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Rail Fleet Bid Manager, c£60k to £80k, Derby or London

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 under the leadership of Mary Grant, the recently appointed Chief Executive.  With excellent additions to the Executive team, Porterbrook is seeking the most talented commercial resources in the industry to join its team. 

The new position of Rail Bid Fleet Manager will report to the Head of Refranchising and will undertake the key role of working with the train operating companies in supporting them with bid winning propositions for their fleet plans.  The role will include building deep commercial relationships with the bid teams, potential suppliers, the Department for Transport and other key stakeholders, including ensuring there is a clear timeline of opportunities in place.  Other aspects of the role are to manage the customer relationship from proposal through to implementation, with an effective handover to the engineering function along with leading the refranchising process with the co-ordination between the Porterbrook teams to develop the most compelling and competitive propositions.   Working closely with the franchise bid teams, this role will leverage Porterbrook’s expertise in the development of the fleet commercial strategy for its bid, and will develop the priced offers, fleet enhancement/modification programmes and ensure that all risks are clearly identified and mitigated.  Post award the role will complete the contract negotiations of the lease agreements and support the mobilisation period.

The role will be based in London at modern offices near Euston Station and will require travel across the UK, or in Derby at the offices at Pride Park.  This is an opportunity that is calling for an exceptional Graduate, with rail industry experience and who is regarded as exceptional in terms of their career development to date.  Highly commercial, with a sound understanding of leasing is critical along with a track record of success in securing new business.  The ideal candidate will have around 5 years post graduate experience working for a ROSCO, TOC or manufacturer some of which should have been within the bid environment.   Experience of railway rolling stock, operating routes and the key players is also essential.  Financially astute, coupled with the ability to create the most compelling propositions are all required skills along with a highly engaging personality.
Individuals will have a keen interest in the customer experience and innovation, both within and outside of the rail industry; creating the most exciting proposals for the train operating companies. 


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..

Electrostar Engineering Programme Manager, £60k to £65k, Derby or London

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 under the leadership of Mary Grant, the recently appointed Chief Executive.  With excellent additions to the Executive group, Porterbrook is seeking the most talented engineering resources in the industry to join its team.

The role of the Electrostar Engineering Programme Manager will be to lead and deliver the project to prepare the fleet for upcoming franchises.  The main elements of the role will be to ensure that the requirements of future franchise operators are fully understood and that opportunities and alternatives are explored to give the best competitive offer.  This will include development of maintenance and modification solutions, working with manufacturers, maintainers and third parties.  The role demands an individual who can work on their own initiative and who can cope with ambiguity, coming up with solutions to engineering challenges that are both deliverable and commercially viable.
The ideal candidate for this role will be a Chartered Engineer with at least 8 years rolling stock engineering experience including time spent managing complex engineering projects and have been actively involved in the refranchising processes.  A strong track record in developing and delivering projects, with specific experience of modern electric software-driven fleets and with manufacturer-led maintenance provision.  They will also have a strong track record of developing collaborative relationships with suppliers. Organisational capability, finding innovative solutions, programme management and planning skills are key to the success of this role, along with the ability to identify issues before they emerge and take appropriate remedial action.   The role can be based from Derby or London (office is close to Euston).

We are seeking the very best engineering 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..
 

Project Engineer, Refranchising, £40k to £45k, Derby or London

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 under the leadership of Mary Grant, the recently appointed Chief Executive.  With excellent additions to the Executive group, Porterbrook is seeking the most talented engineering resources in the industry to join its team. 
 
The role of Project Engineer will be to work as part of the rail refranchising team supporting railway operators as they bid for rail franchises in the UK.  They will liaise with the bid teams, manage any technical questions and provide specialist support with the bid preparation process.  This role will require an experience rail engineer ideally with a background in fleet engineering with a train operator or manufacturer.  Previous experience of supporting the refranchising process would be a distinct advantage.  The ideal candidate will combine engineering expertise, with commercial capability and excellent communication skills.  Candidates are likely to come from a range of backgrounds including rail consultancy, a train operating company, a ROSCO or a manufacturer and this role would suit an individual looking to develop their career and broaden their experience.  Individuals must be highly engaging with the ability to take technical information and create this into compelling tender proposals. Being well organised and with the ability to develop strong business relationships will also be key to the success of this role. The role can be based from Derby or London (close to Euston Station).

We are seeking the very best engineering 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..
 

Engineering IT Innovation Manager, £45k, Derby

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 under the leadership of Mary Grant, the recently appointed Chief Executive.  With excellent additions to the Executive group, Porterbrook is seeking the most talented engineering resources in the industry to join its team. 

The role of Engineering IT Innovation Manager will be to lead on the IT and software projects for both new and existing rolling stock. This role is all about bringing leading edge innovative technology solutions to our fleet to deliver an enhance customer experience and making our vehicles highly attractive to the train operating companies. The role will take ownership of the development of a range of projects including the definition and delivery of the remote condition monitoring strategy, and the identification of the costs and benefits that can be delivered by this type of technology.  There will be the requirement to identify technology solutions, build the business case and take agreed projects through to a successful implementation.  Ideal candidates will have a strong interest in information technology systems and the emerging innovations in this area.  In addition, they will be highly commercial, with a good insight into the demands of the operators and end users to create products that are fit for the future of rail travel. In terms of qualification, candidates will either be a Chartered Electrical Engineer with a background in rail engineering or they may have developed their career through other relevant routes. They will be specialised in IT engineering within a rolling stock environment including experience of the software that is available and have a good understanding of vehicle maintenance. Candidates must bring a track record of leading in the delivery of IT projects on time and to budget.  This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is looking to combine their engineering, IT and innovation skills to create leading edge improvements to the Porterbrook fleet.

We are seeking the very best engineering 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..

Electrostar Project Engineer, c£45k - £50k, Derby or London

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 under the leadership of Mary Grant, the recently appointed Chief Executive.  With excellent additions to the Executive group, Porterbrook is seeking the most talented engineering resources in the industry to join its team. 

The role of the Electrostar Project Engineer will be to support the project to prepare the Electrostar fleet for re-leasing.  Key elements will include the development and delivery of work packages to deliver the vehicle enhancement modifications and maintenance developments. The role will involve working in collaboration with suppliers, train operators and the internal fleet engineering team.

Candidates for this role will have a rolling stock engineering background and be either a Chartered Engineer or working towards this.  Ideal candidates will have specific experience of working with modern electric fleets in areas such as maintenance, reliability improvement and the development of technical solutions.  Other technical skills will include a good knowledge of managing software-driven rolling stock and experience of delivering large scale fleet modification projects on time and to budget.  They will also have a strong track record of managing supplier relationships with either manufacturers or maintainers. Organisational capability and planning skills are key to the success of this role, along with the ability to identify issues before they emerge and take appropriate remedial action. The role can be based from either Derby or our modern offices in London, which are close to Euston Station.

We are seeking the very best engineering 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..

Innovation Development Engineer, c£45 - £50k Derby

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 under the leadership of Mary Grant, the recently appointed Chief Executive.  With excellent additions to the Executive group, Porterbrook is seeking the most talented engineering resources in the industry to join its team. 

The role of Innovation Development Engineer will provide engineering project support for a number of  innovation projects from concept through the feasibility stage and finally to deliver a trial prior to the project going into wider production.  The ideal candidate for this role will have around 5 years post graduate experience and be either a Chartered Engineer or close to being qualified.  Rail engineering experience is essential, with experience of managing engineering change projects through the full project lifecycle.    A keen interest in innovation is important, and a good understanding of what the train operating companies and end users are demanding for the fleet of the future.  Ideal candidates will have a strong track record in rail engineering, they will have managed supplier relationships and knowledge of approvals processes.  The person we are looking for will have excellent organisational capability, be able to work effectively as part of a team and on their own initiative.  Communication and influencing skills will also be required to be able to create reports and presentations to the senior team in respect of the projects being delivered. This is an excellent opportunity for an engineer with a keen interest in the future of rail and who is genuinely interested in a role which combines engineering with innovation.

We are seeking the very best engineering 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..

Principal Civil Engineer Glasgow £40K to £45K

Rainbow HR has been retained to recruit a Senior Civil Engineer for an Engineering Consultancy, RBA based in Glasgow.

RBA are a long-established organisation with an excellent reputation for the delivery of outstanding quality engineering solutions. Due to continued business growth there is a requirement for an ambitious and driven individual to join the team as a Senior Civil Engineer.  The role will provide civil engineering design to a range of projects across the UK.

Reporting to the Regional Director the main accountability will be efficient and timely delivery of Civil Engineering solutions, providing accurate design calculations and drawings/models.

Ideal candidates will hold a degree in Civil or Structural Engineering and be a Chartered Engineer or approaching Chartered status.

Sector design experience across 2 of the following areas as a minimum are required; drainage, highways, rail, light rail and earthworks.

Experience of working in a BIM environment is essential along with an expert knowledge of the civil engineering codes of practice, British Standards and Eurocodes.  Excellent knowledge of planning approvals processes and, statutory and regulatory approvals is also required.  Highly skilled at maximising the use of technology including AutoCAD with the ability to produce drawings, drainage design software (eg WinDES).

The characteristics and personally we are looking for are the ability to work well under pressure and being able to manage multiple projects, excellent project management and the ability to manage resources effectively.

Highly confident and articulate, able to engage with key clients to support with business development and be commercially astute are all key skills needed for the successful delivery of the role.

We are looking for the very best in engineering talent for this role, and the opportunity would suit a Qualified Civil Engineer who is current working for a consultancy and who wants to develop their skills within a small but highly regarded team or an individual keen to move into a Consultancy role.

Please apply with a detailed covering letter clearly explaining how you meet the skills and experience for the role, and include your current base salary and notice period details. to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Commercial Graduate Opportunity (Derby or London) c£24K to 28K

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 under the leadership of Mary Grant, the recently appointed Chief Executive.  With excellent additions to the Executive team, Porterbrook is seeking the most talented resources in the industry to join its team.

We are looking to hire a Graduate to join the Commercial team based in either derby or London. The team covers a range of activities including procurement, contract management, refranchising of fleet for rail operators and pricing.

This role would suit a graduate who is looking to gain experience in a range of commercial areas without being part of a formal graduate scheme. Ideal candidates will have a degree in law, accountancy or business studies with maths. Preference will be given to candidates who have had some form of business work experience.

The key skills for the role include being highly analytical and numerate, commercial acumen with strong communication skills.

An outgoing and engaging personality is important, given a lot of the work requires building strong business relationships.   A keen interest in rail is also a benefit.

We are seeking the very best talent to join the team and offer an excellent salary 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.

Principal Civil Engineer Glasgow £40K to £50K

Rainbow HR has been retained to recruit a Principal Civil Engineer for an Engineering Consultancy, RBA based in Glasgow.

RBA are a long-established organisation with an excellent reputation for the delivery of outstanding quality engineering solutions. Due to continued business growth there is a requirement for an ambitious and driven individual to join the team. Reporting to the Regional Director the main accountability will be efficient and timely delivery of Civil Engineering solutions, providing accurate design calculations and drawings/models.

This leadership role will require the management of a team of Civil Engineers, across a range of projects in the UK but mainly in Scotland. Ideal candidates will hold a degree in Civil or Structural Engineering and be a Chartered Engineer or approaching Chartered status.  Sector design experience across 2 of the following areas as a minimum are required; drainage, highways, rail, light rail and earthworks.

Experience of working in a BIM environment is essential along with an expert knowledge of the civil engineering codes of practice, British Standards and Eurocodes.

Excellent knowledge of planning approvals processes and, statutory and regulatory approvals is also required.

Highly skilled at maximising the use of technology including AutoCAD with the ability to produce drawings, drainage design software (eg WinDES).  The characteristics and personally we are looking for are the ability to work well under pressure and being able to manage multiple projects, excellent project management and the ability to manage resources effectively.

Highly confidence and articulate, able to engage with key clients to support with business development and be commercially astute are all key skills needed for the successful delivery of the role.  We are looking for the very best in engineering talent for this role, and the opportunity would suit a Qualified Civil Engineer who is current working for a consultancy and who wants to develop their skills within a small but highly regarded team or an individual keen to move into a Consultancy role.

Please apply with a detailed covering letter clearly explaining how you meet the skills and experience for the role and include your current base salary and notice period details. to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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