Senior Business Analyst

Network Rail

  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: IRC2149163

Our plans for rail in Britain are far-reaching and ambitious. To deliver our vision of a better railway for a better Britain, we need talented and passionate people who will embrace our innovative way of working ' across all disciplines.

At Network Rail, our Finance function is key to our success. Our diverse and high-achieving team is responsible for ensuring we secure appropriate funding and get the best possible value for the money we spend, driving forward our continuing mission to transform the UK's rail network into a world-class infrastructure.

This role is located within the Activity Based Planning (ABP) team, a small team located within Network Rail's Business Review Team. Our team developed and now maintain a successful Maintenance Business Planning tool (ABP Tool) which is used nationally by our Maintenance Depots to effectively plan their work over the next 8 years as part of the Group Business Planning Processes.

In the role of Senior Business Analyst you will become an expert on the ABP tool and champion and support the use of the tool within your partner Routes/ Regions; as their first point of contact you will understand how they plan their work and how the ABP tool supports them to create their best maintenance plan. We are continually evolving the tool to meet the needs of our customers and the wider Network Rail business, and you will play a leading part in delivering these iterative and step changes as part of successful business change ' engaging with our Routes and other relevant stakeholder to ensure successful and positive improvements.

We're currently recruiting this role on a fixed term/ secondment basis to provide maternity cover for an existing member of our team.

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Network Rail welcomes applications 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, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factors. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail. Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to '3333 (to a maximum amount of '2,500).

Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: '42,336 - '47,628.

As an arm's length department of the UK Government, Network Rail is required to comply with a well-established pre-employment vetting process for all prospective employees.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) checks require prospective employees of Network Rail to meet the following requirements;

For more information regarding BPSS pre-employment related checks, please visit the UK Government website for further information - UK Government - BPSS Checks

Closing date: 24 May 2019, late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes

It is a requirement of the role to live within 90 minutes commuting time of The Quadrant Milton Keynes.

This vacancy is for a fixed term opportunity for one year.

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