|Location||London, England/London All|
|Career Level||Not Specified|
|Salary||£110 - £160 per day|
|Company Size||Not Specified|
|Posted Date||July 18th 2012|
|Closing Date||July 23rd 2012 (for applications)|
A major rail organisation is at the heart of revitalising Britain’s railway. From the rejuvenation of King’s Cross station and the upgrade and expansion of Thameslink, to Europe’s largest civil engineering project – Crossrail - we are involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures the UK has ever seen. This will help us deliver the better railway that is vital for the economic prosperity of this country, transforming how people travel and make a massive difference to passengers and freight users right across Britain.
ORBIS - Offering Rail Better Information Services - is the delivery programme which has been established to deliver our clients Asset Information Strategy and Vision.
Our client needs to deliver greater value for money, and at the same time ensuring that we strike the right balance between investment, performance and risk. We are an asset-intensive business and we can only make informed decisions to achieve the right balance on the basis of better knowledge about our assets, e.g. what the assets are, where they are located, what condition they are in, how reliable they are, how they are being utilised and how they perform when combined as a system. ORBIS delivers this.
ORBIS is an 8 year business transformation programme covering technology, process, data and business change. It will be delivered in 3 tranches. Work has commenced on the first tranche which will focus on putting in place the foundations for the new Asset Information Strategy. Benefits will be delivered across all asset groups and in network operations and the primary beneficiary in the first tranche will be Track. Tranche 1 will run for 3 years and the expected peak headcount is 150+
The programme was launched in Oct 2011 and the core team has now been mobilised and delivery of the early projects is underway. Additional experienced resources are now being recruited to support the delivery teams. A number of vacancies need to be filled. Given the diverse nature and long term duration of the programme, there will be many opportunities to develop and further your career on this high profile and innovative programme of work.
Brief Vacancy Description
To provide additional support to Data Analysts in the collection, collation and population of data into Microsoft Access databases supporting ongoing data quality improvement initiatives. Responsibilities will include:
Interpretation of rail infrastructure diagrams and data extraction based on defined rules and guidance
Data Entry into Microsoft Access database
Navigate intranet and associated rail sources to obtain relevant information and interpret accordingly
Detailed External Job Description
Skills & Experience:
Good Microsoft Excel skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft Access
Good communication skills
Good time keeping
Previous rail experience
Data manipulation and basic Microsoft Access query writing skills
For further information please contact:
020 7593 1200