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Train Driver Manager required to shape their own role for an SME and put the competency framework in place to obtain the Train Driver schooling license via the Office of Rail & Road which is a game changer for this organisation.


Ford & Stanley – The Rail Recruitment Experts are recruiting a Driver Standards Manager for a growing rail freight business.


The Opportunity


Ford & Stanley Recruitment are working with a Freight Operating Company who are transitioning from a small to medium size business on their search for a Driver Standards Manager. This role will take responsibility for ensuring the business is compliant with all standards and regulations by managing, reviewing and implementing new processes.

This role will play a pivotal part in the business being awarded a train driver school licence by the Governments Office of Rail & Road. You will proactively advise the business on current competency standings while driving new programmes to ensure the business is abiding to the latest rules and regulations.                


Location (s):


Derby HQ– hybrid/ Flexibility is offered. Must be open to frequent travel as this is an essential for the role. Other key locations- Bristol, London, Manchester.


Role and Responsibilities:


  • Operate trains in accordance with relevant railway rules and regulations
  • Complete relevant Locomotive safety checks
  • To ensure all training & assessment packages are being carried out to the required standard.


Essentials Skills & Experience


  • Previous passenger/ freight train driver experience
  • Up to date working knowledge of driver standards
  • Trainer/Assessor qualification


Closing Date:  21 April 2023


Likely Job Titles: Train Driver, Driver Manager


About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.


Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Derby
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£60000 - £65000