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Schedule & Network Manager (10112)

We are looking for a Schedule & Network Manager to join our team in Sheffield

As a Schedule & Network Manager you will be managing efficient development of bus schedules and contributing to developing opportunities to increase revenue or reduce costs through development of a sustainable bus network.  The working hours will be 40 per week. This is a fixed term contract for 18 months

 

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Manage and develop the schedules team ensuring the team receive all relevant training and guidance.
  • Manage the schedules implementation process following network action approval.
  • Ensure network officers schedule duties in an effective manner maximising business efficiency and comply with schedules and drivers agreements.
  • Lead on the production of working timetables, ensuring they are efficient and maximise service levels to customer demand whilst maintaining sustainability.
  • Work with the commercial analyst to ensure service scheduled running times are efficient and achievable.
  • Play an active role in our route network development and efficiency.
  • Represent the network and schedules function to internal and external stakeholders, acting in the best interests of First at all times and in a professional manner.
  • Adhere to the commercial decision making process at all times and contribute to the development of robust business cases for all actions.  

Skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • Excellent geographical knowledge of the areas of operation and responsibility
  • Strong skills in mathematics
  • Significant understanding of scheduling systems including OMNI times and other related support systems
  • Ability to identify and evaluate improvement opportunities and deliver them in the time frames required.
  • Ability to lead a small team is desired.
  • Good communications skills, aligned to both internal and external stakeholders  

Once you have completed your probation period, First will offer you the following fantastic benefits:

  • Free Travel - Travel for free on our buses
  • First Exclusives - Discounts and cashback on over 3,000 goods and services with First Xclusives
  • Treat your Family & Friends - Amazing discounts on First UK Rail and bus travel
  • Save – Use savings you build over three years to buy discounted shares in First. It's better than keeping it under the mattress!
  • Buy as you earn – Buy shares in First and we'll give you free ones on top!
  • Build a Pension with First – You will automatically join our pension scheme and start saving for the future
  • Free Life Assurance for Pension Scheme Members – We will provide a tax-free payment for the people who depend on you One of Britain's largest bus operators, we help around 1.6 million passengers get about their local communities every day. Putting safety first and our customers at the heart of everything we do, we provide reliable, comfortable and punctual services that offer good value for money. We're also proud to be part of the FirstGroup family that carries 2.5 billion passengers a year all around the world in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada and Mexico.Interested? Click on apply and fill in an application form!

 

About Us:

One of Britain's largest bus operators, we help around 1.6 million passengers get about their local communities every day. Putting safety first and our customers at the heart of everything we do, we provide reliable, comfortable and punctual services that offer good value for money. We're also proud to be part of the FirstGroup family that carries 2.5 billion passengers a year all around the world in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada and Mexico.

 

Interested? Click on apply and fill in an application form!


 
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UK Bus - Sheffield
Sheffield Bus Depot, Olive Grove Garage, Olive Grove Road, Sheffield, UK, S2 3GA
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  • Ref:
    10112
  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    All Other Roles
  • Contract Type:
    Fixed Term - Full Time
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
    40
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Sheffield
  • Closing Date:
    31 May 2019
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