Go-Ahead London

22LG085 - Trainee Schedule Compiler & Experienced Schedule Compiler

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Permanent Full-Time

Who are we

Go-Ahead London is the largest bus operator in London, running approximately a quarter of London’s red buses on behalf of Transport for London.  We have garages across South West, South East and East London, operating many of London’s most high profile bus routes.

We are looking to recruit Trainee and Experienced Schedule Compilers.  These are exciting roles offering the opportunity to work at our Head Office in the Network Planning department where timetables are created, driver duties compiled and rotas constructed.  These are all important tasks that contribute to the success of the business.

For both roles, candidates need to demonstrate or be able to show a willingness to learn the following skills.


  • Able to compile timetables, driver duties and rotas for TfL tenders and planned service changes
  • Analyse running times and be proactive in making recommendations to improve schedules
  • Able to communicate schedules related information clearly and concisely either by email, telephone or on Teams video calls
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills
  • A general interest in passenger transport including a good geographical knowledge of London
  • An ability to work as part of a team or independently when needed
  • Experience or understanding of electric bus scheduling
  • The ability to deliver work to deadlines
  • An organised and structured approach


To be considered for the role of Trainee or Experienced Schedule Compiler, applicants must submit a covering letter and CV in one document by 1700hrs on Monday  3rd October via this link https://external-goaheadlondon.icims.com.


In addition, as part of the covering letter, please answer the following question.

  • Describe what elements you think are required in order to compile a successful schedule, both from the perspective of our customers and staff.

Applicants should clearly state any dates when they will not be available to attend an interview.

Go-Ahead London values diversity and promotes equality and we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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