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Rail Safety Manager

Company: Transport for Greater Manchester (1)    Location: Greater Manchester
Can you influence the safety culture in a constantly evolving operational environment? Can you help us shape the future of operational safety in the Greater Manager transport area?

TfGM oversees transport in Greater Manchester, delivering and improving transport services, facilities and information to make travel easier for everyone. We deliver high-profile, large-scale transport projects, and its our experts who provide the information and analysis to shape transport strategy. This is a busy and exciting time for us: under the devolution agreement and with Greater Manchester at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse, transport will play a vital role in supporting growth and prosperity in the UKs largest regional economy outside London.

Reporting to the Interim Head of Control and Operational Support, and working closely with the Heads of Rail and Metrolink, you will have safety experience in both rail and tram industries and particularly the implementation of ROGS. You will be determined to develop and constantly improve the safety culture within our organisation ensuring suppliers are of the same mind. You will possess the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and be able to influence a range of audiences. You will be a qualified member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health or working towards this and will have worked extensively in the heavy and light rail environment.

In this role you will provide strategic support and advice to the Metrolink and Rail teams on health and safety matters relating to rail activities and will lead the delivery and implementation of processes to ensure compliance with the TfGM Safety Management System.

In return, as well as a competitive salary, we offer a fantastic range of benefits, including:

  • free home to work travel by train or Metrolink within the Greater Manchester boundary;
  • free bus travel across Greater Manchester;
  • 27 days annual leave;
  • access to the local government pension scheme
At TfGM we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are actively building a diverse workforce and want to create an inclusive environment as we recognise the importance of our workforce reflecting the communities we serve.

If you believe you have the qualities and experience we are seeking we would really like to hear from you!

To apply for this role please submit your full CV incorporating a covering letter detailing how you meet the requirements for the person specification.

For further information and to apply please visit; http://www.tfgm.com/careers