Job title: Fleet Manager / Senior Consultant – Rolling Stock
Job location: Derbyshire
Salary: Circa £60-70k + Annual Bonus + Company Perks (if suitable to include company car)
You will join a leading rolling stock consultancy in their Midlands offices to manage rolling stock projects across a variety of different clients in the region.
The rolling stock department focuses on fleet projects. Experience therefore within any of the below are beneficial – Franchise Bids, Fleet Introduction, Major Fleet Overhaul, Fleet Optimization, Maintenance Optimization, Responding to Fleet Safety Incidents, Depot Optimization, Resource Optimization, Business Efficacy and Overall Fleet Strategy.
We require an experienced and respected manager who has established a strong reputation in the industry locally and can lead a department within technical engineering, project management and commercially. This role you will hold a significant responsibility for key client relationships and deliverables – you must therefore hold excellent stakeholder management skills and be commercially minded. Ideally we would be looking for you to proactively grow business within current clients and where possible foster and support new business opportunities as highlighted by the Commercial Director. There is a significant push within the business to increase work within Scotland and the North of England, you will work strategically alongside the Commercial Rail teams to deliver this goal and increase regional business.
This role will have a strong client facing element and you must therefore feel comfortable working within the depot environment and conducting regular site visits. You must be able to effectively manage stakeholders and direct staff within your own team appropriately to achieve project goals within immediate projects and to progress the company’s long term growth strategies.
We require a strong manager who can clearly demonstrate their ability to proactively manage teams, budgets and project plans successfully and are keen to make a mark in new company.
• Must have previous rolling stock experience. Ideally 5+ years.
• Must have experience within leading projects and people.
• Experience within any of the following aspects: RAMs, Fleet/Depot Operations, Safety Cases & Implementations or leading teams in maintenance or technical support.
• Degree Qualified within a relevant Engineering Field.
• Any experience within LEAN, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Prince 2 is considered beneficial.
• Ideally Chartered
• Ideally has established client relationships within rail
The ideal candidate will have previous experience either from within Rail Consultancy or at group level within bids teams within a train operator. We are similarly interested to speak with candidates from a ROSCO background that have sufficient exposure across multiple operator accounts.
• Organised and methodical worker
• Strong & Respected Leader
• Good Commercial and Stakeholder Management
• Excellent problem Solving Skills
• Interest in optimisation, enhancement and major fleet projects
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Please note due to the volume of applications, we can only commit to contact those candidates we deem suitable for the position. However, we may retain your details and contact you in the future should suitable positions arise.
Please note the above job specification could be subject to change as agreed with our client
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