Vacancy for Competency Development Managers - Coast & Metro

Job Reference: GTR/2055
Job Title: Competency Development Managers - Coast & Metro
Training Salary: N/A
Salary: £Competitive
Location: Various locations
Hours of Work: Early/Lates/Nights
Job Expires: 22 Aug 2018 at 12:00PM

About Govia Thameslink Railway

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is a dynamic and progressive company, powered by a great team of dedicated and professional people. We employ approximately 6,800 staff based at over 100 locations over the UK’s busiest rail network.

We operate trains on the Thameslink Route (which runs between Bedford, Luton, Sevenoaks, Gatwick and Brighton); Great Northern route (which connects King’s Lynn, Cambridge and Peterborough) Southern Route (which connects London, Gatwick and Brighton) and the Gatwick Express (London direct Gatwick).  

We are the largest train operating company in the UK (22% of all passenger rail journeys in the UK); managing 239 stations and delivering 273 million passenger journeys per year, with more passengers, more people and more trains than anyone else in the country.

GTR is part of Govia - a partnership between two world-class transport operators – the Go-Ahead Group and Keolis.

Currently recruiting Competency Development Managers for Coastal & Metro Depots 

Role Purpose

Develop and maintain a highly performing, competent and customer focused team of Driving Staff through effective application of all Southern competence and policy requirements, this application should be proactive and risk-based to deliver continuous improvements in both safety and risk management outputs and train performance outputs. 

Close working and communication with the driver Line Manager is essential.

To be responsible for responding as first line on call response for operating incidents involving Southern, ensuring the safety of operational personnel and the incident, minimise delays attributable to GTR, liaising on-site with Network Rail as appropriate.  Undertake initial incident, investigations, gather appropriate evidence, initiate alcohol and drugs screening as appropriate and provide associated reports and documentation in accordance with Company Procedures and Rail Group Standards.

If you have applied within the last 6 months, please do not re-apply.

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