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High Speed Two (HS2) will be the UK’s new high speed rail network.

It is a dedicated high-speed rail line that will connect London to Birmingham from 2026 and then, along a Y-shaped route, to Manchester in the West and Leeds in the East from 2033. It will provide fast, frequent and reliable connections for over 100 cities and towns, including 8 of our largest cities. By doing so, it will open up local and regional markets, attract investment and improve job opportunities for hundreds of thousands of people across the whole country.

At HS2 Ltd, we encourage our employees to build on their natural talents and add to their workplace skills. As the company grows, so should their opportunities to continue learning, apply their knowledge, enjoy their work and fulfil their long-term potential.

Currently, we are recruiting the jobs that are listed below, though we will be looking for a broad range of experiences over time so please see here for more information

Planning Managers - up to 4 positions (Based in Birmingham)

  • Job Reference: PSD253
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Project Controls – Planning, Cost, Change, Risk
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 31 August 2016

HS2 is an unparalleled feat of modern engineering and the largest infrastructure project in Europe. For experienced Planning Managers like you, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to invigorate the nation’s connectivity, capacity and economy – on a scale not seen in the UK since the Second World War.

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Assistant Project Manager - Phase 2a

  • Job Reference: 22943
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Programme, Project Management and PMO
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 04 September 2016

As an Assistant Project Manager at HS2 working in our Phase 2a team (West Midlands to Crewe) you will assist the Project Managers across the engineering design and environmental impact assessment, feeding into HS2’s Hybrid Bill submission for Phase 2a.

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Risk Managers - up to 2 positions (Based in Birmingham)

  • Job Reference: PSD328
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Project Controls – Planning, Cost, Change, Risk
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 31 August 2016

Our Risk team are looking for a number of Risk Managers to provide high quality risk management services within a relevant area of the project to actively reduce risk exposure and ensure the successful delivery of the HS2 programme. Working within a dedicated project controls service in our Programme and Strategy Directorate, the Risk Managers will lead on Quantitative Cost and Schedule Risk Assessment activities (QSRA and QCRA), as well as the facilitation of workshops for the identification of business risks.

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Stakeholder Engagement Advisor

  • Job Reference: 20981
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Communications & Public Relations
  • Salary: competitive
  • Closing Date: 28 August 2016

As a Stakeholder Engagement Advisor at HS2 you will assist in the management of our stakeholder relationships in order to support the development and deposit of the Phase 2 (proposed route North from Birmingham to Manchester and Leeds) hybrid bill.  In this role you will plan and deliver the engagement programme with affected local authorities, major asset owners and technical stakeholders all the way through to individual community members. 

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Senior Health and Safety Manager - Engineering Design

  • Job Reference: 24561
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Health and Safety
  • Salary: competitive
  • Closing Date: 31 August 2016

As the Senior Health and Safety Manager for Phase 2b at HS2 you will lead on all aspects of health and safety across the early stages of engineering design for Phase 2b (Crewe to Manchester and West Midlands to Leeds).  You will provide the project team with high level H&S expertise on the design and feasibility stage of the project.  This role will also lead a public and neighbour safety strategy for HS2 including a network of Community Safety Champions in the regions.

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Stakeholder Engagement Manager

  • Job Reference: 21323
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Communications & Public Relations
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 28 August 2016

As a Stakeholder Engagement Manager at HS2 you will be part of our team that will work directly with Local Authorities, Major Asset Owners and stakeholders along the line of route for our second phase of construction between Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.

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Senior Environment Manager (EWC) (C2)

  • Job Reference: INF612
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Environment / Sustainability
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 08 September 2016

Senior Environment Manager - transform our way of life

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Cost Manager (North)

  • Job Reference: PSD269
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Project Controls – Planning, Cost, Change, Risk
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 31 August 2016

Our Cost Managers play a significant role in our Project Controls teams by producing accurate and robust figures that can be used confidently by internal and external stakeholders in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. We are currently looking for a Cost Manager to join the Area North Project Controls team to support the Senior Cost Manager in planning, developing and supervising all cost elements within the function and to ensure project wide adoption and conformance.

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Project Controls Managers - 2 positions

  • Job Reference: PSD247
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Project Controls – Planning, Cost, Change, Risk
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 31 August 2016

HS2 is an unparalleled feat of modern engineering and the largest infrastructure project in Europe. For an experienced Project Controls professional like you, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to invigorate the nation’s connectivity, capacity and economy – on a scale not seen in the UK since the Second World War.

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Efficiency and Value Manager

  • Job Reference: PSD321
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Project Controls – Planning, Cost, Change, Risk
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 31 August 2016

The Programme and Strategy Directorate (PSD) is at the heart of the business and the project, playing a key role in interfacing with the client and in setting direction for and coordinating efforts from across the organisation and its supply chain to deliver the project.  Functions provided by PSD include risk, assurance, benefits, information management, programme controls and the Programme Management Office (PMO). 

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Contracts Management (future opportunities)

  • Job Reference: Contracts
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Procurement & Supply Chain/Purchasing
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 31 August 2016

Through the course of 2016 and 2017 HS2 will be hiring Contracts Managers to provide contract administration management across our entire contracts portfolio.  HS2 are looking for expressions of interest from Contract Managers, Analysts and Administrators that would be interested in joining us over the next few years as we gear up to deliver the UK’s largest infrastructure project.

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Benefits Analyst (1)

  • Job Reference: PSD403
  • Location: London Canary Wharf
  • Skillset: Programme, Project Management and PMO
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 31 August 2016

Support the development of benefits management capability across HS2

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Benefits Analyst (2)

  • Job Reference: PSD400
  • Location: London Canary Wharf
  • Skillset: Programme, Project Management and PMO
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 31 August 2016

Support the development of benefits management capability across HS2

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Electronic Documentation Mangement System Administrator

  • Job Reference: PSD303
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Information Technology, Systems & Governance
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 02 September 2016

As an Electronic Documentation Management System Administrator at HS2 you will support the document control function as required in Administration, maintenance and monitoring of the EDMS environment

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Enterprise Risk Management Systems and Reporting Manager

  • Job Reference: PSD349
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Programme, Project Management and PMO
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 31 August 2016

As an ERM Systems and Reporting Manager at HS2 you will play a key role in developing, implementing and deployment of the risk management system to all areas of the programme, working closely with key stakeholders to ensure that this business critical system can support any near and long-term requirements as the business continues to grow and mature.

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Senior Behavioural Specialist

  • Job Reference: 22662
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Health and Safety
  • Salary: competitive
  • Closing Date: 30 August 2016

As Senior Behavioural Specialist at HS2 you will work closely with our Corporate Health & Safety team to develop and implement HS2’s health & safety leadership programme, and help embed the desired and requisite behaviours that support a robust health and safety culture.  This role will work across HS2 as well as our supply chain; whilst this focuses on developing strong safety behaviours and culture, experience in safety is not a requirement of this role.

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Groundwater Manager

  • Job Reference: INF568
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Environment / Sustainability
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 12 September 2016

Join the great venture

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Utilities Co-ordination Lead - North Area

  • Job Reference: INF 713
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Programme, Project Management and PMO
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 11 September 2016

Join the great venture

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Strategy Integration Manager

  • Job Reference: PSD395
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Programme, Project Management and PMO
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 31 August 2016

The Programme and Strategy Directorate (PSD) forms a key part of the overall strategy for Department for Transport (DfT) High Speed Rail Programme. PSD is responsible for overseeing, integrating and controlling the overall programme, ensuring successful delivery to time, budget and scope. It enables and assures effective programme delivery across HS2 through the provision of end to end framework services including methodology, lifecycle, tools and processes.

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Review Point Programme Manager - Strategy

  • Job Reference: PSD398
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Project Controls – Planning, Cost, Change, Risk
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 31 August 2016

The Programme and Strategy Directorate (PSD) forms a key part of the overall strategy for Department for Transport (DfT) High Speed Rail Programme. PSD is responsible for overseeing, integrating and controlling the overall programme, ensuring successful delivery to time, budget and scope. It enables and assures effective programme delivery across HS2 through the provision of end to end framework services including methodology, lifecycle, tools and processes.

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Information Analyst

  • Job Reference: 24343
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Data Analysis
  • Salary: competitive
  • Closing Date: 11 September 2016

As an Information Analyst at HS2, working in our Phase 2a team, you will be focal point for data analysis across the team. This will span a number of technical and business disciplines looking to understand the issues that can be informed by better information. A key focus will be on how to visualise and present the outcomes of any analysis so that the right management information is provided at the right time to different audiences.

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Process Mapping Engineer

  • Job Reference: PSD301
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Project Controls – Planning, Cost, Change, Risk
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 31 August 2016

The Programme and Strategy Directorate (PSD) forms a key part of the overall strategy for Department for Transport (DfT) High Speed Rail Programme. PSD is responsible for overseeing, integrating and controlling the overall programme, ensuring successful delivery to time, budget and scope. It enables and assures effective programme delivery across HS2 through the provision of end to end framework services including methodology, lifecycle, tools and processes.

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Ecology Advisor

  • Job Reference: 21542
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Environment / Sustainability
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 06 September 2016

Our Technical Directorate are looking for and experienced Ecology Advisors to co-ordinate activities and support them in our Birmingham office.

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Technical Assurance Advisor

  • Job Reference: 24162
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Quality Control
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 06 September 2016

Our Technical Directorate are looking for an Assurance Advisor to support the reporting and monitoring of technical assurance aspects and activities in the development and delivery of programme.

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Senior Estimating Manager

  • Job Reference: PSD212
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Project Controls – Planning, Cost, Change, Risk
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 31 August 2016

HS2 is an unparalleled feat of modern engineering and the largest infrastructure project in Europe. For an experienced Estimating Manager like you, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to invigorate the nation’s connectivity, capacity and economy – on a scale not seen in the UK since the Second World War.

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Senior Manager - Safeguarding and Property Schemes

  • Job Reference: LP050
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Property & Land Surveying
  • Salary: £Competitive
  • Closing Date: 09 September 2016

As a Senior Manager - Safeguarding and Property Schemes at HS2 you will lead the safeguarding,  statutory blight and zoned property scheme functions within the Hs2 programme (Phases 1 & 2) from a strategic policy making and implementation perspective, ensuring that the Hs2 route is protected from conflicting development and compensation schemes are designed, set up and run to a high standard.

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  • Job Reference: 20981
  • Salary: competitive
  • Location: Birmingham
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  • Job Reference: 21323
  • Salary: Competitive
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  • Job Reference: INF027
  • Salary: Competitive
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  • Job Reference: INF 945
  • Salary: Competitive
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