Careers with Rail Operations Group

Rail Operations Group is the UK’s only train operating company dedicated to operating trains on behalf of the rolling stock engineering, train manufacturing, and leasing sectors. We also operate trains on behalf of the train operating community. Our train operation is dynamic, expanding and traverses the entire UK rail network. We operate a vast range of traction and rolling stock.

Operations Standards Manager

This Derby HQ based full-time position is a very different role from the traditional Operational Standards Management norm. The successful applicant must have experience in a wide range of operational skills encompassing computer-based CMS and route retention systems, operational risk reduction, CSM principles, technical authorship and procedure management. Working alongside our SQE Manager this post is instrumental in keeping ROG at the absolute forefront of operational risk management and control both on and off the national network. The role is full-time and attracts an excellent remuneration package, complete with company pension scheme and private health insurance.

We’re looking for professionals to drive our trains

The people who drive our trains are Operations Managers (OMs). OMs are part of ROG’s management team who, on occasions, undertake other managerial responsibilities. This dynamic and somewhat demanding role is rewarded with a salary of £70k p/a.


The ideal candidate for this role will be highly motivated to learn new things and become involved in new and exciting projects, be willing to respond real-time to changes to our train plans, undertake certain managerial duties, take responsibility for the real-time engagement with customers and become a true ambassador for one of the most respected and professional companies in the UK rail industry.


If you believe you have what it takes to undertake this role, we need to hear from you.

 

Please drop an e-mail along with a résumé or current CV detailing your experience to

careers@railopsgroup.co.uk

Operations Controllers

We are seeking applications for Operations Controllers (OCs) to join our team at Wyvern House in Derby.

 

Our OCs are responsible for making real-time and forward plan decisions for the smooth running of our services, communicating with our team and our customers.

 

The successful candidates will manage the day-to-day train running of Rail Operations Group services, bidding for train paths through the STP process as well as organising last minute alterations to the train plan and roster. You will also be required to communicate these alterations to our customers and provide them with the level of service that they expect from the UK’s most innovative train operating company.


It is essential that:
• You display good numeracy and literary skills
• Demonstrable experience within the transport industry, ideally in rail operations
• Previous experience of dealing with customers directly
• Confident with a proactive attitude and attention to detail
• Excellent communication skills and awareness of passing safety-critical messages
• Able to stay focussed under pressure and manage workload accordingly
• Flexible approach to shift working


It is desirable that:
• You have knowledge of railway planning and the processes around it
• You have a good UK railway geographical knowledge
• You have a valid UK driving licence

 

If you are a professional, self-motivated and safety conscious individual, with previous transport control experience, then we would like to hear from you.

 


Please drop an e-mail along with a résumé or current CV detailing your experience to
careers@railopsgroup.co.uk

 

Ground Staff and Shunting 

The people who shunt our trains and organise our depot/yard movements are Operations Supervisors (OSs). OSs are part of ROG’s management team who, on occasions, undertake other managerial responsibilities. This dynamic role is rewarded with a salary of £27k p/a.

 

For us this role is a perfect stepping stone for the right candidate who wants to become one of our Operations Managers.

 

The ideal candidate for this role will be highly motivated to learn new things and become involved in new and exciting projects, be willing to respond real-time to changes to our train plans, undertake certain managerial duties, take responsibility for the real-time engagement with customers and become a true ambassador for one of the most respected and professional companies in the UK rail industry.

 

If you believe you have what it takes to undertake this role, we need to hear from you.

 

Please drop an e-mail along with a résumé or current CV detailing your experience to
careers@railopsgroup.co.uk

Train Planning & Resources Manager - Derby

An enthusiastic and self-motivated individual is sought to lead ROG’s Train Planning & Resources function. The successful applicant must be an excellent all-round communicator and have detailed knowledge and experience of resource deployment, together with detailed understanding of train planning rules and the Network Code. Your key role will be to manage the strategic plan for train crew by taking commercial requirements and delivering a cost-effective resource plan. In parallel you will also take the lead for the delivery of a robust timetable, resolving disputes and managing the timetabling relationship with Network Rail. You will also manage a team of Train Planners conducting ‘one to ones’ and appraisals as appropriate. The role is based in our Derby HQ and forms the business-critical link between Commercial and Operational Delivery. The role is full-time and attracts an excellent remuneration package, complete with pension scheme and private health insurance.

 

If you believe you have what it takes to undertake this role, we need to hear from you.

 

Please drop an e-mail along with a résumé or current CV detailing your experience to
careers@railopsgroup.co.uk

Performance Regimes Manager - Derby

Rail Operations Group is looking to appoint a Performance Regimes Manager as part of its continuing business growth. The key focus of the role is to measure and manage the various elements of the performance regime with particular emphasis on track access billing, service variation & claims and delay attribution. Working with Commercial colleagues you will ensure delays are correctly attributed and allocated by flow. The position will also analyse real time performance and have regular liaison with Network Rail, Customers and Suppliers in order to improve still further the product we deliver. Applicants must have previous performance regime management experience and a very keen eye for detail. The role is based in our Derby HQ is full-time and attracts an excellent remuneration package, complete with pension scheme and private health insurance.

 

If you believe you have what it takes to undertake this role, we need to hear from you.

 

Please drop an e-mail along with a résumé or current CV detailing your experience to
careers@railopsgroup.co.uk

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