Jobs

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: 30 September 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.

Read more & apply

Senior Area Engineer - Design

  • Job Reference: 25202
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Engineering
  • Salary: competitive
  • Closing Date: 26 September 2016

As a Senior Area Engineer at HS2 you will lead a small engineering team on the delivery of cost-effective design solutions for a specified area within the proposed Phase 2B route (Crewe to Manchester and West Midlands to Leeds).  The team will manage the delivery of cost-effective design solutions in accordance with HS2’s project and statutory requirements, reviewing and assessing technical submissions from Professional Service Consultants to determine compliance with standards and requirements in preparation for the Phase 2B Hybrid Bill submission to parliament.

Read more & apply

Environment Advisor (N1)

  • Job Reference: INF624
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Environment / Sustainability
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 16 October 2016

As an Environment Advisor at HS2 you will support the Area Head of Environment or Senior Environment Manager and perform a variety of key team specific administrative tasks, working with specialists across the organisation to support environmental projects.

Read more & apply

Project Controls Managers - 2 positions

  • Job Reference: PSD247
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Project Controls – Planning, Cost, Change, Risk
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 30 September 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.

Read more & apply

Efficiency and Value Manager

  • Job Reference: PSD321
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Project Controls – Planning, Cost, Change, Risk
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 30 September 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). 

Read more & apply

Contracts Management (future opportunities)

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

Read more & apply

Benefits Analyst (2)

  • Job Reference: PSD400
  • Location: London Canary Wharf
  • Skillset: Programme, Project Management and PMO
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 30 September 2016

Support the development of benefits management capability across HS2

Read more & apply

Enterprise Risk Management Systems and Reporting Manager

  • Job Reference: PSD349
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Programme, Project Management and PMO
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 30 September 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.

Read more & apply

Strategy Integration Manager

  • Job Reference: PSD395
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Programme, Project Management and PMO
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 30 September 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.

Read more & apply

Review Point Programme Manager - Strategy

  • Job Reference: PSD398
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Project Controls – Planning, Cost, Change, Risk
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 30 September 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.

Read more & apply

Finance Business Partner (1)

  • Job Reference: FIN062
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Finance, Accounting & Audit
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 26 September 2016

As a Finance Business Partner at HS2 you will provides financial support and critical analytical challenge to directorates to ensure the organisation achieves financial targets and delivers value for money within the budgets set by the comprehensive spending review.  

Read more & apply

Team Adminstrator x2

  • Job Reference: 25461
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Administration
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 28 September 2016

Our Construction Directorate are looking for a number of highly organised and experienced Team Administrators/PAs to co-ordinate activities and support them in our Birmingham office.

Read more & apply

Briefing and Submissions Manager - 6 month fixed term contract

  • Job Reference: CEO0004
  • Location: London Canary Wharf
  • Skillset: Communications & Public Relations
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 04 October 2016

As a Briefings and Submissions Manager at HS2 you will be supporting the Chief of Staff to manage the CEO’s office, ensuring it provides effective strategic and operational support to the CEO and Executive team.

Read more & apply

Head of Media Relations

  • Job Reference: 23901
  • Location: London Canary Wharf
  • Skillset: Communications & Public Relations
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 05 October 2016

High Speed 2 (HS2) will be the UK’s new high speed rail network. As well as improving capacity, the new scheme will shorten journey times between a number of Britain’s major population centres, boost the economy and create thousands of jobs.

Read more & apply

Senior Engagement Manager

  • Job Reference: 25573
  • Location: Various
  • Skillset: Communications & Public Relations
  • Salary: competitive
  • Closing Date: 09 October 2016

As a Senior Engagement Manager at HS2, working in our Phase 2B project (Crewe to Manchester and West Midlands to Leeds). You will lead a small engagement team that is responsible for proactively engaging on behalf of the project with local authorities, businesses, MP’s and affected communities within the region.  Phase 2B is currently in early stage design and environmental assessments in preparation for the Phase 2B Hybrid Bill submission to parliament, currently scheduled for 2019.

Read more & apply

Construction Manager (C2)

  • Job Reference: INF182
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Construction Management
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 16 October 2016

As a Construction Manager at HS2 you will supervise major infrastructure construction contracts to ensure the works are provided to standard and performance required in the works information.

Read more & apply

Construction Manager (C1)

  • Job Reference: INF116
  • Location: London Euston
  • Skillset: Construction Management
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 16 October 2016

As a Construction Manager at HS2 you will supervise major infrastructure construction contracts to ensure the works are provided to standard and performance required in the works information.

Read more & apply

Project Manager (C1) (1)

  • Job Reference: INF107
  • Location: London Euston
  • Skillset: Construction Management
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 16 October 2016

Join the great venture

Read more & apply

Head of Contract Management

  • Job Reference: 25305
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Skillset: Commercial Management
  • Salary: competitive
  • Closing Date: 16 October 2016

As a Head of Contract Management at HS2 you will be working as part of our Phase 2B project team (Crewe to Manchester and West Midlands to Leeds), tasked with the planning and delivery of a proposed route to Manchester and Leeds.

Read more & apply

Search jobs

Jobs closing soon

Senior Cost Manager
  • Job Reference: PSD269
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Birmingham
Senior Area Engineer - Design
  • Job Reference: 25202
  • Salary: competitive
  • Location: Birmingham
Finance Business Partner (1)
  • Job Reference: FIN062
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Birmingham
Senior Commercial Lawyer - Rolling Stock
  • Job Reference: FIN093
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Birmingham