Decision Support Manager
RSSB builds consensus and facilitates the resolution of difficult cross-industry issues
in an industry with multiple stakeholders. RSSB provides analysis, knowledge and a
substantial level of technical expertise across a whole range of subject areas.
The Decision Support Manager leads and manages a team of Decision Support
Specialists in the Standards Policy Department of RSSB.
The role is to lead a team that prepares and delivers documents for cross-industry
meetings facilitated by RSSB. These documents enable the meeting membership to
take informed decisions about changes to the railway system.
The Decision Support Manager ensures that the arguments in these documents are
logical, robust and defensible in accordance with the decision-taking principles set
out in the governance arrangements for the type of document in question. These
arguments should be supported by a suitable and sufficient evaluation of the impacts
arising from any change.
A strong emphasis on the economic impacts of change is required.
Educated to degree level or equivalent in a technical subject such as
economics, engineering or science
Conceptual thinking and analytical skills
Good understanding of Cost Benefit Analysis techniques and significant
experience in applying them
Good written communication skills
Experience of transport economic analysis and Department for Transport /
Treasury approaches to project evaluation
Knowledge of the GB or European railway industry
This is a 1 year fixed term contract.
If you think you could make a valuable contribution to our team, then to apply, please
send your CV to: human.resources@RSSB.CO.UK
Closing Date: 28 September 2012.
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