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About Network Rail
About Network Rail & The Function
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.
The Network Services Directorate incorporates key national functions affecting all regions and routes including our National Operations Centre and Freight and National Passenger Operators team. Its purpose is to provide leadership and oversight for national operational performance, network-wide initiatives, programmes and strategic capability. Network Services promotes the importance of the railway operating as a national network, driving up performance and delivering improvements for passengers and freight users.
Network Services will offer specialist and unique services across the network to enable and support our regions in improving the railway for all. We will collaborate with customers to develop, design and deliver national technology programmes which aim to provide innovation and technology advancement to our network, which in turn will make us more efficient and effective.
About the role
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who will be able to assist with the sponsorship and delivery of a portfolio consisting of Network Rail enhancement schemes.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to travel to some of our fantastic office locations across England, Wales and Scotland on a regular basis to meet with your clients / stakeholders. This role can be based in several locations, such as Milton Keynes, Manchester, London, York, Swindon and Cardiff.
Excellent communication skills will be key as you will need to develop and maintain relationships with your customers and stakeholders whilst supporting their interests. You will also be working with these partners closely to identify new opportunities for them to invest in the network.
About the role
What does the day to day look like?
Day to day you will beassisting and managing the development and sponsorship of proposals for station enhancements, in-particular new stations and station accessibility schemes
This will involve providing support and advice to our colleagues in Network Rails' Regions as well as external stakeholders / deliverer's making sure the development and delivery of schemes are kept on track willbe key, alongside undertaking reporting on the progression of schemes against agreed budgets, delivery plans and work programmes, challenge and intervene as required with the delivery partners to achieve this.
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What essential skills and experiences are required?
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How to apply
What can we offer you?
Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: £32,740 - £36,832
We're proud to offer a range of pension schemes to our employees that provide flexibility and choice.
Most new employees are eligible to join either the NRDC defined contribution scheme, the NR CARE Scheme or our career average scheme - a type of defined benefit arrangement.
After five years' continuous company service, employees are eligible to join the defined benefit Network Rail section of the Railways Pension Scheme.
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 factors. 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.
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As an arm's length department of the UK Government, Network Rail is required to comply with a well-established pre-employment vetting process for all prospective employees.
Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) checks require prospective employees of Network Rail to meet the following requirements;
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Closing date: 31st December 2019, late applications will not be accepted.