Risk & Assurance Manager

Network Rail
Milton Keynes
Up to £42,336 - £47,628 + excellent benefits
18 Dec 2017
14 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Opportunity:

This is an opportunity to lead the Risk and Assurance team in developing and implementing risk management and assurance frameworks for our Digital Rail’s Asset Information function.

You would be accountable for leading the R&A team to achieve business objectives and key performance measures whilst embedding a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence.  You would be accountable for developing and implementing risk management processes to enable the identification, prioritisation and management of Asset Information risk; and, you would develop and implement an audit and assurance framework for Asset Information in compliance with company legislation and standards, and its Health and Safety Management System

Your background should look like this:

Degree in an engineering or business-related discipline (or equivalent level qualification); experience as a lead Auditor along with being qualified (IATCA / IRCA).  You will also hold substantial experience of governance and assurance frameworks.

Company Information:

Network Rail owns, manages and develops Britain’s railway – the 20,000 miles of track, 40,000 bridges and viaducts, and the thousands of signals, level crossings and stations (the largest of which we also run). In partnership with train operators we help people take more than 1.6bn journeys by rail every year - double the number of 1996 - and move hundreds of millions of tonnes of freight, saving almost 8m lorry journeys. We’re investing £38bn in the railway by 2019 to deliver more frequent, more reliable, safer services and brighter and better stations.

Group Digital Railway is a national function within Network Rail, its purpose is to deliver operationally excellent services that enhance today’s railway, alongside the strategic vision, leadership and capability which will transform the railway of tomorrow.  We bring together the industry-wide Digital Railway Programme, which is setting the vision and strategy for tomorrow’s railway with services that are supporting delivery both today and in the future. Enhanced by the ORBIS programme, we provide the data-to-intelligence expertise, asset information and telecommunications products and services necessary for a digitally-enabled railway.

How to apply:

Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

Safe behaviour is a requirement of working for Network Rail.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate their awareness of our Safety Vision

Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.3

Package: Salary up to £ 42,336 - £47,628 + 28 days holiday, bonus, generous pension, discounted rail season ticket, healthcare.

Closing date: 14th January 2018.

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