Position Filled: Senior Operations Planning Manager

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Position Filled: Senior Operations Planning Manager

Sector: Transport + Infrastructure Location: United Kingdom Day Rate: £80,000 pa fixed term contract Reference: 7070

Our client is looking for a Senior Operations Planning Manager to lead on all aspects of operational planning and drive performance improvement across the business.

The role will be responsible for:

  • Leading all areas of performance and planning processes to ensure a safe, high performing and cost effective operation
  • Working with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders to manage areas of development, risks, issues & factors that may affect future performance such as events
  • Providing corporate intelligence to ensure accurate and reliable operational planning
  • Overseeing operational safety & security
  • Manpower planning and rostering
  • Providing a strategic focus to all operational, timetabling & logistics planning
  • Driving performance and continuous improvement

In order to be considered for the position successful applicants must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Proven track record working within Rail operations is essential
  • Hands on experience leading teams responsible for operations management, planning, testing and timetable and roster requirements within a rail operations environment is also essential
  • Previous experience leading performance improvement programmes within a rail operations environment
  • Previous experience operating within a safety critical, on call role
  • Experience in command 7 control activities
  • Experience of logistics management for special events
  • Excellent stakeholder management, leadership and organisation & planning skills

Interested in this role?


To find out more contact Steffany Young

Tel: 020 7314 2011