Delivery Assistant (Road Fleet)- James Forbes House [12 month opportunity]

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain's railway. From Crossrail - Europe's largest civil engineering project - to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.

Brief Description

Undertake the day to day activities to enable the defined road vehicles to be operated in a safe and compliant manner in relation to legislative, manufacturer and NR standards. Undertake the day to day activities supporting the drivers in relation to road fleet vehicles.

About the role

Key Accountabilities

1.Support the delivery of the required day to day operations of Network Rail's Road Fleet Management activities, arranging of the taxing of vehicles and checking driving licences.

2.Responsible for updating the motor insurance database, processing the notices of prosecution, penalty charges relating to parking and appeals.

3.Responding to queries relating to the Vehicle Telematics System (VTS), and supporting compliance with data protection and process in relation to vehicle location, maintenance and operating centres.

4.Processing any invoices, attending meetings, taking minutes and provide support to the contract management of relevant contracts that support the road fleet team.

5.Supporting the compliance of the HGV Operator's Licence by resolving queries, processing newspaper advertisements for variation or approval of operating centres and supporting Network Rail's drivers in achieving their required level of training each year.

6.Establish effective relationships with customers and suppliers.

7.Provide data and reporting as required on both vehicles and drivers .

8. Assist in identification and implementation of quality and efficiency improvement initiatives.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


    Knowledge of road fleet management

      Knowledge of fleet day to day operations .

        Excellent numerical and analytical skills.

          Knowledge of relevant railway geography

            Able to work under pressure with a continuous focus on delivery

              Good communication skills

              Ability to demonstrate a customer focused approach

              How to apply

              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. We positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

              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 £3,333 (to a maximum amount of £2,500).

              We adhere to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range:£27,000 - £30,000

              Network Rail is required to comply with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a basic criminal record check. In addition to the basic criminal record check, in accordance with the UK Government we are also required to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment history.

              Closing date: 13th December 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 for 12 months