iBus Controller (West and South)

Job reference: SYS-5940

Location Battersea and Twickenham
Business Area / Department Performance ~ Controllers
Salary & Benefits Competitive
Closing Date 31/01/2020
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iBus Controller (West and South)

Job reference: SYS-5940

Exciting opportunities have arisen for a iBus controllers in our Performance Department, based at our Battersea or Twickenham depot. The key objective of this role is to ensure that the department meets the standards required to enable it to achieve success and meet targets. The successful candidates will be required to work shifts, these are rostered over a five day period 40 hour week basis which will include some weekends and bank holidays.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Manage routes under their control to the required levels of performance in either EWT or On Time performance ensuring company targets are achieved as a minimum and exceeded where possible
  • To be fully conversant with the iBus control strategies and complete role specific paperwork, eg, mileage tracker, event logs, code blue or red, GDIS, radio fault log, curtailment sheets, FNOL, as and when required.
  • Accurately record and log incidents details of lost mileage in line with company procedures.
  • Liaise with Roadside Controllers, Performance Managers, TfL, CentreComm, TSG and London Bus Officials with regards to service disruptions, in order to meet the required performance standards.
  • Ensure that all company rules and regulations are adhered to and communicate incidents that may affect operations to appropriate Managers and Directors.
  • Responsible for providing clear instructions at all times to performance staff, ensuring that they fully understand what is required and what has been asked.
  • To support Drivers in maintaining good customer relations, ensuring all enquiries and complaints are dealt with promptly and effectively to ensure a high standard of customer service.
  • To provide an efficient, regular and high quality bus service by supervising services and staff at terminals, garages and intermediate points along the routes.
  • To develop a good working relationship with Drivers and other support staff.
  • Have a duty of care for the health and safety of yourself and your colleagues at all times, including a duty to report unsafe acts or omission to safety

 

The Candidate

  • Essential – 6 months experience in the bus industry
  • Essential – Good understanding of high frequency and low frequency route control strategies
  • Essential – Ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Essential – Conversant with the rules and regulations for Drivers including Drivers Hours Regulations
  • Essential – A good work ethic and attendance record
  • Essential - Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Essential - Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Desirable - Previous relevant supervisory or staff management experience.
  • Desirable - Ability to encourage, coach and guide Drivers to achieve the standards and levels of performance expected by Abellio.