Section Administrator [Signalling]

Location:Cumbria
Job Type:Full Time

Location

Carlisle, GB

Department Name

North West & Central Region

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 (External)

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 (External)

              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.

              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.

              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 benefitsincluding 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 £3000 (to a maximum amount of £2,250).

              Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

              Salary: circa £22,000

              Closing date:02 April 2020, late applications will not be accepted.We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.