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Leadership and Coaching Specialist (Derby or London)

Location: Derby, ENG, GB

Leadership and Coaching Specialist (Derby or London)-TUKR-UKDY02349640


At Bombardier Transportation, our trains and rail solutions move millions of people safely and reliably around the world, every single day. Join us, and you’ll be part of a global team, sharing knowledge, experience and ideas across countries and cultures, and boosting our reputation as a global leader in rail technology. Your work will have a truly human impact, connecting communities, cities and businesses, and helping people to get where they need to be. It’s all about progress.

If you’re ambitious, driven and team-spirited, this is your opportunity to build a career as a Leadership and Coaching Specialist (Operational Excellence) based at our site in Derby or London, United Kingdom.


Working in the fast-paced environment of the UK Services function, your role will be to coach and develop organisational capability to deliver our strategic priorities and grow talent within the business. Reporting directly to the Head of Training for the UK, you will work alongside a diverse team of learning and development specialists who continuously look for ways to develop organisational capability and expand the technical skills, competence and abilities of our growing business.

This role will drive the continued development of the management and leadership population through 1:1 coaching and leadership development by focusing on capability, engagement and operational excellence across our key organisational pillars, i.e. HSE, Operations, Leadership, Customer Focus and Financial/Business acumen.


1. Deliver Learning Initiatives and Programmes
• Deliver learning interventions with clear outcomes that deliver standardisation and growth in the capability of the business
• Programme Manage key learning initiatives across the business to maintain an impactful learning solution
• Develop and utilise a wide range of learning interventions that aim to use the 70:20:10 learning methodology across the business

2. Coaching and Developing Leadership Behaviours

• Deliver coaching and development strategy and implement across the business
• Develop key coaching relationships across the business with clear operational and behavioural performance indicators and tangible deliverables
• Coach and develop the skills and performance of Managers across the business to deliver strategic priorities and grow talent
• Analyse coaching data to identify gaps and create learning solutions and interventions

3. Business Partnering
• Work closely with key stakeholders across the wider business to identify learning needs to strengthen strategic priorities
• Work across sites to identify performance gaps and create development plans to drive performance and engagement
• Build strong relationships across the business to nurture and grow the talent and succession capability of the business


• Coaching qualification/accreditation is required. Alternatively, senior working experience in this role
• Experienced facilitator and presenter
• Business partnering experience, high level of communication and influencing skills
• Knowledge of Operational Excellence, Continuous Improvement
• Experienced Programme Manager
• Demonstrated knowledge of learning theory
• CIPD or equivalent
• Certified/accredited learning and development facilitator (e.g. Franklin Covey, MBTI, SDI, DDI, Situational Leadership)
• Team player able to lead and inspire others
• Knowledge of rail industry is desirable, but not essential
• Language skills: fluent English (negotiation level required)
• Mobility: Some travel across the UK



Bombardier Transportation is a global mobility solution provider leading the way with the rail industry’s broadest portfolio. It covers the full spectrum of solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling to complete turnkey transport systems, e-mobility technology and data-driven maintenance services. Combining technology and performance with empathy, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility by providing integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.


Bombardier is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


Posting date: 8.09.2020
Closing date: 7.10.2020
Competitive salary range
Number of working hours: 37

Job: Technical Services
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Derby
Organization: Transportation
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular

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