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Timetable Delivery Manager

Job Title: Timetable Delivery Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Industry:
IT
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: VT015
Job Published: February 21, 2019 12:38

Job Description

Timetable Delivery Manager
Job Title : Timetable Planning Manager Location : Birmingham City Centre
Salary : £Negotiable Close Date : 26-Feb-2019
Employment Type : Permanent Full or Part time : Full Time
Virgin Trains is recruiting a Timetable Delivery Manager to lead the team responsible for the delivery of Short-Term Planning timetables and to co-ordinate (internally and externally) our delivery of engineering work timetables and operations.
 
This is a new role, and an important one, reflecting a need to strengthen our delivery in this area for the benefit of our customers and stakeholders, against a backdrop of continued railway renewal and enhancement. It will offer you the chance to develop your leadership and management skills and build relationships with our industry partners.
 
Our Train Planning team is based in Birmingham and are at the heart of Virgin Trains. They are responsible for producing our timetable and planning our response to engineering work. Train Planning mostly happens 'behind the scenes', but it is essential to ensure that Virgin Trains remains one of the most successful and customer-focused railway companies in the UK.
 
Ideal candidates will have previous leadership, line management, and rail industry planning experience and a desire to be part of the Virgin Trains team. You will be an excellent co-ordinator and communicator able to bring people and teams together, and you will need to remain calm under pressure, as you will be leading a team who require to meet demanding deadlines with work of the highest quality. You will also have excellent knowledge of train planning processes, UK rail geography, and operational planning and office IT systems (including Voyager Plan and Microsoft Office).
 
At Virgin Trains, we value the differences that make each of us unique! Virgin Trains prides itself on employing people from diverse backgrounds, race, religion, age, gender and sexual orientation. Everyone who joins Virgin Trains becomes part of our #VirginFamily. We're committed to ensuring that Virgin Trains is inclusive, a place where people are encouraged to be who they really are, not a corporate version of themselves. A place where differences are welcomed, recognised, accepted and put to good use!
 
If you are insatiably curious about this role then be daringly bold and put in an application!
 
Please upload your CV as part of your application