Workforce Development Specialist (O&CS)

Job Type:Full Time


Basingstoke, GB

Department Name

Route Services

About Network Rail

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Brief Description

Do you have Signalling experience?

Could you use that knowledge to develop others?

As a Workforce Development Specialist (Signalling), you will measurably improve the proficiency and focus of Network Rail's frontline maintenance signalling workforce through inspirational, value for money delivery of technical, safety & vocational training interventions, when & where needed, in accordance with the annual training plan, adjusted for the needs of the relevant business function. Support the design and development of NR training programmes. Assess the proficiency and capability of employees and the impact on the business of the delivered training in order to improve safety, performance, engagement, and esteem.

It is essential for this role that you have experience working in Railways and have experience in Signalling.

This role is based in Basingstoke

About the role (External)

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


  • Excellent communications skills (written and verbal)

  • Thorough knowledge of the technical, safety or vocational capability relevant to the discipline of the role (Signal Engineering competences)

  • Knowledge and experience of (Signal Engineering Functions)

  • Detailed level of experience and up to date competences on Sentinel

  • Ability to affect a culture change

  • Ability to motivate and inspire

  • Ability to demonstrate the management capabilities of developing, thinking, achieving and inspiring

Willingness to travel is required for this role.

How to apply (External)

Salary: £40,107 - £45,120 plus £5000 Marker supplement

Closing date: 29-May-2020. Late applications will not be accepted.

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