Position Title: Driver Team

Company: East Midlands Railway

Location: Skegness, UK

Job Description:

At EMR we want to proactively embrace diversity across our workforce and recognise that we are under-represented in terms of females and ethnic minority groups. We’re therefore taking positive steps to promote a positive and inclusive culture; we welcome applications from those that identify with these groups to better represent our communities.


  • Provide support with presentations, reports and agendas locally and functionally. Ensure all minutes and appropriate paperwork are distributed to staff whilst respecting all aspects of confidentiality.
  • This includes Local and Functional level council meetings, typing correspondence and documents for the Driver Management team organisation to business standards.
  • Monitor and administer all relevant Driver Manager team and Support Staff medical examinations, travel facilities and other staff related issues, including confidential management of personal files.
  • Procure stores, uniform, publications and equipment within delegated authority and manage all invoices from receipt through to authorisation, keeping a detailed record ensuring relevant signatures are obtained, including raising liabilities at period end and investigating queries through to completion, including the use of purchasing card.
  • Organising meetings by ensuring hotel and travel arrangements are made.
  • Carry out driver administration ensuring compliance as per rail industry standards.
  • This includes but is not limited to, applying for ETDL licenses, posting of notices, ensuring compliance for route risk assessments, ensuring next of kin information is accurate etc.
  • Assist at Driver recruitment assessment days and interviews as required. Manage the different stages of the onboarding process for new starters including sizing & ordering of uniform, setting up staff accounts to enable the process of ordering uniform remotely/home depot.
  • Assist in gathering evidence for operational investigations. Obtaining downloads, requesting CCTV, phone records, reviewing EDS profiles.


  • Ability to quickly prioritise and carry out complex administrative tasks
  • Highly organised, uses initiative and plans ahead; pro-active and innovative in seeking opportunities to improve systems and processes
  • Experience of using IT packages including Microsoft Office and resourcing systems for the creation of reports/presentations/KPI’s is desirable.
  • An understanding of GDPR principles
  • Ability to build a strong working network through a professional, friendly and approachable attitude.
  • Excellent written and communication skills able to take accurate minutes and produce detailed written reports
  • Flexible and adaptable; open to change and development. Proven ability to work in a varied and fast paced environment and the ability to utilise own initiative; together with a “completer/finisher” ethos.

About East Midlands Railway

we promote equal opportunities for all. East Midlands Railway is a non-discriminatory employer committed to the recruitment and promotion of all on the basis of ability and merit irrespective of disability, race, gender, health, social class, sexual preference, marital status, nationality, religion, employment status or age. We’ll treat your application fairly and assess you for the job based on merit and skills.