Project Safety Business Partner

West Midland Trains
03 Oct 2019
31 Oct 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Project Safety Business Partner

Location: Birmingham, B3 2ES

Salary: Competitive

About the Company:

This is a fantastic time to join West Midlands Trains as we embark on your new franchise to improve our passenger's journeys. As part of the wider Abellio Group, West Midlands Trains Ltd, operates as a joint venture - West Midlands Railway and London Northwestern Railway, delivering over 1,300 safe and reliable services per day for more than a 60 million passengers per year. Since the start of our franchise in 2017 we have been committed to improving our services, investing a whopping GBP1 billion into the region's network, GBP18million in the development of all our workforce.

About the Project Safety Business Partner role:

We are looking to recruit a Safety Business Partner within our Projects function to lead the safety management, development, planning and implementation of planned business changes in line with Common Safety Methods, legislation and Company procedures. You will manage each project from a safety perspective through significant change process to secure safety validation sign off on time and within budget. With excellent communication and planning skills you will be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative.

Requirements Project Safety Business Partner:

NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent as well as a recognised PPM qualification (MSP and PRINCE2)
Comprehensive understanding of occupational health and safety legislation including knowledge of occupational safety and health management systems particularly HSG65
Appreciation of government and key stakeholder health and safety agendas
Knowledge of Railway rules and regulations associated dispatch
Knowledge of safety and quality standards
Recognised technical or professional qualifications in Safety management
Previous experience in Rail operations role Programme and Change Management methodologies, techniques and tools
Experience of managing large-scale/complex enterprise-wide business transformation programmes
Significant experience of managing a large scale, multi-skilled project team
Ability to influence and manage senior stakeholders including Executive Teams
In addition to a competitive salary, West Midlands Trains offer a wealth of benefits including free first class travel on West Midlands Trains and other Abellio group trains for you, your partner and dependent children, 75% discount on all other train travel over most of the UK rail network, development opportunities to help you further your career with West Midlands Trains and a competitive pension scheme.

If you feel you are suitable for this Project Safety Business Partner role then please apply now