Driver Managers

LocationWimbledon, Waterloo, Guildford and Fratton
Salary£Competitive &Benefits
EmployerSouth Western Railway
Posted08 February 2019


Main Purpose

The role is required to manage, train, and develop the welfare of your team, by implementing and maintaining the day to day line management, standards and performance criteria for a nominated team of Train Drivers.  You will ensure you meet the business objectives and needs, this includes all safety, performance and operating aspects inclusive of all driver assessments programmed or otherwise.  

Principal Accountabilities Decision Making

The Driver Manager is responsible for ensuring the driving competencies and standards are maintained to a professional and high standard for their team of drivers. There is a responsibility for the Driver Manager to make decisions for the assessment type and any subsequent actions for their allocated team of drivers.

Safety Responsibilities

The role requires the Driver Manager to influence the safety and performance outputs to the benefit of the business as well as the depot.  The role requires interface with other functions to ensure good communication links are maintained.  Typically regular interface through meetings need to be held with the local Network Rail Team. The Driver Managers' team of Drivers and the LOM's (Network Rail), team of Signallers are intrinsically linked in their respective duties.  Therefore, these meetings would normally concern safety communications between drivers and signallers. Additional responsibilities specific to the Driver Manager, designated or otherwise: 

37 hours per week across early, late and night shift Shift times will vary due to an on-call commitment.

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