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QA Technical Analyst/Lead – Technology Services Directorate

Rail Delivery Group, Central London - Competitive Salary + Benefits

Rail is fundamental to the country’s prosperity. Britain’s railway is increasingly important in connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, and people to their families and friends. The combination of public and private investment going into the railway is set to boost the UK’s economy by almost £85bn, benefiting every region of Britain.  The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run our railway into a single team with one goal - to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

RDG’s Quality Assurance Practise is looking for a Technical Test Analyst/Lead to join the team. This role will manage technical and acceptance testing on multiple initiatives. The successful candidate will have proven experience of functional and non-functional testing of end-to-end solutions, estimation, quality assurance and analysis and day to day reporting and defect management. They will show experience in or an acute inclination to pick up networking skills, smart card ticketing concepts and ITSO standards. They will also have proven experience testing in both a waterfall and agile environment, combined with a strong acceptance test related background. The successful candidate will have experience in Test Tools, ALM (or similar) and be familiar with test automation.  

The ideal person will be:

 Professionally qualified with a relevant degree/postgraduate Computer Science or Information Technology qualification.

It is essential you can demonstrate experience or competence of:

  • Produce and maintain test plans across the lifecycle of the project for all aspects of Acceptance and E2E Testing. 
  • Development and maintenance of Customer Acceptance Test objectives matrices through the project and successful baselining as part of project closure.
  • Definition of Acceptance Test criteria and working with Business Stakeholders to sign off user test requirements and test acceptance criteria.
  • Day to day management of the activities of team and QA activities of suppliers.
  • Aptitude for complex IT systems and messaging (ITSO etc).
  • Keen understanding of system analysis.
  • Ability to work independently to achieve project deliverables.
  • A good understanding of automation tools (Selenium) and SOAPUI and REST.
  • Keen understanding of static assurance.
  • Be proactive and escalate any delays in testing to project manager and/or Head of QA in a timely manner.
  • Develop and maintain a good testing knowledge of the relevant systems (online and/or backend), scope and objectives and input into the Service Desk Knowledge base
  • Engage with vendors/suppliers and work collaboratively to ensure that quality of releases and products.

It is also desirable that you can demonstrate experience or competence of:

  • Railway ticketing concepts
  • ITSO standards
  • ISTQB principles around analysis and testing.

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter, CV and salary expectation to:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  A full job description is available on request. 

The closing date for applications is 1st March 2019.

 

Communications Project Manager – Customer Directorate

Rail Delivery Group, Central London - Competitive Salary & Benefits

Rail is fundamental to the country’s prosperity. Britain’s railway is increasingly important in connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, and people to their families and friends. The combination of public and private investment going into the railway is set to boost the UK’s economy by almost £85bn, benefiting every region of Britain.  The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run our railway into a single team with one goal - to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

We are currently seeking a Communications Project Manager who will work with the programme and project managers and will own all communication deliverables, internal and external, associated with the programmes they are assigned to, and will ensure that a detailed and robust communication plan is developed, managed and delivered.

The ideal person will be:

Professionally qualified to degree or equivalent level, with at least, 5+ years’ experience working in a Project Communications Manager role.

Job Purpose Statement:

As Project Communications Manager you will support key programmes and projects being delivered in the Customer Directorate. You will own all communication deliverables, internal and external, associated with the programmes they are assigned to, and will ensure that a detailed and robust communication plan is developed, managed and delivered.

A vital part of this role is the management of communications with partners in other Train Operators and Owning Groups. As such:

  • RDG projects are funded through several Train operators, and ensuring they are aware of the developments or issues, is an essential part of the role.
  • Educating individuals in those organisations through 1:1s or lunch & learns (or other tools) in order to increase the influence for RDG overall, is a key part of the role 

You will be responsible for the delivery of a high quality, effective communication service to one or more projects or programmes. It is essential that all messaging is clearly understood across all the stakeholder groups and interested parties. It is also essential that RDG’s endeavours are recognised and appreciated.

We’re seeking previous experience in understanding, identifying, planning and managing all communication deliverables required by the project/programme, and integrating those communication strategies into the project lifecycle - supporting major milestones and deliverables, while also supporting the team when things are not going to plan, and when effective, proactive and regular communication is especially critical.

Experience of delivering and executing all communication deliverables within a technically complex programme is essential. Information to inform the communications will need to be sought from many teams, including those with technical backgrounds, which may require translation, to ensure efficacy of the communications.

Leading internal Working Groups and overseeing communication strategies and providing Communications consultancy support are also key parts of this role.

Preferably you’ll also have similar experience of liaising with the Press Office & external 3rd parties and managing challenge through external senior stakeholders. You will be someone who has been through the business change cycles and understands that releasing projects gives a great news story, but there are tough times to communicate on the way also.

We are looking for a go-getter, who will come with new, fresh and innovative ideas, who understands how to effectively communicate at all levels of an organisation and seniority, from senior management through to MD level.

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter, CV and salary expectation to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. A full job description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is 1st March 2018.

 

Payroll Administrator & AP Assistant Accountant – Corporate Services Directorate

Rail Delivery Group, Central London - Competitive Salary & Benefits

Rail is fundamental to the country’s prosperity. Britain’s railway is increasingly important in connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, and people to their families and friends. The combination of public and private investment going into the railway is set to boost the UK’s economy by almost £85bn, benefiting every region of Britain.  The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run our railway into a single team with one goal - to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

The Payroll Administrator & AP Assistant Accountant will be responsible for the timely and accurate 4-weekly payroll production process and all associated reporting and reconciliations both internally and externally. The role will be responsible for the recharging of supplier costs across different legal entities and the monthly reporting and reconciliation of corporate credit cards. The role will assist in the production of the year end statutory accounts and in providing cover for other areas of the team.

The ideal person will be:

An experienced payroll administrator studying towards a professional accounting qualification, looking to expand from payroll into other areas of financial accounting. A confident self-starter who is happy to work as part of the team across different functions.  

It is essential you are able to demonstrate experience or competence in:

  • End to end payroll administration including new starters, leavers, salary changes, bank details, address changes, payments, deductions, absence/sickness, variable pay, pensions auto enrolment, tax code changes, validation checks and variance checks
  • Compliant application of UK payroll legislation including PAYE, NI, Child Care Vouchers, Cycle to work scheme and parental leave
  • Ability to assist with all areas of financial accounting including reconciliations and year end statutory account production
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong Microsoft excel skills, ability to manipulate data and produce reports
  • Ability to communicate articulately and efficiently with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to contribute effectively as a team player, work in cross functional and organisational wide teams
  • Analytical and problem solving, with good analysis and documentation skills
  • Working in a fast-paced environment handling pressure and achieving deadlines
  • Ability to work proactively and continuously seeking to improve

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter, CV and salary expectation to:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  A full job description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is 28th February 2019

 

AR Assistant Accountant – Corporate Services Directorate

Rail Delivery Group, Central London - Competitive Salary & Benefits

Rail is fundamental to the country’s prosperity. Britain’s railway is increasingly important in connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, and people to their families and friends. The combination of public and private investment going into the railway is set to boost the UK’s economy by almost £85bn, benefiting every region of Britain.  The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run our railway into a single team with one goal - to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

The AR Assistant Accountant will be responsible for the timely and accurate invoicing across all RDG legal entities. The role will understand and be able to explain the different types of billing across RDG and in turn ensure all process & procedure documentation is up to date. The role will build relationships with our customers to ensure outstanding debt is kept to a minimum. The role will assist and provide cover for maintaining and managing a reliable system of treasury and bank management and assist with the year-end statutory accounts production process.

The ideal person will be:

An experienced accounts receivable assistant studying towards a professional accounting qualification, looking to expand from accounts receivable processing into a more in depth understanding of income arrangements and into other areas of financial accounting. A confident self-starter who is happy to work as part of the team across different functions and able to communicate articulately and efficiently with all stakeholders.

It is essential you are able to demonstrate experience or competence in:

  • All aspects of accounts receivable including debt collection and reporting
  • Investigating issues and seeing through to a satisfactory resolution
  • Ability to assist with all areas of financial accounting including reconciliations and year end statutory account production
  • Proven success in streamlining processes and creating efficiencies
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong Microsoft excel skills, ability to manipulate data and produce reports
  • Ability to communicate articulately and efficiently with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to contribute effectively as a team player, work in cross functional and organisational wide teams
  • Analytical and problem solving, with good analysis and documentation skills
  • Working in a fast-paced environment handling pressure and achieving deadlines
  • Ability to work proactively and continuously seeking to improve

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter, CV and salary expectation to:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  A full job description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is 28th February 2019

 

Head of Engineering

Reporting to: Director, Planning, Engineering, Operations

Rail Delivery Group, Central London – Competitive Salary, Company Bonus and Benefits

Rail is fundamental to the country’s prosperity. Britain’s railway is increasingly important in connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, and people to their families and friends. The combination of public and private investment going into the railway is set to boost the UK’s economy by almost £85bn, benefiting every region of Britain.  The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run our railway into a single team with one goal - to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

We are currently seeking a Head of Engineering.  The ideal candidate will be an acknowledged industry expert in Fleet Engineering, with a thorough knowledge of the fleet engineering landscape and a refined ability to engage with, and influence, member organisations and their suppliers/clients at an Executive/Senior Management level. 

With qualifications equivalent to degree-level in an appropriate engineering discipline as well as chartered engineer status, the successful applicant will act as the Professional Head for the RDG Engineering Scheme.  The role is responsible for providing line management and technical oversight to a team of both senior and junior engineers, covering all Engineering matters including GB & European Interoperability, Safety, Standards, Performance, Supply Chain, Technical Strategy and R&D on behalf of the RDG Engineering Scheme Members.

The ideal person will be:

Educated to degree-level with a membership of a relevant professional institution and professional status.

It is essential you are able to demonstrate experience or competence of:

  • Senior TOC-based engineering leadership experience
  • Broad and deep knowledge of railway industry structures, processes and business relationships
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of the framework of Interoperability and Safety Regulations; Relevant European and UK Legislation; Technical Specifications for Interoperability; Euronorms and GB Standards related to rolling stock
  • Good leadership and excellent written and verbal communication skills to be able to work within the industry at levels from front-line manager / supervisor to director
  • Excellent relationship skills with an ability to engage with stakeholders in a way that builds trust and respect with people at all levels of an organisation
  • An ability to think both tactically and strategically with good analytical and problem-solving skills in relation to all engineering aspects of the whole railway system.

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter and CV to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A full job description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is 27th February 2019.

 

Industry Operations Partner

Reporting to: Head of Operations

Rail Delivery Group, Central London – Competitive Salary and Benefits

Rail is fundamental to the country’s prosperity. Britain’s railway is increasingly important in connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, and people to their families and friends. The combination of public and private investment going into the railway is set to boost the UK’s economy by almost £85bn, benefiting every region of Britain.  The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run our railway into a single team with one goal - to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

We are currently seeking an Industry Operations Partner.  The ideal candidate will be an acknowledged industry expert in railway operations with particular reference to the operation and management of safety and stations.  The successful candidate will be able to engage with and be able to influence RDG Train Operators’ Operations Scheme members and their suppliers/partners in operating their businesses as effectively, efficiently and safely as possible. 

With experience of the appropriate operations disciplines, as well as member of the Institution of Railway Operators, the successful applicant will act as the go-to person for members, RDG colleagues and stakeholders on operational issues linked to the station environment and occupational safety arena.  The role manages the RDG Train Operators’ Operations Scheme Brief, acts as RDG secretariat for the Train Operators’ Operations Council, and partners the Train Operators’ Safety Forum and the Stations Forum. 

The ideal person will have:

  • Membership of a relevant professional institution and ideally educated to degree-level
  • Broad and deep knowledge of railway industry structures
  • Detailed knowledge of railway operations
  • Understanding of the legislative safety landscape
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to be able to work within the industry front-line manager / supervisor to director
  • Excellent relationship skills with an ability to engage with stakeholders in a way that builds trust and respect with people at all levels of an organisation
  • An ability to think both tactically and strategically with good analytical, problem-solving skills and organisational skills.

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter and CV to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A full job description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is Friday 22 February 2019

 

Social Manager – Customer Directorate

Rail Delivery Group, Central London - Competitive Salary & Benefits

Rail is fundamental to the country’s prosperity. Britain’s railway is increasingly important in connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, and people to their families and friends. The combination of public and private investment going into the railway is set to boost the UK’s economy by almost £85bn, benefiting every region of Britain.  The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run our railway into a single team with one goal - to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

We are currently seeking a Social Manager who will drive the social media strategy and oversee all customer facing National Rail social media accounts, including National Rail Enquiries and Railcards.

As well as creating original campaigns and content specific to social channels, you’ll need to be experienced in community management and partnering with the wider marketing team to implement campaign activity to drive brand awareness.   

This role will also support the customer information and customer relations teams to drive engagement and provide actionable insight. You must be able to develop and maintain effective collaborative and cross-functional working relationships with suppliers, stakeholders and departments.

The ideal person will be:

Skilled specialist in social media with at least three years’ experience managing B2C paid and organic social activity.

University degree qualified in marketing, communications, media or PR.

It is essential you are able to demonstrate experience or competence of:

  • Developing social strategies and implementing activity to improve customer experience and drive commercial results
  • Extensive knowledge of social media channels and platform trends with attention to detail, good editorial judgement and sensitivity
  • Working with a media agency to plan and deliver paid social activity aligned with other channels
  • Confident and skilled copy writer who can produce engaging copy appropriate to the social platform and a broad range of customer segments
  • Manage and interpret analytics data to help further optimise content and enhance the user experience
  • Strong operational and commercial mindset, decisive “let’s get it done” attitude
  • Coordinate a forum for the sharing of best practice for social across the industry
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high growth environment where handling pressure and achieving deadlines are normal
  • Strong commitment to working as a team and coordinating activity with key stakeholders

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter, CV and salary expectation to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  A full job description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is 25 February 2019.

 

CRM Delivery Executive – Customer Directorate

Rail Delivery Group, Central London - Competitive Salary & Benefits

Rail is fundamental to the country’s prosperity. Britain’s railway is increasingly important in connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, and people to their families and friends. The combination of public and private investment going into the railway is set to boost the UK’s economy by almost £85bn, benefiting every region of Britain.  The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run our railway into a single team with one goal - to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

We are currently seeking a CRM Delivery Executive who will deliver CRM communications for commercial and engagement campaigns through email marketing channels. They will be accountable for the building, tracking and reporting on all National Rail product campaigns and automations, to drive customer retention and maximise lifetime value across Railcards, Days Out Guide and National Rail Enquiries databases.

We are looking for an experienced user of Salesforce Marketing Cloud who can create campaigns as well as schedule, build and run database extracts and reports. They must be able to develop and maintain effective collaborative and cross-functional working relationships with suppliers, stakeholders and departments.

The ideal person will be:

Professionally qualified with a university degree with emphasis in customer behaviour, marketing or analytics.

It is essential you are able to demonstrate experience or competence of:

  • Extensive knowledge of email best practices including ESP optimisation, HTML & CSS email coding, responsive design, A/B testing, dynamic content, deliverability, customer segmentation and personalisation, and performance management.
  • Highly computer literate, with a proficiency in HTML, CSS and Adobe Photoshop, and highly numerate with extensive experience in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience of using database campaign segmentation for use in personalised communications.
  • Hands-on technical knowledge working with Email Service Providers (ESP) and CRM platforms, e.g. Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Salesforce Journey Builder, Adobe Campaign, etc.
  • Minimum 1-2 years experience in a similar role. You’ll likely have worked agency side or in-house in a B2C marketing role.
  • Data/Analytics experience
  • Strong operational and commercial mindset, decisive, “get it done” what’s the ROI mentality
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high growth environment where handling pressure and achieving deadlines are normal
  • Strong commitment to the customer experience and passionate about the role

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter, CV and salary expectation to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  A full job description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is 22 February 2019

 

Commercial CRM Manager – Customer Directorate

Rail Delivery Group, Central London - Competitive Salary & Benefits

Rail is fundamental to the country’s prosperity. Britain’s railway is increasingly important in connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, and people to their families and friends. The combination of public and private investment going into the railway is set to boost the UK’s economy by almost £85bn, benefiting every region of Britain.  The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run our railway into a single team with one goal - to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

We are currently seeking a Commercial CRM Manager who will develop and deliver commercial CRM communications program and create customer journey with focus on customer retention and loyalty, including abandoned basket, renewals, cross sell, up-sell, reactivation and targeted campaigns to lapsed customers.

We are looking for an experienced user of Salesforce Marketing Cloud, specifically Journey Builder who can deliver triggered campaigns and customer journeys. They must be able to develop and maintain effective collaborative and cross-functional working relationships with suppliers, stakeholders and departments.

The ideal person will be:

Professionally qualified with a university degree with emphasis in customer behaviour, marketing or analytics. A CRM expert and have at least 4-years of experience using an ESP, capable with HTML, CSS and Photoshop.

It is essential you are able to demonstrate experience or competence of:

  • Plan, implement and review an ongoing A/B testing programme across the entire Commercial CRM Railcard communications programme.
  • Proficient in Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Journey Builder to deliver triggered campaigns and customer journeys.
  • Create reports, forecasts, targets, analysis and recommendations across all Commercial CRM Railcard campaigns to be presented in meetings to the wider marketing team.  
  • Implement a fully tracked Commercial CRM programme, delivered to budget.
  • Deliver transactional emails and Direct Mail letters that are generated for Railcard interactions.
  • Highly computer literate and numerate with extensive experience in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience of using database campaign segmentation for use in personalised communications.
  • Data/Analytics experience
  • Strong operational and commercial mindset, decisive, “get it done” what’s the ROI mentality
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high growth environment where handling pressure and achieving deadlines are normal
  • Strong commitment to the customer experience and passionate about the role

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter, CV and salary expectation to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  A full job description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is 22 February 2019

 

Policy Manager

Rail Delivery Group, Central London - Competitive Salary & Benefits

Rail is fundamental to the country’s prosperity. Britain’s railway is increasingly important in connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, and people to their families and friends. The combination of public and private investment going into the railway is set to boost the UK’s economy by almost £85bn, benefiting every region of Britain.  The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run our railway into a single team with one goal - to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

We are currently seeking a Policy Manager for Regulation and Contracts who will be required to identify strategic issues and facilitate the development of RDG policy positions and related action plans that meet the needs of RDG members and the wider industry.

The prime focus of this role is leading RDG’s expertise in regulation and commercial contracts within the industry reform portfolio.  The post requires significant interaction with senior representatives from across RDG’s member organisations. 

The role requires authoritative and confident interaction with senior leaders from across RDG, the Office of Rail and Road, governments and wider industry stakeholders. The role will also be responsible for working with other RDG directorates to improve the knowledge and understanding of RDG policy throughout the organisation. 

Therefore, we are looking for a seasoned professionally qualified, disciplined and passionate individual with proven experience in policy making that can help draft, develop and deliver the policy positions of RDG.

The ideal person will be:

Professionally qualified with a relevant degree/postgraduate qualification, broad demonstrable experience in business consultancy/analysis or public policy, ideally in the rail or wider transport sector. Substantial vocational and relevant experience demonstrating capability in business consultancy/analysis or public policy, ideally in the rail or transport sector, and success in similar or related roles, supported by evidence of significant appropriate specialist knowledge.

It is essential you are able to demonstrate experience or competence of:

  • Experience in dealing with regulatory, commercial/contractual issues.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of rail and transport policy issues at UK and (where relevant) EU levels
  • Experience and good understanding of UK and/or EU policy-making institutions
  • Ability to structure, substantiate and draft compelling policy positions.
  • Problem solving combined with strong analytical faculty
  • Great inter-personal and relationship building skills with external contacts and internal colleagues.
  • PC literacy (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel to an advanced standard)
  • Excellent level of numeracy, with confidence to use, interpret and analyse data and information in the development of policy positions
  • Experience of managing and developing people and resources to deliver a programme of and business priorities to time and to a high standard
  • Sophisticated communication skills - verbal and written

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter, CV and salary expectation to:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  A full job description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is 24th February 2019.

 

Senior Policy Manager – Regulation and Contracts

Rail Delivery Group, Central London - Competitive Salary & Benefits

Rail is fundamental to the country’s prosperity. Britain’s railway is increasingly important in connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, and people to their families and friends. The combination of public and private investment going into the railway is set to boost the UK’s economy by almost £85bn, benefiting every region of Britain.  The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run our railway into a single team with one goal - to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

We are currently seeking a Policy Manager for Regulation and Contracts who will be required to identify strategic issues and facilitate the development of RDG policy positions and related action plans that meet the needs of RDG members and the wider industry.

The prime focus of this role is leading RDG’s expertise in regulation and commercial contracts within the industry reform portfolio.  The post requires significant interaction with senior representatives from across RDG’s member organisations. 

The role requires authoritative and confident interaction with senior leaders from across RDG, the Office of Rail and Road, governments and wider industry stakeholders. The role will also be responsible for working with other RDG directorates to improve the knowledge and understanding of RDG policy throughout the organisation. 

Therefore, we are looking for a seasoned professionally qualified, disciplined and passionate individual with proven experience in policy making that can help draft, develop and deliver the policy positions of RDG.

The ideal person will be:

Professionally qualified with a relevant degree/postgraduate qualification, broad demonstrable experience in business consultancy/analysis or public policy, ideally in the rail or wider transport sector. Substantial vocational and relevant experience demonstrating capability in business consultancy/analysis or public policy, ideally in the rail or transport sector, and success in similar or related roles, supported by evidence of significant appropriate specialist knowledge.

It is essential you are able to demonstrate experience or competence of:

  • Experience in dealing with regulatory, commercial/contractual issues.

  • Comprehensive working knowledge of rail and transport policy issues at UK and (where relevant) EU levels

  • Experience and good understanding of UK and/or EU policy-making institutions

  • Ability to structure, substantiate and draft compelling policy positions.

  • Problem solving combined with strong analytical faculty

  • Great inter-personal and relationship building skills with external contacts and internal colleagues.

  • PC literacy (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel to an advanced standard)

  • Excellent level of numeracy, with confidence to use, interpret and analyse data and information in the development of policy positions

  • Experience of managing and developing people and resources to deliver a programme of and business priorities to time and to a high standard

  • Sophisticated communication skills - verbal and written

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter, CV and salary expectation to:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  A full job description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is 24th February 2019

 

MOIRA Manager – Customer Directorate - 12 month FTC

Rail Delivery Group, Central London - Competitive Salary & Benefits

Rail is fundamental to the country’s prosperity. Britain’s railway is increasingly important in connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, and people to their families and friends. The combination of public and private investment going into the railway is set to boost the UK’s economy by almost £85bn, benefiting every region of Britain.  The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run our railway into a single team with one goal - to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

We are currently seeking a MOIRA Manager for all versions of the industry wide software package known collectively as “MOIRA”.  The successful candidate for this post will based at the RDG offices in London and will have the role of effectively managing all aspects of the provision of the MOIRA software package to the rail industry. This will a span of work from the everyday administration, to leading on commissioning the development of future versions.

The role requires a capable, creative and highly organised individual, able to demonstrate technical capabilities, together with skills in in managing a broad and diverse portfolio of responsibilities.  A proven track record of working collaboratively work with a broad range of stakeholders is also required.  Some experience in the use of MOIRA is desirable but not essential, dependent on the other qualities of the candidate.

Working to tight deadlines, the post-holder will also be responsible for a MOIRA support contract, establishing and monitoring regular and routine communication and feedback from system users and providing support and guidance.  Professionally qualified, ideally with a relevant degree/postgraduate in a technical or scientific field, they may also have a qualification, or experience in project management.

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter and CV to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  A full job description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is 24th February 2019

 

RARS2 Technical PM - Platform Build & Implementation – Customer Portfolio Directorate

Rail Delivery Group, Central London - Competitive Salary & Benefits

Rail is fundamental to the country’s prosperity. Britain’s railway is increasingly important in connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, and people to their families and friends. The combination of public and private investment going into the railway is set to boost the UK’s economy by almost £85bn, benefiting every region of Britain.  The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run our railway into a single team with one goal - to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

We are currently seeking a RARS2 Technical PM - Platform Build & Implementation who will lead the platform build and implementation of services from the existing National Reservation Service (NRS), to the new, Rail Availability & Reservation Service, RARS platform, ensuring that deliverables are of a consistently high standard as the programme is high profile, high capacity, and a public facing system.

The customer is truly at the heart of what we do in the Customer Portfolio Directorate, therefore, the role holder must be passionate about customer experience and delivery, as the types of programmes and projects will be large scale and high-profile programmes of work.

The ideal person will be:

Professionally qualified with a relevant degree/postgraduate qualification. Extensive (at least 5 years) project management experience in delivering large complex projects with PRINCE2 practitioner or equivalent project management certification.

Familiar with the Software Development Lifecycle, preferably with multiple methodologies (Agile / Scrum, Waterfall etc.), as well as experience with modern technology and architectural approaches (SOA, Cloud etc.), ideally with experience of delivering projects within SaaS/Cloud environments.

Broad vocational experience ideally within Transport, Travel, Retail, Utilities, Professional Services.

It is essential to demonstrate that you are:

  • Highly experienced and competent in project planning and budgeting
  • Highly experienced and effective in the management of people and teams
  • Highly experienced in managing risks, issues and change in complex project environments
  • Highly experienced in working in time-pressured environments with excellent delivery record
  • Highly experienced in working with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills, able to communicate to all levels of organisations including project boards, governance groups and senior management
  • Must be pro-active and flexible and able to work in new or undefined areas
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with demonstrably logical and methodical mind-set
  • High quality documentation skills
  • Thorough, with an attention to detail, enabling project issues to be identified, coupled with determination at resolving them
  • Delivery focused with an ability to balance conflicting needs
  • Experience of working in a regulated environment

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter, CV and salary expectation to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. A full job description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is 22nd February 2019.

 

RARS2 Technical PM - 3rd Party Technical Integrations – Customer Portfolio Directorate

Rail Delivery Group, Central London - Competitive Salary & Benefits

Rail is fundamental to the country’s prosperity. Britain’s railway is increasingly important in connecting workers to jobs, businesses to markets, and people to their families and friends. The combination of public and private investment going into the railway is set to boost the UK’s economy by almost £85bn, benefiting every region of Britain.  The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) brings together the companies that run our railway into a single team with one goal - to deliver a better railway for you and your community.

We are currently seeking a RARS2 Technical PM - 3rd Party Technical Integrations who will lead the transition of technical integration activities from the existing National Reservation Service (NRS), to the new, Rail Availability & Reservation Service, RARS platform, ensuring that deliverables are of a consistently high standard as the programme is high profile, high capacity, and a public facing system.

The customer is truly at the heart of what we do in the Customer Portfolio Directorate, therefore, the role holder must be passionate about customer experience and delivery, as the types of programmes and projects will be large scale and high-profile programmes of work.

The ideal person will be:

Professionally qualified with a relevant degree/postgraduate qualification. Extensive (at least 5 years) project management experience in delivering large complex projects with PRINCE2 practitioner or equivalent project management certification.

Familiar with the Software Development Lifecycle, preferably with multiple methodologies (Agile / Scrum, Waterfall etc.), as well as experience with modern technology and architectural approaches (SOA, Cloud etc.), ideally with experience of delivering projects within SaaS/Cloud environments.

Broad vocational experience ideally within Transport, Travel, Retail, Utilities, Professional Services.

It is essential to demonstrate that you are:

  • Highly experienced and competent in project planning and budgeting
  • Highly experienced and effective in the management of people and teams
  • Highly experienced in managing risks, issues and change in complex project environments
  • Highly experienced in working in time-pressured environments with excellent delivery record
  • Highly experienced in working with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills, able to communicate to all levels of organisations including project boards, governance groups and senior management
  • Must be pro-active and flexible and able to work in new or undefined areas
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with demonstrably logical and methodical mind-set
  • High quality documentation skills
  • Thorough, with an attention to detail, enabling project issues to be identified, coupled with determination at resolving them
  • Delivery focused with an ability to balance conflicting needs
  • Experience of working in a regulated environment

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter, CV and salary expectation to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. A full job description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is 22nd February 2019.

 

In-house Counsel – Corporate Services Directorate

Rail Delivery Group, Central London - Competitive Salary & Benefits

We are currently seeking an in-house counsel, reporting into the General Counsel, to assist with advice on all legal matters across the business, covering a variety of commercial and contractual matters, IT contracts, other engagements with suppliers and partners, and internal issues such as marketing and GDPR. This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to join a busy, challenging environment to ensure the right commercial deals are agreed, and to help create robust processes to ensure effective governance.

Therefore, we are looking for an experienced, hands on, pragmatic, creative, flexible and dynamic in-house counsel who can manage their own time, and be a key business partner to the various stakeholders in the business.

As well as job satisfaction, we offer attractive benefits, including:

  • 75% season ticket reduction
  • Private Medical Insurance – AXA & Healthshield
  • 50% Gym Discount
  • Pension contribution
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Cyclescheme
  • Season Ticket Loan

The ideal person will:

  • Be PQE+5 or above. The PQE level is purely a guide; we are happy to consider applications from any candidate who is able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.
  • Have commercial law experience gained in-house or on secondment, having trained at a city, national or large regional law firm recognised for its commercial law practice.
  • Not be required to have experience in rail.
  • Be able to work full time from our offices in the City of London.

It is essential you are able to demonstrate experience or competence in:

  • Strong drafting skills, with experience of advising on a range of commercial contracts, privacy matters and advertising work
  • Commercially astute – understands business implications and sensitivities based on potential impacts of contract language
  • Financially astute – understands the financial impacts of risks, issues, payment terms and revenue
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated, with a pragmatic and commercial approach
  • Ability to report upwards accurately and concisely
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high growth environment where handling pressure and achieving deadlines are normal

If you believe you have the qualities, skills and experience we are seeking, please forward a covering letter, CV and salary expectation to:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  A full job description is available on request.

The closing date for applications is 22nd February  2019

 

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