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Lead Maintenance and Publications Engineer, Derby, Competitive Package

Porterbrook Leasing Company specialises in the leasing of all types of railway rolling stock and associated equipment.  Based in Derby with a corporate office in London, the organisation is undertaking a period of transformational change as it responds to the changing landscape in rail.  The engineering function is seeking the most talented commercial and technical resources in the industry to join its team, to enable the business to be fit for the future.
The Lead Maintenance and Publications Engineer is a new role within the Safety and Operations function.  The main accountability is to support the delivery of a safe and cost-effective railway through the management, development and delivery of maintenance and engineering documentation for the Porterbrook fleet.  The role will also review and develop maintenance strategy for Porterbrook’s fleets in association with the Fleet Services and the Commercial teams, to ensure the highest levels of reliability and performance.  A key deliverable will be to lead and direct the production of rolling stock technical documents for maintenance, overhaul and modification projects, including presenting the information in clear and simple English.  The development of the best approach to document management will be a role requirement. The role offers the opportunity to develop new ways of working using technology as an enabler. Longer term there is the potential to offer document management services to the customer base as an added value service.
We are looking for a Chartered Engineer, or someone working towards this level, with a minimum of 5 years Fleet and Rolling Stock experience gained within a  ROSCO, TOC or manufacturer.  A strong understanding of rolling stock systems is essential along with a sound understanding of engineering standards.  The ideal candidate will have experience of working with technical documents and will have utilised document management systems including SharePoint.  Individual skills will include project management, stakeholder engagement and supplier management.  A track record of coming up with effective solutions to manage documentation would be helpful along with a track record of taking change projects forward from concept to implementation in this area.
We are seeking the very best talent to join the team, and offer an excellent salary, along with bonus and benefits.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great organisation with excellent people and a road map for the future to grow and develop the business. 
To apply please send your CV and a covering email with full details of why you would be a great addition to the Porterbrook team, along with details of your current salary and notice period to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Business Development Director, Manchester c£60k plus excellent bonus

re you keen to develop and run a business with an excellent quality product proposition? Can you demonstrate business development expertise, ideally in the transport and outsourcing sectors?
Palladium Associates offers risk, investigation and security services to a range of transport, legal, financial and professional businesses across the UK. We deliver through a unique model of flexible deployment of ex police and former security personnel, providing quality security and customer facing staff.
We need a Business Development Director to take our organisation forward. The role will create the overall business development strategy, providing flexible outsourced staff in security, revenue protection and customer services.  You will be supported by a small team, including marketing and tender support and will have the freedom to work on your own initiative. 
You will be adept at sourcing and converting leads into new business.  Your focus will be on creating high profile tenders, commercial pricing, developing the proposition to new sectors and providing after sales service as required.  Highly personable, with a good network, we are looking for an individual with impact. Great communication and analytical skills are key. Most important is the ability to sell the unique benefits of the Palladium proposition.  
This is a long-term opportunity offering excellent rewards as the business grows. With a base salary of up to £60k, car allowance plus excellent bonus scheme linked to the delivery of objectives, your package will continue to increase with your success. Palladium Associates has a sound financial status and an excellent reputation for providing high quality resources across risk and investigation, event security and customer services. It’s a great business, with people who are passionate about delivering a high-quality product. Drive the direction and results through your efforts and be well rewarded for your success.
Interested? Please send your CV highlighting your business development track record, plus a covering letter highlighting why you should be the next great addition to the Palladium team, your base salary, bonus potential and notice period to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Fleet Support Engineer EMU, Derby, Competitive Package

Porterbrook Leasing Company specialises in the leasing of all types of railway rolling stock and associated equipment.  Based in Derby with a corporate Head Office in London, the organisation is undertaking a period of transformational change as it responds to the changing landscape in rail.  The engineering function is seeking the most talented commercial and technical resources in the industry to join its team, to enable the business to be fit for the future.
The Fleet Support Engineer EMU is accountable for the management of Porterbrook EMU Assets when they are on lease to the Train Operating Companies (TOCs). Working with all stakeholders the role will manage asset condition to ensure the safe and reliable operation of Porterbrook assets. The role will also provide support to deliver Porterbrook’s lease obligations for the relevant assets, heavy maintenance, modification programmes.  The role will also develop solutions to any issues affecting the asset, provide platform support and develop reliability growth programmes.  There will also be the opportunity to be involved in project management in relation to the assets.
We are looking for a Chartered Engineer, or someone working towards this level, with 5 to 10 years of EMU Rolling Stock experience, along with good asset management skills.  The ideal candidate will have good commercial skills, budget management, excellent communication skills and have a good understanding of fleet leasing arrangements. Strong attention to detail is also critical along with problem solving skills. You should ideally have a project management qualification or good evidence of managing engineering projects. 
We are seeking the very best talent to join the team, and offer an excellent salary, along with bonus and benefits.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great organisation with excellent people and a road map for the future to grow and develop the business. 
To apply please send your CV and a covering email with full details of why you would be a great addition to the Porterbrook team, along with details of your current salary and notice period.

Commercial Manager, Derby, Competitive Package

Porterbrook Leasing Company specialises in the leasing of all types of railway rolling stock and associated equipment.  Based in Derby with a corporate office in London, the organisation is undertaking a period of exciting change.  Key to the long-term success of the business is a focus on building strong relationships with the Train Operating Companies (TOCs), greater innovation and the introduction of value-added services.  This is an exciting time to join Porterbrook and to be part of a period of transformation and growth.
The role of Commercial Manager is a fantastic opportunity to work with the senior teams across the TOCs assigned to you.  The role is accountable for being the single point of contact for all the commercial aspects of the lease and maintenance agreements for your customers.  Main deliverables will be to build and maintain a strong partnership relationship with the TOCs through collaborative working and relationship management.  Other aspects of the role will be to identify business opportunities for products which could deliver enhanced performance, to support early engagement on any new procurement opportunities within the TOC and to promote added value services through a win win approach. 
The ideal candidate will be in a senior commercial role, ideally in a TOC, ROSCO or train manufacturer.  A background in managing high value contracts is essential, along with a good legal understanding and financial acumen.  Some experience of business development would be an advantage along with excellent negotiation skills.  We are looking for people who are highly professional in their approach and who can demonstrate a track record of excellent delivery against financial targets, balanced with a quality output.  Highly engaging with excellent stakeholder management skills this role will work across the commercial and engineering teams. 
We are seeking the very best talent to join the team, and offer an excellent salary, along with bonus and benefits.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great organisation with excellent people and a road map for the future to grow and develop the business.
To apply please send your CV and a covering email with full details of why you would be a great addition to the Porterbrook team, along with details of your current salary and notice period to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Part Time HR Advisor

Flying Tiger of Copenhagen is a fun, quirky retailer with stores across the world.  The Scotland and North or England Region operates 12 stores and employs c140 people.  The company is looking for a experienced HR Advisor to support the management and staff across all aspects of HR.
This is a fabulous opportunity for someone who is happy to work flexibly over 5 days a week at the Head Office at The Gyle. The role will cover supporting recruitment, providing HR advice to staff and managers, HR administration and generally ensuring that the company is compliant with GDPR and employment legislation.  There is a lot of scope for the role holder to create new processes and ways of working and use innovation to support areas such as internal communications and employee engagement.  There would be the opportunity to do more hours on an occasional basis depending on the workload. 
The role would suit someone who has a strong HR background and their lifestyle allows for a part time role which can be delivered flexibly over 5 days a week, allowing for regular support to be in place.  Ideally CIPD qualified with excellent communication skills, both written and oral, the ability to analysis data would also be helpful.  An outgoing personality fits with the Flying Tiger brand and we welcome people who have massive enthusiasm for people and getting the most from them.  Retail sector experience or working in a customer facing organisation would be an advantage.
If you would like to be considered for this great opportunity please send a covering letter explain why you would be a great addition to the team at Flying Tiger, with your current base salary, hours and notice period to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Senior Manager, Digital Services, Derby, up to £70k

Porterbrook Leasing Company specialises in the leasing and asset management of passenger and freight railway rolling stock and associated equipment.  Based in Derby with a corporate Head Office in London, the organisation is undertaking a period of transformational change as it responds to the changing landscape in rail.  The engineering function is seeking the most talented commercial and technical resources in the industry to join its team, to enable the business to be fit for the future.


The Senior Manager, Digital Services is a new role with an ambitious and exciting remit.  The role holder will be accountable for the creation of a Digital Services function for the business.  They will use their expert knowledge in this area to develop the business case and digital services strategy for added value services for the customers of the business.  This will include leveraging the opportunity presented by big data, condition monitoring technologies and other innovative solutions which enhance the fleet and the end user experience.  Having created the business case, the role will be required to manage external service providers and recruit highly skilled staff to deliver the digital services strategy. 


The ideal candidate will be highly skilled in digital systems and technologies applicable to railway asset management and train operations.  They will have a strong commercial outlook and an awareness of UK railways and the UK rail industry.  They must have a track record in creating new digital system solutions from concept to delivery and ensuring that the business benefits are delivered.  The person we are looking for will be highly enthusiastic about the future potential of digital rail, will be innovative and have the ability to promote the benefits of digital systems.  They will be highly professional in approach, with a reputation for excellent execution in this area coupled with excellent analytical and communication skills.  This is a unique opportunity to take the digital systems strategy forward for a business which is undergoing a period of significant growth and investment.


We are seeking the very best talent to join the team, and offer an excellent salary, along with bonus and benefits.  This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great organisation with excellent people and a road map for the future to grow and develop the business. 
To apply please send your CV and a covering email with full details of why you would be a great addition to the Porterbrook team, along with details of your current salary and notice period to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Scouts Scotland – Chair of the Board of Trustees

Are you looking for a Non-executive role? Do you have a keen interest in youth development or Scouting?

We have a fantastic new opportunity for a Chair for Scouts Scotland. The current Chair has reached the end of their 6-year tenure and the organisation is looking for a dynamic Chair to take the organisation forward. 

Scouts Scotland have been on a successful journey of growth in recent years, with the organisation of c60 staff being ably led by their Chief Executive.  The role of Chair is critical to the ongoing success of the organisation and the team is keen to appoint someone with a passion for Scouting.  The role will involve the chairing of the Board of Trustees, providing strategic leadership and ensuring that the organisation adheres to the governance processes in place.  In addition, the role will help lead the delivery of the Strategy – Skills for Life to 2023; maintaining a balance between the organisational needs, fundraising and attracting more young people to join the movement.  Other aspects of the role will be to attend events, engage with stakeholders and provide visibility for Scouts Scotland.  This is a fantastic opportunity to undertake a non-executive role, in an organisation which brings significant benefits and development to thousands of young people across Scotland.

Ideal candidates will currently be operating at a senior level in business, with excellent stakeholder engagement skill. They will have strong commercial acumen and be inspired by the work that Scouting does in the UK.  They will be able to devote c2/4 days a month to support meetings, events and calls, in relation to fulfilling this role.  Much of this time will take place in the evening or weekends.   The role is unpaid however it is a high-profile role, with an opportunity to gain broad experience.

Scouts Scotland Strategy 2018 – 2023: www.scouts.scot/about-us/skills-for-life/

If this role is of interest, please send your CV and covering email, outlining your relevant experience to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Scouts Scotland – Treasurer

Are you looking for a non-executive role? Do you have a keen interest in youth development scouting? 

We have a fantastic opportunity available for a Treasurer for Scouts Scotland.  The current Treasurer has reached the end of their 6-year tenure and the organisation is looking for a skilled financial leader to join the Board of Trustees. 

Scouts Scotland have been on a successful journey of growth in recent years, with the organisation of c60 staff being ably led by their Chief Executive.  The role of Treasurer will take accountability for the financial aspects of the organisation, providing oversight to the finance team and ensure that all financial matters are managed in line with regulatory requirements. 

Ideal candidates will have experience of managing finance and accounts at a senior level, excellent organisational skills, supported by strong commercial acumen.  You must have an accountancy qualification and experience of managing accounts for a charity would also be an advantage. An interest in Scouting would be beneficial.  You will be able to devote c2/4 days a month to support meetings, events and calls in relation to fulfilling this role.  Much of this time is in the evening or weekends.   The role is unpaid; however, it is extremely rewarding with the opportunity to develop your current skills and experience.

Scouts Scotland Strategy 2018 – 2023: www.scouts.scot/about-us/skills-for-life/

If this role is of interest, please send your CV and a covering email to outline how you match the requirements of this role to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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