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Freight Development Manager - Derby or London

Freight Development Manager – Derby or London

Porterbrook Leasing Company specialises in the leasing and asset management of passenger and freight railway rolling stock and associated equipment.  Based in Derby with a corporate Head Office in London, the organisation is undertaking a period of transformational change as it responds to the changing landscape in rail and is taking an active lead in the industry in terms of innovation
The new role of Freight Development Manager position is accountable for the development and implementation the freight strategy for the business. Key will be the ability to build a solid pipeline of freight opportunities to ensure Porterbrook maximises market opportunities through developing new products to meet industry needs, create compelling propositions and seek long term partnership opportunities through collaboration with Network Rail and Fright Operating Companies.
This role offers a fantastic opportunity for you to make your mark in a highly regarded organisation, offering the right individual the opportunity to demonstrate their freight business development skills.

Main aspects of the role -
⦁ Maintain thorough knowledge of freight customers’ businesses and anticipate future plans
⦁ Ensure close relationship with key personnel within each respective customer, freight end users, potential suppliers, DfT and other stakeholders in the freight market
⦁ Maintain thorough knowledge of the freight market and evaluate impact on Porterbrook business or potential business with customers, suppliers or other stakeholders
⦁ Maintain thorough knowledge of political, strategic, personnel or regulatory changes occurring in existing or potential freight markets
⦁ Create a stakeholder map supplemented by and engagement plan for each opportunity
⦁ To develop the financial aspects of the freight strategy, including any investment budgets required to enter the market and to manage the overall budget during the financial year

You will have a proven record in freight sales and leasing, a deep understanding of the freight sector from a rolling stock perspective and with experience of creating and implementing freight strategies.

There is a need for a sound understanding of the Railway Industry post privatisation, and you should be experienced in dealing with budgetary control, customer and supplier liaison. Initially the role will be stand alone, with support from the other areas of the Porterbrook business.

Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills are required as you will work with a wide range of external suppliers/customers along with the internal teams across the Porterbrook business. Naturally you will have a high level of professional and personal gravitas with the ability to create strong commercial business cases

We are seeking the very best talent to join the team, and offer an excellent salary, along with large company benefits.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great organisation with excellent people and a road map for the future to grow and develop the business. 

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter with full details of why you would be a great addition to the Porterbrook team, along with details of your current salary and notice period to to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Porterbrook is a disability confident employer.

Closing date is 28th January 2021

Support worker

Following on from the success of our last recruitment drive Trinity Care Group are looking for reliable, professional and caring individuals for upcoming roles providing support for children and young persons, we are looking for people who live close to our Accrington head office (BB5 5BY).

Please note that Trinity are regarded as having “Key Worker” status, as such interviews and training are allowed, we have reduced the numbers in the training room and all Covid secure precautions are met. As a key worker for Trinity you are allowed to undertake work.

 Preference will be given to candidates with their own transport as some roles involve early starts/late finishes when public transport will not be running, it is essential though that you have a driving licence with a maximum of 6 points together with proven driving experience as some assignments are providing a safe and reliable driving/escort service to and from secure units, courts, police stations etc and for appointments in non-secure environments such as hospitals and dental surgeries.  

 You will need previous experience of working with children, including dealing with emotional/behavioural problems, mental health conditions and/or challenging behaviours, as such you will need to be compassionate, calm, resilient and understand the issues and challenges children face.

 Currently we are looking for people to join our flexible register to cover roles on an “as needed” basis, as such the roles are NOT suited to those looking for full time, permanent work.

Shifts offered could include–

  • early and late shifts
  • weekends
  • 7 day cover
  • overnight stays covering typically 2-3 nights, but sometimes of longer duration

 Trinity will provide full and comprehensive paid training; it would be beneficial if you have previous experience and training in the following -

  • MAPA
  • First Aid
  • Administering Medication
  • Safeguarding Levels 1 & 2

 You will need an enhanced DBS and be registered on the online update service or be able to complete the process for an enhanced DBS.

 Care, Supervision and Support duties could include:

  • Provide care, supervision and support for children, young people and their families
  • Work within children’s (secure) residential units supplementing existing in-house staffing
  • Ensure the security, safety and wellbeing of children and young people subject to a secure order during a stay in hospital (Secure Bed Watch)
  • Provide bespoke support services for service users with complex support needs. Such services may be required over a short or longer-term period and may be ad hoc or 24 hour ‘live-in’ support

 In return we offer –

  • an attractive hourly rate ranging from £10.50ph - £14.50ph
  • Enhanced rates for agreed Bank Holiday assignments
  • comprehensive paid training prior to starting an assignment
  • free, quality uniform
  • an interesting and stimulating work environment
  • ongoing training and support with study/gaining new qualifications
  • a range of shifts to suit your own individual circumstances including overnights and long days

In the first instance please apply by uploading your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. who are the retained recruiters for these roles.

Senior Recruitment Consultant (home based)

Senior Recruitment Consultant, Transport, £35k, plus commission and bonus, Home Based UK


[email protected] is not your typical recruitment agency. We take a consultancy approach to working with our clients, building strong, meaningful and lasting relationships, delivering excellent levels of quality. Our candidates give us the most amazing feedback as we truly care about their experience and know the impact we have on their careers.


We are also different as we are able to do that with a placement fee of just 10%!
After another very successful year we are looking to build our team with a Senior Recruitment Consultant to focus on growing the transport sector, in particular develop further our rail business.


We have an extensive database on candidates, excellent marketing and administrative support which will allow the successful candidate to develop and manage their own business, in a highly collaborative and passionate team.


Our perfect match is as follows:
Currently in a recruitment agency role with a background in transport and rail operations/engineering
Excellent track record of business development delivery
Comfortable headhunting senior candidates
Experience of 360 recruitment
The ability to truly match make – the best candidates to meet the clients requirements, sounds easy but this isn’t a “bums on seats” job!
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Happy to work flexibly around our candidates availability, we offer evening and weekend interviews to minimise time off work at the early stages of our processes
Experience of working with jobs boards and CRM systems

In return we offer:
Full flexibility over working hours and based from home (all the time)
A competitive salary with strong commission scheme and year-end bonus
25 days holiday and 8 Bank Holidays, plus the day off on your birthday

If this sounds like something you would be interested in please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a covering letter outlining why you are the person for the role along with your CV, details of your current salary and commission earned for the last performance year.

Head of Site

Head of Site, Long Marston


Porterbrook Leasing Company specialises in the leasing and asset management of passenger and freight railway rolling stock and associated equipment.  Based in Derby with a corporate Head Office in London, the organisation is undertaking a period of transformational change as it responds to the changing landscape in rail and is taking an active lead in the industry in terms of innovation. The business will be taking over Long Marston, which is a large rail facility including a rail loop south of Stratford-upon-Avon, in June 2021. This will move the business into new markets and further confirm Porterbrook as a leader and innovator within the Rail Industry
The overall objective of the Head of Site is to lead the establishment of the Long Marston rail facility for Porterbrook, including leading on the creation of compelling commercial business cases, supporting the mobilisation from an operational perspective and to manage the site operations to ensure it is safe, of a highly consistent quality and which maximises the opportunities presented by the site.
The Head of site will be accountable for all site operations at Long Marston and lead the operations team across a range of disciplines to deliver a highly efficient and safe operation. This includes the relationship with the landlord and supply chain, being an internal service provider to other business functions and ensuring there is a high level of overall stakeholder satisfaction, including external clients.

Site mobilisation
⦁ support the mobilisation of Long Marston, to ensure a seamless transition on day one
⦁ provide advice to the workstream leaders across a range of topics
⦁ manage the transition period to ensure there is seamless delivery post day one
⦁ manage all changes to the site over time, including planning permissions, supplier management and overall project management

Business Development
⦁ the delivery of compelling business cases which deliver a positive return on investment
⦁ manage the site in accordance with the business case and ensure the benefits are delivered
⦁ develop external investment streams to enhance the site and work in partnership with organisations to improve the facility and benefits delivered
⦁ manage the relationship with those holding events on the site and continue to build on this side of the business

Ideally a Chartered Engineer with around 10 years engineering experience and a good level of rail operations exposure, preferably within a test track environment or similar. It is expected you will come equipped with good knowledge of the rail market including the associated supply chain with experience in railway operations, fleet engineering, business management and a strong focus on safety and compliance
Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills are required as the role holder will work with a wide range of external suppliers/customers along with the internal teams across the Porterbrook business. Naturally you will have a high level of professional and personal gravitas with the ability to create strong commercial business cases
We are seeking the very best talent to join the team, and offer an excellent salary, along with wider company benefits. The location is Long Marston with travel to the Derby and London offices also required.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great organisation with excellent people and a road map for the future to grow and develop the business. 
To apply please send your CV and a covering letter with full details of why you would be a great addition to the Porterbrook team, along with details of your current salary and notice period to our retained recruitment consultant - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Porterbrook is a disability confident employer.

Graduate Data Scientist - Derby (fixed term)

Graduate Data Scientist, Derby (fixed term)


Porterbrook Leasing Company specialises in the leasing and asset management of passenger and freight railway rolling stock and associated equipment. Based in Derby with a corporate Head Office in London, the organisation is undertaking a period of transformational change as it responds to the changing landscape in rail and is taking an active lead in the industry in terms of innovation. The ability to maximise the advantages of digital services within the industry will be a game changer in terms of reliability and performance.


The overall objective of the role is to support Porterbrook in maintaining the value of company assets and to ensure that their customers are fully satisfied with the product they lease. This is a great opportunity for a graduate with a strong background in data science and ideally engineering to develop innovative analytics solutions to improve fleets reliability and performance.


Digital Services utilises a variety of rolling stock and infrastructure data sources and have state-of-the-art capabilities to research and develop cutting edge products.
Working under the direction of the Principal Data Scientist, this role will support the delivery and development of the Porterbrook Digital Services Portfolio. Taking advantage of the Porterbrook unified data platform and work with the team to prototype and deploy analytics models to predict certain failures and estimate lifecycle of the assets. There will be close collaboration with research organisations and universities to develop innovative products contributing to digitalisation of the railway.

Ideally you will have experience in:
Machine learning, Data Science, Statistics
Deploying and testing models in Python/Apache Spark
Cloud computing particularly Microsoft Azure
Other desirable skills and qualifications include:
Condition monitoring and developing predictive analysis for engineering applications
Develop complex analytics for operational/engineering environments.
Developing high impact visualisations and presenting using products such as Power BI

A relevant Masters or PhD degree in Computer Science, Engineering, and/or relevant certificates such as Microsoft Azure certification, Azure AI Fundamentals, Azure Data Scientist Associate

Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills are required as the role holder will work with a wide range of external suppliers/customers along with the internal teams across the Porterbrook business.


We are seeking the very best talent to join the team, and offer an excellent salary, along with bonus and benefits. The role is offered on a 12 month fixed term basis although there may be the opportunity to be made permanent at the end of the contract. The location is Derby although there is the option for home working.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great organisation with excellent people and a road map for the future to grow and develop the business.
To apply please upload your CV and a covering letter with full details of why you would be a great addition to the Porterbrook team, along with details of your current salary and notice period to our retained recruitment consultant This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Porterbrook is a disability confident employer.

Graduate Data Engineer - Derby (fixed term)

Graduate Data Engineer, Derby (fixed term)


Porterbrook Leasing Company specialises in the leasing and asset management of passenger and freight railway rolling stock and associated equipment. Based in Derby with a corporate Head Office in London, the organisation is undertaking a period of transformational change as it responds to the changing landscape in rail and is taking an active lead in the industry in terms of innovation. The ability to maximise the advantages of digital services within the industry will be a game changer in terms of reliability and performance.


The overall objective of the role is to support Porterbrook in maintaining the value of company assets and to ensure that their customers are fully satisfied with the product they lease. This role will support the delivery and development of the Porterbrook Digital Services Portfolio. This would include architecting and delivering high performance data ingestion and transformation platform and to offer solutions to improve the performance of the data platform to create a secure and stable solution for Porterbrook’s products.

It is preferred you some have experience in:
Azure data components such as Azure SQL DB, Azure Data Lake, Azure Databricks and Databricks Delta Lake

Other desirable skills would include:
Developing data models and have Python/Scala and SQL skills
Data profiling, cataloguing, and mapping
Developing visualisations and presenting the analytics using products such as Power BI
Working with big data - ideally in engineering sector
A relevant degree in Computer Science, Engineering, and/or relevant certificates including Azure Data Fundamentals, Azure Data Engineer Associate etc.

We are seeking the very best talent to join the team, and offer an excellent salary, along with bonus and benefits. The role is offered as a fixed term contract for 12 months with the potential to go permanent. The location is Derby however there is the option for home working.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious post graduate to join a great organisation with excellent people and a road map for the future to grow and develop the business.

To apply please upload your CV and a covering letter with full details of why you would be a great addition to the Porterbrook team, along with details of your current salary and notice period to our retained recruitment consultant This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Porterbrook is a disability confident employer.

Data Scientist

Data Scientist, Derby

Porterbrook Leasing Company specialises in the leasing and asset management of passenger and freight railway rolling stock and associated equipment.  Based in Derby with a corporate Head Office in London, the organisation is undertaking a period of transformational change as it responds to the changing landscape in rail and is taking an active lead in the industry in terms of innovation. The ability to maximise the advantages of digital services within the industry will be a game changer in terms of reliability and performance.

The overall objective of the role is to support Porterbrook in maintaining the value of company assets and to ensure that their customers are fully satisfied with the product they lease. This is a unique opportunity for a candidate with a strong background in data science and ideally engineering to develop innovative analytics solutions to improve fleets reliability and performance.

Digital Services utilises a variety of rolling stock and infrastructure data sources and have state-of-the-art capabilities to research and develop cutting edge products.

Working under the direction of the Principal Data Scientist, this role will support the delivery and development of the Porterbrook Digital Services Portfolio. Taking advantage of the Porterbrook unified data platform and work with the team to prototype and deploy analytics models to predict certain failures and estimate lifecycle of the assets. There will be close collaboration with research organisations and universities to develop innovative products contributing to digitalisation of the railway.  

It is essential for the candidate to have experience in:

  • Machine learning, Data Science, Statistics
  • Deploying and testing models in Python/Apache Spark
  • Cloud computing particularly Microsoft Azure
  • Condition monitoring and developing predictive analysis for engineering applications
  • Develop complex analytics for operational/engineering environments.
  • Developing high impact visualisations and presenting the analytics to technical and non-technical audiences using products such as Power BI
  • A relevant Masters or PhD degree in Computer Science, Engineering, and/or relevant certificates such as Microsoft Azure certification, Azure AI Fundamentals, Azure Data Scientist Associate

Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills are required as the role holder will work with a wide range of external suppliers/customers along with the internal teams across the Porterbrook business.

We are seeking the very best talent to join the team, and offer an excellent salary, along with bonus and benefits. The role is offered on a 12 month fixed term basis although there may be the opportunity to be made permanent at the end of the contract.  The location is Derby but home working may also be an option.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great organisation with excellent people and a road map for the future to grow and develop the business.  

To apply please upload your CV and a covering letter with full details of why you would be a great addition to the Porterbrook team, along with details of your current salary and notice period to our retained recruitment consultant Fiona Irvine - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Porterbrook is a disability confident employer.

Data Engineer

Data Engineer, Derby

Porterbrook Leasing Company specialises in the leasing and asset management of passenger and freight railway rolling stock and associated equipment.  Based in Derby with a corporate Head Office in London, the organisation is undertaking a period of transformational change as it responds to the changing landscape in rail and is taking an active lead in the industry in terms of innovation. The ability to maximise the advantages of digital services within the industry will be a game changer in terms of reliability and performance.

The overall objective of the role is to support Porterbrook in maintaining the value of company assets and to ensure that their customers are fully satisfied with the product they lease. This role will support the delivery and development of the Porterbrook Digital Services Portfolio. This would include architecting and delivering high performance data ingestion and transformation platform and to offer solutions to improve the performance of the data platform to create a secure and stable solution for Porterbrook’s products.

It is essential for the candidate to have experience in:

  • Azure data components such as Azure SQL DB, Azure Data Lake, Azure Databricks, etc.
  • Databricks Delta Lake
  • Developing data models and have strong Python/Scala and SQL skills for manipulating data.
  • Data profiling, cataloguing, and mapping
  • Developing high impact visualisations and presenting the analytics to technical and non-technical audiences using products such as Power BI
  • Understanding the business objectives and actively contribute to the team and support data scientists
  • Working with big data ideally in engineering sector
  • A relevant degree in Computer Science, Engineering, and/or relevant certificates including Azure Data Fundamentals, Azure Data Engineer Associate etc.

We are seeking the very best talent to join the team, and offer an excellent salary, along with bonus and benefits. The role is offered as a fixed term contract for 12 months with the potential to go permanent.  Location is Derby but there may be the option for home working.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great organisation with excellent people and a road map for the future to grow and develop the business.  

To apply please upload your CV and a covering letter with full details of why you would be a great addition to the Porterbrook team, along with details of your current salary and notice period to our retained recruitment consultant Fiona Irvine - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Porterbrook is a disability confident employer.

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