Planning Specialist (Access) - 12 Month Secondment Opportunity

Network Rail
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  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: IRC2151780

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

The London North Eastern and East Midlands Route (LNE&EM) runs from the Scottish Borders to London Kings Cross / St Pancras, connecting major towns and cities in the North, North East and Midlands.

Our route covers key lines for commuter, cross-country and long-distance travel both north-south and east-west for both passenger and freight services.

Passenger numbers are growing rapidly across the route and are expected to increase by 30 per cent by 2023. Ongoing work in the route to boost network capacity includes junction improvements, additional track, and train lengthening schemes, all as part of the national Railway Upgrade Plan.

Your role as Planning Specialist (Access) will involve optimisation and integration of access into the plan.

As Planning Specialist (Access) you will integrate all access and TSR requests for a designated element of the Area plan.

Other key responsibilities

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications

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

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 benefitsincluding 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 '3,333 (to a maximum amount of '2,500).

Network Rail adheres to the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS). This is a government standard for pre-employment vetting. All prospective employees will undergo the required checks to meet this standard before joining the company.

Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: '32,256 - '36,288

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

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