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DTM, Driver Team Manager

LocationManchester
Salary£55,666 Per annum
TypePermanent
EmployerNorthern By Arriva
Posted19 September 2019

 
Introduction

We are transforming; by 2020 we will set the standard for rail travel in the North and beyond. With a £1 billion investment in transforming our business and rail travel, these are exciting times and a great time to join us. 

We’re one of the UK’s largest train operating companies and our franchise began on 1 April 2016, running for 9 years. Northern is owned by Arriva Group (backed by Deutsche Bahn). 

Northern plays a vital role in the north of England by connecting tens of thousands of people, to work, leisure and education. Our aim is to connect people to opportunities by providing a reliable and friendly train service. We have made significant progress since we started but there is much more that we want to achieve and you can be a part of it.

Responsibilities

Grade: DTM

 

Salary: £55,666 Per annum

 

Location: Manchester Victoria 

 

Closing date: 09th August 2019

 

Please Note: To be a qualified train driver is a requirement of the role of Driver Team Manager, we have some opportunities arising in the next few months


The Operations Manager, is looking for individuals who are interested in the challenging role of Driver Team Manager based at Manchester Victoria.

In this challenging and exciting role you’ll lead and direct all traincrew operational, safety and people management activities to enable the team to deliver high standards of quality and customer service. You’ll maintain our competence management system for drivers, promote and foster a positive safety culture and motivate your team to our operational and performance standards.

Qualifications

To fulfil this highly responsible role, you’ll need:


 

  • Excellent people management and communication skills 
  • Proven organisational and time management skills
  • Extensive train driving experience
  • To obtain or be willing to work towards your assessor qualifications 
  • A full, current driving licence 
  • To work across shift patterns incorporating weekends and evenings 
  • A sound management understanding of HR and safety policy implementation 
  • A desire to deliver excellent customer service 

 

This role is safety critical.

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