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.

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

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

Operations Controller

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

 

Current Vacancies 

Professional Train Drivers  South-East

Due to ROG’s continued expansion, we are looking for more people to drive our trains in and around the south-east. If you are an experienced, motivated and highly competent professional train driver and you’d like to join our highly specialised and talented team of Operations Managers, we want to hear from you.

Train Planners - Derby

Due to ROG’s continued expansion, we are looking for more people to work in our train planning section. You need to be experienced in the use of train planning software and possess comprehensive knowledge of train planning rules and arrangements. You will be located in our HQ located on Derby station.

How to apply

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

Please make it clear which role you are applying for.

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