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.

 

We are currently specifically looking for Operations Managers in the following areas;

Greater Anglia

London & South

Midlands

Scotland - Central Belt

South Wales


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

Commercial Engineering Manager

This exciting new role is embedded within our commercial team and has a unique responsibility for managing the engineering aspects of delivery of ROG’s services. The role interfaces with all aspects of our business, customers and suppliers. The successful applicant must be a HNC/HND qualified engineer living in the Derby area and have a proven track record of delivery at a tactical level within the industry. The post attracts a competitive salary, pension and healthcare package.

 

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 Compliance & Training Manager

Reporting to the Head of Safety, the Operations Compliance & Training Manager will support Rail Operations Group in ensuring that all operations are conducted safely, and any risks are identified. This role will be responsible for implementing and maintaining a competence regime to ensure that ROG maintains a suitable traction and route training as a business to facilitate commercial requirements. You would be required to ensure that the competence of ROG staff and nominated customers is assured through robust training needs analysis, training course development and delivery, route, competence and ongoing operational assessment regimes.

Key Requirements

  • Educated to GCSE level in Mathematics, English & Science
  • L1 A12/D32 Assessor Qualification
  • Training Experience
  • High level IT literacy
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Minimum, of 5 years railway experience

This role offers a competitive salary, pension and healthcare package.

 

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 

Planning Delivery Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Planning & Resources team as the Planning Delivery Manager. The role, reporting directly to the Head of Planning & Resources will play a critical function in ensuring the production of the most efficient and cost-effective plan that meets our customers requirements. The position will play a critical role in linking internal stakeholders who input into the plan whilst additionally inputting into the development of future commercial flows. The role will additionally act as deputy to the Head of Planning & Resources.

Key Deliverables

  • Own and manage the weekly plan and its transition into delivery, pro-actively managing any short notice change requests to the plan.
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to ensure the most viable, cost effective and efficient plan is developed ensuring that ROG consistently meets customers’ requirements.
  • Allocate Traction & Rolling Stock.
  • Actively manage the input of future commercial work onto the long-term plan working with internal stakeholders and customers to understand and develop requirements.  
  • Work with engineering to input into fleet maintenance plan.
  • Input into future resource and commercial planning meetings.
  • Provide timed bid (both WTT and STP) support to Planning & Resources team in order to meet business needs undertaking training to support this if required.
  • Act as deputy to Head of Planning & Resources.
  • Attend industry meetings as required. 

This role offers a competitive salary, pension and healthcare package.

 

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 Planner

 

Rail Operations Group is the most innovative and fastest growing company within the railway industry. As part of its continuing crusade to re-engineer train service delivery and improve even further its enviable performance and delivery record, the company is looking to strengthen its Planning and Resources team with experienced train planners.

 

Reporting to the Head of Planning & Resources the successful applicants will work within a wider planning team to produce a weekly Train Plan, liaising with industry contacts as necessary. Your emphasis will be on producing a plan that maximises profitability for Rail Operations Group whilst meeting customer requirements.

 

To succeed in this role, you will be flexible in your approach to problem solving and adept at manipulating train paths, locomotive and staff plans to meet the needs of our ever-growing customer base. You will also have detailed geographical rail knowledge and a good grounding in train planning principles through exposure to train pathing, bidding, locomotive and/or crew diagramming or resource deployment. You will also have good IT skills including the use of Train Planning software such as Attune and TPS.

 

This role offers a competitive salary, pension and healthcare package.

 

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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