Access Co-ordinator

Location:Suffolk
Job Type:Full Time

About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. We're making rail safer, more reliable and more efficient than ever before. It's a real team effort. One which calls for the collaboration of the industry's finest professionals. We've created a supportive, sharing, respectful and diverse culture.Because shared expertise and new perspectives make us stronger. Together, we're making a railway fit for the future. And as the network continues to grow, you'll grow along with us.

Route Businesses plans, operates and maintains the railway day-to-day. Our business units - 'routes' - work closely with our customers and are accountable for improving customer service, safety and performance, as well as providing a value for money railway.

Brief Description

The purpose of this job is to arrange track access to support efficient delivery of maintenance and third party works in accordance with planning timescales.

About the role

You'll produce and maintain the Delivery Unit Possession Plan as well as optimising the use of the possessions and isolations.

Key Accountabilities

1.Manage the application of all access and isolation requests for the Delivery Unit

2.Produce and manage the Delivery Unit Period Possession Plan

3.Optimise the use of possessions and isolations

4.Submit possessions and Temporary Speed Restriction requests using the Possession Planning System (PPS)

5.Manage the possession change control process

6.Process isolation requests and pass to the Isolation Planner

Essential Criteria

    Good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills

      Good geographical knowledge

        Knowledge of operational railway environment

        Desirable Criteria

          Knowledge of access planning processes and systems

            Detailed knowledge of relevant standards and procedures

              Knowledge of operational railway environment

              How to apply

              Network Rail adheres to pre-employment Baseline Personal Security Standard (BPSS), this is government standard for pre -employment vetting. BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting requires Network Rail to screen a potential employee's unspent criminal convictions and undertake 3 year career checks. Employment at Network Rail is subject to employees meeting the BPSS government standard pre-employment vetting.

              Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

              Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail.Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

              Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to £3000 (to a maximum amount of £2,250).

              Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

              Salary: £26,000 - £28,000

              Closing date: 12th November 2019, late applications will not be accepted.We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

              This vacancy is for a fixed term opportunity.