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Business Support Manager - Rail

  • Location:

    Milton Keynes

  • Sector:


  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £226 - 388 per day

  • Contact:

    Emily Atkins

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 068

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Are you a Business Support Manager with experience in Rail?

Are you looking for an excellent opportunity to work as a Business Support Manager within a large multidisciplinary consultancy who are involved in exciting local and international projects?

Join my client's Professional Development and Training (PD&T) Team, based in Milton Keynes, but will be mostly working from home.
The successful candidate will provide engagement in business planning, financial management, risk management, and reporting in Competence & Training.

Day rate: £226-£388 per day, inside IR35 Umbrella.
Contract Length: Until 31st March.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and manage all core processes for financial related activity.
  • Create, implement and manage financial controls for operational and capital expenditure across professional development and training.
  • Responsible for enhancing and maintaining the financial management skills for cost centre Managers (and other financial activity driven roles) for more effective budget control and forecasting.
  • Develop the professional development and training (PD&T) annual business plan in conjunction with all key stakeholders aligned to PD&T strategy, including the adoption of standardised processes. Responsible for total training demand capture pan PD&T.
  • Develop and implement a standardised change management process, facilitating in-year changes in training demand.
  • Design, implement and manage a consistent risk management process (templates for risk registers) for PD&T.
  • Lead a centralised unit responsible for defining and delivering the management, activity and financial reporting requirements of PD&T.
  • Proactively support to Head of PD&T and Head of Training Services in the enhancement of commercial opportunities across the provision of all training services.
  • Be the central point of contact for the relationship between Finance and PD&T to enhance efficiencies in financial management process.


  • Proven successful financial management experience.
  • Extensive experience of contracting and procurement.
  • Strong customer focus.
  • Understanding of risk management.
  • Good negotiation and influencing skills.

- Rail training experience beneficial but not essential
- Educated to degree level

Additional Information:
My client is eager to take someone on and could have the successful candidate start immediately. Do not miss out - apply immediately.

How to apply:
Email your CV to me at or call me on 023 9387 6068.