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Project Manager - Interchange Station

Employer
HS2
Location
Birmingham or London
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
21 Jan 2022

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We’re looking for Project Managers to lead contracts across our growing Stations team – experience of delivering complex building projects and integration across a programme of work would be advantageous, however if you have managed high value projects and have great problem solving skills then we would like to hear from you.

This is a great opportunity to join our growing Stations team as the project progresses and will focus on the West Midlands station delivery, including procurement, design and construction at Interchange Station and/or the Automated People Mover.

At HS2, we’re leaving a legacy for future infrastructure projects. Delivering HS2 will enable the shift from road and air to rail, improving the quality of the air we breathe and supporting the transition to a net-zero carbon economy by 2050.

We operate broad pay scales for all our roles to enable us to fulfil our commitments to inclusivity and career development. Final package is dependent on individual knowledge, skills and experience. In addition, we offer a range of competitive benefits - check them out in the Benefits section on our website.

As the successful Project Manager – Interchange, you will be responsible for managing the Supplier contract on behalf of the Project Client and Senior Project Managers, working effectively and collaboratively with HS2 and Supply Chain resource in the Integrated Project Team (IPT) to fulfil clearly defined HS2 accountabilities which enable efficient delivery of assigned scope of the Integrated Project Team (IPT) to agreed budget, time and quality parameters.

About the role:

  • To be responsible for fulfilling the duties and obligations of the NEC3 Project Manager on behalf of the Project Client and the Senior Project Manager.
  • To be responsible for supporting the Senior Project Manager in effectively and efficiently managing the construction contracts within an Integrated Project Team. 
  • To be responsible for supporting the Senior Project Manager in establishing, monitoring and managing delivery of consistent contract management, including identification of emergent or systemic problems, leading to resolution.        
  • To be responsible for managing and monitoring contract performance.
  • To review and accept programme schedule.
  • To be responsible for supporting the Senior Project Manager in proactively managing risks within the Integrated Project Team scope and support the mitigation of HS2 programme level risks.
  • To be responsible for the Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM) duties as delegated by the Client Representative. 
  • To be responsible for supporting a collaborative culture which enables high performance by encouraging innovation and knowledge sharing between HS2 as the client, other Integrated Project Teams and the supply chain within Integrated Project Teams. 
  • To be responsible for creating an integrated partnership with our supply chain, empowering, enabling and facilitating.
  • Actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.

About You:

  • Project Management - the ability to plan and integrate projects to deliver target costs, dependencies, risk management and project benefits. Skills profile aligned to APM Project Manager (intermediate).
  • Problem Solving – the ability to identify problems and review related information to assist in the development and evaluation of options and the implementation of solutions, including the ability to manage and plan workstreams, considering the competing demands of stakeholders, cost, time and quality.
  • Decision Making – the ability to manage the gathering and synthesising of necessary information to assist in the identification of options and the application of judgement based on logic and reason.
  • Analysis - the ability to analyse inputs, assess data in order to assist in the development of strategies and document supporting rationales.
  • Influencing & Negotiating – the ability to influence and negotiate with internal functions and external supply chain partners.
  • Building Relationships – ability to establish and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers to resolve emergent risk situations.
  • Understanding of the project management knowledge aligned to the level of APM Project Manager (intermediate)
  • Understanding of the nature of the relevant contract structures and the application of appropriate contract and supplier performance systems.
  • Understanding of risk identification and management
  • Understanding of project schedule management, dependencies and risk assessment
  • Experience of the entire project lifecycle including planning, procuring, developing and implementing similar project activities.
  • Qualification in project management, engineering, commercial management or the equivalent experience.

Yoou expected to behave at all times in a manner consistent with the HS2 values of Safety, Leadership, Integrity and Respect.

About Us:

High Speed 2 (HS2 Ltd) 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.

HS2 Ltd will create a skills legacy and develop a diverse range of talent. We aim to be a leader in EDI practice by creating a safe & inclusive working environment for all our staff - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership.

HS2 Ltd is also a safety-critical organisation. Employees are required to ensure reasonable care of their own and others’ health and safety by taking personal responsibility for working to our ‘Safe at Heart’ programme principles and following safe working procedures at all times.

To apply for this role, please visit our website.

HS2 Ltd endeavours to ensure everyone working for us and with us feels included, thrives and achieves their full potential. In practice, this means we are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging our staff networks to flourish and providing personal and professional development opportunities.

Closing date: 21 January 2022.

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