Aug 212017

Independent Non-Executive Director - Direct Rail Services

Recruiter: Direct Rail Services
Location: Nationwide
Salary: Circa £1,000 per day, plus expenses
Posted: 11 Aug 2017
Closes: 08 Sep 2017
Job Function: Non Executive Director
Industry: Transport / Logistics

Independent Non-Executive Director

  • 3 year contract - Approx. 20-25 days per annum.
  • Circa £1,000 per day, plus expenses

Direct Rail Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). Since its formation in 1995, DRS has developed and maintained an industry leading reputation for providing safe, secure, reliable and cost effective services within both nuclear and non-nuclear related markets.

As a profitable, dynamic business with a £75 million turnover per annum and over 400 staff, DRS has sustained and developed critical UK Nuclear transport capabilities and supported the decommissioning activities for the NDA and UK Nuclear Mission. Whilst it has diversified into other services, its raison d’etre will remain firmly focused on the transportation of specialist nuclear materials.

As Non-Executive Director, you will have an incontestable track record of achievement in managing the operational delivery of rail logistics, with a strong understanding of health and safety in a highly regulated context.

You ability to foresee the challenges in rail logistics in terms of development processes, stakeholders, infrastructure planning and operations will be priceless. Moreover, your constructive challenge in a non-executive capacity at Board level will strengthen the strategic development and continued evolution of DRS. Your achievements, challenge and insight will add great value to its corporate governance and leadership.

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Closing date for applications: Friday 8th September 2017

For a confidential discussion, please contact David Thomas on 07967 172902 or Balvinder Sangha on 07739 508312.

At DRS, we provide equality and fairness for all our employees and do not discriminate against age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


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