Resource Manager (internal Only)

St Patrick's House (Cardiff)

Please note, this vacancy is only open to current employees of Transport for Wales Rail Services. 

We have an exciting opportunity for an a Resource Manager to join our Resources Team in our new location, St Patrick's House, Cardiff.   It’s an exciting time to join us as we undergo transformational change and growth in the Wales and Borders.  The new franchise is bringing great opportunities for anyone wanting to build a career in the rail industry.  

This role ensures our Traincrew and Station staff are rostered to provide 24-hour cover for all our trains, maintaining industry standards and in the most cost effective way.

You will work closely with our Control and Performance teams, as well as other key functions across the business and will also play a pivotal role in service recovery across our network.

Often working under pressure, to tight deadlines, you will be able to prioritise, make sound decisions and solve challenging tasks.

The successful candidate should have:

·         Excellent IT and communication skills

·         An understanding of Rail industry policies/procedures

·         Experience of railway operations or experience of working in a busy resourcing team

·         A thorough knowledge of railway geography, especially within the Transport for Wales Rail Services network

In addition, you will have a can-do attitude, good problem solving skills and enjoy working part of a team. You will also need to demonstrate flexibility as this role involves shift working, including nights and weekends.

In return we will offer:

·         A competitive salary

·         The chance to join our pension scheme

·         Free & reduced rate train travel for you and certain family members

·         33 days paid holiday per year

·         Excellent training and development

If you’d like to join an organisation that is embarking on a journey to make the people of Wales proud of their rail network and you meet the requirements above, we would love to hear from you.


Resource Manager South TFW Version Nov 2018


  • Location: St Patrick's House
  • Job Title: Resource Manager (internal Only)
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary £48,983 per annum
  • Closing Date 12/12/2018
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