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 real team effort; One that calls for the collaboration of the industry's finest professionals. We've created a supportive, sharing, respectful and diverse culture ' because shared expertise and new perspectives make us stronger. Together, we're making a railway fit for the future. And as the network continues to grow, you'll grow along with us.
Maintaining the rail network is a huge job. Our Works Delivery teams are up to the challenge. Across everything from signalling and track to electrification, they keep the network and its assets working safely and reliably. With clear, supportive and engaging management, they are at the heart of our vision for engineering and operating excellence.
Directing a team to deliver maintenance and project works, you will be a hands-on champion of organisation, quality, performance and ' in everything you do ' safety.
In this key role, you will manage and direct a Works Delivery team to deliver a range of maintenance and project works, including inspections and renewals. Driving the achievement of business goals and performance measures, you will champion the very highest standards. In particular, you will be responsible for the safety of everyone on site ' a responsibility you'll take extremely seriously.
You'll play a hands-on role ' engaging the team, developing individuals and checking the quality of work. You'll manage the preparation of work specifications and plans, and the deployment of resources. What's more, you'll identify and implement improvement initiatives spanning everything from safety and asset performance, through to reliability, productivity and efficiency.
This role involves days, nights and weekend working, and is a safety critical role so subject to drug and alcohol testing and passing of the relevant medical assessment.
This role is for a 6 month fixed term contract
Closing date: 21st October 2016
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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