Commercial and Planning Officer

Due to an internal promotion, we are looking for an enthusiastic and committed colleague to fill the role of Commercial and Planning Officer for Oxford Bus Company, Thames Travel and Carousel Buses. This role is based at our Didcot Depot and reports to the Commercial Manager, Thames Travel and Carousel Buses.

Suitable applicants will be looking to further develop their career in scheduling, planning and/or the bus industry. You will need to be able to work within a team but also independently to fixed deadlines. Accuracy and a methodical approach are essential to ensure that data, schedules and mileage information is produced in partnership with our Planning and Commercial Managers. You must be computer literate and competent in using Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience of Omnibus Suite scheduling software is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

A degree level qualification is preferable, though previous experience within a complex scheduling or planning or transport role may be considered.

This role is extremely important to the successful planning of the timetables for our vehicles and an attention to detail along with the ability to analyse the practical application of plans will be essential.

We offer a competitive salary, dependant on experience, as well as benefits including a free bus pass for you and a partner. Relocation assistance will also be considered.

For a full job description, please contact the Admin Office at Oxford Bus Company, Cowley House, Watlington Road, Oxford OX4 6GA or email

REMEMBER: When you contact a company to enquire about the job they are advertising say that you saw it on