Job Details







Job Details

The Executive Network Group’s Logistic & Transport division is currently working exclusively with a fantastic client in the railway industry in Derby who are looking for a Re-Leasing Manager to join their team who has a detailed knowledge of the rail industry with appropriate Traction and Rolling Stock experience.

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Bonus: 10% (7.5% Individual, 2.5% Company
  • 25 days annual leave, plus additional days for long service
  • Employer pension contribution of 1.5x the employee contribution
  • Health Shield cash plan
  • Various discount schemes
  • Buy and sell up to 5 days annual leave
  • Paid volunteering days
  • Enhanced family friendly policies
  • Customer engagement – support commercial discussions
  • Supply chain engagement - Support and develop relationships with sub-suppliers
  • Manufacturers – maintain a dialogue with manufacturers to understand and analyse their product offering
  • Opportunity Tracker – support the Bid Coordinator, as required, at weekly update meetings to review live offers
  • Responsibility to manage a weekly review / update meeting with the Procurement team for current and future workstreams
  • Other (non-regular) – pricing reviews, cost reviews, digital support, strategy development, procurement, and innovation meetings where necessary
  • Support the Head of Passenger/Freight, Head of Pricing, relevant Key Relationship Manager and Fleet Strategy Manager, as required.
  • Support the Fleet Strategy Manager with the ‘information gathering’ process for re-leasing opportunities
  • Support the Bid Coordinator by providing applicable milestone updates for the upkeep of the bid plan and bid qualification process
  • Provide technical input to the Procurement team to allow them to go to the market for third party pricing and assist the Procurement team in answering supplier questions
  • Responsible for cost gathering and the pricing process
  • Review offer letter drafts as required, to ensure key commercial and technical considerations are understood and accurately captured within offer documents
  • Support the Fleet Strategy Manager to maintain an up-to-date summary of feasibility and fleet reports to avoid duplication of work
  • Responsible for the upkeep of fleet brochures and fleet information ahead of any re-leasing activities.
Knowledge & Skills
  • Extensive knowledge of railway industry rolling stock
  • Knowledge of the franchising/concessioning process and bidder requirement
  • Knowledge of contractual obligations and operating lease agreements
  • Awareness of safety cases, certification issues and railway risks
  • Ability to understand and comment upon engineering instructions and drawings
  • Knowledge and understanding of vehicle maintenance and overhaul requirements
  • Project planning skills
  • External and internal communication and presentation skills, written and verbal
  • Experience with writing bid submissions is an advantage
  • Financial and budgeting awareness
  • Railway engineering knowledge, ideally possessing or working towards Chartered Status
  • Degree, HNC or equivalent in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering but note comments above regarding alternative appropriate Rolling Stock experience

Andrew Swann

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