Job Description


Area Depot Manager (0492)

  • Salary:
  • Location:
    Stations on central section (Paddington to Canary Wharf) - EC1M 6BY
  • Department:
  • Category:
  • Type of Position:
    Full Time Permanent
  • Closing Date:
    24 October 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen at MTR Elizabeth line for an enthusiastic Area Depot Manager.

You will initially be the operational lead for the Central depots of our network although Area Depot Managers may be asked to lead other regions as required. You will be required to ensure that competency and fitness assessments for drivers are undertaken. The successful candidate will have good knowledge of traction/train crew matters, project management and be capable of improving levels of driver performance in terms of safety, discipline, service performance and to effectively manage staff inter-relationships within train crew depots and between other members of staff.

They will ensure robust plans are established for ensuring that all fitness for duty checks, competency assessment and monitoring activities of drivers are carried out to the frequency specified and in accordance with the methods set out in applicable company procedures.



  • Sound knowledge of railway operating and safety/statutory standards, rules, regulations, instructions and legislation


Essential Experience and Skills:

  • Proven track record of managing large groups of staff’s operational competencies, projects and objectives
  • Excellent knowledge of MTR Elizabeth line Driver rules, traction, and operational procedures
  • Customer focused with a  good understanding of MTR Elizabeth line's values and behaviours
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Investigation trained
  • IOSH qualification, or equivalent experience of conducting risk assessment activities
  • Personal Track Safety
  • Lead on local Trade Union IR issues and maintaining a collaborative working relationship

Benefits and Rewards

Travel Benefits (discretionary):

  • Free zones 1-6 Oyster travel card, for you and another person who lives at the same address
  • 75% discount on all UK rail travel, and some international services

Pension: You will be automatically enrolled into our excellent pension scheme. After two years, you will have the option of joining our defined benefits scheme

Benefits Station: A dedicated online benefits platform for retail and entertainment discounts

About Us

MTR Elizabeth line values its workforce, offers career progression and provides a platform to grow and develop.

We aspire to set a new transport standard for the UK, moving people and connecting communities better than anyone else. We are making long-term improvements to our network and creating a better service for our customers. We are a trusted operator with proven experience and have a mission to enable our employees to reach their full potential.

We welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, disability or gender and are committed to creating a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.



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