Senior Programme Manager

Network Rail
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  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: IRC2150539

About Network Rail:

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From Crossrail ' Europe's largest civil engineering project ' to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.

Here at Network Rail, we believe that investing in our people is key to improving the safety, reliability and efficiency of the railway. This in turn, means that we can serve the needs of our customers and the travelling public.

Network Rail Training Services (TS) are committed to this goal. We seek to build an environment where every individual is able to succeed and is encouraged to reach their full potential, helping the company to become a natural choice for talented people to join. Providing a full training and development service that is aligned to our customer's objectives and priorities for the successful development of their team's capabilities and competences.

We deliver a wide range of learning solutions from technical and vocational skills, through to professional development, safety, leadership, new entrant programmes and higher education designed and developed to enable continuous improvement of safety and business performance across the business. Everything we do is to support Network Rail's safety culture of getting everyone home safe every day.

With our own state of the art training and development centres the majority of the training being delivered by former maintenance and operations staff; who truly understand the technical aspects of a task and the vital safety behaviours needed to get our people home safe every day.

Job Purpose:

As a Senior Programme Manager, you will develop and deliver a programme of work in a safe and environmentally responsible manner to cost, time and quality in line with Company Standards procedures and the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP) and corporate governance.

Key Accountabilities:

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

At Network Rail we encourage our staff to work flexibly as we recognise our busy lives don't always fit around our jobs. We would welcome any applications from those wishing to carry out this role in a flexible way ie part time job share, compressed hours work pattern etc.

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 (to a maximum subsidy of '2,500).

Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: '77,414 - '87,091

Network Rail is required to comply with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a basic criminal record check. In addition to the basic criminal record check, in accordance with the UK Government we are also required to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment history.

Closing date: 24-MAY-19. Late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

Please clearly show in your application how your skills and experience match the requirements of this role.

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

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 factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

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