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At RDG we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all individuals. We want to attract candidates from every background irrespective of culture or belief, instilling camaraderie in the workplace, whereby the integration of individual thoughts and values are encouraged. We strive to avoid and challenge discrimination against individuals with regard to gender, race, colour, religious beliefs, national origin, age, disability, sexual or relationship orientation.

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About RDG

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 Rail Delivery Group brings together the companies that run our railway - passenger and freight operators, together with Network Rail and HS2 - providing services and support to enable them to succeed by delivering a better railway for their customers.

RDG exists to unify, challenge and change.

RDG’s values, known as SPIRE, are Support, Partnership, Initiative, Respect and Excellence. Our values form an integral part of our recruitment, performance and recognition processes.

We’re passionate about providing an amazing employee experience and take the wellbeing of our team seriously. To support this, we offer a fantastic range of benefits to all permanent employees, which includes:

  • 26 days annual leave (plus bank holidays, Christmas shopping leave, Moving House day)
  • 75% reduction on UK rail travel (for work and leisure)
  • Reduced international rail travel
  • Flexible working
  • Subsidised private medical care
  • 50% gym discount
  • Defined benefit pension scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • 30 weeks full pay for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (subject to eligibility)
  • Personal Development Days
  • Free fruit for everyone on Mondays
  • And much more!

Current vacancies

Network Performance Board (NPB) Programme Support Officer (PSO) 

People, Operations and Railway Strategy directorate

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 a PSO who will provide day to day project support for the Network Performance Board (NPB).  They will lead on all administration elements of the project, ensuring that project products are produced to the highest quality, provide regular reporting and provide analysis to help define the detailed requirements to support the NPB Programme.

We are looking for a seasoned Project / Programme Support Officer who is disciplined and passionate about delivery in a challenging environment, with a proven experience in customer centered delivery to create successful outcomes. The role requires a smart, creative and highly organised individual that has demonstrated that they can work in a programme environment, is hands on when necessary to get things done.

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

  • Understanding of the project office management process in a PRINCE2 (or similar) environment
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Project, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, OneDrive and/or SharePoint
  • A good aptitude for analytical and problem solving, with good analysis and documentation skills

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, collaborative and pro-active team player. You’ll have good project management skills, strong interpersonal skills and be willing and able to challenge existing thinking both internally and externally.  The role also requires travel to meetings at locations across the network in support of NPB activities.

A CV will not be required at this stage – therefore if you believe you have the qualities we are seeking, please submit a short summary (word document) of your key skills and experience of why you feel you would be a great fit for this role. To apply for this role, please click here.

Please then email your summary to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

A full job description is available on request.

Closing Date - 19th August 2020

At RDG we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all individuals. We want to attract candidates from every background irrespective of culture or belief, instilling camaraderie in the workplace, whereby the integration of individual thoughts and values are encouraged. We strive to avoid and challenge discrimination against individuals with regard to gender, race, colour, religious beliefs, national origin, age, disability, sexual or relationship orientation.

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not heard from us within 20 days of the advert closing I am afraid you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

People Strategy / Stakeholder Support Officer (Part-Time)

Competitive salary plus excellent benefits.

The Rail Delivery Group is offering an exciting new opportunity for a permanent, part time role (3 days a week) to support the successful and consistent delivery of engagement with stakeholders and the activities of the People, Operations and Railway Strategy (PORS) directorate.

The position will be based in RDG office in Barbican, London; but will also include opportunities to travel to all parts of the GB rail network to drive engagement and support with current stakeholder training professionals.

The role of People Strategy / Stakeholder Support Officer will provide support to the activities of Train Driver Academy and the People, Operations and Railway Strategy (PORS) directorate. You will play a central role in driving collaborative and strong partnerships between PORS team members, as well as between People Strategy team and its stakeholders. You will be a go-to-person in the PORS directorate in order to continuously improve productivity, efficiency, and customer satisfaction.

Your key responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Support the delivery of the Train Driver Academy’s Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Delivery and drive 100% customer service satisfaction of the Learning Management System (LMS) helpline
  • Support the training delivery for the Train Driver Academy stakeholders and their key users on the LMS, the LMS helpline, and the use of any other relevant digital platforms (e.g. RDG member area)
  • Manage effective stakeholder engagement through use of various platforms (i.e. meetings, LMS, helpline, regular content update in RDG members area, newsletter) to drive excellent communication
  • Support any Train Driver Academy digital platforms, such as updating the content for the Train Driver Academy website, updating the RDG Members’ Area, keeping relevant social media channels updated
  • Collating and updating articles for the Train Driver Academy newsletter
  • Support and review of stakeholder engagement plans
  • Plan, manage and capture stakeholder and directorate feedback
  • Provide ad-hoc support to RDG and PORS teams
  • Coordinate and support industry promotion and attraction events and activities, such as school visits, careers fair, conferences
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required to meet the goals and objectives of PORS directorate and the Advocacy and Change pillar

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Display of the RDG core values as known as SPIRE: Support, Partnership, Initiative, Respect and Excellence
  • A can-do attitude
  • Flexible approach and the ability to work well within and across teams
  • Be adaptable to changing requirements and demands
  • Problem solving skills
  • Highly organised, with the ability to proactively prioritise, multitask and manage multiple business deadlines
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to meet deadlines and be responsive to staff needs
  • Ability to think and work independently, and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to communicate professionally and effectively with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels
  • Willingness to support, and help develop an exciting and ever-changing internal culture and approach to work
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office packages, digital platforms (Wordpress, Joomla, learning management systems) and social media (LinkedIn, Twitter) is an advantage
  • Experience of working as project manager / project officer / stakeholder officer or with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders is an advantage but not necessary

A CV will not be required at this stage – therefore if you believe you have the qualities we are seeking, please submit a short summary (word document) of your key skills and experience of why you feel you would be a great fit for this role. To apply for this role, please click here.

Please then email your summary to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

A full job description is available on request.

Closing Date - 17th August 2020

At RDG we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all individuals. We want to attract candidates from every background irrespective of culture or belief, instilling camaraderie in the workplace, whereby the integration of individual thoughts and values are encouraged. We strive to avoid and challenge discrimination against individuals with regard to gender, race, colour, religious beliefs, national origin, age, disability, sexual or relationship orientation.

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not heard from us within 20 days of the advert closing I am afraid you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

Marketing Communications Executive/Manager Temporary

The Role:

This role is to cover the current Marketing Communication Managers position for a 3month period, supporting the company’s communications activity on behalf of the industry by producing content, running and advertising and co-ordinating the teams activity. We are open to full-time and part-time applicants.

What we are looking for:

Looking for a marketing professional who is a self-starter that can work independently on all marketing aspects.

With a wide range of skills and understanding in design, video production, media planning, social advertising and running paid-for campaigns on social, email marketing and reporting.

Requirements:

ESSENTIAL – Minimum of 5 years experiencing in a marketing or communications position.

  • ESSENTIAL - Experience in campaign management           
  • ESSENTIAL - Experience in media planning
  • ESSENTIAL - Experience managing external agencies for production
  • ESSENTIAL - Experience using design programmes InDesign/Photoshop
  • DESIRABLE - Experience in social media advertising and running paid-for promotion
  • DESIRABLE - Experience in brand management
  • DESIRABLE - Experience in video production or editing use basic software
  • DESIRABLE - Experience in web design and using google analytics

A CV will not be required at this stage – therefore if you believe you have the qualities we are seeking, please submit a short summary (word document) of your key skills and experience of why you feel you would be a great fit for this role. To apply for this role, please click here.

Please then email your summary to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

A full job description is available on request.

Closing Date - 11th August 2020

At RDG we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all individuals. We want to attract candidates from every background irrespective of culture or belief, instilling camaraderie in the workplace, whereby the integration of individual thoughts and values are encouraged. We strive to avoid and challenge discrimination against individuals with regard to gender, race, colour, religious beliefs, national origin, age, disability, sexual or relationship orientation.

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not heard from us within 20 days of the advert closing I am afraid you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

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