Talent Redeployment Service Team Leader

Network Rail

We offer an optional compressed 4 day work week (35hrs)

Only considering candidates who are eligible to work in Milton Keynes, UK 鈿狅笍

Talent Redeployment Service Team Leader


Milton Keynes, GB

Department Name

Human Resources

About Network Rail

* Join Our Team at Network Rail! *

Are you ready to make a difference in people's lives? At Network Rail, we connect passengers and freight customers, ensuring safe and efficient transportation across the country. We're an organisation where people truly matter, and when you join us, you matter to us and millions of others. Click here to watch our inspiring video to learn more about us!

We're dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that reflects the passengers we serve. To achieve this, we're committed to becoming an open, diverse, and inclusive workplace, leveraging the skills and expertise of our talented workforce. Together, we strive to create a safe and accessible railway for everyone. Discover more about the importance of Diversity and Inclusion at Network Rail by clicking here..

Investing in our people is key to enhancing the safety, reliability, and efficiency of our railway system. If you're passionate about making a meaningful impact, then this opportunity is for you!

We're also a Disability Confident Leader employer and we'll try our best to adapt the process and offer a reasonable alternative to help support people with disabilities access, apply and interview for roles.

Brief Description

馃専 Join Our Team as a Redeployment Manager! 馃専

The Redeployment Team exclusively handles Role Clarity contracts within bands 1-7. They are responsible for manging, delivering and developing the National Talent Redeployment service for colleagues who are at risk of redundancy or who are unable to perform in their role due to ill health. They鈥檙e here to make transitions smoother and minimise redundancies.

The best thing about working in the Redeployment team is that we鈥檙e here to empower employees who are facing challenges, to take the next step and maximise opportunities for employees, to secure a new role.

About the role (External)


We're looking for a Redeployment Manager to join our busy team. In this role you will manage a team of two, ensuring team objectives are met and you鈥檒l be responsible for the service delivery for the Redeployment team. No two days are the same, as you will provide specialist advice to complex queries, build and manage stakeholder relationships, seek out knowledge from internal and external partners, simplify policies and best practice and ensure the smooth running of the Redeployment Service whilst looking at ways to improve this.

We鈥檙e looking for someone who has worked in a complex, fast-paced, customer facing role, ideally within a HR/Resourcing background.

As the Redeployment Manager you鈥檒l be able to;

Team Leadership: Lead and inspire the to deliver top-notch redeployment and career support services in alignment with established policies, procedures, and key performance indicators.

Communication and Engagement: Take the lead in communication and engagement activities to enhance line managers' understanding of their responsibilities within the redeployment policy, collaborating with local HR and resourcing teams.

Continuous Improvement: Drive continuous improvement by enhancing the toolkit and training programs for redeployees, supporting them in securing future roles.

Collaboration: Partner with HR and resourcing across the regions/functions to provide a service aligned with business needs and recruitment activity.

Relationship Building: build and develop partnerships with external customers and suppliers across the industry to expand redeployment opportunities.

Essential Criteria:

路Knowledge of redeployment policy, procedures, and key performance indicators.

路Recruitment and selection delivery experience at an operational level.

路Strong problem-solving and project management skills.

路Demonstrable experience in applying continuous improvement methodologies

路IT literacy and experience with applicant tracking systems.

路Team management experience

路Experience of working in a Customer-focused role is key

路Ability to coach and mentor the team to achieve success and deliver excellent results.

If you are ready to make a positive impact on our organisation and drive effective redeployment strategies, apply now to join our dynamic team! We look forward to welcoming you aboard.

How to apply (External)

Salary:聽 Band 4B

Closing date:聽1st January聽2024. -聽Late applications will not be accepted.

For this role you need聽to live within 90 minutes of The Quadrant in Milton Keynes

Remote working opportunity!聽this role requires working in the office 2/3 days a week

This role can be offered as a聽FTC opportunity聽for 6 months with the potential to become permanent

To submit your application, click apply now. For tips to help you聽

You can visit Evenbreak's Career Hive聽for advice on accessibility support if you're unsure of the options available.聽Should you require any reasonable adjustments/modifications, please聽contact聽**聽or add a note to your application.

What does our recruitment process look like?聽Once you have applied, our Recruitment Specialist will look at your CV. Due to high volumes, we may not be able to every candidate that applies, however if your experience matches what we're looking for, you'll be invited to聽an interview on the 10th January 2024.

What can we offer you in return?

We have a range of benefits including:

鈥28 days annual leave entitlement, plus Bank Holidays and five volunteer days

鈥y Benefits 鈥 our discounted online shopping site

鈥lexible and family friendly policies and practices

鈥 range of discounted offers including, Healthcare offers, cycle to work, healthcare club discounted membership and other benefits

鈥ubsidies of up to 75% on rail and underground season tickets

鈥 range of pension schemes

鈥wo weeks paid reserve leave for our Armed Forces community

鈥raining, development and employee assistance programme available

鈥o learn about the benefits we offer please here.

What does our recruitment process look like?

  1. Once you have applied, our Recruitment Specialist will look at your CV.

2.If your experience matches what we're looking for, you'll be invited to an interview /or complete a first interview using xxx a video interviewing platform, you can complete your interview anytime that works for you. /or complete an assessment.

3.If you ace your video interview/or assessment, you'll be invited to face to face interview with the hiring manager.

About our people and the recruitment process鈥

We're an inclusive employer of choice and we welcome applications from everyone!

We encourage our colleagues to work flexibly, as we know traditional working patterns don't always fit. If you want to consider working flexibly, just let us know and we'll do our best to help and invest in your career with us, whilst you have a healthy work life balance.

We're also a Disability Confident Leader employer and we'll try our best to adapt the process and offer a reasonable alternative to help support people with disabilities access, apply and interview for roles.鈥

Visit Evenbreak鈥檚 Career Hive should you need accessibility support to apply or should you require any reasonable adjustments/modifications, please contact [email protected] and have your IRC number ready as this will be required.

As an arm鈥檚 length department of the UK Government, Network Rail is required to comply with a well-established pre-employment vetting process for all prospective employees. Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) checks require prospective employees of Network Rail to meet the following requirements.

鈥 Provide eligibility to work in the UK and identity documentation

鈥 Complete a satisfactory 3-year employment history check

鈥 Complete a satisfactory unspent criminal conviction disclosure check for more information regarding BPSS pre-employment related checks, please visit the UK Government website for further information - UK Government - BPSS Checks

Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or another factor.

We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

Safe behaviour is a requirement of working for Network Rail. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their awareness of our Safety Vision

Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

We鈥檙e delighted to have been named as one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality 2023.

Drugs and Alcohol Standard:

Our Drugs and Alcohol Standard is changing as of 16.01.2023. All prospective candidates who have not been offered a conditional role by 16.01.2023 will be required to undergo and pass a drugs and alcohol test. Your application will be rescinded if you record a positive test. All positive drugs and alcohol test results for prospective candidates will be securely held on Sentinel database and a 5 year suspension from applying for a safety critical role, a role which requires PTS certification or a Key Safety role on Network Rail Managed Infrastructure will be enforced.

Network Railnetworkrail.co.uk

We own, repair and develop the railway infrastructure in England, Scotland and Wales.

Working Week

We offer an optional compressed 4 day work week (35hrs)

  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
  • 馃彇锔

Our Vacation Policy

We offer 28 days annual leave, plus public holidays

  • 37 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 89 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

Some staff work fully on-site with other teams working hybrid remotely.

  • United Kingdom

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Childcare support
  • Equipment allowance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 43k across 19 departments:

  • engineering
  • business development
  • information technology
  • operations
  • finance
  • support
  • education
  • human resources
  • +11 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Team Leadership
  • Communication
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Relationship Building
  • Recruitment
  • Selection Delivery
  • Project Management
  • Problem Solving

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