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Permanent Timetable Resources Specialist

Job Introduction

Are you looking for a new challenge? We have an opening for a Permanent Timetable Resources Specialist, who will be responsible for the production, development and stakeholder agreement of permanent rolling stock, and train crew resource plans that achieve or exceed both quality and efficiency targets.

Role Responsibility

  • Produce permanent train crew and rolling stock diagrams, which meet timetable and business specifications, for each permanent timetable change, using software systems as necessary.
  • Ensure the permanent resource plans meet agreed production deadlines in conjunction with other tasks associated with permanent resource planning and the wider Train Planning department as directed by the Permanent Resource Planning Manager.
  • Identify and Maintain regular and effective communication with the Forward Timetable Development and Permanent Timetable teams to ensure that permanent resource plans accurately deliver the requirements of the business.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Solid Train Planning experience, with a good understanding of train crew and rolling stock diagramming principles for Southeastern.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Planning and organising – organises and schedules events, activities and resources.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Leadership skills and the ability to motivate others.
  • Good team working skills
  • Flexible approach to work

Package Description

Southeastern recognises the value of every individual employee and offers benefits that reflect this.

As well as a generous salary, we offer an comprehensive benefits package which includes;

  • A Contributory Final Salary Pension Scheme 
  • Free rail travel on Southeastern and GTR rail services (extends to family members for leisure/educational travel)
  • After a qualifying period, reduced rate travel on other train operators, including European services
  • Up to 25 days annual leave entitlement (plus bank holidays)
  • Private healthcare
  • Access to an array of discounts for retail and leisure products through our benefits scheme.
  • Family friendly benefits including enhanced maternity/paternity leave, parental leave and carers leave.

About the Company

About Southeastern

Southeastern is one of the busiest commuter rail companies in the UK running more than 2,000 trains, and carrying nearly 600,000 passengers every day between London, Kent and East Sussex.

Just over 4,500 employees - mostly from the communities that we serve - work together to provide this vital service and we are looking to expand our successful team. We have a strong set of values that shape the way we run our business and guide our staff in delivering what our customers need. These are:

  • We aim to be the best
  • We make the difference together
  • We care passionately about our people and our passengers

We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here.

If you have been unsuccessful in the recruitment process for the same/similar position you will not be eligible to apply for a period of 6 months from that date.

All offers of employment are subject to us obtaining satisfactory references (covering all education, training, employment and unemployment in the preceding 5 years and any previous railway employment). We will also complete right to work in the UK and criminal record checks. This is to ensure we are employing the best person for the role and to protect our customers, colleagues and our reputation.

This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

SE Trains Limited


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