Section Planner, Administrator [Overhead Line Equipment] - Bletchley Depot

Location:Milton Keynes
Job Type:Full Time

About Network Rail

Network Rail is revitalising Britain's railway on behalf of the passengers, freight customers and communities who rely upon us. We're building a safer, more reliable and more efficient railway than ever before and to do that we have a supportive, sharing, respectful and diverse culture where talented people are empowered to make the right decisions for our customers. Together, we're making a railway fit for the future. And as the network continues to grow, you'll grow along with us.

We are transforming the network with a huge range of ambitious and ground-breaking projects. We're harnessing the latest technology and innovative thinking to create and maintain the railway of the future - safe, reliable, efficient and impressive. We keep commuters and freight moving in the right direction - Forwards, and that means we help keep the economy moving, too.

Brief Description

Combining exceptional organisational skills and a winning way with people, you'll produce all kinds of detailed plans. You'll help to ensure a section of the network benefits from efficient and effective works.

About the role

You'll be responsible for developing detailed, fully resourced work plans for an Infrastructure Maintenance team. You'll also provide accurate and effective general administrative support to the Section Manager and his people. We'll look to you to optimise all agreed work activities for a Section. Put simply, you'll produce plans that help us do the best job possible with the teams and times available.

It's a varied role that will see you producing everything from Safe System of Work plans through to draft quarterly plans. In addition, you'll set up and maintain a range of systems, databases and records. What's more, you'll personally manage weekly Plan-Do-Review meetings.

Essential Criteria

    Proven skills in work plan production and resource optimisation

      Knowledge of access and possession processes and systems

        Familiar with Safe System of Work Planning processes and systems

          Highly organised, excellent time management

            Experience of clerical support and office management

              A skilled communicator with good people skills

                Core Planning Skills Level 2

                Desirable Criteria

                  Knowledge of operational railway environment

                  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: £xx,xxx - £xx,xxx

                  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 £24,000 Per Annum.

                  Closing date: 17/12/2019. Late applications will not be accepted.We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.