Lead Strategic Planner

£50,000 - £60,000
2 May 2012

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Lead Strategic Planner
£50,000 - £60,000

Shape the future of Britain's rail network

Lead the identification and development of network capability and capacity

Establish Route Specifications to drive development of work programmes

Real scope to make a positive impact

Revitalising Britain’s railway, our remit’s as vast as it is challenging – we’re involved in some of the most diverse, ambitious ventures Britain has ever seen, including Crossrail, Europe’s largest engineering project. Add your expertise to ours, and you’ll help us transform the way people travel.

Planning for the future is a top priority – and our Group Strategy department has a key role to play in that. Working together with other stakeholders such as train operating companies and government departments, we're responsible for producing integrated long-term plans to secure funding and shape a rail network ready for the demands of tomorrow.

Join us and you’ll have every opportunity to use your skills and energy to the full. You'll be the powerhouse actively driving the identification and development of network capability and capacity. It's a challenging and high profile role that includes developing a portfolio of plans describing the capability and use of each strategic route, leading the establishment of Route Specifications and undertaking the role of client for Government funded enhancements.

You'll need:

Well-developed commercial and financial awareness

In-depth understanding of the rail industry

Proven talent for clear and persuasive communication

Ideally, an MBA or similar qualification

Our Network Strategy and Planning team is second to none. Through our work, we deliver the projects that keep Britain moving – resulting in better value for its train operators, and an improved experience for the millions who depend on these services every day.

Network Rail welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, disability or gender and is committed to creating a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.

Closing date: 2 May 2012
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