• Driver Team Manager

    Driver Team Manager19A/503

    Machynlleth £57,888 per annum, pro rata

    Are you a highly motivated, flexible and committed individual ready to lead a team of highly skilled drivers?

    We have a permanent opportunity to join our Driver Team Managers, who lead and inspire a team of train drivers at Machynlleth.

    The role demands strong people management focus and you will need excellent communication skills to ensure your team are highly motivated to deliver an excellent service for our business and to our customers. The role is interesting and varied, with a strong focus on ensuring the highest safety and performance standards are maintained through engagement and encouragement of your team.

    You will work as part of a close team of driver managers and also work closely with other managers across the business such as Performance, Safety, Customer Service and HR, and manage the relationships with key stakeholders such as Network Rail.

    This post also entails a commitment to train and deliver courses and refresher training for the Operational Experience Exchange Programme whilst this project is still on going.

    If you are a highly customer focussed individual who ensures they are at the root of all decisions you make, this may be the job for you. The successful person will have the opportunity to play a key role in the reshaping of the driver function moving forward.

    You must be a Qualified Train Driver with at least 3 years' experience.

    This is an exciting opportunity for the right person. If you want a fresh challenge and have the necessary passion and drive to match, what are you waiting for?

    For further information, see attached Job Description.

    Closing date: 19/01/2020

  • Asset Data Manager

    Asset Data ManagerAKI14

    Trefforest Dependent on experience

    In May 2018, Transport for Wales appointed KeolisAmey Wales Cymru as their Operator and Development Partner to realise a multi-billion-pound transformation of the Welsh rail network.

    With the oversight of KeolisAmey Wales Cymru, AmeyKeolis InfraCo (operating as Transport for Wales Rail Services) will form a revolutionary new organisation responsible for operating and maintaining the Core Valley Lines infrastructure from January 2020. Transport for Wales Rail Services will be responsible for day to day management of railway infrastructure assets, renewals and asset operations management for the next 14 years.

    This is a great opportunity for the railway in Wales, particularly the Cardiff Valleys, and we are looking to build a dedicated and highly motivated team to help deliver on the commitments made to the Welsh Government and provide the railway that the people of Wales can be proud of.

    As part of this, we need great people to join us – we are looking for an Asset Data Manager to join the team.


    ·         Degree or equivalent qualification, preferably in a numerate discipline

    ·         Core Microsoft Office IT Skills (Excel, Word etc.)

    ·         Substantial experience of working with stakeholders to understand their requirements

    ·         Proven experience of information management, governance and assurance frameworks

    ·         Good knowledge of railway network, capacity, capability and geospatial data

    ·         Good understanding of geospatial datasets and related management systems

    ·         Good interpersonal, leadership and influencing skills

    ·         Experience of team management

    ·         Self-motivated team player able to work on own initiative whilst interfacing with senior management and operational teams.

    ·         Ability to develop written procedures and process maps with others across the organisation to improve asset management-based processes.

    ·         Take responsibility for Asset Management data processes

    ·         Ability to create and implement Key Performance Indicators and set monitoring systems

    ·         Report writing skills



    ·         Understanding of Master Data Management approaches and methodologies

    ·         Experience of Enterprise Asset Management Systems (EAMS) preferably Maximo.

    ·         A working understanding of Network Rail systems such as TRUST, PPS, GZAM etc

    ·         An understanding of Network Rail’s asset systems

    ·         Understanding and experience of Service Level Agreements (SLA’s)

    ·         Experience of Rail Standards

    ·         ISO 55001

    If you would like to find out more information on the role, please view the attached job description, and if you would like to submit an application, please send a CV to with the job title and job reference number (AKI14) as the subject title.

  • Delay Investigation Manager

    Delay Investigation Manager20A/08

    St Patrick's House, Cardiff Dependent on experience

    As part of our journey to transform the railway across Wales and Borders, we are looking for two motivated individuals to join our Delay Attribution Team. This is an important role to help us become the best railway in the UK.


    Reporting into the Delay Attribution Team Manager, as a Delay Investigation Manager you will actively support the delivery of Operational Excellence for our customers and our client. You will manage yourself and motivate others through displaying exemplary behaviours and supporting the Performance Function to enable business change and Operational Excellence transformation, as aspired by our client.


    This role will ensure that Transport for Wales Rail Services (TfWRS) manages the Delay Attribution process in line with the Delay Attribution Principles & Rules (DAPR). As a Delay Attribution Subject Matter Expert, you will guide the business on best practice – influencing at all Management Levels – to make sure the attribution process is adhered to. The role will also involve working closely with Network Rail Delay Attribution staff so that delay minutes are attributed correctly so that the key performance metric – Passenger Time Lost (PTL) – is accurate.


    Excellent numeric, IT and analytical skills are essential, as is an extensive knowledge of Excel. Alongside this, you will have an adaptable, positive approach to working in a fast-paced environment.


    This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team, during an exciting time of transformation and growth at Transport for Wales Rail Services.


    If this sounds like your next challenge, please view the below job description for further information.

  • Train Planning and Diagramming Specialist

    Train Planning and Diagramming Specialist19A/507

    St Patrick's House, Cardiff

    Please note that this is a secondment opportunity only available to candidates employed within Transport for Wales Rail Services.  If you are not eligible to apply for this position, your application will not be considered.

    Are you a highly organised, adaptable individual with strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail? If so, train planning could be a perfect career for you.

    The role of Train Planning & Diagramming Specialist will involve working as part of a team responsible for delivering the amended weekly timetable bid, rolling stock and traincrew diagrams to prepare robust, effective and customer friendly plans.

    This temporary position will involve liaising with Network Rail and other train / freight operators in preparation of timetable bids in line with the requirements of industry regulations and timescales, and to meet business objectives (including commercial, operational and performance criteria).

    Working against strict deadlines, the successful candidate will produce comprehensive rolling stock (vehicle) diagrams for each week to meet amended timetable specifications and fleet maintenance requirements, and prepare traincrew diagrams that are compliant, and deliver a train service that will meet the franchise performance targets in a timely manner.

    Please use the Reasons for applying section to state your expression of interest and outline how your skills/experience match the requirements of the role.

    Closing: 21/01/2020