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About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britains railway. From Crossrail Europes largest civil engineering project to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.

The System Operator leads on strategic planning and regulatory issues within the company. Network Strategy & Planning shapes tomorrow's railway to meet the long term needs of the rail industry, its users, funders and stakeholders by understanding what the future requirements of the railway are and planning the long term capability of the network promoting the efficient use of network capacity. We are responsible for producing robust, integrated long term plans, in conjunction with other rail stakeholders. These are translated into proposed interventions to be developed and the output used to engage with potential funders. This is essential for the company to secure funding needed to effectively manage and develop the network. Brief Description
The role provides professional support and maintenance of planning and performance systems including the production of planning and operational industry standard reports. The role is also to lead on CI initiatives so that the processes to produce and distribute the operational publications is efficient and effective. About the role (External)
Key Accountabilities:
Manage productivity adherence, minimise work queues and achieve client / Internal agreed standards
Coach Publication Assistants to improve service quality and productivity
Compile, produce and publish key planning publications, notices, controlled documents and other regulatory reports pertinent to Operational Planning & Performance to appropriate company standards and processes in a timely and accurate fashion
Maintain and update reference data for planning and performance systems to preserve and promote their accuracy, completeness and integrity
Manage the transfer and validation of data between Network Rail and external systems
Update and maintain distribution databases including notifying recipients, monitoring the receipting process and taking corrective action as appropriate
Provide administrative support for publications such as maintaining the publications schedule, lists of controlled documents, recipients, and delivery processes
Engage with end users in both the provision and improvement of support for publications including answering queries on document control, standards and other publications queries
Assist with the implementation of systems development by conducting user acceptance testing
Assist in the identification and implementation of quality and efficiency improvement initiatives
Undertake the role in a way that is consistent with, and reinforces, Network Rail's values

Essential
Subject matter expertise in the Planning Publications activities
Excellent customer service skills
High standard of verbal and written communications
Ability to work in highly pressurised environment
Target driven
Positive Can Do Attitude
Organised
Excellent analytical, decision making and problem solving skills
Good skills in Microsoft office products
People management skills
Relationship management and communication skills How To Apply- External

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. We positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.
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 benefits including 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 3,333 (to a maximum amount of 2,500).
Network Rail is required to comply with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a basic criminal record check. In addition to the basic criminal record check, in accordance with the UK Government we are also required to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment history.
Salary: 25,000
Closing date: 16-12-2019. Late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.
It is a requirement of the role to live within 75 minutes commuting time of The Quadrant Milton Keynes. Currency GBP Amount of Travel Work At Home
Job Sector
Other
Job Position
Other
City/Town
Milton Keynes
Address
Milton Keynes, UK Show on map
Location
Milton Keynes
Post date
Closing date

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