Shift Signaller Manager

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time


London, GB

Department Name

OD Feltham Signallers (103345) G1

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.

Our state-of-the-art Signalling Centres are the nerve centres for rail operations nationwide. Dedicated teams use sophisticated technology to monitor and control train movements. This is where the operation of passenger and freight services is managed.And thanks to strong leadership, it's where the very highest standards of safety and train performance come together.

Brief Description

Signalling is key to keeping Britain moving efficiently. And you'll be key to efficient signalling. You'll manage and coordinate the Signalling Centre and its staff, and keep traffic on the network flowing safely.

About the role (External)

Managing the operation of the Signalling Centre and Signalling staff on a shift basis, you will take care to ensure adherence to the very highest operating standards and procedures. Directing and co-ordinating Signallers' activities, you will see that they control equipment in a safe and efficient way. They will look to you for guidance on important regulations, while other staff, train and freight operating companies, and contractors will all rely on you to provide operating and train service information.

As well as administering safety briefings, you'll personally investigate and report on any operational incidents. In the event of works on signals, you'll make sure engineering procedures are adhered to, so that trains keep running safely. Put simply, you'll be integral to train performance.

Essential Criteria

    Signalling experience and/or relevant qualifications

      Previous experience with staff management, or ready to progress into a people management position

        A commitment to safety, business and performance improvement

          Willing and able to work shifts

            Good people skills

              Meet the required benchmark for application screening questions

              Desirable Criteria

                Formal management qualification e.g. HND Management Studies

                  Formal safety qualification e.g. NEBOSH Certificate or Audit qualification

                    Full UK driving licence

                    This role involves days, nights and weekend working, and is a safety critical role so subject to drug and alcohol testing and passing of the relevant medical assessment.

                    How to apply (External)

                    Salary: £46,569

                    Closing date: June 5th 2020

                    How to apply: Please click 'apply now' to login and submit your CV online.

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

                    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 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 Disability Confident accredited and we continue to strive to create a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.