Section Administrator - Sandwell & Dudley Depot

Location:West Midlands
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.

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. All of this is underpinned by rosters, records, systems and databases - the materials and mechanisms that bring order and efficiency to challenging complexity. Dedicated administrative and support teams make it all work.

Brief Description

The administrative support you bring will make all kinds of important work progress smoothly. From maintenance to improvement work, you'll keep the systems, rosters and databases accurate.

About the role

You'll be accountable for providing accurate, efficient and effective administrative support. It's a core role with a range of responsibilities - from administering rosters and timesheets, to updating databases and records, and setting up filing systems. We'll also look to you for general office administration, to keep everything running smoothly. Whether you're working on instruction from your line manager, or using your own initiative, you'll be conscientious and supportive of others.

Essential Criteria

    Experience of clerical support and office management

      Highly organised, and an excellent manager of your own time

        Good knowledge of IT systems, including Microsoft Office

          Confident working on your own initiative

            Excellent communication skills

            Desirable Criteria

              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.

              A career with Network Rail is a journey. We'll do everything we can to make it a great one. That means plenty of support for personal and professional development. It also means a great range of benefits. Working with us, you'll enjoy 28 days holiday, access to a range of contributory pension schemes, and the potential to top up your competitive salary with a bonus. We can offer you a season ticket loan, annual season tickets are discounted. What's more, you can take advantage of childcare vouchers, discounted cycle hire and more. Discover more at www.networkrailcareers.com/benefits

              Salary: Circa £19,000 Per Annum.

              Closing date: 17/12/2019, late applications will not be accepted.

              How to apply: Please click 'apply now' to apply.

              We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

              Network Rail welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates 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, membership or non-membership of trade union, social class or any other irrelevant factor. We are committed to interviewing all applicants who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria advertised. We are two ticks accredited and we continue to strive to create a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.