GB Railfreight Ltd

  • SCO Strategic Account Manager

    Job Locations UK-Peterborough | UK-Doncaster
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(29/1/2019 11:11 AM)
    # of Openings
    Location : City
  • Overview

    GB Railfreight are currently seeking an SCO Strategic Account Manager to join the Infrastructure Commercial Team, to facilitate the end-to-end long-term strategic plans of the Supply Chain Operations (SCO) contract and support the Infrastructure Haulage Contract Manager with all aspects of the SCO contract.


    The main aim of this role is to improve and implement the long-term contractual plans with GBRf planning departments, by taking a proactive approach to SCO contract orders, knowing what orders can be accepted, taking into account rostering, route / traction knowledge and overall business demand and profitability.


    The services you will be responsible for are:

    • Network Rail Possessions Services
    • Network Rail Bulk Ballast Services
    • Network Rail Network Services
    • Seasonal services
    • Any other Infrastructure services


    The successful candidate will be responsible for maximising the profitability and order book of all current and future SCO contracts by providing the wider GBRf team, client and any associated suppliers, with a clear point of contact for all long-term plans relating to GBRf’s delivery of its commercial obligations within the contract.


    You will be proactive in managing all SCO long-term plans in liaison with all internal and external stakeholders.



    Essential Criteria
    • Commercial acumen
    • Detailed knowledge of Network Rail 
    • Detailed Railway knowledge
    • Proven strategic leadership and influencing skills
    • Excellent stakeholder management skills
    • Working in an operational planning environment
    • Ability to build strong relationships in order to obtain the most appropriate advice and guidance
    • Advanced communication skills both written and verbal
    • Energetic and positive nature
    • Proactive and a driver of change
    • Able to work as part of a team 
    • Able to assist and deputise for other Contract Managers

    Desirable Criteria
    • Experienced in leading teams

    Why join GB Railfreight?




    Healthcare package – Private healthcare cover for a range of operations for you and a partner living at the same address as well as cover for a number of health care facilities for you and your dependents including consultations, scans, counselling, optical, dental, and therapy treatments.


    Cycle to work scheme – Salary sacrifice scheme for bicycle purchase twice a year.


    Denplan scheme – Salary sacrifice scheme for you and your partner.


    Online Benefits Portal – Offering hundreds or discounts a nationwide retailers


    Training Platform – Providing you with an online learning facility and the opportunity to develop your career at your convenience.


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