Lothian Buses is currently recognised as Scotland’s Top Public Transport Operator and with recent multiple awards wins across partnership, environment and marketing is recognised as leading the field in bus service provision. With over 2000 staff operating out of 10 sites Lothian Buses and its subsidiary companies East Coast Buses, Lothian Country Buses and Edinburgh Bus Tours is a market leader in delivering bus services to our customers with a turnover of over £146m last year.

Edinburgh is an exciting place to be and is rated the number one festival destination in the UK. It has vibrant economic, retail and tourism markets and the provision of our bus services plays a huge part in keeping the city moving every day. One of the defining features of Lothian Buses is our ethos and culture and how we view ourselves as being integral to the city and wider communities. This, in turn, drives many of our commitments and innovations as a significant contributor to the economy and a major employer currently rated 7th largest in the city.

We need to be fit to meet the challenges of the future and the changing needs of our customers and as such we are now looking to recruit a number of key positions to take our business to the next level. Having just completed our three year strategic business plan we have a number of exciting new opportunities for the right candidates.

People are our business.

In order to help shape the next steps in our journey of delivery of an amazing customer experience, we are looking to recruit a Head of People.

This role will report directly to the Managing Director and will support the Board of Directors in the strategic development of the business and how to heighten staff engagement to ensure that high levels of customer service are delivered internally and externally. This is an exciting new role that will be pivotal in positioning the business for its future endeavours.

You will have a proven experience of engaging people in change and engagement, as well as a record of solid delivery of good HR practice and positive interaction with Trade Unions and workforces and the ability to have a ‘can do’ attitude on the shop floor, whilst aligning this with an overarching delivery of strategy.

Head of People – Ref: HR/LB/HOP/1.0317 – http://www.hrnetworkjobs.com/job/lothian-buses-head-of-people-ref-hrlbhop1-0317/

Applications should include your CV and a handwritten covering letter quoting the job reference and be sent to: Christopher Cheyne, Executive Assistant, Lothian Buses, 55 Annandale Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4AZ or by email: CCheyne@lothianbuses.co.uk.

Closing date for applications is 31 March 2017


Lothian Buses are also recruiting for the following positions:

People Managers – Ref: HR/LB/PM/2.0317 – http://www.hrnetworkjobs.com/job/lothian-buses-people-managers-ref-hrlbpm2-0317/

General Manager (Operations) – Ref: HR/LB/GM/3.0317 – http://www.hrnetworkjobs.com/job/lothian-buses-general-manager-operations-ref-hrlbgm3-0317/

Retail Manager – Ref: HR/LB/RM/4.0317 – http://www.hrnetworkjobs.com/job/lothian-buses-retail-manager-ref-hrlbrm4-0317/