Analysis & Risk Manager

Last updated 12 days ago
Location:West Midlands
Job Type:Full Time


Birmingham, GB

Department Name

SC HR Business Partner - NW&C (109004) G5

About Network Rail

We at Network Rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britain's best employers and believe this starts with placing the candidate at the heart of everything we do!

Our ambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives us every day and we're empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. We actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing.

We're passionate about great service and we ask ourselves, what can we do to put our passengers and freight users at the centre of everything we do? With this in mind, we pull together as one industry because we care about people and teamwork is key. For more information about Network Rail click here.

Brief Description

This is an exciting time to join Network Rail in a time of transition with the Putting Passengers First programme. This plan is to provide the best possible service for passengers and freight users, to deliver the promises we've made for Control Period Six (CP6), and to improve the way we work together and with the industry.

You will be part of the NW&C Region which consist of three routes:

  • North West Route, covering Manchester, Liverpool, Lancashire and Cumbria.
  • Central Route, covering the West Midlands and Chiltern areas.
  • West Coast Mainline South Route*, covering the West Coast main line south of Crewe to London Euston.

We are looking for hardworking people from all backgrounds to join our journey and move us forward by having an exciting career, the right lifestyle balance and great benefits in a caring environment. We value the commitments you may have outside of work and will consider flexible working applications. If we can make it work - we will!

To develop and deliver the train performance strategy through accurate performance data capture, analysis and intelligence. To manage the process whereby all business change is performance risk assessed, leading the business through risk management processes. To develop Network Rail's understanding of performance and related industry outputs through data and intelligence

    Manage the performance analysis team to deliver high quality and innovative performance analysis, reports and projects to support performance management within the business.
    • Identify and integrate new datasets that can be leveraged for performance improvement and work closely across the industry to strategise and execute the development of projects.

      Manage the production of all performance reports and associated management information relating to performance. Interpret, summarise and communicate data and various analytical outputs / solutions to both technical and non-technical audiences at all levels across the business.

        Proactively review and analyse performance data to highlight trends and areas of concern and provide recommendations for improvement.

          Develop and maintain the Regional performance risk process

            Establish and support a clear framework for the induction, training and development of relevant performance analysis teams across the region.

            About the role (External)

            What You'll Need:

            • The ability to successfully lead a team of people
            • Well structured and highly organised and able to plan and deliver to tight timescales
            • Able to engage with people from a variety of different backgrounds and interpersonal levels
            • Detailed understanding of risk management
            • Knowledge of the railway operating environment - Expert knowledge of the use of railway data to analyse and understand train operations and performance

              Experience with data visualisation tools used to deploy advanced techniques, such as Tableau, Power BI etc

              How to apply (External)

              What can we offer you?

              Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: £42256 - 46288. We also have a range of generous benefits. Learn more at:


              Network Rail encourages 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 relevant 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

              Closing date: 20 September 2020

              We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.