Delivery Assistant

Location:Reading
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 big challenge, and every talented individual in every different team takes responsibility for doing their bit. We're all accountable for making the best of every duty. Of course, we're also accountable for helping each other thrive. 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.

Maintaining and improving the rail network is complex work. It involves thousands of people in hundreds of roles, carrying out an extraordinary range of duties. With clear and safe work plans to follow, and all the resources they need, they bring an efficient, effective, safe and compliant approach to their work. This means customers nationwide benefit from a railway that is safer and more reliable than ever. And that brings us closer, quicker, to the railway of the future.

Brief Description

As a Delivery Assistant, you will manage all aspects of pre-possession delivery and associated planned NDS activities, enabling Route Businesses to deliver work safely and efficiently with minimal disruption to train services.

About the role

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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).

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.

Salary: Circa £25,000

Closing date: 16/12/2019. Late applications will not be accepted.We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.