Head of Rail Services Output

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Morson International is recruiting for a Head of Rail Services Role, You will be responsible for setting transport investment priorities for the North. Its members speak with one voice to Government, driving transformational economic growth and creating a vibrant, prosperous North through better connectivity.

As Head of Rail Service Outputs, you will play an important role in shaping the future of rail services and lead input into current franchises including delivery, performance, overseeing input to timetable development and train services across the North of England, leaving a lasting legacy for future generations. A collaborative leader, you will have direct oversight of the input to current and future rail services and the help ensure that they meet the needs of the North. As the UK's first sub-national transport body, we are changing the way transport is planned and delivered. You will make our vision a reality, taking ownership of the delivery of the rail service aspects of the long-term, pan-Northern strategy - the Strategic Transport Plan - and spearheading compelling evidence to support investment decisions and taking forward implementation of the recently published Blake Jones review.

This senior role is integral to our clients success. Technical service delivery and strategic analysis and design work will be at the bedrock of the business cases that will deliver transformational Train Service Requirements aligned to Long Term Rail Strategy. Not only will you be a guiding voice in shaping strategy, you will manage the programme framework, be an industry pioneer, holding partners to high standards and minimising risks.

What we are looking for:

This successful candidate requires not only extensive knowledge of the rail industry and rail performance, specifications, improvements on journey times and evolving strategies, but a passion to drive economic growth through cutting edge rail delivery and continuous improvements. You will be adept at managing portfolio of projects, honed with understanding of the regional and national policy context and political drivers. Your ability to turn technical information into coherent investment stories will help our communities see the broader picture and support the clients vision.