Job Title: General Manager
Responsible to: Chairman
Hours of work: 30 hours over 4 days
Main Place of Work: Settle
Settle Carlisle Railway Development Company was set up in 1992 to promote rail services and stations on the Settle to Carlisle line, seeking to maintain a high profile in the communities served by the line and undertake commercial activity intended to provide or generate additional use of the railway line. We are recognised by the Department of Transport through accreditation as a Community Rail Partnership.
We are looking for someone with lots of passion, energy and drive, a real self-starter whom can engage with their teams, offer coaching and support and drive the business through its people.
Purpose & Basic Objectives of Post
To lead, direct and deliver the objectives of the company.
Key accountabilities include:
Overseeing daily business operations across two sites
Developing and implementing growth strategies in line with Business Strategy
Analyse accounting and financial data
Health and Safety, development and welfare of staff
Oversee Annual Activity Plan in line with Department of Transport criteria
Attend Board meetings and appropriate stakeholder meetings
Person Specification :
A background of driving success and managing people across multidisciplinary teams
Accounting experience in P&L and if possible payroll
Previous planning and delivering business objectives
Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
Able to self-motivate, meet deadlines and achieve company objectives with minimal or no supervision
Proficient in using all MS Office applications
Previous HR and Management skills
Building and maintaining stakeholder relationships
Strong community and stakeholder experience
Driving Licence and have access to a car
Flexible to working days
Self-directed, confident and proactive
Organised, calm under pressure, able to prioritise effectively
Be committed to continuous improvement
Your main place of work will be Settle, however, you will be expected to travel to the operation at Appleby Station and other sites in order to perform your role and you will be provided with a rail travel pass for this purpose.
To be successful in this role, you will have strong management and communication skills to engage with a variety of people and be committed to delivering company objectives.
Job Description available on request.
To apply, please provide a covering letter with your CV to John Moorhouse, Chairman, Settle Carlisle Railway Development Co Ltd, Town Hall, Market Street, BD24 9EJ or preferably direct through .
Closing Date: Friday 5 August 2022
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