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Driver Performance Manager

We are looking for a strong people manager to proactively manage and maintain the performance of our driving staff.

This role is at the front end of people management with multiple daily interactions with drivers.  You will directly manage driver KPIs such as customer feedback, attendance & driving standards; investigating and taking appropriate action.

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How to apply

Please send a cv and covering letter to Caroline Anscombe, HR Director, Reading Buses, Great Knollys Street, RG1 7HH or email   
Closing date for applications is 31 August 2014.

Do you believe in outstanding customer service?

Being a bus driver for Reading Buses is about much more than driving a bus.

We are currently looking to recruit new bus drivers who can delight our customers every day. 

The key to success is your excellent customer skill; it's about making a difference to someone's day by offering them a friendly smile and a helpful approach. 

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from women and people from diverse backgrounds.

Basic starting pay is around £22,000 with opportunities for overtime. All you need is a positive, customer-focussed attitude and a car driving licence. 

If you think that you have what it takes to join our award-winning team, phone our customer services team for an application form and information leaflet on 0118 959 4000 now.


Already got a PCV licence but want to improve your driving skills? Do you have staff who need a driving assessment or CPC hours?


Here are the courses we have available for drivers with a full PCV licence.

Practical Driver Assessments

Driving Assessment (up to 2 hours) from £35.00 + VAT

  • Target "at risk" drivers
  • Reduce vehicle abuse (due to faulty driving)
  • Improve driving skills

Assessments carried out by NVQ Qualified assessors.

Drivers CPC Course

Safe and Efficient driving 7 hours. Includes:

  • Eco-friendly driving
  • Accident damage/repair costs

Course costs 1 - 5 drivers £85.00 + VAT per driver per day.

For more details call Mick Hughes, RTL Academy Team Leader on 0118 959 4000
or e-mail