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Arriva in Kent and Surrey

Network Scheduling Manager

Maidstone

Introduction

Arriva’s UK Bus Division is part of Arriva, one of Europe’s leading transport services organisations.  Arriva Southern Counties is an autonomous business providing services throughout West Kent, Medway, Essex and parts of Surrey.

This role reports directly into the Head of Commercial and the main purpose of the role is to lead the team of scheduling managers throughout Arriva Southern Counties region, you will develop the processes, systems and techniques of our planning and scheduling capability to better improve efficiencies and profitability in Arriva Southern Counties

Requirements

Ensure resource levels are planned and manage the delivery of network improvements for all areas within the region

Own the tender and network contract process ensuring all submissions are timely and accurate, also owning and enhancing the registration process

Lead, develop and manage the scheduling team including carrying out appraisals and relevant meetings as per policies

Support the Commercial Development Managers in developing network opportunities to secure sustainable growth for both the short and long term

Ensure accuracy of schedules and duties created and comply with company / local depot agreements and all relevant legislation

Be the key touch point between Commercial and Marketing departments, owning the accurate supply of data for marketing, publicity and real time feeds

Work with Head of Network UK Bus on developing scheduling systems

Introduce new tools and techniques ensuring a data led, smart & insightful approach to planning

Build up an excellent knowledge and understanding of the entire regional network and share these skills to offer support to other functions within the business

Benefits

In return we offer a competitive salary, contributory pension scheme, and concessionary travel for employees, partner and children.


How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this role, please email your CV with a covering letter detailing how you feel you meet the requirements to:

Debbie Hayes - HR Director Arriva Southern Counties, Invicta House, Armstrong Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6TX

Closing Date: Fri 09 September, 2016

Reference Number: DH/NWMgr




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