Operations Controller (CO3)

Last updated 6 hours ago
Location:Merseyside
Job Type:Full Time

£21,262 per annum to £25,014 per annum.
35 hours a week.

At Northern, we’re creating a brand-new future not just for our organisation, but one that will transform the way we all think about rail travel and if you’re forward thinking, passionate and full of fresh ideas like we are, you could play your part in making it happen.

We recently launched our £500m fleet of new, state-of-the-art trains and we’re investing millions more in our existing fleet of trains and on station improvements all so we can continue to connect thousands of people across the North to work, leisure, education and more every day.

Our vision is all about taking them in an exciting new direction, delivering a different kind of travel experience, and introducing new ways of working.

We’re also investing in our people too, and we’re committed to building a business that’s just as diverse as the communities we serve.

So whatever your background, and whatever you have in mind for your own future, we think you’ll fit right in here.

In return, you’ll discover brilliant opportunities to grow and progress within Northern not to mention amazing perks and benefits like free or discounted travel, employee assistance, generous policies, regular pay reviews and a great pension. We look forward to receiving your application.

About the Job:

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the team at Liverpool Lime Street as a Station Operations Controller. You will be responsible for providing accurate and timely information on train movements and platform alterations. The Station Operations Controller role will require local knowledge as this is critical to the role, you will be liaising with platform supervisors, dispatch staff and Network Rail/other TOC’s.

Key duties of this role include:

Liaising with Manchester control NWR.

Advising Team Leaders and platform staff promptly of any unit and platform alterations.

Liaising directly with Control and signaling teams, as well as the train crew depot manager regarding train crew shortages and advise station staff accordingly.

Keeping an accurate record of any train delays that occur at the station and the provide reasons/data sheets to capture this information.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will need:-

Excellent communication skills
Be proactive / have attention to detail
Be able to successfully multi-task
Have a professional manner
Have a high regard for health and safety
Be able to work to a high standard whilst under pressure
Be able to work shift patterns including evening and weekend working
Work under pressure

Benefits and Rewards:

By working as part of the Northern team, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Free Travel on Northern services – for you and your family*
  • 75% discount on all other Train Operating Companies leisure services*
  • Pension Scheme
  • A generous holiday entitlement
  • Maternity and Paternity Benefits – above the statutory minimum
  • Full uniform for frontline facing roles
  • Employee Assistance Programme – operating 24/7, giving a wide range of advice, support and useful information for employees
  • And many more!

*Terms and conditions apply