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 London & Greater Anglia areas. 


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

Regional Service Delivery Manager (RSDM) 

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 appoint a Regional Service Delivery Manager (RSDM) -  responsible for services and staff in the North & East of the country.

The RSDM has ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the services under their control are delivered in accordance with customer expectations and within contracted terms. This includes service implementation, reliability, punctuality, quality and safety. Continual improvement is paramount to this role both in terms of service efficiency and operating cost.

Delivery is at the very core of ROG’s ethos and this role centres around making this happen seamlessly, time after time. You will work closely with commercial colleagues and live and breathe the role whilst acting as ROG’s eyes and ears on the ground. The role holds line management responsibility for traincrews (Operations Managers & Supervisors) and interfaces at all levels with the support functions of this vibrant business.

The role attracts a very competitive salary and benefits package, car allowance and pension.

Applicants qualification and experience requirements include:

• proven and effective leadership skills

• significant experience working within UK train operations

• significant experience of working at senior management level

• reasonable commercial understanding of UK train operations

• high levels of technical train operating knowledge

• reasonable technical knowledge of T&RS

• significant geographical knowledge of UK train operations

Applications and accompanying Curriculum Vitae should be made via the Careers e-mail address careers@railopsgroup.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 7th April 2019

 

Head of Train Planning & Resources 

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 appoint a Head of Train Planning & Resources.

 

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with excellent all-round communication skills. You will also possess proven leadership skills, together with a detailed understanding of train planning rules and diagramming & rostering techniques. You will deliver a cost-effective train plan that addresses the short-term needs of the business, together with a longer-term strategic 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 at our Derby HQ and forms the business-critical link between Commercial, Business Implementation and Service Delivery. Whilst the role will involve a small amount of travel, most of your time will be HQ based where you will drive improvements to the wider planning process.

 

The role is full-time and attracts an excellent remuneration package, complete with pension scheme and private health insurance.

 

Applications and accompanying Curriculum Vitae should be made via the Careers e-mail address on our website.

 

Closing date for applications is 7th April 2019.

Duty Control Manager

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 delivery record, the company is looking to recruit a Duty Control Manager to join its control team in Derby.  The ideal candidate for this role will be highly motivated to learn new things, become involved in new and exciting projects and take responsibility for the real-time engagements with customers and train crew.

The purpose of the role is to ensure that Rail Operations has a Control function and operates at the highest possible level ensuring seamless delivery of the train plan.

 

Applicants qualifications and experience requirements include:

•          Geographical knowledge of UK train operations

•          Educated to GCSE level in Mathematics, English and Science

•          Proven interpersonal skills and delivery through teams

•          Analytical and problem-solving skills

•          Experience within railway operations – preferably within a Railway Control environment   

 

Applications and accompanying Curriculum Vitae should be made via the Careers e-mail address on our website.

 

Closing date for applications is 7th April 2019.

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