Location: London (New Cross Gate Depot)
Closing date: 6th July 2012
Position advertised by: LOROL
We are London Overground Rail Operations Limited (LOROL).
It’s an exciting time to join us! We are working to regenerate, expand and enhance the London Overground network driving the vision for integrated travel across London. Our purpose is to transform our railway, connecting communities across London and we are committed to delivering top quality customer service. We are looking for pro-active, customer focused individuals that have a strong focus on operational safety who LOROL can help inspire to be the best they can be.
ABOUT THE ROLE
We currently have a vacancy for a Driver Manager based at our New Cross Gate Depot. This individual will be able to lead drivers in ensuring operational safety, carry out fitness and competence assessments of drivers and ensure that drivers are utilised in the most effective and economic manner possible so as to ensure the reliable operation of the train plan, contribute to improving train performance and achieve customer satisfaction targets.
The post holder should have strong interpersonal skills supported by a good knowledge of traction & train crew matters, including conditions of service, rostering practices, disciplinary and bargaining procedures.
The ideal candidate will seek to improve levels of driver performance in relation to safety and will have a motivational approach in relation to their driver team, always striving to improve employee engagement.lStaff.co.uk
The successful candidate will need to
- Have excellent communication skills
- Have a strong customer service focus
- Have a flexible, ‘can do’ approach
- Work well in a team environment
- Be able to remain calm under pressure
- Be competent in rules and regulations
- Have a good knowledge of traction instructions
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Basic salary of £52,887
We offer generous travel benefits and a final salary pension scheme.
To apply please visit www.lorol.co.uk and complete the online application form ensuring you attach your CV.
Closing date 6th July 2012
LOROL is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications especially from women and black, asian and minority ethnic groups who are currently under represented.