iBus Controller (South and West)

Job reference: SYS-6940

Location South and West
Business Area / Department Head Office ~ Performance
Salary & Benefits Competitive
Closing Date 14/05/2021
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iBus Controller (South and West)

Job reference: SYS-6940

Exciting opportunities have arisen for various iBus controllers in our Performance Department, based at our Battersea and 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 Engineers, Senior Controllers (Mentors), Performance Managers, TfL, NMCC, 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 – Ability to demonstrate to work under pressure and challenging environment yet stay professional and friendly towards the staff
  • Essential – Ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills, both verbally and written
  • 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.
  • Desirable - Conversant with the rules and regulations for Drivers including Drivers Hours Regulations

 

Please note that the job posting may close earlier due to a high number of applications.

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