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Regional Head of Drivers - North

Regional Head of Drivers - North

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.

 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 you share our passion for Customer Service?  Are you driven to help others achieve their full capability in a fast paced organisation? if so we may have the role for you.

Two exciting and challenging opportunities have arisen to join the Operations Team, as a Regional Head of Drivers, one based at York regional hub and One based at Preston as the regional Hub

These are key operational leadership roles with accountability for a team of Driver Managers and you would be pivotal in developing and delivering plans for excellent operational and safety performance through an exciting period of sustained change. 

Responsible for multiple locations with circa 200 driver colleagues, you will be able to demonstrate a proven track record in team leadership and have strong experience of negotiating and delivering results in a trade union environment.    A sound understanding of the requirements of the operational railway is the foundation to these roles.

The role holder will be accountable for the recruitment, training and working relationship with our Driver colleagues on a day to day basis. Demonstrating strong communication at all levels within the business.

Inspiring and developing 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 business goals.

Working collaboratively across departments you will bring a flexible and fresh approach that seeks to influence and instil good practices.   Your leadership will be demonstrated significantly through our Trade Union negotiations and helping the driver management team through the change process at a local depot level, ensuring decisions are explained and understood and industry standards are applied.

These are rewarding roles playing a strategic part as we strive for Operational and Customer Service excellence.

To say thank you for all your hard work, we offer competitive salaries and some great rewards. There's a final salary pension 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 25 days holiday plus standard UK bank holidays as well as all kinds of benefits, discounts and a Cycle to Work scheme.  

Intersted? Click below to apply!

When applying please ensure you upload a copy of your CV and a Covering Letter.

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Preston Railway Station
Platform 3 , Preston Station, Fishergate, Preston, England, PR1 8AP
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  • Company:
    TransPennine Express Limited
  • Website Skillset:
    All Other Roles
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    Preston Railway Station
  • Closing Date:
    17 May 2021
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