Driver Depot Manager

Driver Depot Manager Lincoln, England

East Midlands Railway
Full Time Lincoln, England 65000 - 69000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

We are proud to be One Team at East Midlands Railway (EMR). We are passionate about keeping people safe, delighting our customers, doing the right thing and putting customers at the heart of our sustainable railway for the East Midlands. With over 2,400 employees, our people are the reason we are so successful and the Operations team make a crucial contribution to this. Six times accredited as a Top Employer, we value our people and are dedicated to making sure that everybody feels empowered to bring their authentic self to work.

We have an exciting opportunity to join #TeamEMR as a Driver Depot Manager – Eastern Depots

At EMR we want to proactively embrace diversity across our workforce and recognise that we are under-represented in terms of females and ethnic minority groups. We’re therefore taking positive steps to promote a positive and inclusive culture; we welcome applications from those that identify with these groups to better represent our communities.

The Purpose of the role:

To lead all aspects of Driver Operations at Lincoln, Boston and Norwich to ensure the delivery of a safe and punctual train service. Deliver financial results against productivity targets and promote a service delivery and business culture amongst the Driver Management/Driver teams.

Based in Lincoln (with regular travel to Boston and Norwich)

Key Responsibilities of the role:

  • Responsibility for Driver performance at Regional Depots, ensuring the Driver Management team achieve the highest possible Safety and Operating standards at all times
  • Responsible for the Depot KPIs and lead the driver manager team to deliver improvements
  • Lead the timely delivery of safety investigations, ensuring lessons learned are successfully embedded, driving a positive culture of continuous improvement.
  • Act as Local liaison officer for Drivers LDC/LLC. Ensure Local Drivers Codifications are appropriate and meet the requirements of the business
  • The production and authorisation of Depot Local Policy arrangements and Emergency Plans
  • Responsibility for all Health & Safety legislation and fire precautions at locations in areas designated under the Driver Depot Manager’s control including ensuring that Driver training and ongoing assessments are completed in line with agreed standards and all activities are thoroughly audited.
  • Establish and maintain safe and correct standards of operational performance, through the leadership of Driver Managers.
  • Ensure excellent working relationships are maintained between local Operations, Fleet, On Train and Stations teams driving a one team approach delivering a high standard for customers.
  • Ensure Driver Managers are assessed in occupational competence and in full rules and regulations.
  • Responsibility for leading employee engagement within Driver teams at Regional Depots.
  • Lead Safety Standards, industrial relations, discipline and welfare issues for the Driver Standards Managers/Driver Managers and Drivers.
  • Assisting the Support the Resource Strategy Manager in calculating and delivering Driver establishments through effective workforce planning

As well as a competitive salary, we’ll also offer you:

  • An excellent defined benefit pension scheme
  • Up to 34 days’ holiday per year
  • Flexible working hours with regular home working
  • Free First Class duty travel on the EMR network
  • Free standard leisure travel on the EMR network and Train Operating Companies under Abellio & LNER
  • 75% discount on national leisure travel (inc partner and dependants)
  • Friends and Family discounted tickets on the EMR network
  • Various training opportunities
  • Employee benefits portal with access to generous discounts, Cycle 2 Work Scheme …and many more!

We promise to treat you fairly, consistently and with respect throughout the application, assessment and selection process.

How do I apply?

Driver Depot Manager
East Midlands Railway
Leicester, United Kingdom
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Public
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