Rail Safety and Standards Board Limited

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We are helping to guide rail through times of great change. You can play a part in contributing to the rail industry through the many opportunities we offer. We value our staff, and we are committed to creating a workplace which is inclusive to everyone. We offer a great working environment which includes smart working, and you can expect to work with supportive colleagues. Furthermore, we offer a competitive benefits package to ensure you can achieve your best throughout your journey with us and a culture where you can expect autonomy, collaboration and expertise as well as brilliant opportunities for personal and professional development.

You can find detail of our current vacancies below. Click on the job title for more information and apply if you are interested.

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Job Locations UK-Flexible Location
Posted Date 1 week ago(16/02/2024 15:21)
The Head of Digital Signalling supports the Professional Head of CCC (Control Command and Communications) and the Professional Head of Rail Operations by delivering expert consultancy for clients in the field of railway operations and railway system design, providing thought leadership on standards and communicating the benefit of standards.  You are a key point of contact in the industry, providing a credible voice and sharing knowledge and expertise, promoting standards and RSSB in general. You will also ensure the standards team’s contribution satisfies the expectations of RSSB’s members and stakeholders, effectively and efficiently delivering the RSSB Business Plan and achieving our strategic objectives.
Job ID
2024-1601
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
FTC Duration
N/A
Post End Date
07/03/2024
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(09/02/2024 10:24)
The Technical Commercial Manger role sits within the Consultancy team within the Business Development & Engagement Directorate, working with the businesses technical teams to manage market research, and the delivery of pre-sales, tender and bid activities.  Acting as the technical support interface between commercial and technical delivery.   The role is key to grow our commercial consultancy and data insights offerings, utilising the depth of railway technical expertise and growing data capabilities within the business.   Contribute to the commercial income targets, annually and across a 5-year Control Period.   The role sits in two of the four of our strategic objectives: Growth and Customer Excellence.
Job ID
2024-1599
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Post End Date
29/02/2024
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(13/02/2024 15:14)
The Project Manager will manage the design, development and delivery of different types of railway related projects in order to achieve the project objectives within specified constraints. The projects to be managed are predominantly research and standards change projects with values of up to £500k.   The Projects Directorate works with matrix management, so there is the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects across the wider Directorate. To support the onboarding process, a “buddy” will be assigned, so that any new starter has someone to support them in addition to the line manager.
Job ID
2024-1598
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Post End Date
26/02/2024
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(07/02/2024 13:05)
The role of the Non-Executive Director (NED) is to contribute to developing the Company's strategic direction, overseeing RSSB’s future direction and delivery of the strategy and business plan. A key part of the role will encompass supporting RSSB’s Executive Team through providing advice and constructive challenge, encouraging a culture of innovation, and a strong sense of accountability. Acting as an Ambassador, the NED will work with internal and external stakeholders and ensure the needs of RSSB’s members are upheld. Responsibilities will include chairing the Audit and Risk Committee.
Job ID
2024-1594
Position Type
NED role
Post End Date
26/02/2024
Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 1 month ago(24/01/2024 09:35)
The Senior Project Manager will manage the design, development and delivery of different types of projects in order to achieve the project objectives within specified constraints. You will also be a role model for best practice RSSB project management, and act as a mentor to colleagues. The projects to be managed are predominantly research and standards change projects with values of up to £500k. The Projects Directorate works with matrix management, so there is the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects across the two portfolios of work. To support the onboarding process, a “buddy” will be assigned, so that any new starter has someone to support them in addition to the line manager.
Job ID
2023-1585
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Post End Date
26/02/2024
Job Locations UK
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(01/02/2024 16:20)
The Principal Control, Command, Signalling and Communications Engineer provides professional expertise to support RSSB’s delivery of standards and related Digital Signalling projects where specialist technical knowledge of ERTMS/ETCS technology and its implementation, as well as railway operating systems including Traffic Management and driver advice and support systems is required.  You will lead engineering specialists in: - Developing requirements; - Rationale and guidance for the railway system covering compatibility at European, national and route levels; - Safe integration in support of the common safety method for risk evaluation and assessment (CSM RA) and; - Railway operational technology, systems and data. Operational technology, systems and data includes variously the hardware, firmware, software, and data for new and existing technologies such as railway signalling, ERTMS/ETCS, train control and protection systems, traffic management, SCADA, remote infrastructure monitoring and train running systems. You will author new and revised publications and standards, including Railway Group Standards and Rail Industry Standards, and support the development of European and International standards (through collaboration with BSI, CEN, CENELEC, ISO and IEC).
Job ID
2023-1571
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Post End Date
26/02/2024
Job Locations UK-Flexible Location
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(01/02/2024 16:20)
The post-holder will provide competent and timely professional and technical expertise necessary to support RSSB’s delivery of standards and projects that form part of the Control, Command Signalling Standards Committee (CCS SC) Strategy, covering ETCS/ ERTMS technology, conventional signalling, and related operational integration. You will analyse CCS system capabilities, interfaces and operations, support industry research, formulate CCS system requirements and guidance, and support industry implementation to help RSSB stakeholders achieve their business objectives and fulfil their legal obligations.   This requires the post-holder to develop the CCS requirements and guidance for the GB main line railway, covering topics such as, ETCS/ERTMS systems, Traffic Management, Conventional Railway Signalling, Train control and protection systems, Train location and positioning systems and Informatics, communications and technology (ICT).
Job ID
2023-1560
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Post End Date
26/02/2024