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Head of Workforce Planning

Do you have the drive, enthusiasm, and a passion to help take the North further? If yes, then come and be part of our amazing team here at TransPennine Express.

Who are we?

We are an intercity train company connecting people and communities across our cities and major towns in the North of England and Scotland.  Together we will continue to transform rail travel with faster, easier journeys that offer a step change in services with our fleet of new high-tech trains.

The North is a vibrant place to live and work and here at TransPennine Express our services are helping to keep the country moving.  If you want to be involved in something truly transformative, that will have a lasting impact on how we travel, then please join us, and help us to take the North further.

Do will share our passion for Engagement, Excellent Customer Service and Diversity.

What will I be doing?

An exciting and challenging opportunity have arisen to join the Operations Team, as the Head of Workforce Planning

This is a rewarding role in our strategic senior management group leading our Driver management team responsible for multiple locations and over 500 colleagues. You will be accountable for planning our recruitment training and deployment of Driver colleagues and leading the industrial relations relationship at company level.

Leading Inspiring and developing our local management teams to ensure company people policies are deployed on a fair and adaptive basis forging a positive working relationship throughout the team to deliver our business goals of excellent operational and safety performance through an exciting period of sustained change management.  

You will be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the requirements of the operational railway and have a proven track record in team leadership and experience of negotiating in a trade union environment.

Working collaboratively across departments you will bring a flexible leadership approach to our driver management as we adapt and enhance our operational railway.

What can we offer you?

To say thank you for all your hard work, we offer competitive salaries and some great rewards. There's a final salary pension scheme, discretionary bonus scheme and big savings on rail travel: free TransPennine Express journeys for you and free leisure journeys for your family. You and your family can also get discounts with other train operating companies. Your job comes with plenty of holiday as well as all kinds of benefits, discounts and even a Cycle to Work scheme.  

Interested? Click apply! please ensure you upload a copy of your CV and a Covering Letter.

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Bridgewater House - TPE Head Office (Manchester)
7th Floor, Bridgewater House, 60 Whitworth Street, Manchester, England, M1 6LT
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  • Company:
    TransPennine Express Limited
  • Website Skillset:
    All Other Roles
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    Bridgewater House - TPE Head Office (Manchester)
  • Closing Date:
    28 June 2021
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