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Competence Development Manager

GTR (Govia Thameslink Railway)

Location: Brighton and Hove

Job Type: Full time


We are currently seeking a Competency Development Manager for our Brighton - Thameslink Traincrew Depot.

You will be reporting to the Lead Competence Manager. Your role will be to develop and maintain a high performing, competent and customer focused team of Train Crew through effective approach of all competence and policy demand.

You must be a Driver of Trains To Apply with a minimum of 3 Years Experience

You will be expected to:

  • Ensure compliance with all requirements of GTR Operational Competence Standards and Policies are carried out
  • Ensure all assessments are completed as planned and to the appropriate standard.
  • To ensure any inadequacy in Train Crew's performance are communicated to the Driver Line Managers along with a proposed plan if the inadequacy is competence related.

You should possess the following:

  • Knowledge and competence in all rules and standards applicable to train operation
  • A clean record of line of safety
  • A1/A2 & L12 or equivalent, nationally recognised competence assessment and coaching qualification
  • Ability to lead and a coach a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence
  • Competent to drive traction units relevant to your operating area

What we can offer you:

  • Final salary pension
  • Free travel on GTR and sister groups for you and your family
  • 75% off travel on other train operating companies for you, and leisure for your family
  • Discounted Oyster Card
  • GTR offers maternity, paternity and adoption leave and time off for prenatal care, as well as shared parental leave - all part of our commitment to family friendly policies
  • StarHub – our great benefits package which, for example, includes discounts with many retailers.