Work for Abellio

With 2,100 employees we now operate over 610 buses to deliver 81 routes across central, south and west London and north Surrey from six depots.

Bus Drivers

If you're interested in joining our team as a Bus Driver, we'd like to hear from you.

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Skilled Bus Mechanics

If you're interested in joining our team as a Skilled Bus Mechanic, we'd like to hear from you.

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Skilled Bodyman

If you're interested in joining our team as a Skilled Bodyman, we'd like to hear from you.

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Skilled Electricians

If you're interested in joining our team as a Skilled Electrician, we'd like to hear from you.

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Operational Management: Graduate Recruitment Scheme

If you're interested in joining our Operational Management team, we'd like to hear from you.

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Sales & Marketing Manager

If you're interested in joining our team as a Sales & Marketing Manager, we'd like to hear from you.

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What is it like to work for Abellio?

Bus Driver VacanciesBack to top

Abellio is one of the UK’s fastest growing passenger transport companies. As a result of business growth we are currently recruiting suitable candidates to become bus drivers at one of our six bus depots in London and Surrey.

Our commitment to you is that we will provide an excellent range of benefits to include:

Job Benefits

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Opportunities for training and development including the driver BTEC and CPC award
  • Overtime with enhanced rates
  • Free travel (Non Contractual) on all London Buses / Underground / DLR and Tramlink will be offered - nominee pass offered after three months service (not applicable to Abellio Surrey; where free travel on our local services is provided)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free uniform
  • Overtime with enhanced rates

Requirements of the role include:

  • You must be a current UK PCV licence holder
  • You must have a Driver Qualification Card or Certificate if you passed your PCV test on or after 10th September 2008
  • You must not have more than 3 penalty points as a PCV licence holder
  • You must not have any drink driving or drug offences within the last five years
  • You must be a safe and considerate driver
  • You must be customer focused at all times
  • You must be able communicate in English effectively both verbally and in writing
  • You will need to be prepared to work shifts
  • You should have a valid passport or birth certificate
  • You should have a minimum of 12 months visa documentation or longer before the date of expiry

PCV Driver training is also available. You must hold a full UK driving licence and have no penalty points or driving convictions.

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Recruitment Department
Abellio London
Silverthorne Road
Battersea
London
SW8 3HE

For more information please contact our Recruitment Team on 020 7788 8555 or email at careers@abellio.co.uk. When contacting us please ensure you let us know your full name and a contact number we can reach you on.

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Skilled Bus MechanicsBack to top

Abellio London & Surrey operates 610 buses and 81 routes from 6 depots. Most services are operated under contract to London Buses and Surrey County Council.  We are looking for skilled bus mechanics, bodymen and electrcians to help maintain our fleet and ensure it operates to the highest possible standard.

Our commitment to you is that we will provide professional qualifications and an excellent range of benefits to include:

Job Benefits

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Free travel for you, and your partner (Non Contractual) on all London Buses / Underground / DLR and Tramlink will be offered after three months service (not applicable to Abellio Surrey; where free travel on our local services is provided)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free issue PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

Requirements of the role

You need to be self motivated, able to work unsupervised and within a challenging yet rewarding environment.  Skills required and main responsibilities’ of the role include;

  • Undertaking Vehicle maintenance, servicing and running repairs on a varied fleet (including M.O.T preparation)
  • Prompt Repair of all defective vehicles to the highest standard
  • Ensure vehicles are maintained in accordance with the Company Operators Licence guidelines
  • Ensure all repairs to company vehicles are carried out in a timely manner
  • Have an ability to organise daily workload
  • Have an ability to communicate effectively
  • Have an ability to work effectively within a team and provide support to colleagues
  • Have an ability to work flexibly
  • Have an ability to work with engineering colleagues in a collaborative manner
  • Have a ability to work to deadlines and be punctual
  • Have an ability to work to the highest Health & Safety standards

Download and simply fill in the form once completed post the form back to us.Post to:
Recruitment Department
Abellio London
Silverthorne Road
Battersea
London
SW8 3HE

For more information please contact our Recruitment Team on 020 7788 8555 or email at careers@abellio.co.uk. When contacting us please ensure you let us know your full name and a contact number we can reach you on.

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Skilled BodymanBack to top

Abellio London & Surrey operates 610 buses and 81 routes from 6 depots. Most services are operated under contract to London Buses and Surrey County Council.  We are looking for skilled bus mechanics, bodymen and electrcians to help maintain our fleet and ensure it operates to the highest possible standard.

Our commitment to you is that we will provide professional qualifications and an excellent range of benefits to include:

Job Benefits

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Free travel for you, and your partner (Non Contractual) on all London Buses / Underground / DLR and Tramlink will be offered after three months service (not applicable to Abellio Surrey; where free travel on our local services is provided)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free issue PPE (Personal Protective Equipment

Requirements of the role

You need to be self motivated, able to work unsupervised and within a challenging yet rewarding environment.  Skills required and main responsibilities’ of the role include;

  • Undertaking Vehicle maintenance, servicing and running repairs on a varied fleet (including M.O.T preparation)
  • Prompt Repair of all defective vehicles to the highest standard
  • Ensure vehicles are maintained in accordance with the Company Operators Licence guidelines
  • Ensure all repairs to company vehicles are carried out in a timely manner
  • Have an ability to organise daily workload
  • Have an ability to communicate effectively
  • Have an ability to work effectively within a team and provide support to colleagues
  • Have an ability to work flexibly
  • Have an ability to work with engineering colleagues in a collaborative manner
  • Have an ability to work to deadlines and be punctual
  • Have an ability to work to the highest Health & Safety standards

Download and simply fill in the form once completed post the form back to us.Post to:
Recruitment Department
Abellio London
Silverthorne Road
Battersea
London
SW8 3HE

For more information please contact our Recruitment Team on 020 7788 8555 or email at careers@abellio.co.uk. When contacting us please ensure you let us know your full name and a contact number we can reach you on.

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Skilled ElectriciansBack to top

Abellio London & Surrey operates 610 buses and 81 routes from 6 depots. Most services are operated under contract to London Buses and Surrey County Council.  We are looking for skilled bus mechanics, bodymen and electrcians to help maintain our fleet and ensure it operates to the highest possible standard.

Our commitment to you is that we will provide professional qualifications and an excellent range of benefits to include:

Job Benefits

  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Free travel for you, and your partner (Non Contractual) on all London Buses / Underground / DLR and Tramlink will be offered after three months service (not applicable to Abellio Surrey; where free travel on our local services is provided)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free issue PPE (Personal Protective Equipment

Requirements of the role

You need to be self motivated, able to work unsupervised and within a challenging yet rewarding environment.  Skills required and main responsibilities’ of the role include;

  • Undertaking Vehicle maintenance, servicing and running repairs on a varied fleet (including M.O.T preparation)
  • Prompt Repair of all defective vehicles to the highest standard
  • Ensure vehicles are maintained in accordance with the Company Operators Licence guidelines
  • Ensure all repairs to company vehicles are carried out in a timely manner
  • Have an ability to organise daily workload
  • Have an ability to communicate effectively
  • Have an ability to work effectively within a team and provide support to colleagues
  • Have an ability to work flexibly
  • Have an ability to work with engineering colleagues in a collaborative manner
  • Have a ability to work to deadlines and be punctual
  • Have an ability to work to the highest Health & Safety standards

Download and simply fill in the form once completed post the form back to us.Post to:
Recruitment Department
Abellio London
Silverthorne Road
Battersea
London
SW8 3HE

For more information please contact our Recruitment Team on 020 7788 8555 or email at careers@abellio.co.uk. When contacting us please ensure you let us know your full name and a contact number we can reach you on.

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Operational Management: Graduate Recruitment SchemeBack to top

Are you looking for a challenge? Want to work with a great variety of people? Keen to have a real job that matters?

Then our graduate scheme could be exactly what you’re looking for.
Abellio London & Surrey is launching a new graduate scheme and there is an exciting opportunity within the Operations function for an individual who has completed their degree in 2012 or 2013.
In real roles with real responsibilities, you’ll be given exposure to different business areas and projects, and be involved in key business decisions, driving us to achieve our vision of being the best bus company in the UK. For sheer excitement and challenge, we believe there’s nothing like it. Join us and you’ll discover why.
At Abellio our customers and safety for all are at the heart of everything we do. Everyone at Abellio works together to deliver a positive experience to our customers from start to finish, through continual improvements in reliability and exceptional standards of safety alongside professional and friendly customer service.
We are looking to recruit exceptional and innovative individuals who can step up to these diverse challenges with drive and ambition, and above all, those with the passion and commitment to deliver excellence to the company and customers alike.
 

Your Development

Join our graduate development scheme and we will put you through a 2 year structured on-the-job development programme that will give you an unrivalled breadth of experience across a number of business disciplines. You will get all the support, training and practical experience you’ll need to help develop your career.

  • You will have opportunities to pursue placements at different sites across the company, giving exposure and experience.
  • You will create a personal development plan with your manager to help to keep your career on track.

Whilst we will provide these opportunities, we are looking for trainees to step outside of their comfort zone and make a ‘real’ difference. Our requirements are we expect you to learn quickly, show commitment, and deliver measurable results in real and important roles.


Rewards and Benefits

There are many associated benefits of being on our Graduate Scheme and the highlights include:

  • A competitive starting salary of £25,000


Additional discretionary benefits

  • Annual performance review and salary review
  • Staff travel benefits
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • A graduate buddy
  • Tailored induction


Entry Requirements


Operations, Business or Engineering role
Minimum 2:2 honours degree in any discipline
At least 280 UCAS points (or equivalent) excluding general studies


Personal Requirements

Our trainees are likely to be outgoing with good team-working, organisational and interpersonal skills. They have a genuine and inclusive approach to dealing with people. You will have excellent communication and written skills including report writing, accuracy and attention to detail. Good numeracy and knowledge of MS Office packages (particularly Excel), and experience of data analysis techniques. Candidates will need to have strong analytical skills along with good commercial acumen and have the ability to relocate.
Applicants must hold a Full UK Driving Licence.

If you wish to apply for this position please send your C.V. and covering letter clearly detailing your experience, knowledge and suitability for the role either by email to Karen.Morrison@Abellio.co.uk
or by post to Karen Morrison, HR Department, Abellio London, Silverthorne Road, London, SW8 3HE

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Sales & Marketing ManagerBack to top

As a result of our continuing success, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Sales & Marketing Manager.

Based at our Walworth Head Office (with regular travel to our Surrey operating area) the successful candidate will work to pro-actively develop and grow bus revenue and passengers for the Abellio Surrey business. The job holder will seek out all possible revenue opportunities to increase business profitability and also be responsibly for maintaining the website. The successful candidate will have a broad range of sales & marketing experience in order:

  • To continually grow revenue and profitability of the Abellio Surrey bus business through increasing bus patronage and improving awareness.
  • To develop and maintain excellent links with local businesses, schools and other organisations to grow on bus revenue.
  • To ensure that all marketing activities are carried out within agreed budgets
  • To provide Pro-active Media Management and deliver effective PR for the Surrey business

The Successful applicant will welcome responsibility and recognition and have the ability to take initiative, with a proven track record for driving sales and marketing strategies forward.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Customer focused and sales driven to deliver revenue growth and improve bus services
  • Excellent understanding of communication channels, detail conscious, with excellent PC skills and understanding of websites
  • Flexible approach to working hours and locations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills along with the ability to communicate effectively

We offer:

  • Competitive salary with 40% bonus (monthly paid) linked to Surrey revenue growth
  • Free travel (Non Contractual) on all London Buses / Underground / DLR and Tramlink
  • Contributory pension scheme

How to Apply:

Applications by way of a C.V. and covering letter with details of your experience, knowledge and suitability for the role are to be forwarded to The HR Team, Abellio London, Silverthorne Road, London SW8 3HE, or on email to HR@abellio.co.uk

Closing date for CV’s – 19th September 2014

Abellio is an equal opportunities employer

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