Graduate Opportunity

Digitisation and Marketing Graduate

Immediate Start

Save to job diary Saved to Job Diary Apply now

Purpose of the Role

This is a 12-month Fixed Term Contract and immediate start position. The role will report directly to the Head of Transformation for the S&C South Alliance and will be responsible for transforming how the Alliance uses digital technology to improve the flow of information across the Alliance and the Parent Companies.

Key Success Measures

  • Safety - Support the implementation of the Colas Rail Limited Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) strategy, associated actions and resulting initiatives, to deliver continuous improvement in all areas.
  • Profitability - Ensure work is carried out with a continuous view to profitability and efficiency and look after our shareholders by guaranteeing that they see value for money and a profitable business.
  • Quality - Quality is key to competitiveness. Take responsibility for delivering on time and on budget a high quality product or service, which Colas Rail can take pride in.
  • Respect - Demonstrate respect for colleagues, our clients and the environment in all areas of work.

On Track for the Future

Colas Rail is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of railway infrastructure services, we are award-winning specialists having constructed all forms of railways across Europe and the UK.

Key Areas of Responsibility & Accountability

  • Exploring what is being done within the industry to introduce digital technology and how this is being exploited to Improve Visualisation, Reporting, Safety and Quality. While reducing the time to deliver the information and the cost of creating and managing the information.
  • Investigating and compiling a list of South Alliance “analogue” work flows such as progressive assurance and form G infrastructure conformance certificate that would benefit from digitisation.
  • Investigate the setting up of a central alliance control room that uses digitised data to command and control alliance worksites.
  • Develop and understand what IT equipment, software and applications would be required to role digitisation out across the alliance. This may include to commission of specific applications.
  • Prioritise which work flows would offer the greatest benefits if digitised and produce a business case to support the benefits and a digitisation roll out plan.
  • Work closely with the Management team to gain endorsement for authority to role out the digitisation plan.
  • Project manage the role out of the digitisation plan.

Person Specification

  • Current Undergraduate/Postgraduate student or a recent graduate in a STEM discipline.
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Behaviours that tie in with are behavioural framework.
  • Work independently and in a team.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: 008386
Save to job diary Saved to Job Diary
If asked, remember you found this job on Gradcracker!

Don't forget...

Give yourself the edge...
If you Follow us, attach/link your Follow Certificate to your application.
Application feedback...
We've signed the Gradcracker feedback pledge.
Find out more

Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Stratford (London), Bristol or Birmingham
    (Show map)

Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

Contact Colas Rail

The App

Download it and follow us.
You'll be the first to know.

Employee Profiles

Will Bryant - Colas Rail Graduate Scheme 2009

"The Colas Rail Graduate Scheme has given me invaluable experience of working for a..."

Catherine Lough - Management Graduate

"The best aspect of the graduate scheme for me has been the variety and the diversity of..."
Meet more of our employees »

Watch our videos

Watch more of our videos »

More on our Hub

View our blogs

Read more of our blogs »