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Ford & Stanley Recruitment

Job Title: Schedule Planner – Rail

Location: Tower Bridge, London

Salary: Up to £16 per hour

Contract: 3 months (extension if possible)


Are you an organized and detail-oriented individual with a knack for planning and coordination? We are seeking a dedicated Schedule Planner that has worked within a Rail business previously to join our clients dynamic team. This role is crucial in ensuring the rail services run smoothly by effectively managing staff rosters and schedules.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Create and manage staff rosters, ensuring all shifts are adequately covered.
  • Maintain accurate records of staff availability, absences, and leave.
  • Liaise with staff to confirm availability and address any rostering issues.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, including working time directives and health and safety requirements.
  • Communicate any changes to the roster promptly to all relevant parties.
  • Support the HR and Operations teams with any rostering-related queries or issues.
  • Monitor and report on rostering efficiency and identify areas for improvement.
  • Utilise rostering software and systems to manage schedules effectively.




– Excellent organizational and time management skills.

– Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

– Proficiency in using rostering software and systems.

– Attention to detail and the ability to multitask.

– Knowledge of working time directives and health and safety regulations.

– Previous experience in a scheduling or rostering role in a rail business.


If you are passionate about ensuring operational efficiency and have the skills to manage complex schedules, we would love to hear from you!

    • Job type: Temporary
    • Location: London
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:£14 - £16

    This opportunity is being managed by:

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    Daniel Harrison

    Senior Recruitment Consultant