Assistant Strategy Implementation Manager - Station Operations

  • Job Reference: 2023-1536
  • Date Posted: 15 March 2023
  • Recruiter: Rail Safety and Standards Board
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  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Senior Executive Positions, Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 months

Job Description

An in house professial development secondment has created the opportunity to join RSSB on a 12 month fixed term contract.

The Assistant Strategy Implementation Manager (ASIM) will support the Principal Strategy Implementation
Manager (PRISIM) - Station Operations - with the delivery of the LHSBR strategy; providing the link between RSSB and the industry
group/key industry stakeholders to develop the LHSBR Delivery Roadmap and resourced workplan. The ASIM
will support the PRISM in the delivery of RSSB’s planned technical outputs, manage meeting and reporting
activities for their risk area and support the industry to embed workplan outputs and realise the benefits to
reduce risk.
You will establish effective working methods with industry partners, building collaboration overcoming
barriers to help mitigate risks in health and safety and realisation of the LHSBR strategy.

You will meet or exceed member and stakeholder expectations, supporting the delivery of the relevant risk
groups’ objectives and help promote the adoption of RSSB products and services to the benefit of their
business. You will be working with industry members to assist with the implementation and embedding of
LHSBR outputs, monitoring and providing feedback on the effectiveness and efficiency of our Products and
Services and the embedding and communication of these.


a) Assist the PRISM with the build of smart working objectives and work plans for the risk group.
b) Co-ordinate and facilitate internal and external stakeholder groups required to support and govern
the various work programmes, in close liaison with the PRISIM. Where appropriate, provide
technical support to deliver work plan projects.
c) Assist with the implementation and embedding of LHSBR outputs in organisations, monitoring and
providing feedback on the effectiveness and efficiency of our Products and Services and the
embedding and communication of these.
d) Working with the Business Management Office and Projects Directorate to plan, track and monitor
the delivery of objectives and work plans to deadline, budget and quality and provide reporting
information to the business, risk Group and LHSBR governance groups.
e) Provide progress reports for the Leading Health and Safety on Britain’s Railways’ (LHSBR) published
quarterly report.
f) Administer the delivery of all quality and assurance procedures as stated in the Quality Management
g) Implement preventive measures to mitigate any fall in service delivery to their risk group.

Engagement and Stakeholder Management
a) Manage all aspects of the Risk Group meeting process including the onboarding of new members.
b) Establish excellent working relations with the Chair and be the first point of contact for the risk
theme and group members.
c) Establish stakeholder mapping to support the PRISM and Risk Group Chair to build a network of
stakeholders with the express aim of supporting the delivery of the Strategy
d) Working with the Marketing, engagement and LHSBR editor to build, manage and implement
stakeholder engagement and communication plans supported by a customer relationship
management (CRM) system.
e) Manage the communication plans and the delivery of internal and external / web based and other
media communications to increase the profile of the groups’ outputs.
f) Update and manage the CRM database for all correspondence, engagement and membership lists
for designated groups.


• Relevant Degree or equivalent experience in a field relevant to the risk area.
• Able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.
• Understanding of health and safety issues within rail with the ability to mitigate these.
• Able to build working relationships with multiple stakeholders.
• Solution orientated with effective problem-solving skills and proactive approach.
• Effective planner focus on detail, processes and quality reviews.
• Effective customer service and engagement skills.
• Demonstrable experience of working effectively with a range of senior external and internal
• Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt the style to suit the
• Effective organisational skills adopting a structured and methodical approach to tasks
• Ability to manage own workload to meet deadlines
• Experienced in using MS Office Suite Excel, Word and Visio
• A real interest in supporting the industry in developing and maturing its health and safety
management practices.
• A commitment to RSSB’s values and customer service

Early applications are encouraged, as we may close this vacancy before the advertised deadline if sufficient numbers of applications are received.

We understand the importance of work-life balance and we offer our staff the flexibility to work within our core hours and the option to vary their location between both the office and home. If you are looking for further flexibility, speak to us at interview stage so that we can consider your request.

We value our staff and we offer a competitive benefits package to ensure our staff can achieve their best throughout their journey with us. This includes 30 days annual leave (plus bank holidays); a holiday buy and sell scheme; private medical and dental cover; a season ticket loan and travel subsidy; access to a cycle to work scheme; volunteer leave; a performance related bonus and pension.