Depot Manager

Employer: East Midlands Railway
Job location
Derby
Job salary
Competitive
Job term
Permanent
Job closing date

We are proud to be One Team at East Midlands Railway, passionate about delivering safe and easy journeys for our customers every day. Our 2,500 colleagues are the reason why we are so successful and our Infrastructure and Property (I&P) team make a crucial contribution to this. Four times accredited as a Top Employer, we have an outstanding opportunity to join East Midlands Railway to lead our Etches Park Depot team, based in Derby.  

As the Depot Manager, you will provide leadership and governance across the depot, with responsibility for the delivery of safe, reliable and presentable trains into service on a daily basis. This position is full-time, working 5 days a week, mostly from the Depot. However, we welcome applications from candidates looking for flexible hours. 

You will be a motivational leader and collaborator, with proven people management skills and a leadership background in a unionised production environment. You will have the ability to build strong relationships and have excellent commercial and financial management skills. You will also be an engaging communicator who is able to apply continuous improvement to look beyond the day to day for business improvements.

Previous experience within an Engineering/Railway environment is not essential. If you can demonstrate a strong background in people management within a unionised environment then we want to hear from you!

The successful candidate will enjoy a wide range of benefits including a fantastic pension scheme and free travel on the East Midlands Railway network. You will also receive subsidised travel across the rail network with other train operating companies. As a member of the East Midlands Railway team you will also be able to purchase Friends and Family discounted tickets, and join the Cycle Scheme.

To apply complete the online application and upload your CV. As we operate a blind screening process please remove all personal information including your name from your CV. East Midlands Railway is currently under-represented in terms of employees from BAME backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities. We are an LGBT inclusive employer. Selection will be on a basis of merit.

Candidates who pass the initial application sift will be invited to an informal discussion with the Hiring Manager in the first instance. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to a Competency based interview and required to complete psychometric testing as part of the formal selection process. 

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, we promote equal opportunities for all.  East Midlands Railway is a non-discriminatory employer committed to the recruitment and promotion of all on the basis of ability and merit irrespective of disability, race, gender, health, social class, sexual preference, marital status, nationality, religion, employment status or age. We’ll treat your application fairly and assess you for the job based on merit and skills. 

To apply, please click here - https://jobs.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=2009&forced=2