Operations & Risk Director (Safety & Sustainability)

London, GB
Six figure package
25 Jun 2012
23 Jul 2012
Job Type

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain’s railway. From the upgrade and expansion of Thameslink, to Europe’s largest civil engineering project – Crossrail - we are involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures Britain has ever seen. This will help us deliver the better railway that is vital for the economic prosperity of this country, transforming how people travel and make a massive difference to passengers and freight users right across Britain.

Launched in April 2012, Infrastructure Projects delivers capital projects through four regional delivery units ensuring efficiency and best value and providing a seamless interface with Network Rail’s ten routes. With an overseas expansion initiative to identify and win new markets also underway, this an exciting time to join the business and the successful candidate will contribute to the strategic leadership and development of world class operating standards.

Demonstrating a track record in business leadership, risk management and operational efficiency you will have a passion for safety and sustainability combined with commercial gravitas and a commitment to driving cultural change across a diverse supply chain to enable effective project delivery. With experience of working in a safety critical environment you will be comfortable influencing and delivering business transformation whilst embedding health, safety and sustainability policy for major engineering/infrastructure programmes.

Network Rail Infrastructure Projects aims to build an unrivalled record of successful project completion, innovation and reduced cost to rail users and taxpayers and this role is a critical and strategic hire to the senior leadership team. Chartership to a relevant professional body is preferred.

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.

If you believe you have what it takes to help Network Rail become the leader in providing rail infrastructure solutions then please visit networkrail.co.uk/careers and insert ‘IRC600488' into the keyword search.