DTM Carlisle

EmployerNorthern By Arriva
Posted19 September 2019



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.



This vacancy is a superb opportunity to join the North East leadership team at an exciting time of change, on a 12 month secondment. The post-holder will have a key role in supporting, developing and engaging our people whilst achieving our operational, cultural, commercial, customer and safety objectives.


Primarily based at Carlisle but providing support to the wider management team at Newcastle, Darlington and Middlesbrough: reporting directly to the Operations Manager North East; you will ensure the delivery of key area initiatives working collaboratively with colleagues at all levels to achieve KPI targets.

Grade: DTM

Salary: £55,666-£62,310

Location: Carlisle

Closing Date: 27th September 2019


We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated individual with great problem solving and excellent communication skills.


You must have the resilience to work in a challenging and fast paced environment and be able to inspire front line teams to optimise business performance. You will foster, promote and embed our culture, values and behaviours throughout your team.


You will be directly responsible for all aspects of people management so a knowledge of HR policies and H&S legislation is essential.


This is a highly demanding but rewarding role in which you will be tasked to deliver in a constantly changing and highly unionised environment.


To be a success in this role you will need to have:

• Excellent interpersonal and people management skills

• Ability to manage a number of conflicting priorities at the same time

·         Excellent written and written communication skills

• Current and extensive train driving experience

·         Hold or be prepared to work towards assessor / instructor qualifications

• Thorough knowledge of link structure and rostering principles

• The ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• A full UK driving licence

• Ability to fulfil on call commitments


This role is safety critical.


If you feel you have the passion to make a difference and want to be part of a fast paced team then we would love to hear from you.

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