Job Details


Birmingham Central Garage - Operations

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£30,000 - £35,000 per annum DOE

Closing Date

19/12/2021 17:00

Join us on the Journey...

National Express Group is a leading public transport operator with bus, coach and rail services in the UK, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America and the Middle East. Passengers made 898 million journeys on our services in 2018.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an efficient individual to join our Network Planning team as a Scheduler in the West Midlands. Scheduling to produce the most effective and economical timetables and duty schedules is a vital part of our business. To succeed in this role you will have excellent communication skills with an understanding of scheduling best practices. 


As a Scheduler, you will… 

  • Compile timetables to meet demand and service reliability. 
  • Produce duty schedules, timetables and rotas in accordance with local agreements and up to date legislation 
  • Create running boards, driver dispatch sheets, timetable leaflets and other publicity 
  • Maintain computer systems associated with operational requirements 
  • Generate daily variations to schedules, fare tables and passenger information notices as required 
  • Maintain reliability of service, tender contract and private hire documentation 
  • Provide physical resources for service evaluation 
  • Keep the bus stop database up to date and accurate 
  • Perform ad hoc duties as required 


Requirements for this role are… 

  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility in line with operational requirements 
  • Understanding of scheduling best practice 
  • Knowledge of drivers’ hours legislation 
  • Computer literate; previous use of Omnibus Scheduling System is desirable 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Proven experience of ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff 
  • Ability to work well as part of a team


In return, we offer a wide range of benefits such as...

  • Free travel for you and your partner
  • Company pension
  • Access to NX Health Bus
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Variety of deals and discounts available through NX online portal

Things to note...

At National Express, we are really proud of our health and safety record and as a result, we operate a Drugs and Alcohol Policy which is applicable to all employees.

As part of your initial assessment, we will complete Drug and Alcohol testing and you may be subject to random tests during your employment.



Your place in our world

Network Manager