Abbey Line Community Rail Partnership Officer

Abbey Line Community Rail Partnership Officer
21 hours/week
Salary £25,694 pro rata (SCP 29)
Based at Watford Junction station

Abbey Line Community Rail Partnership Officer
Do you want to play a key role in securing the long-term future of a vital branch line with over 150 years of history? Can you enthuse local people and communities to use and become involved in their railway?

The Abbey Line Community Rail Partnership (CRP), one of the first CRPs to be established in the country (in 2005), is seeking a new Officer to provide day to day management and delivery of its work programme.

As the CRP’s only dedicated member of staff, you will be a self-starter, able to act on your own initiative in developing and delivering projects in liaison with key stakeholders. You will need some relevant experience including a track record in project delivery, although equally important will be your communication, partnership working and organisational skills.

The hosting of the Abbey Line CRP has just been taken over from Hertfordshire County Council by BRCC, a Bedfordshire-based charity that already hosts the nearby Marston Vale Community Rail Partnership, so the Officer will receive expert guidance and support.

The post is due to be based at Watford Junction station, although there may be scope to negotiate a base in St Albans depending on the preferred location of the successful candidate. The ability to travel independently around the area, as well as occasionally to BRCC’s head office near Bedford, is essential.

For further information, visit or email Neville Jephcote at

Application deadline: Friday 22nd July 2016 at 9am
Interview: Tuesday 26th July 2016 (although scope for flexibility)
BRCC is a registered charity no. 1061538.

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