything we can to make it a great one. That means plenty of support for personal and professional development. It also means a great range of benefits. Working with us, you’ll enjoy 28 days holiday, access to a range of contributory pension schemes, and the potential to top up your competitive salary with a bonus. We can offer you a season ticket loan, annual season tickets are discounted. What’s more, you can take advantage of childcare vouchers, discounted cycle hire and more. Discover more at javascript:void(0);

Network Rail adheres to pre-employment Baseline Personal Security Standard (BPSS), this is government standard for pre –employment vetting.

BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting requires Network Rail to screen a potential employee’s unspent criminal convictions and undertake 3 year career checks. Employment at Network Rail is subject to employees meeting the BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting.

Salary: £27,000 per annum

Closing date: Extended 28th June 2019

How to apply: Please click ‘apply now’ to apply.

We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

Network Rail welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, membership or non-membership of trade union, social class or any other irrelevant factor. We are committed to interviewing all applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria advertised. We are two ticks accredited and we continue to strive to create a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.

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