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Driver Manager

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    Hull, United Kingdom

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    Ben Anderson

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Driver Manager – Railway Operations


TXM Recruit are working with an exciting an innovative TOC to recruit a Driver Manager who will lead a team of Driver Instructors, Train Drivers and new Trainee Drivers in the resumption of their train plan.


Key Accountabilities

  • Effectively monitor and manage the CMS for all drivers, ensuring that all scheduled tasks are undertaken within the scheduled timescales
  • Effectively monitor all driver related Key Performance indicators providing reports regarding these as required
  • Ensure all Accidents, Incidents and Safety of the line incidents are investigated effectively and within the set timescales, making recommendations that manage the risk and reduce re-occurrences
  • Provide effective leadership to drivers, working to the highest standards and displaying the Vision, Values and Behaviours
  • Comply with relevant policies and standards and provide input to safety policy, standards and strategies
  • Undertake regular job chats and 1:1s with your team of drivers ensuring these are undertaken when scheduled focusing on the development and engagement of the people in your team
  • Provide day to day management of the drivers, including discipline, grievance, welfare and attendance
  • Build robust relationships with ASLEF at local level to maximise employee engagement and business productivity
  • Ensure that drivers’ route and traction knowledge are maintained, to meet business needs
  • Carry out on-call arrangements, and be available to provide the business with operational flexibility where required
  • Assist in internal and external audits, where required
  • Carry out any Health and Safety Inspections as required



  • A working knowledge of the Railway Rule Book
  • Experience of managing railway operations
  • An understanding of Human Factors and Non-Technical Skills relevant to an operational railway environment.
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Learning & Development Certificate, or equivalent
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Assessor Certificate, or equivalent
  • Qualified in Personal Track Safety
  • Qualified as a Train Operator Liaison Officer (TOLO)
  • IOSH Managing Safely Certificate


Salary + Railway benefits package


TXM Recruit is an equal opportunities employer. If you have any specific requirements or require assistance or reasonable adjustments to be made for you during the selection process due to disability or long-term health condition, we will do our best to assist you.