Traincrew Manager

Employer: DB Regio Tyne and Wear Ltd.
Salary: Circa £45K (as well as competitive salaries we offer attractive benefits including an employee travel pass and a final salary pension scheme).
Location: Tyne and Wear
Closing date: 16th April 2010
Position advertised by: DB Regio Tyne and Wear Ltd.

We are DB Regio Tyne and Wear Ltd.

It’s an exciting time to join us. We have been appointed by Nexus to operate the Tyne and Wear Metro Concession from 1 April 2010. As such we are looking for solution led, customer focused individuals who can help us achieve our objectives.

Traincrew Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Traincrew Manager to join our team based in Tyne and Wear. This individual will be responsible for managing the Metro driver team and will be part of the Operations team. Reporting to the Operations Director, the successful candidate will ensure that the driver team is managed effectively in the most economical and safe manner in order to meet Metro performance targets. This individual will be responsible for proactive management of the team. Both attention to detail and accuracy skills are prerequisites for this position. Excellent communication skills are required, as this individual will liaise with various stakeholders. The individual will need to have excellent interacting and influencing skills. A working knowledge of the Railway Group Operational Standards or equivalent and the Traincrew agreements is required, as is experience of Traincrew negotiations. The successful candidate will have strong leadership and organisational skills, including the prioritisation of workloads and will be able to work effectively under pressure. Strong IT skills are also essential.

From 1 April 2010 DB Regio Tyne and Wear Ltd will operate Metro trains and stations on behalf of Nexus. We value diversity and our aspiration is to reflect this diversity in our workforce. We would particularly welcome application from under-represented groups including ethnic minorities and women. DB Regio Tyne and Wear Ltd operates no smoking and drug and alcohol misuse policies. 

To request an application form please email: recruitment@dbregiotyneandwear.co.uk

 

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