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Area Support Analyst [Recruitment]

Job Introduction

We partner with our Network Rail routes and regions, delivering critical services and essential equipment to help get passengers and good to where they need to be. To find out more watch our video.

About Shared Services

Our Shared Services team deliver specialist processes that have a direct impact on the performance of Network Rail, our customers and suppliers. These services include payroll, accounts, finance, controls and compliance, reporting, recruitment and helpdesk support.

What will you be doing?

You will provide central resourcing support for a Network Rail route. You’ll manage the end-to-end recruitment process, advertising vacancies, arranging interview and processing offers. You will guide hiring managers throughout the process, offering training and sharing best practice. Working closely with the route HR and resourcing teams, you’ll provide reports and facilitate meeting to provide recruitment updates. 

Main Responsibility

  • Manage the end-to-end recruitment process, educating and supporting managers throughout
  • Maintain vacancy tracker ensuring it is always up to date
  • Prioritise your workload efficiently, ensuring both candidate and hiring manager needs are met
  • Provide pro-active and specialist advice on relevant recruitment and selection activities including advertising, assessment tools, interview scheduling and the management of offers
  • Promote consistency and fairness in the recruitment process (managing unconscious bias / encouraging diverse interview panels etc)
  • Develop and sustain effective working relationships with internal and external customers and suppliers
  • Work in partnership with the route resourcing and HR team
  • Produce reports and facilitate meetings to provide recruitment updates

The Ideal Candidate

  • Strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence
  • Good MS Office skills
  • Be well organised and able to prioritise working to meet tight deadlines
  • Confident using social media e.g., LinkedIn to promote Network Rail as an employer of choice

What could set you apart

  • Experience in a volume-oriented resourcing/recruiting environment
  • Knowledge of employment law
  • Good understanding of NR diversity& inclusion initiatives

Package Description

Please note that this is a volume vacancy for a future vacancy there are a number of roles, when applying you will be considered for both the Permanent and Fixed Term Contract.

Role Title: Area Support Analyst [Recruitment]

Salary range: £20,000 - £25,000

Location: Square One | 4 Travis Street | Manchester M1 2NY

At Network rail you will have a clear development path, access to training and enjoy a range of employee benefits, such as; up to 28 days annual leave, rail subsidies, a range of pension options, flexible and agile working arrangements, discounts on shopping, gym memberships and much more.

Please note that this is a volume vacancy for a future vacancy there are a number of roles, when applying you will be considered for both the Permanent and Fixed Term Contract.

Click ‘apply for this job’ to apply. If you would like to speak the Resourcing Team please contact: hamidur.rahman@networkrail.co.uk 

About the Company

We’re an organisation where people matter. We matter to millions.


Our role is to run a safe, reliable and efficient railway, serving customers and communities. We exist to get people and goods where they need to be and to support our country’s economic prosperity. Safety is our number one priority. 

We're undertaking an ambitious change. Our vision is Putting Passengers First - becoming a company that is on the side of passengers and freight users.

As one of the UK’s leading equal opportunities employers, our values and the way we behave is important to us and we have created an environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution. We have seven employee networks that provide fantastic support, opportunities and development for applicants from all backgrounds. Click here for more information

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd


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