Safety Ops Standards Competency Manager


Safety Ops Standards Competency Manager (SOSCM)

Salary - depending on experience 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Shrewsbury 

There are exciting changes planned for the railway in Wales and Borders that will improve the transport network and offer opportunities for all.  We are now looking for a talented, full time Safety Ops Standards Competency Manager to make a difference with Operational Safety. 

You will coach and assess operational managers in their vocational competence that ensures their skills, ability and knowledge are continually maintained and developed. Working in partnership with operation functions and external stakeholders you will support the development of; operational training, operations standards, methods of work, operational investigation reports and operational risk assessments. 

You will ensure operational managers are informed with industry and company standards whilst ensuring we achieve compliance against regulatory standards. Day to day, you will deal with the demands that can arise from train operations, respond to requests from our internal and external stakeholders providing excellent customer service every time. 

The SOSCM is a key position within the business and you must have the ability to continually develop effective and efficient working relationships with our internal and external stakeholders whilst providing professional advice, support and guidance that ensures safety is our priority.  

Required skills/experience:

- At least 4 years train driving experience 

- Experience of working in a local level operational management post

- Strong people management experience, including coaching for high performance

- Relevant geographical knowledge

- Excellent written communication skills 

If you are enthusiastic, have great people management skills, care for people’s safety and well-being and you can inspire others by doing what’s right then this could be the role for you!



Safety Ops Standards Competency Manager JD June 2020


  • Location: Shrewsbury
  • Job Title: Safety Ops Standards Competency Manager
  • Hours: 37.5
  • Salary Dependent upon experience
  • Closing Date 13/07/2020
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